College Student Cancels Thanksgiving Flight Over Family's New Houseguest 😲

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Imagine leaving for college and finding out your family has invited a foreign exchange student to live in your home and sleep in your bed – all without discussing it with you first. That's exactly what happened to a 19-year-old college student who felt replaced when his parents decided to host an 18-year-old girl while he was away. The situation escalated when his mother called to remind him about buying a Thanksgiving ticket home and casually mentioned that he'd have to sleep on the couch. 😤🛋️

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Family's New Plan 🏠

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The Exchange Student's Situation 🚗

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The Host Family's Facebook Post 📱

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Feeling Replaced 😔

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"Obviously in Your Bed" 🛏️

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Parents' Reaction 😂

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Weird Atmosphere 🤨

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Unsettling Thoughts 💭

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Thanksgiving Ticket Time ⏰

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Sleeping Arrangements Reminder 🛋️

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Phone Call Ends 📞

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Thanksgiving Decision 🦃

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Christmas Break Plans 🎄

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Parents' Reaction 😠

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Thanksgiving Drama Unfolds 🍗🔥

Feeling replaced and hurt, the college student decided to cancel his Thanksgiving flight home after his mom's insensitive reminder about sleeping on the couch. He felt that his parents chose the exchange student over him and that he had every right to spend Thanksgiving with whomever he wished. The student plans to return home for Christmas break when the exchange student has left, but his parents are calling him childish for his actions. 😒🎄 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

Stranger in your room and no Thanksgiving? NTA, go OP! 🙌

Vegetable_Sundae5557 | Vegetable_Sundae5557

OP shares their experience of a great Thanksgiving without family 🥳

Testingthrowaway00 | Testingthrowaway00

Parents' erasure of college student's room traumatizes for years 😢

Flibertygibbert | Flibertygibbert

Commenter defends OP's right to feel at home, suggests hotel stay.

ToriBethATX | ToriBethATX

Family relationships already damaged by parents' decisions 😔

harleybidness | harleybidness

Commenter sympathizes with OP's hurt feelings over family's exchange student 🤝

squirlysquirel | squirlysquirel

Parents being deliberately mean, NTA for cancelling flight 🙅

Due-Compote-4723 | Due-Compote-4723

College student cancels Thanksgiving flight due to insensitive parents and houseguest 😲

StolenPoliceUnicorn | StolenPoliceUnicorn

Communication is key 📡. Losing a room is nothing compared to losing a house 🤷‍♂️

Alpacaliondingo | Alpacaliondingo

College student cancels Thanksgiving flight over family's new houseguest 😬

anitarielleliphe | anitarielleliphe

College student cancels Thanksgiving flight over houseguest. Valid feelings expressed.

anyname6789 | anyname6789

College student cancels Thanksgiving flight over family's rude houseguest 🤷‍♀️

redpanda0108 | redpanda0108

College student chooses not to fly home for Thanksgiving over family dispute 😑

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Family dynamics cause heartbreak for college student on Thanksgiving 😢

itsminimes | itsminimes

"YTA for expecting your room to be a shrine" 😱

kasuchans | kasuchans

College student feels stripped of belonging and security at home 😢

curious382 | curious382

Parents' lack of communication makes NTA cancel Thanksgiving flight 😕

Bachpipe | Bachpipe

Commenter agrees with decision, no replies.

Lani_567 | Lani_567

Parents gave away room without asking, NTA for cancelling flight 🙏

Ancient-Transition-4 | Ancient-Transition-4

Commenter questions family's motives and finds situation weird. NTA.

Scout78604 | Scout78604

Do parents in the UK keep their kids' bedrooms intact?

TillyMint54 | TillyMint54

College student's territorial behavior over family's houseguest 😲

IllustratorNew8801 | IllustratorNew8801

Commenter calls out immaturity of young college student. YTA.

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Thanksgiving plans canceled due to unwanted houseguest 😕

ThxItsadisorder | ThxItsadisorder

Supportive comment encourages alternative holiday plans with family or friends 🎄

oldlady2013 | oldlady2013

Canceling Thanksgiving flight over new houseguest. NTA strikes back! 😎

Silent_Syd241 | Silent_Syd241

NTA for feeling upset, but try talking to your mom 💬

CuriousOdity12345 | CuriousOdity12345

Commenter questions homestay approval process for foreign exchange program 🤔

JanusMZeal11 | JanusMZeal11

NTA, Poor Communication from Parents on Houseguest Accommodations 😕

pepperann007 | pepperann007

Skipping holidays to avoid unwanted houseguests. Relatable 😂

Ok-Abbreviations4510 | Ok-Abbreviations4510

Feeling alienated after parents took room, NTA 😍

Omnio89 | Omnio89

Parents should have asked permission to host houseguest, NTA. 👍

floridfox | floridfox

Family's new houseguest forces college student to cancel Thanksgiving flight 🤷‍♀️

aes07011 | aes07011

Supportive comment validates OP's decision to cancel Thanksgiving flight 👏

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Commenter agrees with cancelling flight due to houseguest 😊

Sunnyandbright007 | Sunnyandbright007

User advises NTA to collect valuable possessions and official documents.

dragonsfriend-9271 | dragonsfriend-9271

Parents replace college student with new houseguest. NTA.

bunbun821 | bunbun821

Commenter supports OP, reminds to avoid using demeaning language 👍

alaskadotpink | alaskadotpink

College student cancels Thanksgiving flight over houseguest drama. ESH.

LogicalVariation741 | LogicalVariation741

Savage NTA clapback with a nursing home threat 😎


Parents prioritize new houseguest over college student's return 🙄

Dogmother123 | Dogmother123

Transitioning into adulthood and wanting a safe, welcoming home 🙌

meekonesfade | meekonesfade

Skipping Thanksgiving due to new houseguest, practical or petty? 🤔

toebeantuesday | toebeantuesday

Commenter supports OP's decision and criticizes parents' behavior 👍

fjewel95 | fjewel95

Navigating family boundaries when moving out 👨‍🎓

Sunshine_butta_bikit | Sunshine_butta_bikit

Respectful NTA comment about family's new houseguest and boundaries.

SaraAmis | SaraAmis

Being 18 and in college is a privilege, but feelings matter 😊

Bear_Jake | Bear_Jake

College student cancels Thanksgiving flight due to family's behavior 😲

DonTreadOnMeIMADuck | DonTreadOnMeIMADuck

Validating feelings: NTA chooses to skip Thanksgiving over discomfort.

isi_na | isi_na

Growing up means no room at home, but canceling flight? 🤔

Kushali | Kushali

Family's new houseguest left student without a room. NTA 👍

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New houseguest ruins Thanksgiving, commenter wouldn't go back. 😕

SharkClub12 | SharkClub12

Parents can't treat you like a child after giving away room 😕

Ok-Wrangler-8175 | Ok-Wrangler-8175

Setting boundaries with parents. 🙌

Leading_Interview_37 | Leading_Interview_37

Suggests writing a letter to parents explaining feelings for better communication 📝

MadWitchLibrarian | MadWitchLibrarian

Uninvited houseguest ruins Thanksgiving, commenter chooses another family 🤔

SpecialistAfter511 | SpecialistAfter511

Uninvited houseguest takes over college student's bedroom. NTA response.

DumpsterR0bot | DumpsterR0bot

Commenter thinks OP is not the a**hole for canceling flight 👍

rachlee65 | rachlee65

NTA learns couch is her bed, brattiness evaporates. 😏

yourcatsbff | yourcatsbff

Suggesting a solution: Where will the houseguest sleep? 🤔

Qualityhams | Qualityhams

Stand up for yourself! You're NTA for setting boundaries 💪

NaviMagic | NaviMagic

College student chooses comfort over uncomfortable Thanksgiving with stranger. NTA 👍

soleileluna | soleileluna

Enjoy Thanksgiving without interruptions, NTA wins the day 🎉

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