Man Shuts Down Fiancée's Aunt Fantasy 😲

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We all know that one person who tries to force their way into a family, but this story takes it to a whole new level! 😅 A man (M31) and his wife (F30) have two kids, M5 and F2. The man's younger brother (M29) recently got engaged to a woman (F23) we'll call Amber. From the beginning, Amber has been a bit too... comfortable with the family, and her antics have rubbed everyone the wrong way. But when she tried to claim the title of 'Aunt' at a family gathering, this dad wasn't having it! 🙅‍♂️💢

Meet Amber, the Fiancée 🤨

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Amber's Unwelcome Antics 😒

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Redecorating & Overstepping Boundaries 🙄

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Sharing Without Asking 😠

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Amber's Bold Claims 😤

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Brother's Blind Love 🥺

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The Proposal 💍

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Amber's Aunt Ambition 👩‍👧‍👦

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Dad's Firm Response 🚫

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Amber's Defense 🤬

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Dad's Final Word 🗣️

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Amber's Exit 🚪

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Brother's Reaction 😡

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The Call for Apology 📞

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The Family's Opinion 🤷‍♂️

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Dad Puts His Foot Down 👞

This dad decided enough was enough when Amber tried to claim the title of 'Aunt' at a family gathering. He calmly told her that she was not their aunt, and no amount of marrying his brother would change that. 😳🚫 Despite Amber's shock and her fiancé's anger, our protagonist stood his ground, refusing to apologize. With Amber's antics already making her unpopular in the family, it's no surprise this dad put a stop to her self-appointed aunt status. 🙅‍♂️💢 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

Debate over the 'aunt' label, but OP's anger is displaced 💯

ParsimoniousSalad | ParsimoniousSalad

ESH - Poor communication and lack of boundaries fuel family drama 😒

Necessary-Pepper2469 | Necessary-Pepper2469

Using 'aunt' is a term of love, not obligation. NTA.

No-Manager2242 | No-Manager2242

OP stands up to entitled 'aunt' and sparks family drama 🤯

International-Fee255 | International-Fee255

Debate over the aunt's position on the family tree 💜

Nattodesu | Nattodesu

Setting boundaries with Amber is important, but she's still family. ESH

Ambitious-Sssnake | Ambitious-Sssnake

NTA. Shutting down toxic family members 💪

diminishingpatience | diminishingpatience

Family communication issues and setting boundaries with obnoxious behavior 😒

SwimmingCoyote | SwimmingCoyote

Debate over the technicality of 'aunt' vs. 'step-parent', YTA for handling

Status-Pattern7539 | Status-Pattern7539

Setting boundaries with family can be tough, but important. 👍

Sudden-Length-5294 | Sudden-Length-5294

ESH but there were better ways to express displeasure 🙄

Iwishiwaseatingcandy | Iwishiwaseatingcandy

NTA shuts down aunt's fantasy, reminds her of girlfriend status.

TrickyBackground4666 | TrickyBackground4666

ESH but the title of 'aunt' is up to the children 👍

Drunk_N_Disney | Drunk_N_Disney

Addressing Amber's behavior privately could have been more effective 🤔

MageVicky | MageVicky

Defining family titles can be tricky, but NTA here 👍

zoosniper | zoosniper

ESH fight should not have been had in front of children 😔

peachandpeony | peachandpeony

Using technicalities to define relationships misses the point 😍

RubyRedScale | RubyRedScale

Choosing who your kids are around 👨‍🎲 is important, but communication is key 👍

Devillitta | Devillitta

Commenter accuses OP of being the a**hole for sabotaging family ties 😕

neoprenewedgie | neoprenewedgie

Commenter questions OP's timing and suggests context for aunt's comment.

Correct_Name5375 | Correct_Name5375

Commenter defends NTA judgement, gets sassy reply 🤣

clownerycult | clownerycult

Choosing not to call someone aunt doesn't make you TA 👍

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Direct communication is key. YTA for being rude publicly. 🚤

South-Housing-748 | South-Housing-748

Choosing family for your kids is your right 👍

Avacado_007 | Avacado_007

Commenter is not the a**hole in this situation 👍

wosyer | wosyer

Commenter is not the a**hole in this situation 👍

aspralav | aspralav

ESH, but communication is key. Amber may need guidance. 👍

oneawkwardashley | oneawkwardashley

Aunt by marriage? ESH but she sounds like a pill 😒

jammy913 | jammy913

Calling out the aunt was wrong, but she is still family 👪

Lost_Boat_8004 | Lost_Boat_8004

Commenter is not the a**hole in this situation 👍

ayymahi | ayymahi

Setting boundaries with family can be tough 😢

Tasty_Doughnut_9226 | Tasty_Doughnut_9226

Setting boundaries with inappropriate family members 🙌

sassygrl719 | sassygrl719

Fiancée's aunt makes rude comment, NTA stands up for family 👏

firefly232 | firefly232

NTA shuts down toxic family fantasy 🙌

JuliaX1984 | JuliaX1984

Commenter calls out everyone in a weird situation 🤷‍♂️

Miningman53 | Miningman53

Commenter advises brother to talk to clueless teenager fiancée. Hopeful for growth 🙂

Icy_Calligrapher7088 | Icy_Calligrapher7088

Fiancée's aunt wants to be titled despite being rude. NTA.

Pretty-Benefit-233 | Pretty-Benefit-233

Commenter calls out OP for being rude and immature 😒

ResponseMountain6580 | ResponseMountain6580

Commenter calls out OP for being selfish and judgmental 🤔

Chemixrx | Chemixrx

Setting boundaries with disrespectful family members. 👍

Gold-Somewhere1770 | Gold-Somewhere1770

NTA- Supportive comment calling out toxic behavior of fiancée's aunt 👍

lofuhp | lofuhp

Fantasies aside, YTA for rude behavior towards future family member 😕

Different-Practice78 | Different-Practice78

Setting boundaries with toxic in-laws is necessary. NTA 👍

SimonApple | SimonApple

Engage in family diplomacy and confront issues as they arise 👍

goodnsimple | goodnsimple

Aunt's behavior is unacceptable, brother needs to step up 😡

papadapper | papadapper

Defining emotional ties to aunts/uncles, and earning trust/responsibility 👍

NutsCosmoFox | NutsCosmoFox

Commenter calls out bad behavior in a family feud 🤯

danthemanvsqz | danthemanvsqz

Commenter calls out OP for being rude in response 🤨


Defining children's relationships is okay, but be nicer about it 😊

MutedLandscape4648 | MutedLandscape4648

Brother's track record suggests aunt won't be around. NTA.

Upbeat_Ad3772 | Upbeat_Ad3772

Choosing family is valid, even if not technically related 👍

LindaBelcher75 | LindaBelcher75

Setting boundaries with pushy family members 👍

DancingInAHotTub | DancingInAHotTub

Engaged but not married, NTA explains why 'auntie' is reserved 👍

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A comment warns OP of the consequences of his actions. ⚠️

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