Imagine being a child-free couple who's made it clear to your family that you don't babysit or take nieces and nephews out alone. You're kind to them, give presents, and enjoy their company in family gatherings, but you've set boundaries. So, what happens when your brother-in-law (BIL) tries to convince you to take his daughter to see the Sonic movie? 🤔🎥
Child-Free Couple's Stance 💁♀️💁♂️
BIL's Visit 🚪
Movie Plans Revealed 🍿
Niece's Sonic Fever 🌀
BIL's Request 🙏
Niece Gets Excited 😃
Couple Stands Firm 🚫
BIL Pushes Boundaries 🤦♀️
Couple Says No Again ❌
Time to Leave 🚶♂️
Accused of Being Heartless 💔
Added Info: Pay-Per-View Offer 📺
Reason for Asking Them to Leave 🤷♀️
Relationship with Nieces and Nephews 👨👩👧👦
Family's Attempts to Drop Kids on Couple 🙄
Boundaries Tested, Couple Stands Firm 🚧
This child-free couple has been accused of being heartless after refusing to take their niece to see the Sonic movie. They've set clear boundaries with their family, but their BIL tried to push those boundaries by asking them to take his daughter to the movie. The couple offered to rent the movie on pay-per-view for them later, but that didn't seem to be enough. The family has a history of trying to drop their kids on the couple, even using their financial situation as leverage. Are they really the bad guys here? 😕💢 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...
NTA for not taking niece to Sonic movie, BIL used guilt-tripping tactic 👍
NTA for not taking niece to Sonic. They invited themselves & child.
Debate over whether child-free couple is TA for refusing niece.
NTA for setting boundaries with BIL's ambush invitation 👍
Comment section debates correct spelling of 'bawling' vs 'balling' 😂
Skipping school for a movie: harmless or irresponsible? 🤔
Debate over family obligations and child-free lifestyle. ESH.
Debate on whether child-free stance makes OP biased and ESH
Child-free couple faces backlash for refusing to take niece to Sonic movie 🎥💔
Child-free couple criticized for lack of tact with niece. ESH 💔
Uncle's gross behavior leads to child's disappointment. NTA.
NTA couple politely declines babysitting, BIL presses issue, becomes TA. 👍
NTA - Women are often treated as glorified free babysitters 👫. The uncle's request was disrespectful and tactless 👎.
Standing your ground can be tough, but it's worth it 💪
Don't cancel plans for your niece, NTA. 👍
Child-free couple refuses to babysit niece on their only day off 🙅♀️
Child-free couple rightfully refuses to take niece to movie 🎥💔
BIL's entitlement? Not their problem. NTA for saying no 👍
Family obligation or not, it's their choice. 🙄
Parent agrees: 'Someone else's kids suck.' NTA for refusing.
Commenter calls out OP for hating kids, ESH in situation
Not obligated to bond with niece. Dad is TA. 👍
Child-free person defends couple's decision not to take niece.
NTA comment receives criticism for 'not your problem' attitude 🤔
Standing up to manipulative behavior, but don't forget kindness 🎁
Nasty dad pressures child-free couple to take niece to movie 💔
Mom wants friend to bring kid on date, throws tantrum. NTA.
NTA. Taking a tantrum-prone child to the movies? No thanks. 🙄
Setting boundaries with family without being the a**hole 🚫👪
Child-free couple enjoys 'kids things' without responsibility. BIL is TA.
Commenter calls out child-free couple's dismissive attitude towards niece. 👏
CF couple refuses to babysit niece, NTA. 'Fuck that' sentiment.
Commenter calls out child-free couple for being jerks to family 👎
Commenter calls out niece's parents for multiple wrongs. 👍
Aunt and uncle called out for neglecting quality time with niece 😒
Heartbreaking comment about niece's isolation at Sonic movie 😢
Niece neglected by child-free couple for Sonic movie 🎥💔
Setting boundaries with family doesn't make you an a**hole 👍
Commenter questions why couple should take niece on date 🤔
Skipping school for movies? NTA thinks it's not cool.