MIL Accuses Couple of Moving to Escape Family: Drama Unfolds 😱

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Diply | Diply

We've all heard stories about difficult in-laws, but this one takes the cake! 🎂 A couple recently came into some money, allowing the wife to become a stay-at-home mom. They decided to sell their current home, which they had paid off, and take on a small mortgage for a dream house in a rural area. However, the husband's family, who all live within 5 miles of the mother-in-law (MIL), were not too thrilled about the move. The drama that unfolded is a rollercoaster of emotions and accusations! 🎢😬

The Big Move 🏠

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Family Proximity Issues 👨‍👩‍👧

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Breaking the News 📰

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MIL's Reaction 😕

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MIL's Disapproval 😒

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Accusations Fly 🗣️

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Husband's Explanation 🙏

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MIL's Conspiracy Theory 🕵️‍♀️

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Wife Jumps In 🗣️

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MIL's Angry Response 😡

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MIL's Accusations Continue 🤬

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Husband's Response 🚫

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The Great In-Law Escape or Just a Dream Home? 🤔

So, was the wife really trying to pull her husband away from his family, or did they simply fall in love with their dream home? 🏡💕 The husband tried to explain the practical reasons for the move, but the wife's emotional response seemed to fuel the mother-in-law's suspicions. Now the couple is left wondering if they were in the wrong for saying they moved because they loved the new house. Let's see what the internet thinks of this dramatic situation... 🍿👀

NTA. MIL's absurd reasoning and OP's valid reason for moving.

520throwaway | 520throwaway

Couple buys dream home 33 miles away, MIL thinks it's her decision 😒

nork-bork | nork-bork

NTA stands for Not The A**hole, justnomil is a subreddit.

HollyGoLately | HollyGoLately

Don't give MIL a sense of entitlement. NTA 👍

Ikbenikk | Ikbenikk

Setting new boundaries with a 🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️, husband's emotional needs matter too 👍

Unhappy-Coffee-1917 | Unhappy-Coffee-1917

Escaping the in-laws: 33 miles and a good laugh 😂

Dunka_Chino | Dunka_Chino

Redditer defends couple's move against MIL's accusations. NTA 👍

ieya404 | ieya404

MIL accused couple of escaping family, but they're NTA. Replies disagree.

EllieMacAus19 | EllieMacAus19

Sometimes logic just doesn't work 🤷‍♀️

Trex1322 | Trex1322

Husband should support you, MIL is crazy 🍷

MrsBarneyFife | MrsBarneyFife

Husband's 'emotion over logic' excuse is gaslighting. MIL is controlling. 😱

Beemur0310 | Beemur0310

NTA for moving without telling anyone, MIL is a loon 🤯

AelinAGalathynius | AelinAGalathynius

MIL gets put in her place by commenters. 😊

On_The_Blindside | On_The_Blindside

Couple defends moving decision against overbearing MIL. 😜

Circe54 | Circe54

MIL can easily visit, but drama ensues anyway 😱

Marzipan_civil | Marzipan_civil

Moving away from family drama? NTA, but not drama-free 🤷‍♂️

JanuarySoCold | JanuarySoCold

Commenter stunned by situation, deems couple not at fault. 🤩

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Grandma's wrath: NTA for moving away from controlling MIL 😱

NotMe739 | NotMe739

MIL thinks she's the matriarch of the family, but husband's NTA for moving away 🙅‍♂️

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Couple defends their decision to not ask for permission to move 🚶‍♂️

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Skipping family meeting to buy a house? NTA 😊

strawberry-avalanche | strawberry-avalanche

Don't JADE with MIL. Broken record 'this is our decision' 👍

BogBabe | BogBabe

Moving for family memories, NTA, MIL needs to understand 🤞

What-is-in-a-name19 | What-is-in-a-name19

NTA shuts down MIL's entitlement and offers support 👏

NatZaJu | NatZaJu

Redditors recommend support group for dealing with difficult MIL. NTA.

Redshirt2386 | Redshirt2386

Choosing a home you love is logical 💗

Zorro6855 | Zorro6855

Moving away from toxic in-laws? NTA, distance is healthy 🙌

Obakewriter | Obakewriter

NTA, MIL's control issues are not your problem 🙌

rippleintheocean | rippleintheocean

UK couple faces inter-generational conflict with MIL over move 😕

Maladict33 | Maladict33

Honesty is the best policy, drama queens be drama queens 🙌

Skippy2716 | Skippy2716

Couple stands up to MIL's accusations with strategic move 💪

HoldFastO2 | HoldFastO2

MIL's overbearing behavior already showing, NTA for setting boundaries 🙌

godrestsinreason | godrestsinreason

NTA stands their ground against entitled MIL. 😎

griffhays16 | griffhays16

Setting boundaries with in-laws 🙌

tpondering | tpondering

Couple accused of moving to escape family drama, but NTA.

Classical-Musician24 | Classical-Musician24

NTA stands up to MIL's control, sets boundaries with confidence 💪

PanicAtTheGaslight | PanicAtTheGaslight

Commenter sympathizes with OP's situation, acknowledges societal expectations.

FilthyDaemon | FilthyDaemon

Husband should handle his family drama, MIL is being argumentative 😒

calling_water | calling_water

Commuting vs. family drama? NTA stands their ground 💪

Matelot67 | Matelot67

Couple stands up to MIL, internet cheers with NTA verdict 👏

Unhappysong-6653 | Unhappysong-6653

NTA stands their ground against MIL's insults 😠

Winterlong | Winterlong

Moving away from a toxic family? NTA, do what's best 👍

Sea_Spirit_55 | Sea_Spirit_55

Choosing a house is personal, NTA for moving away 👍

Darkliandra | Darkliandra

NTA suggests keeping distance from toxic family drama 🙌

reddituser009911 | reddituser009911

NTA escapes MIL, but is 33 miles far enough? 🤔

Inignot12 | Inignot12

Living 33 miles away from grandparents is reasonable. NTA.

billnyetherussiansoy | billnyetherussiansoy

Don't let a controlling MIL ruin your happiness 😊

1hero_no_cape | 1hero_no_cape

Mother-in-law impossible to please, NTA for trying.

patrioticmarsupial | patrioticmarsupial

Moving away from toxic family 👏

arseholierthanthou | arseholierthanthou

Moving away from family drama? NTA, no permission needed 🙌

sueelleker | sueelleker

Buying a house to escape family? NTA says commenters. 👍

yellowchaitea | yellowchaitea

Grandma's ego vs. family's needs. NTA wins this round 👏

andecandies | andecandies

Dealing with in-laws can be a nightmare 😱 NTA for setting boundaries.


Moving for love, not family drama. NTA wins this round 👏

Individual_Ad_9213 | Individual_Ad_9213

Moving for love, not family drama. NTA wins this round! 🙌

Individual_Ad_9213 | Individual_Ad_9213

Commenter defends couple and insults MIL, drama ensues 😱

cashmerejasmine | cashmerejasmine

Find support and resources on r/JustNoMil for MIL drama 🙌

halfwaygonetoo | halfwaygonetoo

NTA stands their ground against MIL's interference in house purchase 💪

recyclopath_ | recyclopath_

MIL tries to control couple's move, gets shut down. 😎

seba_make | seba_make

NTA defends against MIL's accusations, calls out her illogical behavior 🙄

eugenesnewdream | eugenesnewdream

Moving was best for family, MIL needs to back off 👍

ejp0310 | ejp0310

Logical choice of home sparks drama with controlling MIL 😱

MotherofJackals | MotherofJackals

Commenter is not the a-hole, drama-free section 🙌

smf242424 | smf242424

MIL drama? NTA, live where you want without guilt 😊

Invadernny | Invadernny

NTA. Standing up to an illogical MIL who wanted control 💪

rochan71 | rochan71

NTA calls out selfish mom, sparks no replies. 👏

She_is_Cheese | She_is_Cheese

Setting boundaries with a controlling MIL. NTA. 🙌

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Navigating family drama with logic and love 💜

ScarletteMayWest | ScarletteMayWest

Breaking free from controlling MIL, NTA enjoys new home 🌞

No_Proposal7628 | No_Proposal7628

Congrats on the new home! NTA, shocking people exist 😱

Kingslayer1337 | Kingslayer1337

NTA! 🔥 MIL is controlling and egotistical. Stand your ground!

Silence0FTheLAN | Silence0FTheLAN

Moving drama? NTA says no justification needed 👍

Foodcity | Foodcity

OP stands up to MIL, earns NTA judgment 👍

JCWa50 | JCWa50

Financial privacy questioned in NTA comment section 🤔

sadlandlordde | sadlandlordde

Logical vs emotional arguments: NTA for choosing dream house 👍

exhauta | exhauta

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