A woman has been dating a man with three kids for two years but has only recently been able to meet them. She's grateful that they've taken to her, but her boyfriend's overprotectiveness is causing issues. When she's invited to her sister's child-free wedding, her boyfriend insists that she can't attend because the kids will be upset. She insists on going anyway, leading to a family conflict. Is she an a**hole for wanting to attend her sister's wedding, or is her boyfriend being unreasonable? Read on to find out.
I Want to Attend My Sister’s Wedding but My Boyfriend Won’t Let Me
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Boyfriend forbids girlfriend from attending sister's wedding
Dating a single dad can be tough, but this woman is facing a difficult dilemma. She wants to attend her sister's wedding, but her boyfriend won't let her because he doesn't want to be left alone with his children. The woman has been living with him and his kids for a while and has become very close to them, but now she is facing a conflict between her love for her sister and her responsibilities to her boyfriend's children. Is she being selfish for wanting to attend the wedding, or is her boyfriend too controlling? Read on to find out more about this complex situation and the different perspectives that people have on it.
Commenter advises against controlling boyfriend with red flags 🚩
Boyfriend is using OP as a babysitter and housekeeper 🤦♀️. Commenters suggest leaving him.
Controlling partner? 🚩 NTA wants to attend sister's wedding.
Wake up and see the red flags 🚩. You are just the unpaid help. NTA
A stepmom facing scrutiny, but trying to do her best 👍
Boyfriend using kids to manipulate OP, leave him and go!
Hilarious replies to a snarky comment 👀💥
Boyfriend manipulates and throws girlfriend under the bus. NTA.
Commenter advises girl to leave controlling boyfriend, with humorous replies.
Support for OP, condemning boyfriend's behavior 👍👎
Supportive comment thread about attending sister's wedding despite boyfriend's control. 🎉
Run, girl! 🏃♀️🚪 You deserve respect and autonomy, not servitude.
Red flag alert 🚩. Boyfriend won't let OP attend sister's wedding.
🚩 Not normal. Keeping you from family is an abuse tactic. #NTA
Stranger advises to run from controlling boyfriend (YWNBTA) 👟💨
NTA. Boyfriend's controlling behavior and neglectful parenting are red flags. Attend wedding.
OP's boyfriend is manipulating her into being a bang maid 🤨
Recognize the signs of domestic violence and take appropriate action 💪
Don't let your boyfriend control you, attend your sister's wedding! 😊
Don't be a live-in maid/babysitter for free! Wake up! 😴💤
Dump the controlling boyfriend and live your life. 🚩
Don't be a bang nanny, go to the wedding! 🎉
Stand your ground and run for the hills 💪
Leave the controlling boyfriend and attend sister's wedding 👏
Toxic boyfriend controlling sister's wedding attendance, run now 🏃♀️
🚩 Possessive and controlling boyfriend? Time to reconsider the relationship.
OP's boyfriend sounds like he wants a nanny, not a partner 🤔👎
Run, don't walk, away from this manipulative relationship. 🏃♀️
Empowering response encouraging the poster to stand up for herself 💪
Partner controlling and emotionally manipulative, OP should run 🚩
Boyfriend's controlling behavior, NTA should run 🏃♀️
Boyfriend guilt-trips and uses you for childcare? NTA for attending sister's wedding 🚩
Boyfriend uses partner for childcare. NTA, go to wedding.
Boyfriend lied to his children and won't let her attend sister's wedding. 🚩
Boyfriend wants free babysitting, not supportive partner. 🙄
🚩 Boyfriend won't let her attend sister's wedding, NTA to reconsider 🤔
Boyfriend preventing sister's wedding attendance, but commenter says NTA 🤔
Reconsider your relationship with him 🤔 It might be toxic.
Don't let him control you. Leave the manipulative father.
Commenter advises against raising boyfriend's kids in long-term relationship.
🚩 NTA but red flags everywhere. Run, girl, run! 🏃
Commenter sympathizes with OP and calls the boyfriend controlling. #NTA 🤨
Don't let him control you. Keep your independence and boundaries! 🚫🧔🏻
Boyfriend bad mouthing sister's wedding to his kids? Run girl! 🚩
Don't let your boyfriend control you or miss your sister's wedding! 👏
Don't ignore the red flags, time to rethink the relationship 💔
Commenter calls out boyfriend's behavior and suggests investigation 👀
Wedding bells 🎊👰🏼🤵🏼 and maybe a new beau 💕
A dire warning to cut all contact with the boyfriend 😱
🚩 Red flag alert! Controlling partner, NTA for considering leaving.
Don't let your boyfriend control you, stand your ground! 💪
Boyfriend using his kids to control her? 🤔 NTA.
Support for commenter's NTA stance against controlling partner 👍
A commenter calls out toxic behavior in a controlling relationship.
Don't let him isolate you from your family. 🚫👨👩👧👦💍
Leave the bad boyfriend behind 🚶♀️, go to the wedding 🎉
Realizing your partner is using you? NTA, but caution advised 😕
Supportive comment encourages attending sister's wedding despite boyfriend's objection
Dump the boyfriend who treats you like an unpaid nanny 💔
Commenter defends OP, calls out controlling behavior with angry emojis.
Escape from the controlling boyfriend and embrace freedom! 💃🏻 NTA
Boyfriend isolates OP and manipulates children, NTA for leaving.
Don't be played by this dude 🙅♀️ NTA
Don't let emotional manipulation control your life. 💪🏻
A serious accusation. Share your thoughts on this comment.
Run from his emotional abuse and control. 🏃♀️🚪
Comment provides unhelpful comparison, sparks no discussion or solutions.
Prioritizing kids over family? 🤔 NTA for wanting sister's wedding
Leaving might be tough, but it's the right thing to do 💪 #NTA
Boyfriend using his kids to control you? NTA, run for it! 🚩
Don't let him emotionally blackmail you, you deserve better 🙅♀️💔
NTA. Red flags everywhere. Pack important documents and leave him. 🚩
Boyfriend wants free babysitting, NTA for wanting to attend sister's wedding 😒👎