We all know family gatherings can be a breeding ground for drama, and this story is no exception! 😅 A dad in his 60s, nearing retirement, thought he'd make a lighthearted joke in a family group chat, telling his daughters-in-law and wife to 'toughen up' and 'grow a pair' when they vented about pandemic struggles. Little did he know, his joke would spark a chain reaction that would ultimately ruin their Thanksgiving plans! 😲🦃 Let's dive into the story...
Dad Tells Daughter-in-Law to 'Toughen Up' & 'Grow a Pair' 😲 Thanksgiving Plans Ruined! 😭
The Family Situation 💼👨👩👧👦
Pandemic Precautions 🦠🏠
Thanksgiving Plans 🦃🍽️
The Joke That Started It All 😅🔥
Daughter-in-Law's Reaction 😠📝
Dad's Response 📩🤔
Thanksgiving Plans Canceled 😭🚫
Wife's Heartbreak 💔
Dad's Attempt to Save Thanksgiving 📞🙏
Son's Firm Stance 🚫🗣️
Wife's Anger 😡
Dad's Joke Turns Thanksgiving Upside Down! 🙃🦃
So, what started as a lighthearted joke in a family group chat spiraled into a full-blown family drama! 😱 The dad's attempt to make light of the situation backfired, leading to his daughter-in-law's angry response and the eventual cancellation of their Thanksgiving plans. 💔 Now, the wife is heartbroken over not seeing all her sons for the holiday and furious with her husband for his insensitive remark. 😡 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...
Insensitive dad dismisses daughter-in-law's complaints, son rocks for supporting her. 👏
Dad told DIL to 'toughen up'. Commenters call him out. 😂
OP told DIL to 'toughen up and grow a pair'. YTA.
OP insulted DIL, refused to apologize and lost access to grandkids. YTA 🙄
YTA for not respecting her boundaries and whining about it 😒
Commenter calls out OP's behavior and lack of self-reflection. 👏
OP is deemed a YTA for condescending and antagonistic message.
Man refuses to cancel Thanksgiving plans, calls daughter-in-law a whiner. YTA.
OP's toxic masculinity called out and condemned by commenters. 👏
Commenter calls out YTA for complaining about Thanksgiving plans 😒
Commenter advises YTA to work on EQ and improve relationships 👍
Commenter calls out OP's selfish behavior, predicts his lack of parenting involvement.
Commenter calls out dad's lack of parenting experience during pandemic 👏
Commenter calls out OP for insensitive joke and lack of empathy.
Insulted daughter-in-law, dismissed her feelings, and complained. YTA 🤢
🤦♂️ Dad doubles down on being a jerk and ruins Thanksgiving 🦃
Commenter calls out OP for hypocrisy and toxic masculinity. Reply suggests OP may be dismissive of women's voices.
Commenter calls out toxic masculinity and lack of apology. 💪
Commenter calls out OP's bad parenting skills with sass.
Commenter calls out dad for being a pandemic jerk 😱
Commenter calls out OP's hypocrisy in a witty way 😏
Commenter calls out dad for lack of empathy. 👏
Commenter calls out YTA for lack of empathy. 😔
Dad called out for forcing son to host Thanksgiving. YTA.
Commenter calls out OP for not taking their own advice. YTA 😱
Commenter calls out dad's behavior with a strong acronym.
Empathy wins! YTA gets called out for lack of understanding 👏
Daughter-in-law stands up to toxic masculinity. YTA called out. 👏
Grandfather comparison hits hard 😔
Commenter calls out toxic behavior of father-in-law. 👏
Commenter calls out dad's toxic masculinity and pandemic insensitivity. 🔥
Commenter calls out father-in-law for ruining holidays, demands apology. 🚨
Commenter calls out misogynistic behavior, advises to face consequences. 👍
Daughter-in-law calls out toxic masculinity and boundaries. Thanksgiving ruined. 😭
Commenter calls out toxic masculinity and urges apology. 👏
Commenter calls dad a boomer. 🤣
Commenter doubts authenticity, labels dad as YTA.
Commenter calls out toxic masculinity and its consequences for men 😔
Toxic Boomer mindset ruins family Thanksgiving plans during pandemic 😭