Wife Dismisses Husband's Illness as 'Man Flu' 😷 But It's Much Worse! 😲

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Imagine being sick for months and having your spouse dismiss your symptoms as nothing more than a 'man flu.' That's what happened to one husband, who, after several bouts of illness, discovered he had a kidney infection that could've caused permanent damage. 😱 His wife's refusal to take his health seriously has led to a major rift in their relationship. Let's dive into the story... 🍿

The Beginning of a Health Nightmare 😰

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Flu-like Symptoms and a Dismissive Wife 😒

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Wife's Priorities: Vacation Time > Health 🏖️

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Round Two: Pain and More Dismissal 😫

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"Man Up" and Other Unhelpful Advice 🙄

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The 'Man Flu' Lecture 🤦‍♂️

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Cancelling the Doctor's Appointment 😔

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Round Three: Finally Seeing the Doctor 🏥

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The Shocking Diagnosis 😨

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The Consequences of Waiting 🚨

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Fury and Frustration 😡

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Avoiding Drama in Recovery 🛌

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Wife's Defense: She Couldn't Have Known 🤷‍♀️

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Wife's Lack of Empathy Puts Husband's Health at Risk 😔

This poor husband had to endure months of illness and dismissal from his wife before finally discovering he had a kidney infection. 😢 His wife's insistence that he was exaggerating his symptoms and her refusal to let him see a doctor could have had severe consequences. Now, he's recovering for a third time, and their relationship is strained. 💔 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

NTA. Wife lacks sympathy and values vacation over partner's health 🙁

lightwoodorchestra | lightwoodorchestra

Wife dismisses husband's illness, but commenters agree she's the a**hole.

CulturedPhilistine | CulturedPhilistine

Debating the validity of 'man flu' and its sexist connotations 🤔

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NTA for cancelling appointment due to wife's berating. Kidney infections can be deadly. OP should reconsider spouse support. 😷

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Wife's emotional abuse led to husband's illness being dismissed. 😢

this_is_an_alaia | this_is_an_alaia

Wife dismisses husband's illness, refuses to apologize. AH or NAH?

deadlyhausfrau | deadlyhausfrau

Ignoring your spouse's opinion on your health? NTA, but... 😔

JudgyLurker | JudgyLurker

Dismissal of husband's illness as 'man flu' leads to gaslighting accusation. 🤔

Kingalthor | Kingalthor

Don't let anyone dismiss your health concerns, even your spouse. 🚧

Blnx1994 | Blnx1994

Supportive partner dismissed as 'man flu' - NTA needs validation.

Race-Carr | Race-Carr

Don't let anyone dismiss your symptoms or bully you. 😲

DaiZzedandConFuZed | DaiZzedandConFuZed

Don't mess with a man's health, especially if you're not an expert! 😡

VinnyVincinny | VinnyVincinny

"Manning up" argument is outdated. NTA for dismissing man flu.

dis0rdered | dis0rdered

Engage in a conversation about how to handle illness better 😊

ellieacd | ellieacd

Reader questions if wife's behavior is due to past 'man flu' incidents.

copperthorn1 | copperthorn1

Don't let anyone invalidate your health! It could be dangerous 🚨

Archangel_Of_Death | Archangel_Of_Death

Victim-blamed for being gaslit about 'man flu'. NTA.

needsmorecoffee | needsmorecoffee

Partner dismisses illness, but marriage can recover. 😔

dbf06 | dbf06

Don't let anyone dismiss your illness, even if you're a man 🙏🏼. Dump her! 👋

AdoraBelleQueerArt | AdoraBelleQueerArt

NTA. Don't dismiss someone's pain or symptoms. Could she be poisoning you? 🤔

lumos_noxx | lumos_noxx

Commenter suggests leaving spouse after dismissive behavior 👋

SuluSpeaks | SuluSpeaks

Commenter sympathizes with husband's illness and condemns wife's behavior.

Threwaway42 | Threwaway42

A savage yet humorous response to a dismissive wife.

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Validating 'Man Flu' experiences and condemning callous behavior. 👏

j9sky | j9sky

Employee discouraged from taking sick leave, wife dismisses illness. 😑

elemonated | elemonated

Partner's support is crucial in tough times 🙏

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Spouse dismisses husband's illness as 'man flu' 😷, but he needs support 😞

jmc259 | jmc259

Mother's dismissal of child's pain could be dangerous 😱

Bi-Bi-Bi24 | Bi-Bi-Bi24

Wife dismisses husband's illness as 'man flu' and cancels doctor's appointment. NTA.

pottymouthpup | pottymouthpup

Gender bias in illness dismissal. Wife puts husband at risk. 🤔

vkuhr | vkuhr

Don't dismiss symptoms. A kidney infection turned out to be cancer.

Redshirt2386 | Redshirt2386

Neglectful wife dismisses husband's illness as 'man flu' 😷

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Prioritize your health, don't let her excuse her behavior. 🙌

thepoopwitch | thepoopwitch

Assertive response to wife's dismissive behavior. NTA. 👏

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Commenter questions the love in a dismissive marriage. 😔

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When 'man flu' turns out to be serious, who's the a**hole? 💁‍♂️🤧

Bork_201 | Bork_201

Commenter suggests punishment for dismissive wife. 👍

Deepdishultra | Deepdishultra

Spouse dismisses illness as 'man flu', denies partner's feelings. NTA!

clangeroo | clangeroo

Supportive comment calls out wife's behavior as terrible 😔

Toothfairy07 | Toothfairy07

Dismissal of illness leads to marital distance and apology demand.

the23rdhour | the23rdhour

Don't let anyone dismiss your health, even if it's 'man flu' 😷

MuffinButton23 | MuffinButton23

Dismissive wife almost causes husband lifelong medical issues. 😱

Fitbarbie1 | Fitbarbie1

Don't underestimate a fever, hope you recover soon 😷

whita309 | whita309

Commenter sympathizes with sick man and criticizes wife's sexism.

Yeedere | Yeedere

Commenter calls out wife's bullying and lack of accountability. NTA.

neeksknowsbest | neeksknowsbest

Partner's dismissal of illness leads to serious health consequences. NTA.

arazutas | arazutas

Breaking the 'man flu' stereotype, confusion ensues. 🤔

meowmeow-- | meowmeow--

Partner dismisses illness as 'man flu', NTA for feeling unheard. 💜

rcoz91 | rcoz91

Validating your partner's illness is crucial for a healthy relationship 🙌

MiryahDawn | MiryahDawn

Trust your instincts: a dismissed illness turned out to be cancer. 😱

sunnybuns_01 | sunnybuns_01

Don't let anyone dismiss your health concerns. NTA 🙌

applecinnamonnn | applecinnamonnn

Don't let anyone dismiss your pain. NTA 👏

mysticseaport | mysticseaport

Commenter blames husband for not seeking medical help earlier.

bambiANDe | bambiANDe

Defending the husband against unfair dismissal with NTA.

LadiesPmMeUrArmpit | LadiesPmMeUrArmpit

Empathetic comment supports husband's illness and condemns toxic masculinity.

AntiAira | AntiAira

Shocking! Wife dismisses husband's illness as 'man flu' 😱

Throwaway41790a | Throwaway41790a

Commenter defends NTA verdict and criticizes wife's behavior 🙄

milkbeamgalaxia | milkbeamgalaxia

Staying home is the best choice, even if it's just flu 😷

roachsgirl | roachsgirl

Gaslighting accusations in comment section spark heated debate. 🤬

brujahahahaha | brujahahahaha

Chronic illness dismissed as 'man flu' by unsympathetic spouse 😠

Nocturnal_Loon | Nocturnal_Loon

Spouse prioritizes vacation over sick partner's health. NTA.

vodka_philosophy | vodka_philosophy

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