Picture this: you've planned a week-long vacation at your inherited vacation home with your spouse and kids. You invite some mutual friends, but they can't make it. Then, your sister-in-law (SIL) and her difficult child ask to join. What do you do? 🤔🏡 This is the predicament one woman found herself in, and she decided to put her foot down. Let's dive into the story and see if you think she made the right call. 😏
The Vacation Plan 🏖️
Inviting Friends 👨👩👧👧
Friends Can't Make It 😔
Enter the SIL and Her Daughter 👩👧
The Autism Excuse 🧩
Bully Behavior 😡
Annoying Antics 🙄
Bullying Backfires ⚠️
The Mental Health Break 🧘
The Request 🙏
Husband's Argument 🤔
Standing Her Ground 💪
The Boys' Company 🚶♂️
SIL's Reaction 😠
The Uninvited: A Vacation Home Standoff 🚫🏠
So, our protagonist finds herself in a sticky situation. She's planned a lovely family vacation, but her difficult SIL and her even more challenging daughter, Emma, want to join. Emma's been pulled from school due to her bullying behavior, and her mom thinks a vacation would be the perfect mental health break. 🤯😒 Our protagonist, however, doesn't want her vacation ruined by their presence and stands her ground. Now, her SIL is fuming, and the family is divided. What do you think? Was she right to say no? Let's see what the internet has to say about this situation... 🍿📣
NTA. Commenters agree that SIL should take responsibility for her child's behavior.
Suggesting a hilarious experiment for the husband to understand the situation 😂
NTA for not wanting Emma on vacation due to her behavior.
Sarcastic replies to a family denied access to vacation home 😂
Taking away electronics won't magically fix a difficult child. 💻🚫
NTA, your vacation, your rules 👍. SIL can't just invite herself 😑
Husband throws wife under the bus, but commenters have her back 👍
Prioritize your kids and vacation your way 😎
Stand your ground and don't let entitled family take advantage.
Living with friends for a week is tough, let alone family. Saying no is not being an a**hole 🙌
Don't light yourself on fire to keep others warm! 🔥🙅♀️ Enjoy your holiday with your children, not your niece.
Commenter relates to previous experience with entitled friend. 😱
Niece bullies her kids, family denied access 😱🏠
Family feud over vacation home rental. NTA suggests VRBO.
Owner justified in denying family access to vacation home. 😎
Take the vacation and don't look back! You're NTA 👍
Parent of autistic child defends NTA judgement on vacation home drama.
Neurodiversity and empathy: commenter calls out ableist behavior. 🙌
Standing up for yourself against family drama 🙌
OP's husband throws them under the bus. NTA for excluding family.
Partner lacks backbone, causing vacation home drama. NTA OP 😊
You're NTA for denying SIL's mental health vacation for her kid 🙌
Protecting the kids from toxic family members. Good call 👍
Husband throws wife under the bus in vacation home dispute 🤫
Parent defends NTA judgement and shares personal experience with ADHD.
Husband throws wife under the bus to please entitled sister 😠
Parent criticized for child's behavior on vacation. NTA wins.
Parent stands up for their children's mental health 🙌
Respectful response to entitled daughter's vacation request. 🙌
Stand firm! SIL looking for a free vacation 💪
Reducing electronics won't improve Emma's behavior. NTA.
ADHD vs Autism: Misdiagnosis or Excuse? 🤔
Protect your family's vacation happiness, not someone else's bully 😡
Autistic person agrees that autism is not an excuse for bullying 😊
Commenter calls out entitled behavior in vacation drama 🤯
Protecting kids from bully SIL on vacation. NTA 👏
Vacation drama: No need to suffer with disliked family 😊
Neurodivergent people have free will and agency over their actions 💪
SIL invites herself on vacation, NTA for saying no 👍
Polite NTA response with communication advice 👍
Husband blames wife for family drama over vacation home access 😡
NTA, Vacation drama caused by entitlement and toxicity. Enjoy your break 🍷
Rewarding a bully with a vacation? NTA, stand your ground! 💪
Husband blamed OP for denying family vacation home access 🤔
Bullying gone wrong? Commenter asks for more details 👀
Choose vacation companions who add, not subtract from your enjoyment 🏝🍷
Spineless husband caves to entitled family, wife labeled NTA 👏
Don't play doctor, but NTA for setting house rules 😊
Mother defends autistic children, calls out entitled behavior. 👏
Supportive comment suggests family drama, suggests taking a break 🙌
Husband's betrayal leads to family's vacation home denial. 😱
Husband throws wife under the bus in vacation home drama 😱
Respect your children's preferences when planning family vacations. 🏝🏝🏝
Commenter supports decision and leaves it at that 👍
Accusation of Munchausen's by proxy. Not the a**hole.
Researching affordable summer programs is better than a therapy session. NTA
Partner lacks backbone, causing vacation home drama 😕
Understanding the needs of an autistic child. NTA.
SIL asks for invite to vacation home, NTA stands firm 👏
Don't let entitled family ruin your vacation 🍷
Stand up to in-laws and prioritize family vacations 🏝🏊
Stick to your boundaries and enjoy a stress-free vacation! 🍷