Sister's Schedule Reigns Supreme: Woman Left Eating Alone at Family Dinners 😤🍽️

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Imagine working a full-time job and looking forward to a family dinner, only to find out that you're the only one eating alone. This is the reality for a 20-year-old woman whose family seems to prioritize her sister's schedule over hers. Despite her attempts to find a solution, her mother refuses to budge, leaving her feeling isolated and frustrated. Let's dive into this family drama and see if we can figure out why her sister's schedule is always the top priority. 😕🍽️

The Scheduling Conflict 📅

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Sister's Schedule Takes Precedence 🕔

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Dinner Time Dilemma 🍽️

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Grandma's Birthday Party 🎂

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Seeking a Solution 🙏

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Mom's Mysterious Reasoning 🤔

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Grandma's Support 🥰

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Laying Down the Law ⚖️

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Mom's Harsh Response 😠

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The Only Schedules to Consider 🗓️

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Weekend Dinners Not an Option 🚫

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Family Dinners: Not a Daily Occurrence 📆

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Sister's Living Situation 🏠

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Divorced Parents 👩‍👧‍👧

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Contributing to the Dinners 🍖

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Is It Too Much to Ask for a Fair Schedule? 🕰️👩‍👧‍👧

A 20-year-old woman is left feeling frustrated and isolated as her family continues to prioritize her sister's schedule over hers for family dinners. Despite trying to find a fair solution, her mother refuses to budge, leaving her to eat alone at every gathering. Even her grandmother, who supports her, is unable to sway the family's decision. With no other options, she's considering skipping out on family dinners altogether. So, who's really being unreasonable here? Let's see what the internet has to say about this family conflict... 💭📣

Skipping family dinner for sister's schedule? NTA, say commenters. 😊

Candy2228 | Candy2228

Sibling favoritism sparks dinner drama 🤪

rayvon2006 | rayvon2006

Family dinner schedule excludes OP, NTA for feeling unwelcome 😞

[deleted] | [deleted]

Hosting family meals at your place could give you the time you want with them 🥳

Jazzlike_Humor3340 | Jazzlike_Humor3340

Bond with your grandma over dinner, NTA commenter suggests 💕

rapt2right | rapt2right

Weekday family events: odd or practical? Grandma works by choice 😊

Kris82868 | Kris82868

NTA, but it's time to create distance from your family 👋

thehomie | thehomie

Mom's blatant favoritism sparks sibling rivalry 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA. Expressing feelings to mom, but reply suggests compromise.

SirEDCaLot | SirEDCaLot

Playing favorites with family schedules 😔 NTA takes a stand

pumpkin2291 | pumpkin2291

Mom's favoritism causing family dinner drama. NTA suggests alternating.

wordsinotherwords | wordsinotherwords

Skipping family dinners for grandma, NTA wins this round 😎

Proud_Spell_1711 | Proud_Spell_1711

Demanding an explanation for favoritism in a polite way 👏

silfy_star | silfy_star

Commenter suggests dysfunctional family dynamics, leaving OP eating alone 🤔

mrstrust | mrstrust

NTA for missing dinner, but early dinner time is ridiculous 😂

SnarkyGoblin85 | SnarkyGoblin85

Weekend dinners not an option for working grandmother 🤔

Walktothebrook | Walktothebrook

Sibling favoritism sucks, take your granny out for lunch 😊

zarabethnak | zarabethnak

NTA with a relatable experience, sister should deal with consequence 🙌

throwaway516412 | throwaway516412

Fair compromise suggested for family dinner scheduling 🙌

an_actual_mystery | an_actual_mystery

NTA. The problem is not about you vs. your sister. It's about who's eating first. Props to your grandmother for waiting to eat with you on her birthday. 🙏

calling_water | calling_water

"I'm no longer participating in family events." - Setting boundaries 💪

asdrfgbn | asdrfgbn

Stand up for yourself and spend time with those who care 💪

Grannywine | Grannywine

Commenter asks for more information on dinner prep situation 👀

sallyowens | sallyowens

NTA comment could have been worded better for family harmony 😔

narpilepsy | narpilepsy

Sibling dinner drama: sister's schedule reigns supreme 😤

SandyInStLouis | SandyInStLouis

Eating dinner at 4 pm? NTA, unless you're over 80 😂

the_show_must_go_onn | the_show_must_go_onn

Late lunch or early dinner? The debate continues 🤔

BreqsCousin | BreqsCousin

Sister rushes family dinners for her own convenience 🤔

k-rizzle01 | k-rizzle01

Commenter calls out mom and sister as a**holes. 👎

iMomLikeCrazy | iMomLikeCrazy

Fairness in family dinners: NTA suggests alternating schedules 🍕

Calm_Initial | Calm_Initial

Debate over early dinner time sparks hilarious comment thread 😂

lcj29 | lcj29

Don't let your sister's schedule control your family dinners 🍕

Radiant_Cat618 | Radiant_Cat618

Skipping dinner when you're already eating alone? 🤔

Doctor-Amazing | Doctor-Amazing

Commenter's 'scraped goat' analogy gets a laugh 😂

iMESSupCOMMONphrases | iMESSupCOMMONphrases

Cooking for one person first is harder. Don't take it personally. 😊

ionmoon | ionmoon

Sibling dinner drama: 🤔 Asking to alternate makes you an a**hole?

gw2kpro | gw2kpro

Sibling rivalry at its finest. 🙄

Hopeful_Avocado_300 | Hopeful_Avocado_300

Mom shows blatant favoritism, NTA for questioning it. 👍

Order66-Cody | Order66-Cody

Family dinner exclusion, NTA suggests compromise for inclusion 🍕

DisembarkEmbargo | DisembarkEmbargo

Sarcastic NTA comment shuts down family favoritism debate 😂

Throwjob42 | Throwjob42

Prioritize yourself and your grandmother. Don't chase after neglectful family. 👏

MariaInconnu | MariaInconnu

Commenter questions OP's situation and offers perspective on sister's schedule.

Current-Photo2857 | Current-Photo2857

Standing up for yourself at family dinners 🥇 NTA

Einstein20192021 | Einstein20192021

Family dinners without you? NTA, spend time with grandma 😊

Feeling-better2day | Feeling-better2day

Standing up to family favoritism. NTA 👍

Fierywitchburn333 | Fierywitchburn333

Favoritism stinks! NTA for wanting fair treatment 👍

krazzy_guy | krazzy_guy

Being an only child has its perks 😉

Pharm-Poet | Pharm-Poet

Skipping family dinners, NTA suggests a working schedule for all 😊

Signal_Boat7276 | Signal_Boat7276

Stand up for yourself! 🙌 Ask why sister gets priority.

loudent2 | loudent2

Suggests taking grandma out for lunch or surprising her at work 😊

PinkHairRocks | PinkHairRocks

Family prioritizes sister's schedule over OP, NTA for skipping dinner 🙌

Ok_Juice7282 | Ok_Juice7282

NTA commenter suggests family doesn't understand WFH responsibilities 😕

TeamChaos17 | TeamChaos17

Family dinners without family? NTA for feeling left out 🤷🏻‍♀️

Wintersmight | Wintersmight

Family dinners without family? Not cool. NTA stands strong.

theresbeans | theresbeans

Standing up for oneself during family dinners 🍕 is reasonable. Stick to your schedule 👍

Seabreeze24m | Seabreeze24m

Eating alone defeats the purpose of a family dinner 🤷🏻‍♀️

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Take control of the dinner table 🍕 and show your sister who's boss 🤘

bcharbo | bcharbo

Polite request for compromise deemed 'ah' by unreasonable family. NTA 👍

canvasshoes2 | canvasshoes2

Sibling rivalry at the dinner table 🍕

battousaidedo | battousaidedo

Working full-time and left alone at family dinners. Relatable 🙌

exotickonflict- | exotickonflict-

Sibling favoritism? Not cool. NTA calls out the behavior. 🙌

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Skipping family dinner? NTA. Pack a plate and go home 🙌

D_Nicole91 | D_Nicole91

Take control of your life \& show up for what matters 💪

Kempeth | Kempeth

Avoid family drama by having dinner with dad instead 🙌

Jakeisbae | Jakeisbae

Skip family dinners without making a fuss 😎

Juan_DLC | Juan_DLC

Sister's schedule causing family dinners dilemma? NTA suggests work excuse.

Stabbuwaifu823 | Stabbuwaifu823

Mom's favoritism is clear, but defensive instead of apologetic. NTA 👍

redcore4 | redcore4

Skipping family dinner for leftovers? NTA strikes again! 😎

ZumboPrime | ZumboPrime

Mom's playing favorites, stop going. Plan dinners with grandma 😍

Tea_and_Biscuits12 | Tea_and_Biscuits12

Mother's motives questioned in prioritizing sister's schedule over fairness. 🤔

efgrigby | efgrigby

Take control of your dinners and invite Grandma for company! 🍕

Travelturtle | Travelturtle

Mature response to family dinner conflict 👏

StarieeyedJ | StarieeyedJ

Eating alone at 'family dinners'? Definitely NTA here 👍

Lori_D | Lori_D

Commenter is not the a**hole, no replies.

GrandmasterYoda1 | GrandmasterYoda1

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