Man's sister's BF 'borrows' his expensive monitor and refuses to apologize

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When a man's expensive PC monitor goes missing, he discovers that his sister's boyfriend 'borrowed' it without permission. Despite asking for an apology, the boyfriend refuses and is subsequently banned from the apartment. The man's sister becomes upset and threatens to cut ties with him. Now, he's wondering if he's in the wrong. Was he right to ban the boyfriend, or should he have handled things differently? Read on to find out!

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Expensive monitor stolen by sister's BF, still not returned 😠

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Man confronts sister's BF over 'borrowed' monitor 🖥️🤬

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Expensive monitor borrowed without permission, returned after confrontation 💻

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Sister's BF 'borrows' expensive monitor and refuses to apologize 😠

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Man's sister's BF refuses to apologize over 'borrowed' monitor 🖥️

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Navigating family dynamics can be tough, especially when boundaries challenged 🤔

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🚨Expensive monitor 'borrowed' by sister's BF without permission🚨

A man shares his story about how his sister's boyfriend 'borrowed' his expensive OLED monitor without permission and refused to apologize. He even went as far as using it for two days while the owner was away. The man confronted him and asked for an apology, but the boyfriend refused, resulting in a ban from the apartment. The man's sister is upset and threatening to go no contact with him once she turns 18 if he doesn't allow her boyfriend to visit. However, the man is struggling with this decision as he doesn't want to lose his sister, but also wants to maintain his boundaries. What would you do in his situation? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Lock up your PC and don't let him come over again. 🚫🖥️

Shebalba64205 | Shebalba64205

NTA. BF's 'borrowing' was theft. OP should invest in cameras and better locks.

bamf1701 | bamf1701

Enforcing boundaries or overreacting? 🤔 Explanation of NC included.

Whitestaunton | Whitestaunton

Trust violated, but monitor model is 🔥

mdthomas | mdthomas

NTA. Sister's BF is entitled, but have a conversation about trust.

MissTheWire | MissTheWire

NTA for setting boundaries and valuing personal property. Consider repairing relationship.

COMCredit | COMCredit

NTA OP's sister's boyfriend 'borrowed' his monitor without permission and tried to use his economic status to justify his behavior, but his mom apologized for him. OP is planning to talk to his sister and her boyfriend to handle the situation.

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Sister shares responsibility, OP should help enforce boundaries ❤️

silly_sia | silly_sia

Stand your ground and set boundaries. Don't let anyone walk over you. 👊

Existing-Ad628 | Existing-Ad628

NTA, but the real issue is sister's boyfriend's lack of respect 😕

bluepvtstorm | bluepvtstorm

Stand your ground and demand an apology from the monitor thief 👀

justashadeaux | justashadeaux

Sister's BF 'borrows' expensive monitor, NTA suggests calling authorities if issue persists 💻

LengthAccomplished01 | LengthAccomplished01

Set boundaries and secure your belongings, but be mindful of family dynamics 👨‍👩‍👧

Jodge65 | Jodge65

Don't let him get away with it! Seek help 👀👍

erinhennley | erinhennley

Protect your property! 🚫🖥️

DrugBuffet | DrugBuffet

Setting boundaries with step-sister's disrespectful BF, but don't guilt trip.


Sister's BF takes expensive monitor, commenters say NTA 🙌

jobrummy | jobrummy

Don't borrow without asking! NTA was right to be upset 🤨


Set boundaries with sister for future health and safety of relationship 🤝

Nelik1 | Nelik1

Respect the monitor, respect the owner. 🖥️

iambunnycat | iambunnycat

Encouraging words for OP on setting boundaries and standing up for oneself 💪

lab_tech13 | lab_tech13

Stand your ground! 💪 Your sister needs to make it right.

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Teaching boundaries to a child is tough but necessary. 👍

Beginning-Pop-6615 | Beginning-Pop-6615

BF takes monitor, sister defends him, commenters say NTA 🚫🖥️

TheRododo | TheRododo

Stand your ground and don't let your sister manipulate you 👊

CraigBybee | CraigBybee

👏🏼 Standing up to a monitor thief, NTA wins 🏆

Fattdog64 | Fattdog64

Standing your ground with your sister's BF might lead to silence 😶

Icegiant- | Icegiant-

OP's sister's BF disrespects, NTA for standing up.

AccidentlyHere | AccidentlyHere

Stand your ground! It's your property. 💪

ParticularPast1707 | ParticularPast1707

NTA. Sister's BF 'borrows' monitor, refuses to apologize. Advice given.

Rov422 | Rov422

Respect for personal property is non-negotiable 🙅‍♂️

ParappaGotBars | ParappaGotBars

Setting boundaries with sister's BF while holding her accountable 🚫🙅‍♀️

TheLostMasterpiece | TheLostMasterpiece

Trust broken by sis's BF, NC threat stands. NTA 👍

BerzerkerBacon | BerzerkerBacon

Setting boundaries as a parent, but BF won't apologize 🤨

DubiousPeoplePleaser | DubiousPeoplePleaser

Stand your ground! 💪 Don't let anyone take advantage of you.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Set boundaries with a lock 🔒 and key only for you.

dragongirl17 | dragongirl17

Setting boundaries and standing up for yourself, NTA 🙌

Orphan_Izzy | Orphan_Izzy

Enforcing boundaries with family. NTA wins this round! 🏆

AnankeOrganized | AnankeOrganized

OP shows mercy for sister's BF who refuses to apologize 🤝

GrayTintedGlasses | GrayTintedGlasses

Cutting off family over a borrowed monitor? 🤔

ofsmut | ofsmut

Sibling's BF steals monitor, commenter suggests sister needs parenting advice 🤔

Nice_Ebb5314 | Nice_Ebb5314

Sister's BF 'borrowed' monitor, NTA wants apology. Theft or mistake? 🤔

Neko_09 | Neko_09

Man justified for not wanting to apologize for sister's BF's theft 👍

tsb041978 | tsb041978

Raising your sibling is tough, but setting boundaries is crucial 🙌

runravengirl | runravengirl

Stand your ground 💪 Monitor thief owes apology 🙏

Daffy666 | Daffy666

Trust broken: siblings' significant others borrow and refuse apologies

verdebot | verdebot

Respect for each other's property is crucial in family relationships 👍

FartFace319 | FartFace319

Setting boundaries with family is tough, but NTA handled it 💪

Thick_Skin_5746 | Thick_Skin_5746

Supportive comment for OP who is NTA and deserves better ❤️

SadisticPie | SadisticPie

NTA, entitled sister should appreciate your sacrifices and respect boundaries 👏

MavisGrizzletits | MavisGrizzletits

Keep your monitor, lose the trash 🗑️

No-Satisfaction-1878 | No-Satisfaction-1878

Respect for personal property is important. Seeking parenting advice recommended.

VampireFlorin | VampireFlorin

Standing up for yourself and your property is important 💪

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA for reclaiming stolen property. Concern for sister's relationship 🤔

snootypooptooty | snootypooptooty

Don't let emotional blackmail rule your house 👊🏼

StarNightLynx | StarNightLynx

Setting boundaries and considering telling the bf's mom 🤔

Bulky_Mix3560 | Bulky_Mix3560

Protect your rig with locks and boundaries, not punishment 💻🔒

Zetsubyou | Zetsubyou

Redditor claims they're NTA in monitor dispute

Ok_University_8982 | Ok_University_8982

Teenagers will be teenagers 🤷‍♂️

Ok_Button_53 | Ok_Button_53

Teenagers, amirite? 🤷‍♂️

Ok_Button_53 | Ok_Button_53

You're NTA for not involving the police. Tell his mom 👀

DueTransportation127 | DueTransportation127

Encourage sister to leave BF, suggest birth control options 💊

Coco_Dirichlet | Coco_Dirichlet

Stand your ground! NTA 💪

DynkoFromTheNorth | DynkoFromTheNorth

Redditors agree: NTA for not letting sister's BF off the hook

Ayomichan | Ayomichan

Supportive comment from a fellow young adult who understands 🙌

PeakePip- | PeakePip-

Sibling advice: stand up for yourself and don't enable bad behavior 😤

Slight_Breakfast127 | Slight_Breakfast127

Don't let them break your boundaries. Stand your ground 💪

ninasimonerules | ninasimonerules

Setting boundaries with sister's BF causing relationship tension. NTA.

Jjustingraham | Jjustingraham

Stand your ground and don't let entitled family win 💪🏼

Existing-Two-2574 | Existing-Two-2574

Don't enable entitled behavior, stand firm and set boundaries 🙅‍♂️📚

Organic-Date-1718 | Organic-Date-1718

Not the a**hole for wanting apology over stolen monitor 👀

jarcordiegue | jarcordiegue

Lock the study door and explain the punishment to sister 💻🔒

cloud_designer | cloud_designer

Stand your ground and protect your property with a camera 📹

Mueryk | Mueryk

Setting boundaries as a non-parent can be tough. NTA 😬

Sounds_Gay_Im_In_93 | Sounds_Gay_Im_In_93

NTA. Stand your ground and protect your belongings with evidence! 🚨

BlooomQueen | BlooomQueen

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