In this post from r/amitheasshole, a woman shares how she lost her job and has since become a housewife. She explains how her husband expects her to be at his beck and call, and how he gave her a hard time for being a few minutes late to their daily run. Fed up with his controlling behavior, she decides to take a stand and pours his sweet tea down the drain before leaving for her mom's house. Find out what happens next in this dramatic and relatable story about standing up for oneself in a relationship.
Wife takes drastic action after husband's unreasonable behaviour
From job loss to housewife: balancing domestic duties & nursing school 🏠📚
A supportive wife's solution to ease husband's work stress 💕
Wife takes drastic action after husband's 7-minute tantrum 😠
Husband throws tantrum after wife takes too long to run 🤪
Wife stands up to controlling husband after job loss 🙅♀️
Wife's drastic response to husband's unreasonable demands 🤯
Wife takes a stand against ungrateful husband and his behavior 🙅
Overreaction or justified? AITA for the wife's drastic action? 🤔
Strangers on the internet offer support to woman in crisis ❤️
Wife seeks guidance from mom after leaving husband's unreasonable behavior
Overcoming heartbreak and pursuing education with an IUD 💪
Heartfelt gratitude expressed by wife to her supporters ❤️
Wife gets revenge after husband's unreasonable behaviour 🤬🍽️☕
The pandemic has forced many couples to navigate new roles and responsibilities. In this case, the wife lost her job due to COVID and has taken on the role of a housewife while also studying nursing. However, her husband has unreasonable expectations and treats her like she's at his beck and call. When she was 7 minutes late for their daily run, he copped a major attitude with her, which led her to take drastic action. She refused to make him dinner, lunch for work, and even poured his pitcher of sweet tea down the drain. In this post, she seeks advice on whether her reaction was an overreaction. The comments and reactions from readers have been overwhelmingly supportive, and the wife has even updated the post to express her gratitude for the outpouring of love and support. She's now staying indefinitely at her parents' house and is taking the time to reflect on her situation. Read on to see how this story unfolds.
Age gap relationship with power imbalance and disrespect. NTA.
NTA! Leave and find a better life for yourself 🙌
Run! Verbal abuse and large age gap in relationship, NTA.
Concerned commenters warn 19-year-old OP of controlling behavior and potential abuse 🚨
Taking control of your own time and feelings - NTA 🙌
Husband's passive-aggressive reaction to lights left on 😒
Red flag behavior in the husband. Support for the wife's decision.
Emotional abuse is never okay. Stand up for yourself. 💪
Don't blame yourself for being taken advantage of. Abusive relationships affect everyone.
Survivor shares harrowing experience with abusive partner. ❤️
Supportive commenters encourage victim to leave abusive relationship ❤️
NTA. Commenters warn of red flags and potential abuse. 🚩
Age difference raises red flags in power dynamic, NTA.
🚨 Warning signs of abuse: grooming, isolation, control. Leave ASAP. 🚨
Sweet tea dumping as poetic justice. Southern sass wins. 🍹
18-year-old being groomed by 30-year-old predator husband. Run 🏃♀️
Experiences of being taken for granted by older partners. NTA. 👍
Take action, make a plan. You're not the a**hole. 🚪👋
Age gap raises eyebrows in wife's reasonable behavior discussion 💔
Sometimes it takes a dramatic act to make a point 🙌
Stand up against male privilege! You're not a house *itch 💪
Standing up against manipulation 🙅♀️ You go girl! 💪
Escape the toxicity and find someone who values you 💕
Breaking down gender norms and age gaps. 👏
Empowering response to toxic behavior. 🙌 Time for a breakup? 💔
Taking a stand against abuse and control. You go, girl! 👏🏾
Age gap too big to ignore 👴👵
Cheering for OP's independence 🙌🏼
Empowering advice for a young woman in an abusive relationship ✊
Husband throws tantrum over 7-minute lateness, NTA for wife's reaction 🤦
Don't let anyone undermine your feelings 🙅♀️
Empowering response to abusive spouse, consider better options. 💪
Supportive comment for abuse victim, encouraging to pursue dreams 🌟
Victim of child grooming seeks refuge from abusive husband 👏
Age doesn't define maturity. 👎 Don't tolerate toxic behavior.
Commenter praises OP for standing up to abusive husband. 👏👏
Women supporting women. 🙌 NTA stands her ground.
Watch out for manipulative behavior 🚨
Don't be late, but don't be stuck with an a**hole either 🤫
This revenge is as Southern as sweet tea 🍹
Consider leaving: NTA in an abusive, unhealthy relationship 😔
Spouse retaliates against unreasonable behavior. Not the a**hole.
Escape the control. Find a new job, a new place. 👏
When the husband acts like a baby... 🤔
Standing up to unreasonable behavior 💪🏼 #NotTheAsshole
Did his mother do everything for him? NTA thinks so 🤔
Empowerment! 🙌 College and career before toxic relationships. #NTA
Dating age gap raises red flags for commenters. NTA.
Supportive comment encourages leaving toxic relationship. ❤️
👍Not the a**hole. Wake up call well deserved.
Escape from the creep 🏃♀️💨
Escape while you can! 🏃♀️ NTA
Breaking free from the housewife stereotype 💪🏼
Don't let him treat you like a child 🙅♀️ NTA
Impeccable sass and sound advice - NTA wins this round!
Commenter points out husband's average commute, exposing his laziness 🤔
Age is just a number, but his tantrums are unacceptable 😤
"Amazing life ahead!" - Commenter supports wife's decision to leave husband. 🙌
Living with a controlling partner and the need for change 👎
Age gap raises red flags in husband's unreasonable behavior. 🚩
Standing up to abusers is never an overreaction 👏🏼. Good for you!
Age is just a number, NTA! 👍
19-year-old wife calls out husband's childish behavior 🙄
Take control of your life 💪👩👧👦