Man's Wife Throws Out His Maple Syrup 😱 Was She Overreacting?

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A man's love for Costco's Kirkland brand maple syrup takes an unexpected turn when he brings home a special batch aged in bourbon casks. The bottle's appearance and the word 'bourbon' on the label trigger an intense reaction from his wife, who is still dealing with the aftermath of his alcoholism. Despite his 9 months of sobriety and commitment to AA meetings, the man finds himself in a sticky situation when his wife throws out the $15 bottle of maple syrup.

Recovering Alcoholic's New Love: Maple Syrup 🍁

watkinobe | watkinobe

Special Batch: Bourbon Cask Aged 🥃

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Wife's Reaction: Ballistic 😡

watkinobe | watkinobe

Assurances and Arguments 🗣️

watkinobe | watkinobe

No Alcohol, No Temptation 🚫

watkinobe | watkinobe

Maple Syrup: Gone! 😲

watkinobe | watkinobe

Texting the Wife 📱

watkinobe | watkinobe

Trust Issues and Sobriety 🤔

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Edit: A Lesson Learned 🌟

watkinobe | watkinobe

Maple Syrup Meltdown: Who's Right? 🤷

In a tale of maple syrup and marital strife, a recovering alcoholic husband's choice of bourbon cask-aged syrup triggers a heated reaction from his wife. Despite his assurances that the syrup contains no alcohol, she throws it out, leaving him questioning her trust in his sobriety. As the story unfolds, the husband learns the importance of sensitivity to his wife's perspective and the impact of past hurts. What do you think? Was the wife's reaction justified? Share your thoughts in the comments! 💬

Recovering alcoholic and wife need better communication and understanding 👍

deathoftheotter | deathoftheotter

Recovering from addiction takes time and patience. NAH.

btinc | btinc

Supportive comment and reply acknowledge wife's addiction recovery journey 👏

Cr4zyC47L4dy | Cr4zyC47L4dy

Humorous comparison highlights the absurdity of the situation 😂

sh1nes | sh1nes

Supportive comment on sobriety and love for maple syrup.

ThowinItAllAwayAgain | ThowinItAllAwayAgain

Man brings home syrup in liquor bottle, wife throws it out 😡

EleonoraBPoe | EleonoraBPoe

Recovering addict called out for not making amends with wife 🤷‍♂️

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Former alcoholic calls out YTA for not respecting wife's trust 👏

Dutchy45 | Dutchy45

Man's past alcoholism causes trust issues with wife over syrup 😕

ten_before_six | ten_before_six

Misunderstanding about AA attendance leads to judgmental comment 😔

milee30 | milee30

OP's sobriety is important, YTA if it's bourbon. NAH/NTA otherwise.

Leaga | Leaga

Recovering alcoholic's wife throws out syrup, but it's not about syrup 😱

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🚫 Don't minimize your wife's triggers, apologize and seek help.

plvstvcbvrds | plvstvcbvrds

Former addict warns OP about the dangers of keeping syrup 🤯

MediumSpaces | MediumSpaces

Comparing throwing out syrup to cheating is extreme. YTA.

terraformthesoul | terraformthesoul

Commenter calls out OP's addiction, suggests amends. 🚨

WritPositWrit | WritPositWrit

Supportive comment encourages sobriety and acknowledges potential addiction risks 🙏

ThePamcakes | ThePamcakes

OP unknowingly triggers wife with bourbon-shaped maple syrup bottle. YTA.

Lullaby37 | Lullaby37

Spouse's emotional reaction to alcoholic husband's trigger. ESH.

Y-Cha | Y-Cha

Wife throws out husband's maple syrup due to drinking problem 💔

VictoriaSalsa | VictoriaSalsa

Respect your spouse's quirks, even if they're unreasonable. 😍

vonhoother | vonhoother

Encouraging words for OP's sobriety journey 👏

AtomikRadio | AtomikRadio

Comment section suspects Costco advertisement, hilarity ensues 😂

CottonEyeXho | CottonEyeXho

Recovering alcoholic's SO explains why buying bourbon syrup is wrong. YTA.

mmpb | mmpb

Wife's reaction to maple syrup linked to husband's past alcoholism 😞

CutieBoBootie | CutieBoBootie

Choose wisely: maple syrup or your wife? YTA comment.

ejmci | ejmci

Supportive comment acknowledges partner's fear of relapse 🙏

Flownique | Flownique

Man's wife throws out his maple syrup 😱 YTA and need better communication.

mte87 | mte87

Commenter deemed the man TA for downplaying his wife's concerns 🤔

topio1 | topio1

Misunderstanding over bourbon-like syrup leads to marital dispute. 🤔

onelonelystringbean | onelonelystringbean

Addiction relapse triggers and trust issues. Yikes 😱

PeopleEatingPeople | PeopleEatingPeople

Recovering alcoholic called out for buying alcohol-flavored syrup 😱

Heypork | Heypork

Man's bourbon-flavored syrup triggers wife, gets marriage advice 🍁🥃

Viperbunny | Viperbunny

Bourbon barrel-aged syrup could trigger relapse for alcoholic OP 😱

wuukiee81 | wuukiee81

Commenter calls out OP for being the a**hole over syrup 🤣

rlgjr3 | rlgjr3

A stern reminder to consider others in your actions. 🙏

edirongo1 | edirongo1

Bourbon-flavored maple syrup? YTA for risking relationship over it.

woollydogs | woollydogs

Take your wife's concerns seriously or risk losing her trust 😔

richlondonrich | richlondonrich

Recovering alcoholic called YTA for blaming wife's actions on sobriety.

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Commenter attends AA but still YTA for being insensitive.

Ebluck-The-Destroyer | Ebluck-The-Destroyer

Recovering alcoholic defends use of bourbon maple syrup, suggests Al-anon meeting.

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Commenter shares experience with alcoholism and suggests Al-Anon meetings.

Bdawn33 | Bdawn33

Spouse throws out syrup, man gets called out for addiction.

Masterspearl | Masterspearl

Man accused of addict behavior over $15 syrup bottle. Yikes! 😬

apartwithin | apartwithin

Misguided actions and differing perspectives lead to ESH verdict.

Adam_Bomb18 | Adam_Bomb18

Acknowledging the past and avoiding triggers is important, YTA.

CEOofthebachelor | CEOofthebachelor

Man dismisses wife's concern for his sobriety. YTA. 🤷‍♂️

Dafangurl04 | Dafangurl04

Buying bourbon-flavored syrup: YTA or NTA? Discussion on sobriety.

granndymadge2 | granndymadge2

Recovering alcoholic's spouse throws out bourbon-infused syrup 😱

kcdoodle73 | kcdoodle73

Commenter receives harsh judgement for bringing alcohol home.

rhad_rhed | rhad_rhed

Commenter calls out YTA for accusing wife of overreacting 🤨

Litt1eTort11a | Litt1eTort11a

Commenter shares personal experience and explains wife's reaction. 👍

Tater-Tot_917 | Tater-Tot_917

Man buys maple syrup triggering wife's trauma. ESH.

Virulencer | Virulencer

Man gets called out for bad behavior by commenters. 😕

Iridium_Pumpkin | Iridium_Pumpkin

Commenter's slippery slope of indulgence 🍫🍰

CanadianBaconMTL | CanadianBaconMTL

Alcoholic partner, Maple Syrup and Trust Issues. Gentle YTA.

AITAthrowaway10240 | AITAthrowaway10240

Commenter calls out YTA for alcoholism, sparks no replies.

WaxyWingie | WaxyWingie

Supportive comment encourages AA and Al-Anon for family recovery 👏

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Trust takes time to rebuild. Don't rush it. YTA 🙄

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Man's alcohol paraphernalia upsets wife after marriage ripped apart. YTA.

justahermit | justahermit

Man complains about wife throwing out syrup. Commenter calls him a**hole.

solo954 | solo954

Be empathetic, YTA. Your wife's reaction might be justified 🤷‍♂️

PrayingForDebbieMang | PrayingForDebbieMang

Spouse's reaction to alcoholic husband's trigger, NAH. 🤔

nannyponyo | nannyponyo

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