Mom of 4 Locks Herself in Room for Video Games: Family Outraged 😲

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Being a stay-at-home mom is no easy task, especially when you're raising four kids aged 10 months to 9 years old. One exhausted mom, who's been doing it all without any help from her husband, finally reached her breaking point. After a heated argument, she decided to lock herself in her room and play video games for an entire day, leaving her husband to take care of the house and kids. But was this the right way to handle the situation? 🤔

The Overwhelmed Mom's Story 📖

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A Busy Schedule 😓

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The Daily Grind 💪

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Husband's Relaxation Time 🛋️

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Healthy Meals & Limited Screen Time 🥦

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The Breaking Point 😤

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The Argument 💥

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Taking a Stand 🎮

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MIL's Reaction 😠

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The Aftermath 🌪️

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Locked Away for Video Games: Justified or Not? 🤷

After years of being overwhelmed and stressed, this mom decided to take matters into her own hands. She locked herself in her room to play video games all day, leaving her husband to take care of the house and kids. Her husband and mother-in-law are furious, but she feels like she had no other choice. Was she justified in her actions, or did she take it too far? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🍿

Mom of 4 locks herself in room for video games. Commenter supports her, suggests husband share the load. 💪

Deliquate | Deliquate

NTA. The husband complains about OP's job, can't handle hers. 😂

Goingkermit | Goingkermit

NTA for prioritizing self-care, MIL involvement unnecessary and intrusive 👏

F1L0Y1 | F1L0Y1

Husband learns the hard way that taking care of kids is not easy 😂

cdifl | cdifl

Commenter suggests simplifying schedule and assigning tasks to kids. 👍

klc81 | klc81

Couples therapy recommended for lack of appreciation from spouse 💔

infinitely_annoyed | infinitely_annoyed

Mom's husband complains about her gaming, MIL butts in. NTA.

JohnChapter11Verse35 | JohnChapter11Verse35

NTA! Commenter suggests fair division of labor and change of scenery 👍

sizzlingtofu | sizzlingtofu

Son calls mom to tattle, gets a taste of independence 😎

OutLaw_AMak | OutLaw_AMak

NTA locked herself for video games, needs couples counselling 🙏

ihateusernamecreates | ihateusernamecreates

SAHM deserves rest and equal partnership. Counseling and boundaries recommended. 👍

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ESH, but commenters suggest better division of labor and communication.

Fullback70 | Fullback70

Commenter defends gaming mom, questions husband's contribution to parenting 🤔

_Michiel | _Michiel

Parenting advice and support for overwhelmed mom. 🤱

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SAHM debates lunch-making responsibilities in fiery comment section 🤪

FunnelCakeGoblin | FunnelCakeGoblin

Engaging discussion on division of labor and communication in relationships 👨🏻‍👩🏻‍👦🏻

Steals_your_Jokes | Steals_your_Jokes

Husband needs to step up and stop running to his mommy 😤

Lady__stoneheart | Lady__stoneheart

Engaging with a YTA comment about parenting and priorities 😠

oakleyo0 | oakleyo0

Commenter calls out OP's behavior, suggests communication and delegation.

Pleasureiswonder | Pleasureiswonder

Mom of 5 agrees that it's a 50/50 split 👍

irishgurlkt | irishgurlkt

Husband's mom gets involved in video game drama. NTA wins 👏

SciFiEmma | SciFiEmma

Encouraging comment about teaching kids responsibility and suggesting therapy.

sparrow5 | sparrow5

Gamer mom gets support after family denies her day off 💪

Xstitchpixels | Xstitchpixels

SAHM gets criticized for wanting to play video games 😒

ksushaton | ksushaton

Commenter calls out parents for not sharing child-rearing responsibilities. ESH 😒

pommypuddle | pommypuddle

NTA. Commenter advises delegation of household chores and setting boundaries 👍

charitymw7 | charitymw7

Gamer mom gets support and a question in NTA thread 🤔


Supportive comment acknowledges unfair workload and sympathizes with OP. 👏

iridescent_lunatic | iridescent_lunatic

Commenter calls out petty behavior in gaming family feud 🤣

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Parenting advice sparks debate: when is too many kids?

il_the_dinosaur | il_the_dinosaur

Parenting and marital responsibilities debated. Lazy husband criticized. ESH.

One_Dog_Two_Tricks | One_Dog_Two_Tricks

Take a break, you deserve it! 😊

loopyloo54321 | loopyloo54321

Husband undervalues wife's work, leading to unsustainable lifestyle. NTA.

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NTA mom of 4 locks herself in room for video games

LunaMay196 | LunaMay196

Taking a break as a stay-at-home mom is important 🙌

al_fink | al_fink

Debate on stay-at-home parent's workload and family contribution 🤔

Chainman1919 | Chainman1919

YTA for locking yourself up, but ESH for judgmental comments 🤷‍♂️

willisbeauts | willisbeauts

Demanding change without communication leads to ESH. 👥👮👨‍👩‍👦

NS_Tulkas | NS_Tulkas

Savage response to a mom's gaming addiction 😂

lazywyvern | lazywyvern

Mom of 4 escapes reality with Skyrim, family outraged 😱

MLObenza | MLObenza

Mom's video game escape sparks support for unappreciated NTA.

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