Mom refuses to let husband send son alone on flight

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A mom and dad disagree on sending their son on a flight alone. The dad had planned to fly their son solo from Aspen to Paris but the mom disagreed, insisting that he accompany their son. The dad was unhappy with the decision and made a snide comment after the flight. Who's the a**hole in this situation? Read on to find out.

Mom fears son's safety, rightfully refuses to let him fly alone.

atlantis902 | atlantis902

Mom won't let son fly alone, husband agrees last minute 🛫

atlantis902 | atlantis902

Overprotective mom won't let son fly alone, husband annoyed 😒

atlantis902 | atlantis902

Is the mom being unreasonable? 🤔

atlantis902 | atlantis902

Mom won't let husband send son alone on flight 😡

A mom recently shared on Reddit a story about how she refused to let her husband send their 5-year-old son alone on a flight from Aspen to Paris. Her husband was on a ski trip with friends and had to fly to Singapore for a meeting, so he planned to send their son alone on the long journey. The mom was in Paris and said that it was too long for their son to be without one of them. After a heated discussion, the husband ultimately agreed to accompany their son on the flight to Paris. However, he was clearly upset about the situation and made a snide comment about it when he landed. The mom now wonders if she was in the wrong for not allowing her son to fly alone. Do you think she was being overprotective or was her concern justified? Read on for some interesting comments and reactions from Reddit users.

Flying alone at five? No way! Engaging comments and replies.

gallopmonkey | gallopmonkey

Flying alone for half a day at 5? No way! 😱 NTA.

Holmes221bBSt | Holmes221bBSt

NTA for not letting husband send 5-year-old alone on long flight

Nathan_Poe | Nathan_Poe

Mom refuses to let husband send unaccompanied 5-year-old on 14-hour flight. NTA.

Swampman5000 | Swampman5000

Mom rightfully refuses to let husband send 5-year-old son alone 🙅‍♀️

MissSuzieSunshine | MissSuzieSunshine

Flying alone at 5? NTA for refusing. Safety concerns valid ✅

Key-Bit1208 | Key-Bit1208

Flying alone as a young child can be a terrifying ordeal 😨. OP is NTA.

BatleyTownswoman | BatleyTownswoman

Mom refuses to let 5-year-old fly alone. Commenters debate job priorities.

whenitrainsitpours4 | whenitrainsitpours4

Mom refuses to let husband send 5yo son alone on flight. NTA. 🛫

emccm | emccm

Parenting instincts at their finest 🧡

PerspectiveRoyal8014 | PerspectiveRoyal8014

Parenting debate: Should young children fly alone on airplanes?

CrystalQueen3000 | CrystalQueen3000

Father prioritizes convenience over son's safety. 😠


Parental concern for child's safety on international flight. 😱

bongandarrow | bongandarrow

Airlines make it hard to snatch unaccompanied minors, but is 5 too young?

GlassturtleOG | GlassturtleOG

Father tried to leave 5-year-old alone on a plane! 😱

FlyGuy1922 | FlyGuy1922

Air France offers Kids Solo for unaccompanied minors aged 4-11 ✈️

abfa00 | abfa00

Flying solo at 5? Not a smart move, NTA agrees 🛫

Johnny-Fakehnameh | Johnny-Fakehnameh

Protective mom makes right call for son's safety ✈️

CakeEatingRabbit | CakeEatingRabbit

Flying solo? Only if they can stay home alone. ✈️

EntertainmentOk6284 | EntertainmentOk6284

Protective mom refuses to let son fly alone, sparks debate. 🧑✈️

yueliangdal | yueliangdal

Flying alone as a child can be risky and scary 😱

heath7158 | heath7158

Curiosity kills the cat, but saves the child 🐱✈️

ubag | ubag

Mom's protective instincts are on point 🛫

gathmoon | gathmoon

Flying alone at 5? NTA says mom, highlighting safety concerns ✈️

mfruitfly | mfruitfly

Parenting debate: Is it okay to let a 5-year-old fly alone?

runningaway67907 | runningaway67907

Flying solo at 5? NTA mom says unaccompanied minors are a thing 🛫

Mamertine | Mamertine

Concerned commenter questions safety of unaccompanied minor travel abroad 🤔

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Protective mom refuses to let 5-year-old son fly alone 🧒✈️

JudgeGreg | JudgeGreg

Flying solo at 5? No way! NTA for protecting son.

KrunkenSailor | KrunkenSailor

Flying solo at five? Not a chance ✈️👦

EquivalentTwo1 | EquivalentTwo1

Defending a mother's decision to not let her 5-year-old fly alone ✈️

KronkLaSworda | KronkLaSworda

Clarification on timeline of incident during pandemic in Colorado.

HauntedPickleJar | HauntedPickleJar

Flying alone at 5? Not a chance! 🙅‍♀️

kpo987 | kpo987

Protective mom defends child's safety on flight ✈️

Glittering_Code_4311 | Glittering_Code_4311

Commenter deems situation absurd, but OP not at fault. 🤷‍♀️

ResponseMountain6580 | ResponseMountain6580

Protective mom prioritizes child's safety over husband's meeting. NTA 👏

NotAReal_Person_ | NotAReal_Person_

Flying solo at 5? Not cool. NTA mom saves day 🙌

QueenRemi | QueenRemi

Flying alone at 5? Not a chance! #SafetyFirst 🛫

TangeloMain9661 | TangeloMain9661

Protective mom defends son from potential danger of solo flight 🛫

Any-Eye-8746 | Any-Eye-8746

Supportive comment, wishing husband sees it. 👍

Babshearth | Babshearth

👍 You're not the a**hole for protecting your child

draph91 | draph91

Mother defends decision to not let husband send child alone.

Status-Thing-118 | Status-Thing-118

Parental concern for child's safety during long flight. ✈️

Robyn_withaY | Robyn_withaY

Flying solo at 5? No way! #ParentingGoals 🙌

Thistime232 | Thistime232

Protective mom won't compromise on child's safety. 🛡️

Much-Programmer8134 | Much-Programmer8134

Flying solo at 5? No way! NTA for Mom.

lamadelyn | lamadelyn

Protective mom worries about son's safety on international flight ✈️

2344twinsmom | 2344twinsmom

Flying solo at 5? No way! NTA has it right 👍

uncouthbeast | uncouthbeast

Protective mom won't let 5-year-old fly alone. NTA.

Practical-Bird633 | Practical-Bird633

Flying solo? Not on my watch! 😠 Mom's got your back.

thomasj31 | thomasj31

Flying alone at a young age can be scary 😱

Positive_Bet_4184 | Positive_Bet_4184

Flying solo at five years old? NTA for being cautious.

baronhousseman85 | baronhousseman85

Protective mom won't let 5-year-old fly alone. NTA.

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Mom rightfully objects husband sending 5-year-old alone on flight

Sensitive_Coconut339 | Sensitive_Coconut339

Flying alone as a child: Personal experience shared 🛫

eatshoney | eatshoney

Commenter is NTA and delivers a TKO 🔥

Sidneyreb | Sidneyreb

Heartless father suggests 5-year-old fly solo, gets rightfully called out 😡

TabInA70sWineGoblet | TabInA70sWineGoblet

Putting your child's safety first is always the right choice 👍

Rosesartdeadly | Rosesartdeadly

Mama gets praise for not letting son fly alone ✈️

sexycadaver | sexycadaver

Don't expect strangers to babysit your child on a flight 💺👶

Asfarsouth | Asfarsouth

Parenting win! Mother's instincts protect son on solo flight ✈️

YourMothersButtox | YourMothersButtox

Parental priorities over work. 👨‍👩‍👦

Seegtease | Seegtease

Flying solo at 5? No way! 👎

Own-Yoghurt-4520 | Own-Yoghurt-4520

Mom makes right call in not letting son fly alone ✈️

jadehakai | jadehakai

Mom stands up for child's safety, questions husband's judgement 🔒

bulky_cicada | bulky_cicada

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