Mom-in-Law's Piercing Obsession: Crossing the Line? 😲

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We've all heard stories about overbearing in-laws, but this one takes the cake! A 31-year-old mom and her husband, J, have a 10-month-old daughter, C. Since C's birth, the mother-in-law (MIL) has been obsessed with getting the baby's ears pierced. But the mom isn't having it, and she's not backing down. The situation takes a dramatic turn when the mom overhears MIL's secret plan. 😱👂💍

MIL's Piercing Pressure 🤨

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Mom's Piercing Past 🙅‍♀️

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MIL's Argument: No Memory, No Problem? 🤔

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MIL's Secret Plan Exposed! 😲

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Mom Puts Her Foot Down 👊

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No More Unsupervised Visits 🚫

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Family's Mixed Reactions 😕

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No Police Involvement... Yet 🚓

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Piercings: Not a Cultural Thing 🌍

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MIL's Selective Piercing Obsession 🎯

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MIL's Constant Criticism 😒

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Battle of the Ears: Who's Right? 🥊

In a world where piercing a baby's ears is a hot topic, this mom is standing her ground against her MIL's piercing obsession. After overhearing MIL's secret plan to pierce her daughter's ears, the mom refuses to let her see the baby unsupervised. With mixed reactions from the family, the question remains: is the mom overreacting, or is she right to protect her daughter's ears? Let's see what the internet has to say about this piercing predicament... 💭👩‍👧

NTA. Piercing a child without consent is assault and unacceptable.

InvestigatorOk2275 | InvestigatorOk2275

NTA. Piercing an infant's ears is unnecessary and unfair. MIL lacks respect.

TinyRascalSaurus | TinyRascalSaurus

Mom-in-Law's piercing obsession: NTA mom stands up to bulldozer.

NomNom83WasTaken | NomNom83WasTaken

MIL's piercing obsession raises red flags for NTA commenter 😲


Mom-in-Law's piercing obsession: Red flags and ridiculous arguments 😲

Taleya | Taleya

MIL won't apologize or respect wishes. Demanding promise in writing.

BikingAimz | BikingAimz

Grandparent oversteps boundaries with piercing obsession. NTA seeks advice.

Lux_Brumalis | Lux_Brumalis

Protective mom sets boundaries with piercing-obsessed mother-in-law. 😍

whatsmypassword73 | whatsmypassword73

Protective parent threatens mother-in-law with felony assault charges. 😱

Andre-Louis_Moreau | Andre-Louis_Moreau

Protect your daughter and have a plan B through Z 😲

JCWa50 | JCWa50

Setting boundaries with in-laws can be tough 🤷‍♀️

hereforthesnacks2 | hereforthesnacks2

Debating the ethics of piercing babies' ears 🤔

Physical-Energy-6982 | Physical-Energy-6982

Grandma's mistake leads to uneven piercings. NTA sets boundaries. 🙏

Guppy_the_puppy | Guppy_the_puppy

Setting boundaries with MIL's piercing obsession. NTA wins. 👏

Strict-Picture-5390 | Strict-Picture-5390

Mom-in-law's piercing obsession: crossing the line? NTA stands firm.

singing_stream | singing_stream

Protecting babies and their ears: NTA's stance on piercing

Bipolar_Bear_84 | Bipolar_Bear_84

Protecting your child's well-being is always the right choice 👍

we-are-all-crazy | we-are-all-crazy

Professional piercer with a needle is the way to go 👍

RebeccaMCullen | RebeccaMCullen

Asserting boundaries with mother-in-law's piercing obsession. NTA.

InsaneMisha77 | InsaneMisha77

New parent struggles with overbearing mother-in-law 😓

Specialist-Clue9452 | Specialist-Clue9452

Responsible parenting and piercing regulations. 👍

Wiser_Owl99 | Wiser_Owl99

MIL disrespects decision on piercing daughter. Trust broken. NTA.

saahaw | saahaw

Don't pierce babies' ears without their consent, it's not okay. 😠

NoRecommendation4777 | NoRecommendation4777

Mom-in-law's piercing obsession raises concerns about child's safety. 😱

bradjanetrocky | bradjanetrocky

Stand your ground! NTA for setting rules for your child 💪

t_a_degen | t_a_degen

Respect for boundaries and body autonomy. MIL needs supervision. 🙏

taxpants | taxpants

Childhood trauma from mother-in-law's piercing obsession. NTA.

Direct_Candidate_454 | Direct_Candidate_454

MIL's piercing obsession crosses the line. NTA sets boundaries.

Positive_Mango_2783 | Positive_Mango_2783

Boundary-crossing MIL causes trust issues and potential legal action. 😱

bwb888 | bwb888

Don't let your MIL's piercing obsession get under your skin! 😲

fruskydekke | fruskydekke

Husband's mom obsessed with piercings, but who will intervene? 🤔

RelativelyUnruffled | RelativelyUnruffled

Protecting babies from unnecessary pain and scarring 🙏

Revolutionary-Yak-47 | Revolutionary-Yak-47

Mom-in-Law's piercing obsession crosses the line. NTA needs support.

technicolored_dreams | technicolored_dreams

Piercing pain: memory fades, but the in-law doesn't relent 🤮

fuckifiknow1013 | fuckifiknow1013

Debate on legal age for piercings sparks in comments 🤔

nuttyNougatty | nuttyNougatty

NTA dad stands up to in-laws' piercing obsession 💪

EquivalentTwo1 | EquivalentTwo1

Piercing debate: To pierce or not to pierce your own kids?

smeghead9916 | smeghead9916

Setting boundaries with toxic family members. NTA 🙌

gjm40 | gjm40

Spouse's normalizing mother's piercing obsession? NTA says commenter.

EsmeSqxalor | EsmeSqxalor

Support for not being the a**hole in piercing dispute 👍

Multifanfandomgirl | Multifanfandomgirl

MIL disrespects boundaries, OP chooses not to trust her. NTA 👍

bamf1701 | bamf1701

Debating infant ear piercing: NTA takes the lead 😎

ialwaysplayhealer | ialwaysplayhealer

Protecting your daughter from piercing-obsessed in-laws. 😲

KittyKittyKitten3 | KittyKittyKitten3

Overhearing MIL's piercing plans leads to child care dilemma. 😬

shoek_ | shoek_

Childhood piercings without consent? NTA, body autonomy matters. 🙏

dmhatery | dmhatery

Redditors support OP's reaction to MIL's piercing obsession. NTA 👏

Notwastingtimeiswear | Notwastingtimeiswear

Protecting children from dangerous and unhygienic piercings 🙏

Confident_Profit_210 | Confident_Profit_210

Controversial parenting: piercing babies' ears 🤷

Elnuggeto13 | Elnuggeto13

Trust your gut, not your mom-in-law 🤔

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From DIY piercings to proper piercers: a mother's journey 🤩

legal_bagel | legal_bagel

Protecting body autonomy for minors during body modification procedures. 🙌

foxxtrott1976 | foxxtrott1976

Don't let your mom-in-law's obsession cross the line! 😱

dita_von_toes | dita_von_toes

Debating the ethics and safety of piercing babies' ears 🤔

momophie | momophie

Piercing obsession gets a pass, OP is not the a**hole 😊

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NTA stands up to entitled mother-in-law's piercing obsession 😲

Thranduil_ | Thranduil_

Mother-in-law's piercing obsession is a red flag. 🚩

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Mom-in-law's piercing obsession: a boundary-crossing NTA situation. 😍

GothPenguin | GothPenguin

Taking legal action against piercing-obsessed mom-in-law? NTA

Safe_Frosting1807 | Safe_Frosting1807

The lasting impact of childhood pain. Food for thought. 🤔

innerkinder | innerkinder

Protecting baby from MIL's piercing obsession with a clever plan 🤔

DolphinRx | DolphinRx

Allergic to everything but silver or steel? NTA

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Baby's aversion to piercings saves them from MIL's obsession 😱

Kitcatzz | Kitcatzz

Parental consent matters! 👏 Good job standing up for your child.

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