Man Leaves Wife at the Mall for Taking Too Long: Was He Right? 😲

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A 34-year-old man shares his story of dealing with his wife's chronic lateness. Despite being married for five years, her inability to be punctual has caused tension in their relationship. The man's patience finally runs out when they go to the mall to catch a movie, and he ends up leaving her behind. Was he right to take a stand, or did he go too far?

Married for Five Years 🤵👰

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Wife's Chronic Lateness ⏳

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An Anxious Husband 😟

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No Awareness of Others ⌛

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Losing Friends Over Lateness 🙅‍♀️

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A Night at the Movies 🎬

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Shopping Before the Movie 🛍️

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"Hang On" Means... ⏰

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Missing the Previews 🎥

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Walking Away 🚶‍♂️

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Missing the Beginning 📽️

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Wife's Reaction 😢

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An Awkward Drive Home 🚗

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Tough Love or Too Far? 🤔

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A Stand Against Chronic Lateness: Justified or Cruel? 😕

A husband's patience runs out as he deals with his wife's chronic lateness. After years of frustration, he finally takes a stand by leaving her at the mall when she takes too long shopping before a movie. While he believes it was tough love, his wife is left hurt and upset. Was he justified in his actions, or did he go too far? Share your thoughts and reactions below. 👇

Managing a chronically late partner: NTA's strategy to follow through.

overseas-mango | overseas-mango

Chronic lateness or chronic disrespect? NTA leaves wife at mall 😲

redditor191389 | redditor191389

Don't let chronically late people disrespect your time 🙄

CrystalQueen3000 | CrystalQueen3000

Man leaves wife at mall for taking too long: NTA

Murderbunny13 | Murderbunny13

Wife left at the mall for being late to the movies 😕

NHFNCFRE | NHFNCFRE

OP leaves wife at mall for being late to movie 😲

CapsFan1066 | CapsFan1066

Man leaves wife at mall for taking too long 😲, but was he NTA? Discussion on missed movie.

deadhyfer | deadhyfer

Husband leaves wife at mall for taking too long 😲

belmiramirabel | belmiramirabel

NTA for leaving, but fundamental incompatibility suggests rethinking the marriage.

dividedsky58 | dividedsky58

Chronic lateness is a serious problem that needs to be addressed 🙏

mollysheridan | mollysheridan

Discussing boundaries and respect in relationships 👭👯

ApprehensiveDegree25 | ApprehensiveDegree25

Spouse's lack of concern for time leads to justified departure ⏳

majorglacier | majorglacier

NTA for leaving wife at mall. She needs to value others' time and wear a watch. Replies suggest some struggle with time estimation.

Old_Camel_1706 | Old_Camel_1706

When you're always late, can you blame someone for leaving? ⏳

auntiemaury | auntiemaury

Commenter defends leaving spouse at mall, sparks debate 🤔

Borageandthyme | Borageandthyme

Chronic lateness can be inconsiderate, leaving her was justified. NTA 😊

theoddestends | theoddestends

Chronic lateness is a battle. Was he right to leave? 🤔

Notsogoodadvicegiver | Notsogoodadvicegiver

Lesson learned: Be on time or get left behind ⏰

Direct-Plum-3558 | Direct-Plum-3558

Partner's shopping habits causing conflict: NTA or ESH?

Ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhk | Ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhk

Spouse left at mall for being late: justified or not? 🤔

Dont-trust-it | Dont-trust-it

Spouse chronically late? Accept, therapy or manipulative behavior? 🤔

bibbiddybobbidyboo | bibbiddybobbidyboo

Wife ditches movie for shopping, husband leaves her at mall. NTA.

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Man leaves wife at mall for taking too long 😲

FreakingFae | FreakingFae

Chronic lateness is disrespectful. Leaving might be the only cure. 😕

mariwil74 | mariwil74

Friendship in jeopardy due to chronic lateness 😕

AlreadyGone77 | AlreadyGone77

NTA for leaving wife at mall, but communication is key 👍

Agreeable_Praline814 | Agreeable_Praline814

Late wife at the mall: NTA's blunt approach to compliance.

Glengal | Glengal

Husband leaves wife at mall for being late 😲

Direct_Drawing_8557 | Direct_Drawing_8557

Spouse left at mall for being late: NTA or ESH?

LollipopThrowAway- | LollipopThrowAway-

Friend tricks chronically late person, NTA for leaving wife.

SacredC0w | SacredC0w

Movie over shopping? NTA leaves wife at mall. 😍

Cheesecake_720 | Cheesecake_720

Partner's ADHD not an excuse for disrespecting other's time. 😒

BitterPillPusher2 | BitterPillPusher2

Man leaves wife at mall for being late to movie 😲

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Spouse left at mall for taking too long. NTA wins.

godspeedjay | godspeedjay

Leaving your spouse at the mall? NTA or ESH? 🤔

vanillacappuccino | vanillacappuccino

Spouse left at mall for taking too long: NTA wins.

LemonSeedling | LemonSeedling

Commenter admits flaw, supports leaving wife at mall for disrespect.

JudgyRandomWebizen | JudgyRandomWebizen

Putting yourself first for half a decade? NTA, apparently. 😎

CptBloodyObvious | CptBloodyObvious

Putting yourself first or being selfish? NTA sparks debate 🤔

nearly_nonchalant | nearly_nonchalant

Leaving your spouse at the mall? Justified or not? 🤔

waywardjynx | waywardjynx

Movie date gone wrong: Man leaves wife at mall 😕

Daskesmoelf_8 | Daskesmoelf_8

Respect others' time. NTA leaves wife at mall for lateness. 😲

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Marriage and time management - a recipe for disaster? ⏳

NotCloudy_ | NotCloudy_

Standing up to entitled behavior 💪

Gotmewrongang | Gotmewrongang

Partner's chronic lateness can be frustrating, NTA for leaving.

cnicalsinistaminista | cnicalsinistaminista

Standing up for yourself: NTA for leaving wife at mall 👏

Huegod | Huegod

Taking a stand or being impatient? NTA or ESH? 🤔

beebsaleebs | beebsaleebs

Leaving your spouse at the mall? NTA but communication is key 👍

toweringpine | toweringpine

Taking a stand against chronic lateness 👊

Firethorn101 | Firethorn101

Spouse left at mall for being self-centered? NTA 😎

brendanl1998 | brendanl1998

Trick to deal with chronically late people ⏳

InternetAddict104 | InternetAddict104

Setting boundaries is important, but communication is key for resolution. 👍

frenziedmonkey | frenziedmonkey

When waiting for your partner becomes too much 😕

RealTexasJake | RealTexasJake

Compromise is key. Leaving after warning seems like a fair solution. 👍

Bigby--Wolf | Bigby--Wolf

Partner's shopping habits causing trouble? Consider ADHD or breakup. 😜

color_me_blue3 | color_me_blue3

Don't wait for anyone, just go! 🙌

Proscuitto1 | Proscuitto1

Managing time for shopping but not for SO is disrespectful 😒

Fickle_Map_3703 | Fickle_Map_3703

Breaking up over lateness? 🤔 NTA, but communication is key. 👍

Revolutionary_Set817 | Revolutionary_Set817

Respect for plans or disrespect for spouse? NTA verdict.

Astroblemes | Astroblemes

Spouse left wife at mall for being late: NTA or ESH?

bluestrawberry_witch | bluestrawberry_witch

Taking a stand against self-centered behavior 💪

Jillaginn | Jillaginn

Leaving your spouse at the mall? NTA or ESH? 🤔

breathofari | breathofari

Ouch! Harsh truth about marriage compatibility. 😞

Lildragonfly27 | Lildragonfly27

Late wife wastes time, husband leaves at mall. NTA?

cersei01lannister | cersei01lannister

Setting boundaries for leaving events can prevent future conflicts. NAH 😊

aethelflead | aethelflead

Being punctual is important, but is it worth ending a marriage? 🤔

hedgeh0gburrow | hedgeh0gburrow

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