We've all been there: you're minding your own business when a group of people start making snide remarks at your expense. 😒 One man found himself in this situation when his wife had her sister and friends over. They all have kids, except for the sister who had a late-term miscarriage. The man, who lost his right ring finger in a freak accident, was mocked by the group for his pain. But when the jokes went too far, he decided to stand up for himself. 🙌 Let's dive into the story!
The Unwanted Nickname 😕
Mocking Begins 😒
Joining the Conversation 📱
Pregnancy Talk 🤰
The Unwanted Attention 😳
His Side of the Story 🗣️
Comparing Pain 😤
The Finger Incident 🤕
Biting His Tongue 😬
Standing Up for Himself 👊
A Reality Check 🚨
Shocked Silence 😶
Wife's Response 🤦♀️
Not the Support He Expected 😢
Pain is NOT a Competition! 🚫
Our protagonist found himself in an uncomfortable situation when his wife's friends mocked him for his pain, comparing it to their own childbirth experiences. 😡 He decided to stand up for himself, pointing out that pain shouldn't be minimized or trivialized, regardless of the circumstances. His wife, however, didn't support him and claimed he took their jokes too far. 🤷♀️ Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...
NTA claps back at wife's friends for mocking amputation. 🚩
NTA. Comparing childbirth to amputation is not okay 😒
Childbirth doesn't excuse mocking others' pain. NTA claps back 👏
Childbirth vs finger amputation: different pains, but one more terrifying. NTA.
Pain is not a competition, NTA shuts down wife's friends 🙌
NTA shuts down wife's friends for purposefully being mean 🔥
NTA. Mocking someone's pain is cruel and not okay. Wife's friends are assholes.
Insensitive friends mock OP's injury and sister's miscarriage. NTA.
Pain is not a competition! NTA. 🙏
Keeping the same energy. NTA shuts down wife's friends. 😎
Is ribbing someone over their pain okay? 🤔
Woman shuts down 'hierarchy of suffering' and invalidation of pain 🙌
Friends use OP as a punching bag, spouse doesn't defend. 🤷♂️
Defending spouse from friends' mockery. Respect is reciprocal. 👏
Marital loyalty questioned in NTA comment. 🤔
Wife's friends vs husband, who's the real a**hole? 🤔
NTA: Pain is subjective and contextual. Losing fingers is devastating. 😱
Defending husband's pain, not a competition. NTA 🙏
NTA claps back at wife's friends for immature Pain Olympics game 👏
Wife's friends are the real a-holes in this situation. 😒
Don't let anyone invalidate your pain! 🙌
Defending himself against insensitive friends, man is NTA 👏
Natural birth isn't a competition, don't belittle others' pain 🙏
Spouse should have your back when friends pile on 👭
Wife's friends suck, but NTA for standing up for yourself. 👍
Pregnancy pain vs losing a finger? Not a competition. 😒
Commenter questions wife's social distancing practices during pandemic 🤔
Man shuts down pain competition with facts. 💪
Pain is not a competition! 🙏 Let's support each other instead. 👍
Pain is not a competition, drowning in a puddle or ocean. 😢
Childbirth vs. toothache: which is worse? 🤔
Bye bye toxic friends! NTA husband deserves respect 👏
"NTA" stands up against wife's toxic friends. 💪
Pain Olympics are pointless and mocking amputation is low blow 😡
Commenter deemed NTA, no replies yet. 👍
Choosing between childbirth and losing a finger 🤨
Pain is relative, why belittle others for having less misery? 🤔
Birth and amputation are not comparable, NTA claps back! 🙌
Defending his home and reputation against sexist accusations 💪
NTA claps back at wife's friends, makes world better place 👏
Man shuts down pain competition with facts and empathy. 👏
NTA claps back at wife's friends for minimizing his pain 😠
NTA calls out wife's friends for playing the 'pain olympics' 😡
Man defends himself against wife's insensitive friends. Not the a**hole.
Pain is never comparable, even if it's not on the same level 😢
Pain is pain, not a competition 🙏
Man receives support and advice on dealing with wife's friends.
Giving birth and losing a finger are both painful, but one is natural. NTA.
NTA. Wife's friends insulted him, wife should have stood up. 🙄
Man defends himself against wife's friends. NTA, but oops!
Woman shuts down pain comparison, childbirth not worst pain imaginable 🙌
Woman's pain trivialized, commenter disagrees with wife's friend. 🤔
Pain is not a competition 😤. Human bodies register pain differently.
Commenter supports OP and criticizes wife's friend and wife.
Pain is not a competition! 🙌
Wife's friend mocked amputated finger, husband NTA, wife slightly AH 😕
Pain is not a competition, and this man gets it! 🙌
Not the a**hole, but who's competing in pain? 🤔
Short and sweet: Not the a**hole! 👏
NTA claps back at wife's friends. 😎
NTA claps back at wife's friends, considers marriage reconsideration 🤔
Wife's friends lack tact, husband not in the wrong. 👍
Breaking gender stereotypes and standing up against pain shaming. 💪
Shocking! Friends make fun of amputation. NTA shuts them down. 😱
Pain is subjective, and all pain is valid. 🙌
Fiance's amputation vs childbirth: not a competition. NTA.
Pain is not a competition, childbirth isn't special. 😒
Don't let guests insult you in your own home! 🙌
Childbirth vs losing a finger: Pain is not a competition! 😱
COVID-19 shaming: ESH for ignoring social distancing rules. 😒
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