Wife humiliates nephew, I call her out, now she's mad at me. AITA?

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Kids are a handful, but that doesn't excuse being cruel to them. A woman's nephew was singing along to his favorite movie when his aunt slammed her cup on the table and told him to shut up. The boy was heartbroken and ran off crying. His parents were understandably upset and left immediately. The woman's spouse called her out on her behavior, but she doubled down and insulted them too. Now they're wondering if they were wrong to mock them and not defend them. What do you think? Click the link to read the full story and cast your vote on who's the a**hole.

OP bewildered by wife's actions in awkward family situation 🤔

throwawayrdt05 | throwawayrdt05

Dinner with brother's fam turns into drama, AITA? 🤔

throwawayrdt05 | throwawayrdt05

Nephew brings joy, but wife not a fan. Compromise needed.

throwawayrdt05 | throwawayrdt05

Movie night with nephew turns into family drama 🍿

throwawayrdt05 | throwawayrdt05

Nephew's dream of being a singer - wife's reaction shocking 😳

throwawayrdt05 | throwawayrdt05

Wife insults nephew's singing, causes conflict. AITA?

throwawayrdt05 | throwawayrdt05

Parents defend child after wife humiliates nephew for singing 🎶

throwawayrdt05 | throwawayrdt05

Calling out wife for bullying nephew, AITA? 😡

throwawayrdt05 | throwawayrdt05

Nephew's dreams crushed as wife makes a 'joke'. AITA?

throwawayrdt05 | throwawayrdt05

Confrontation with wife over nephew's humiliation, AITA? 🤔

throwawayrdt05 | throwawayrdt05

Wife humiliates nephew, husband confronts her. AITA? 😡

A wife humiliates her nephew while having dinner with her in-laws. The husband, who adores his nephew, confronts her but she brushes it off as a joke. The husband is now wondering if he was wrong to mock her and whether he should have defended her. Read on to see what people have to say about this incident and who they think is in the wrong.

Wife bullies 4-year-old nephew, calls OP a 'b!#ch' for calling her out. NTA, wife showing signs of abusive behavior 😱

RndmIntrntStranger | RndmIntrntStranger

Commenter expresses concern for OP's wife's behavior towards child. 😠

Karma_1969 | Karma_1969

Commenter questions OP's relationship with cruel spouse. 🤔

MisterUltimateXRP | MisterUltimateXRP

Defending a 4-year-old from bullying, NTA 🙌

Traveling-Techie | Traveling-Techie

Confronting abusive behavior towards a child, NTA 💪

aPataPeladaGringa | aPataPeladaGringa

NTA. Wife's bullying of nephew is not okay, she needs patience.

alexxyloo666 | alexxyloo666

Wife bullies nephew, OP calls her out, suspects manipulation. #NTA

boniemonie | boniemonie

NTA, wife's behavior towards kid was unacceptable 🚫👎

IndependentBid1854 | IndependentBid1854

Spouse outraged after declining to condone toddler humiliation. 🤔

dbeck003 | dbeck003

Standing up for a bullied toddler - NTA 🙌

Scarlettohara1605 | Scarlettohara1605

👋 Sayonara to the toxic wife, NTA!

piloto-pirx | piloto-pirx

Curious about the wife's behavior. 🤔

KiwianaQuiche | KiwianaQuiche

Engaging in moral debates: When calling out immorality backfires 😬

disregardable | disregardable

Spouse's behavior under scrutiny, NTA gets support. 🤝

winesis | winesis

Encouraging therapy for a troubled family member 🧘‍♀️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Commenter sympathizes with OP's situation. 💔

DarkAthena | DarkAthena

NTA for calling out wife's cruel behavior towards 4-year-old nephew 💪

[deleted] | [deleted]

Calling out a bully aunt who mocked a 4-year-old. NTA 💯

Jakester616 | Jakester616

Defending a child from humiliation. 🙅‍♂️

meyoung49 | meyoung49

Understanding the possible reasons behind your wife's behavior. 🤔

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA stands up to gaslighting wife, defends calling out behavior 🔥

Doormatjones | Doormatjones

Standing up against cruelty to kids. 👏

[deleted] | [deleted]

Standing up for a 4 year old. NTA 👏

Own_Possibility2785 | Own_Possibility2785

Defending a bullied toddler 🧒👊 NTA wins.

BeastieMom | BeastieMom

Standing up to bigotry. 🙌 NTA for sure.

hemlockangelina | hemlockangelina

Protecting a 4-year-old dreamer 🌟 NTA

PeteyPorkchops | PeteyPorkchops

Stand up to bullies, even if they're family. 🚫🐂

[deleted] | [deleted]

Wife berates child for singing, NTA for calling her out 🤬

angelxkitty23 | angelxkitty23

Supportive comment calls out terrible behavior. 🙌

Tori658 | Tori658

💪 Stand up for yourself and don't take any crap!

largely_silent | largely_silent

Encouraging leaving an abusive partner. 👏

ArcheryOnThursday | ArcheryOnThursday

Agreeing with NTA comment about evil wife and parenting skills 💩

Nalbas88 | Nalbas88

Wife humiliates nephew, I call her out, now she's mad. #NTA 👍

Thediciplematt | Thediciplematt

Encourage, don't discourage. Maybe it's not about the nephew? 🤔

Vast-Treat-9677 | Vast-Treat-9677

Defending a toddler's right to express himself, NTA 👏👏

cheekmo_52 | cheekmo_52

Recognizing red flags in a relationship 👀🚩

Exotic-Panda9887 | Exotic-Panda9887

👍 You're in the clear, but your wife needs a reality check.

Bridgett_WDW_OTO | Bridgett_WDW_OTO

Is his wife really a Disney villain? 🤔😂

Ok-Voice7108 | Ok-Voice7108

User empathizes with wife's behavior but still deems OP NTA 👍

NoeTellusom | NoeTellusom

Protecting a little one from bullies 🚫👶

Party-Molasses4883 | Party-Molasses4883

Recognize the signs of abuse and prioritize your mental health 🙏

NeighborhoodCold6540 | NeighborhoodCold6540

Is the comment rude or accurate? 🤔

TheObviousDilemma | TheObviousDilemma

Standing up against cruelty, NTA for calling out wife 😡

Cat_Lilac_Dog22 | Cat_Lilac_Dog22

Holding up a mirror to her behavior 💡

MinervaZee | MinervaZee

Woman's cruel behavior towards nephew receives rightful condemnation. #NTA 😔

Thymelaeaceae | Thymelaeaceae

Heartbreaking reality of cruel adults. 💔

OddNameSuggestion | OddNameSuggestion

Calling out animal abuse, not just bad behavior. 🐶👍

softcactus2 | softcactus2

Family drama: Commenter calls out wife's behavior. 👀

Dapper-Wolverine-499 | Dapper-Wolverine-499

Your wife's behavior is 🤔, you're definitely NTA.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Supportive response to standing up to toxic family dynamics 👍

Accomplished_Twist_3 | Accomplished_Twist_3

Spouse bullies 4yo, demands apology. NTA, divorce recommended. 🚫💍

KTB1962 | KTB1962

Stand your ground! NTA for calling out wife's behavior 😤

HouseGinger | HouseGinger

Encouraging comment about wife's behavior with a musical pun 🎶

Justbeenice_ | Justbeenice_

Choosing to dislike children doesn't justify cruelty. #NTA 👍

Neither-Copy785 | Neither-Copy785

Supporting calm handling of a delicate situation 🤝

serenity450 | serenity450

Protective parent defends OP, calls out spouse's behavior. 😠

InitialExtent9137 | InitialExtent9137

Defending a bullied 4-year-old nephew from wife's harsh comments 🚫🗣️

No-Effective6332 | No-Effective6332

Defending emotional abuse? Not cool. NTA for speaking up.

MsChateau | MsChateau

Lesbian wife defends niblings, calls out wife's behavior. #NTA 🌈

Dragon_Bidness | Dragon_Bidness

Childfree commenter supports OP's callout of wife's behavior towards nephew. 🙌

breebop83 | breebop83

Defending family? NTA wins! 🙌

Lani_567 | Lani_567

Standing up for a child. 👍

4682458 | 4682458

Not the a**hole, but what did your wife do?

eeksie-peeksie | eeksie-peeksie

🙌 NTA! Show her the door! 🚪

YanmamaJunyuu-chuu | YanmamaJunyuu-chuu

Standing up against bullying behavior towards a child. 👍

onlytexts | onlytexts

Support the dreams of your nephew! 🎤🎶 NTA.

M_Karli | M_Karli

Protecting kids is a must! Stand up against unacceptable behavior 💪

Drambooty | Drambooty

Concerned commenter seeks context for wife's behavior towards nephew.

PugRexia | PugRexia

User seeks information about the commenter’s relationship, replies support NTA.

cryinoverwangxian | cryinoverwangxian

NTA for calling out wife's cruel behavior towards nephew 👏🏼

Khaotic_Rainbow | Khaotic_Rainbow

NTA. OP's wife owes an apology to nephew and family 💔

fbnicv | fbnicv

Defend your spouse unless they're wrong. You did the right thing. NTA 👍

Petroglyph217 | Petroglyph217

Addressing toxic behavior in relationships is crucial. 💔

obiwantogooutside | obiwantogooutside

Heartbreaking story of wife's cruel behavior towards 4yo nephew. NTA.

nameyourpoison11 | nameyourpoison11

Don't let anyone kill your joy 🎶 NTA

GaryDickersfield | GaryDickersfield

Defending a child from a monster? NTA, keep calling her out 👊👶

Divcia86 | Divcia86

Concerned commenter suggests medical check-up or leaving abusive relationship

Twn98 | Twn98

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