Imagine growing up in a religious home, only to find out you're agnostic. You respect your family's beliefs, but you want to raise your children without religion. You think everyone's on the same page, until your mom goes behind your back and baptizes your daughter. 😲🌊 That's exactly what happened to one woman, who now has to decide whether to cut off her mom from her children's lives. Let's dive into this family drama! 🍿
The Agnostic Mom's Background 🏠
Family's Religious Beliefs 🙏
Mom's Sneaky Bible Studies 📖
The Secret Baptism 💦
Mom's Manipulation 😠
The Baptism Process 🌊
A Breach of Trust 😡
The Confrontation 📱
Accusations of Child Abuse 🚫
The Heartbreaking Decision 💔
Ex's Support ✊
The Dilemma 🤔
The Ultimate Family Betrayal? 🤯
A mom is left reeling after discovering her own mother secretly baptized her daughter, going against her and her ex's wishes. 😱 The mom accuses her mother of child abuse for instilling fear of hell in her 8-year-old, and now faces the heartbreaking decision to cut off contact. 💔 But is she overreacting? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🌐
Educating children on different religions is important for tolerance and respect. 🙏
Teaching about religions turned them into atheists 👍
Commenter supports OP's decision to set boundaries with mother-in-law.
Validation received for NTA, struggling with guilt 🙏
Commenter sympathizes with OP's situation after grandmother's secret baptism.
Pastor offers support and condemns secret baptism, NTA
Parent shares concern over mother's religious fanaticism and boundary-crossing.
Grandma overstepped boundaries with secret baptism, but likely not real 😕
Grandma's secret baptism caused a huge breach of trust 😱
Religion debate sparks in comments 🔬🔮
Criticism of Christian manipulation and teaching harmful gender roles. NTA.
Respecting boundaries is crucial. NTA for enforcing them. 🙏
Commenter shares experience with religion, defends against criticism. 👏
Atheist mom defends her decision to ban religious grandma 🙌
Ex-husband and commenter agree, cultural nights are great! 😃
Respectful Christian defends secret baptism, supports OP's decision 🙏
Suggesting supervised visits for grandma, too reasonable for Reddit 😂
Betrayal by mom leads to trust issues. NTA.
Breaking free from childhood indoctrination. 👏
Mother secretly baptizes grandkids, commenter sympathizes with OP's decision.
Be prepared for your kids to find their own religion 🙏
Setting boundaries with religious family can be tough, but necessary. 👏
Commenter believes secret baptism is abusive. NTA.
Respect parental consent, educate on all religions. NTA 👍
Support for setting boundaries with indoctrinating grandparent 👏
Respectful religious instruction is a parent's right and responsibility 👏
Mom secretly baptizes daughter, gets banned from grandkids' lives 😱
Trust breached: NTA commenter weighs in on secret baptism.
Cutting off family? NTA sets boundaries with secret baptism.
Setting boundaries with family can be tough 😢 but necessary. Stand your ground 💪
Staunch Catholic grandmother drags 10-year-old to church, claims they'll go to hell for not being Catholic. Resentment ensues. NTA.
Child of divorced parents shares traumatic experience with religion exposure.
Setting boundaries with family can be tough 😔
Respect boundaries and beliefs. Religious coercion is not acceptable. 🚫
Mom secretly baptizes grandkids, violates trust and boundaries. NTA.
Daughter not the a**hole for refusing secret baptism by mother.
Grandma not at fault for secret baptism 👍
Christian commenter supports OP's decision against manipulative mother 🙌
Commenter supports OP and condemns religious indoctrination of children. 🔥
Respectful NTA comment supports parents, condemns baptism breach 👍
Engaging explanation of religious tolerance and open-mindedness. 🙌
A Christian commenter defends the right to choose one's beliefs 🙏
Respect parents' authority, secret baptism traumatized commenter, NTA.
NTA, but the psychological abuse on kids is the real issue 😕
Encouraging exposure to different beliefs and cultures 🌎
Silence speaks louder than words in this family feud 😐
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Grandma secretly baptizes grandkids, NTA for going no-contact to protect them 🚫
Assertive suggestion to stop secret baptisms by grandparents. 👍
Teaching religion in schools: NTA parent shares their approach 👍
Teaching critical thinking to kids about religion. NTA.
Setting boundaries is important. NTA for protecting your family 👏
Curious for the crazy justification behind NTA's secret baptism 🤔
Parent praised for protecting children from toxic religious influence 👏
Insightful comment on the power and purpose of religion 👍