Woman Refuses to Give Husband Inheritance After He Refused to Help Pay for Mother's Medical Bills

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A SAHM asks if she's wrong for not wanting to share her inheritance with her husband after he refused to pay for her mother's medical bills. The woman's husband's sister calls her irrational and tells her that she should give her husband some of the inheritance since he is the one earning the money.

The woman wonders if she is the a**hole in this situation. Read the full story to find out what the woman's next moves are.

SAHM relies on husband's salary, refuses inheritance to selfish husband.

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Husband refuses to help pay for mother-in-law's medical bills

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Inheriting properties after mother's death, a silver lining amidst grief.

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Husband refuses to pay for MIL's medical bills, demands inheritance share.

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Sister calls woman irrational for withholding inheritance from husband.

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Redditors weigh in on inheritance and family conflicts 👀

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Clarifying common questions regarding inheritance dispute 🤔

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Questioning inequitable inheritance distribution amongst siblings. 🤔

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Struggle to sell inherited property due to expensive real estate market.

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Son questions why he should be denied inheritance over medical bills

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Husband's high salary sparks debate in inheritance dispute 💰

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Husband refuses to pay for mother-in-law's medical bills

A woman is questioning if she's the a**hole for not sharing her inheritance with her husband after he refused to help pay for her mother's medical bills. The couple, who have a four-year-old son, agreed that the wife would be a stay-at-home mom while the husband works due to his high salary.

When the woman's mother fell ill, she asked her husband to split the medical bill with her brother, but he refused. After her mother passed away and left her and her brother a large inheritance, the husband suggested they use her share for house repairs and a vacation. The wife refused and now wonders if she's in the wrong.

Despite receiving backlash from her husband's sister, many commenters are supporting her decision to keep her inheritance. Read on for more opinions and reactions about the situation.

NTA. Inheritance money could be used for divorce lawyer. Red flags.

IAmLurker2020 | IAmLurker2020

Take the inheritance and run 🏃‍♀️. NTA, red flags everywhere.

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Stay-at-home spouses are not indebted to money-earning spouses. Financial independence is important.

starchy2ber | starchy2ber

NTA. Husband is financially abusive, trying to leave you without options 🚩🚩🚩. Don't let him near the $$$ or investment properties.

whoistimkono | whoistimkono

Fair inheritance or family feud? NTA seeks advice.

chi_lawyer | chi_lawyer

NTA. Husband being financially abusive, consider job or divorce 💰💔

cosmic_jenny | cosmic_jenny

Protect your inheritance! Don't let your spouse touch the money 💰

HowardProject | HowardProject

Secure your inheritance and protect your children's future! 💰

kkearns_3360 | kkearns_3360

Husband controls SAHM wife, refuses help with medical bills, NTA stands up

Savings-Concept7519 | Savings-Concept7519

Commenter suggests taking action against husband's financial abuse 💰👎

residentcaprice | residentcaprice

Supportive commenters agree that OP is NTA and husband's sister is meddling 💪

Simon-Garths-Uncle | Simon-Garths-Uncle

💸 Keep the inheritance, dump the hubby. #NTA

Cat_got_ya_tongue | Cat_got_ya_tongue

Commenter calls out control issues in inheritance dispute 👀

No-Policy-4095 | No-Policy-4095

Did the couple have extra money? Multiple replies raise financial questions 💰

OneMikeNation | OneMikeNation

Take control of your inheritance and finances. Don't let him manipulate you. 💰

RedoubtableSouth | RedoubtableSouth

Woman refuses husband's inheritance after he refused medical bill help 💰

VodkaQueen_1136 | VodkaQueen_1136

Stand your ground 💪. Financial abuse is never okay 💰❌.

Electrical_Cat589 | Electrical_Cat589

Money issues reveal deeper relationship problems. 💰❤️

coconutandpotato | coconutandpotato

Financial struggles over inheritance and medical bills, what happened?

88questioner | 88questioner

Stay-at-home moms beware: Don't let a man control your finances.

whevblsht | whevblsht

Inherited property not community property, NTA for not giving penny 💰

CupofCursedTea | CupofCursedTea

Family lawyer supports OP, slams husband's financial abuse and sister's comment 💰🤬

bbbriz | bbbriz

Commenter supports OP, predicts divorce and uses wake-up call emoji ⏰💰💔

Smitty80015 | Smitty80015

NTA. SIL is sexist. Use inheritance as safety net. 💰💪

MurghanaFLR | MurghanaFLR

Marriage counseling might help the financial tension between partners. 💍

baeyayrea | baeyayrea

SAHM defends inheritance from husband who refused to help her mother ❤️

Pixiegirl128 | Pixiegirl128

Unpaid labor ≠ dependency. NTA. Keep the assets to yourself 💰

anathema_deviced | anathema_deviced

NTA. Keep your inheritance in a separate account for emergencies 💰

Jazzlike_Humor3340 | Jazzlike_Humor3340

Debate over inheritance reveals larger issue of financial teamwork in marriage 💰👫

CrochetBeth | CrochetBeth

Spill the tea ☕️: Husband's sister thinks she has a say in finances

sw33tlips | sw33tlips

Stay strong and keep your inheritance safe for your future! 💪💰

WavesnMountains | WavesnMountains

Equal exchange of work and childcare. Husband needs to contribute more.

BingBong036 | BingBong036

Husband and sister in law sound like they deserve each other 🤷‍♀️

invomitous-rex | invomitous-rex

Set boundaries with your spouse 🤝 NTA

OneEnvironmental4930 | OneEnvironmental4930

Husband refuses to pay for mother's medical bills - NTA vs. YTA

thunderpantsIII | thunderpantsIII

Taking control of your finances and protecting your inheritance 💰🔒

baobab77 | baobab77

Did the husband refuse to pay for medical bills due to financial constraints?

tinoxox | tinoxox

Protect your assets and yourself, NTA 🛡️

UndeadNo-1827 | UndeadNo-1827

NTA! Don't rush into anything, consult a financial advisor 💸

xpotential31 | xpotential31

🤔 Should she divorce her husband over the inheritance dispute?

greatalleycat | greatalleycat

Can inheriting properties ruin a marriage? 💔

TotalWalrus | TotalWalrus

Keep your money, NTA. Sister should stay out of it.

Natural_Anteater4787 | Natural_Anteater4787

Encouraging response to not giving inheritance to unsupportive husband 🏃

HollyGoLately | HollyGoLately

SAHM debate sparks in comments over inheritance and medical bills.

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Families can be crazy, but this commenter is not having it 🙅‍♀️

ParsnipBusy | ParsnipBusy

Being a stay-at-home mom is a full-time job 💪🏼

Tiredmum82 | Tiredmum82

Empowering response to sexist financial behavior. 💪

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Is it fair to suggest divorce based on one AITA post?

Sk8erKid_420 | Sk8erKid_420

Stay-at-home parent saves money, NTA for not giving inheritance.

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