Dad Tells Daughter-in-Law to 'Toughen Up' & 'Grow a Pair' 😲 Thanksgiving Plans Ruined! 😭

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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...

The Family Situation 💼👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

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Pandemic Precautions 🦠🏠

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Thanksgiving Plans 🦃🍽️

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The Joke That Started It All 😅🔥

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Daughter-in-Law's Reaction 😠📝

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Dad's Response 📩🤔

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Thanksgiving Plans Canceled 😭🚫

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Wife's Heartbreak 💔

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Dad's Attempt to Save Thanksgiving 📞🙏

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Son's Firm Stance 🚫🗣️

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Wife's Anger 😡

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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. 👏

Ok-Cheetah-9125 | Ok-Cheetah-9125

Dad told DIL to 'toughen up'. Commenters call him out. 😂

FraughtOverwrought | FraughtOverwrought

OP told DIL to 'toughen up and grow a pair'. YTA.

PragmaticSquirrel | PragmaticSquirrel

OP insulted DIL, refused to apologize and lost access to grandkids. YTA 🙄

cyfermax | cyfermax

YTA for not respecting her boundaries and whining about it 😒

RedoubtableSouth | RedoubtableSouth

Commenter calls out OP's behavior and lack of self-reflection. 👏

esmoves | esmoves

OP is deemed a YTA for condescending and antagonistic message.

cotsoui | cotsoui

Man refuses to cancel Thanksgiving plans, calls daughter-in-law a whiner. YTA.

WildlifePolicyChick | WildlifePolicyChick

OP's toxic masculinity called out and condemned by commenters. 👏

ADawg28 | ADawg28

Commenter calls out YTA for complaining about Thanksgiving plans 😒

mintymonstera | mintymonstera

Commenter advises YTA to work on EQ and improve relationships 👍

Thumper1k92 | Thumper1k92

Commenter calls out OP's selfish behavior, predicts his lack of parenting involvement.

socialjusticekimchi | socialjusticekimchi

Commenter calls out dad's lack of parenting experience during pandemic 👏

millenialbullshite | millenialbullshite

Commenter calls out OP for insensitive joke and lack of empathy.

JudgeJed100 | JudgeJed100

Insulted daughter-in-law, dismissed her feelings, and complained. YTA 🤢

Agreeable-Asparagus | Agreeable-Asparagus

🤦‍♂️ Dad doubles down on being a jerk and ruins Thanksgiving 🦃

Wiilikecats | Wiilikecats

Commenter calls out OP for hypocrisy and toxic masculinity. Reply suggests OP may be dismissive of women's voices.

ChewMyFudge | ChewMyFudge

Commenter calls out toxic masculinity and lack of apology. 💪

besupergood | besupergood

Commenter calls out OP's bad parenting skills with sass.

GrymDraig | GrymDraig

Commenter calls out dad for being a pandemic jerk 😱

princessofperky | princessofperky

Commenter calls out OP's hypocrisy in a witty way 😏

HaElfParagon | HaElfParagon

Commenter calls out dad for lack of empathy. 👏

sandyduncansglasseye | sandyduncansglasseye

Commenter calls out YTA for lack of empathy. 😔

90sLady | 90sLady

Dad called out for forcing son to host Thanksgiving. YTA.

FalseAwe | FalseAwe

Commenter calls out OP for not taking their own advice. YTA 😱

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Commenter calls out dad's behavior with a strong acronym.

parthbathia | parthbathia

Empathy wins! YTA gets called out for lack of understanding 👏

truckinmom19 | truckinmom19

Daughter-in-law stands up to toxic masculinity. YTA called out. 👏

Irish19c | Irish19c

Grandfather comparison hits hard 😔

hvtvst | hvtvst

Commenter calls out toxic behavior of father-in-law. 👏

Excellent-Ostrich908 | Excellent-Ostrich908

Commenter calls out dad's toxic masculinity and pandemic insensitivity. 🔥

mm172 | mm172

Commenter calls out father-in-law for ruining holidays, demands apology. 🚨

MooseyMoo1973 | MooseyMoo1973

Commenter calls out misogynistic behavior, advises to face consequences. 👍

Stefi-Lew | Stefi-Lew

Daughter-in-law calls out toxic masculinity and boundaries. Thanksgiving ruined. 😭

annapurnah | annapurnah

Commenter calls out toxic masculinity and urges apology. 👏

Writer_Life | Writer_Life

Commenter calls dad a boomer. 🤣

LandShark4567890 | LandShark4567890

Commenter doubts authenticity, labels dad as YTA.

niida | niida

Commenter calls out toxic masculinity and its consequences for men 😔

Kittobear | Kittobear

Toxic Boomer mindset ruins family Thanksgiving plans during pandemic 😭

leafmeb | leafmeb

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