We all have our fears, but what happens when someone you trust exploits them? A young woman (21f) found herself in this situation when her best friend, the bride-to-be, played a cruel prank on her by showing her an image that triggered her T-phobia. The bridesmaid, who had been in therapy for this fear, was left feeling disrespected and disgusted, leading her to question her role in the wedding. 🤔💔
The Phobia That Haunts Her 😨
A Childhood Friendship 🌸
Wedding Preparations 📅
Long-Distance Bridesmaid 🌍
Video Calls and Stress 😓
A Request for Help 🙏
A Snappy Response 😠
The Cruel Prank 😱
A Shocked Reaction 😵
An Unapologetic Bride 😒
Demanding Respect ✊
Dropping Out of the Wedding 💔
Bride's Friends Turn Against Her 📲
Facing the Consequences 🤷♀️
Language Barrier *ESL* 🌐
A Friendship Tested by Fear 😢💔
In a whirlwind of emotions, this bridesmaid found herself questioning her friendship after her best friend, the bride, played a heartless prank that triggered her T-phobia. Despite her attempts to explain her situation and ask for an apology, the bride refused, leaving the bridesmaid feeling disrespected and disgusted. As a result, she decided to drop out of the wedding, causing a frenzy among the bride's friends. But can you really blame her for wanting basic respect? 😕 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...
NTA. Bridezilla weaponized bridesmaid's phobia. Cut ties and move on.
Bridesmaid drops out after bride's cruel prank. Commenters side with OP.
Bridesmaid drops out after bride's cruel prank. Commenters support her decision.
Bridesmaid drops out after bride's cruel prank. NTA, good riddance! 😱
Toxic friend pulls cruel prank, NTA for dropping out. 😱
Commenters are curious about the redacted part of the thread 🤔
Bridesmaid receives cruel prank, commenters question Bride's maturity 😱
Bridesmaid dropping out doesn't delay or cost anything. NTA 👍
NTA for dropping out, ex-bf deserves lasting consequences 😱
Commenter sympathizes with OP's situation and condemns friend's actions. 🤢
NTA. Great tip for dealing with skin phobia 🙌
Bridezilla triggers bridesmaid's phobia, gets what she deserves. NTA 💯
Commenter agrees bride is unpleasant, NTA wins the day 👍
Bridesmaid drops out after bride's cruel prank. Commenter calls out bride's ego.
Betrayal and triggering phobias is unequivocally wrong. NTA x1000 👏
Stressed bridesmaid drops out after bride's cruel phobia prank. NTA.
Friend or Bully? Commenter supports OP's decision to drop out. NTA
NTA! Don't waste time on cruel people 🙅
Bridesmaid stands up for herself and refuses to tolerate cruelty 👏
Commenter with phobias supports OP, calls out bride's behavior. 😱
Bridesmaid stands up against cruel prank, not the a**hole (NTA) 👏
Being a bride doesn't mean being an a**hole 🙌
Bridesmaid drops out, commenter defends decision and wishes luck.
Bridesmaid stands up to bridezilla's cruel prank. Not the a**hole.
A blunt response to toxic behavior. Good riddance 💯
Ex-boyfriend defends bride's cruel prank, commenter advises cutting contact. NTA 👍
Supportive comment calls out childish behavior in bridesmaid prank. 👏
Friendship with a bad person? Yikes! NTA, don't go.
Commenter threatens violence over phobia confession 🤬
Friendship over, bride's cruel prank ruined her own wedding. NTA.
Friend shows empathy towards phobia, ex-bridesmaid lacks basic decency 🙅
Using someone's phobia as a prank is not okay. NTA.
Friend's cruel prank traumatized commenter, NTA for cutting off friendship 😱
Empathetic commenter supports OP and advises to block bride and spam.
Bride triggers phobia, expects forgiveness. NTA, ditch the wedding.
Commenter calls out bride's cruel prank, urges to drop her 😱
Respect for phobias is important. Purposefully scaring someone is wrong. 🙅
Dump the snake in a wedding dress, get new friends! 🐍
Commenter defends bridesmaid and calls out entitled behavior. 💪
Cutting ties with a sociopath friend. NTA 👍
Bridesmaid stands up to bridezilla's sick prank. Cut toxic people.
👍Agreeing that the bride's prank was cruel and vindictive.
Bridesmaid dodges a bullet with sadistic bride-to-be 🤯
Phobia of prank makes bride TA, commenter NTA 😱
Friend weaponized phobia, bride needs to reevaluate toxic friendship 🤯
Cutting toxic people out of your life is always the right move 👍 #NTA
Commenter calls out bride's disregard for pandemic safety measures. NTA.
NTA. Clapback with her own words 👏🏼
Confusion over 't-phobia' sparks discussion in comment section 🤔
Cut ties with the petty, selfish bridezilla. NTA 👏
Commenter supports OP and calls out bride's behavior. 👏
Supportive comment receives no replies, but deserves recognition 👏
Commenter reacts strongly to the topic at hand 🤯
Bridezilla pulls cruel prank on bridesmaid, NTA for dropping out 😱
Cutting toxic ties 👍 NTA comment and agreement.
Friend was emotionally abusive. NTA for dropping out.
Dumping a friend who triggers a phobia is justified. 👍
NTA defends friend who dropped out of cruel prank wedding.
Friend uses T-phobia to prank bridesmaid, commenter sympathizes. NTA.
Redditor suggests yeeting cruel bridesmaid to the sun 🌞
Bridesmaid drops out after cruel prank, commenter supports her decision 👏
Friend triggers phobia as punishment, NTA for ending friendship 🚫
👰 Bridezilla alert! Commenter sympathizes with the bridesmaid.
Supportive commenter empathizes with bride's situation. 👏
Bride's cruel prank triggers painful memories for commenter. NTA.
NTA! Short and sweet, no explanation needed 👍
Empathetic comment offers support to phobia sufferer 👏