Man gives BIL birthday gift that leaves him speechless

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A man is seeking advice on whether he was in the wrong for gifting his brother-in-law a book on parenting for his birthday. The man's brother-in-law has a history of neglecting his parental duties and insulted the man's fathering skills, prompting him to take action. The incident caused tension at the family gathering and the man received criticism from his father. Was he justified in his actions, or did he take it too far? Read on to find out.

Meet the happy family celebrating a new addition soon! 🎉

throwthe4257 | throwthe4257

Neglectful BIL receives a birthday surprise that shocks him 😲

throwthe4257 | throwthe4257

Lazy BIL leaves family to do all the work 😒

throwthe4257 | throwthe4257

Lazy brother-in-law leaves pregnant sister to do all work 🤰👎

throwthe4257 | throwthe4257

Man gifts BIL after insensitive remark about fatherhood 🎁

throwthe4257 | throwthe4257

Unique birthday gift leaves brother-in-law speechless 🎁

throwthe4257 | throwthe4257

Man shuts down BIL's rude comments about his future fatherhood 👊

throwthe4257 | throwthe4257

A unique birthday gift idea that sparked controversy among commenters.

throwthe4257 | throwthe4257

Birthday gift leaves BIL speechless, storms off in anger 🎁

throwthe4257 | throwthe4257

Man faces backlash for birthday gift- AITA? 🎁

throwthe4257 | throwthe4257

Man gifts BIL a book on parenting after he insults him 📖

A man notices his BIL is lazy and neglectful towards his family, and after a particularly insensitive comment about his own ability to parent, decides to gift him a book on parenting as a birthday present. The BIL is left speechless and storms off, later demanding a public apology. Was the man in the wrong, or was his gift warranted? Read on for the comments and reactions to this controversial situation.

BIL's wife has to distract him like a toddler, NTA.

that_ginger927927 | that_ginger927927

Justified AH move? Opinions are split, but it's hilarious 😂

Darth_Hufflepuff | Darth_Hufflepuff

NTA. Exposed BIL's projection and future embarrassment as a father 😏👨‍👦

Katana1369 | Katana1369

Red flags raised about possible abuse in BIL's household 😟

deathbotly | deathbotly

Important warning signs of abuse in a relationship. ESH for not protecting the sister.

Ladyughsalot1 | Ladyughsalot1

Commenters call out lousy father for throwing a tantrum 😠

UrsaGeorge | UrsaGeorge

Support for OP's decision with a warning about BIL's behavior 🚨

Character-Review6307 | Character-Review6307

Engaging book recommendation for a birthday gift gone wrong 📚🎁

plz_correct_my_eng | plz_correct_my_eng

Standing up to bullies: NTA shuts down rude remarks 👊

AliManny | AliManny

Commenter raises concern over neglectful father, calls for intervention ⚠️

debdnow | debdnow

Commenter advocates for sister's safety amidst husband's abusive behavior. 👍

charlotte1798 | charlotte1798

Debate over football vs soccer turns into justified assholery. 🤷‍♂️

20eyesinmyhead78 | 20eyesinmyhead78

Standing up for family. 🙌🏼 NTA shuts down rude BIL.

Reothebxtch | Reothebxtch

Commenter advises OP on handling toxic family dynamics 💪

XxQueenOfSwordsXx | XxQueenOfSwordsXx

Supportive comment shuts down sexist parenting practices 👍

Tiny-Advertising-860 | Tiny-Advertising-860

Urgent call to action to help family member in abusive relationship 💔

mzpljc | mzpljc

Book gift burns man prioritizing football over family. #NTA 📚⚽

TheDankerFab | TheDankerFab

Commenter calls out OP's lack of consideration and empathy

Cent1234 | Cent1234

Genius revenge gift leaves BIL speechless, NTA wins!

Heavy_Sand5228 | Heavy_Sand5228

Commenter calls out fake story with funny football reference 🏈

meloyello08 | meloyello08

Brutal honesty prevails - NTA comment section 🔥

Tradingfool0001 | Tradingfool0001

Commenter calls out bad parenting and a passive-aggressive gift 🤨

secretrebel | secretrebel

Visiting for revenge? ESH, sister's in trouble now 💔

sjsyed | sjsyed

Quiz revenge! 🤣 NTA for standing up to lazy parenting.

SeekingOpinion-an | SeekingOpinion-an

Encouraging NTA comment promotes self-improvement 👏

GlitteryCatWoman | GlitteryCatWoman

Apologize for exposing their terrible behavior 😬

TheDuraMaters | TheDuraMaters

Doubting the validity of the story 🤔

SweetFranz | SweetFranz

Gift of Failure book may not have been the best choice...💭

Cold-House7522 | Cold-House7522

Mom's got good judgment 👍

Robossassin | Robossassin

Commenter playfully calls OP an AH but supports their actions 🤣

wicked_witch | wicked_witch

Commenter finds humor in BIL's entitlement; supports OP's actions. 😂👍

PearSwindle | PearSwindle

Insulting BIL in front of everyone led to drama. ESH 😬

ricosabre | ricosabre

Calling out a hypocrite family member earns NTA judgment 👍

Heraonolympia123 | Heraonolympia123