Mom Battles Tradition for Family Time: Who Wins? 😮

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Meet our heroine, a 41-year-old teacher, who's been dreaming of a family vacation for years. She's been juggling her job, virtual schooling her kids, and dealing with personal losses, all without a break. But there's one hitch in her plans - her husband's deep-rooted traditions of hunting trips and local rodeo involvement. Can she convince him to swap his annual traditions for some much-needed family time? 🤔 Let's dive into their story...

A Dream Deferred 🌴

tiredaf79 | tiredaf79

The Reluctant Husband 😒

tiredaf79 | tiredaf79

The Traditions at Stake 🐎

tiredaf79 | tiredaf79

A Year of Struggles 😥

tiredaf79 | tiredaf79

The Elusive Vacation 🏖️

tiredaf79 | tiredaf79

The Vacation Dilemma 🤷‍♀️

tiredaf79 | tiredaf79

The Rodeo 'Vacation' 🐂

tiredaf79 | tiredaf79

Compromises Rejected 💔

tiredaf79 | tiredaf79

The Final Straw 😡

tiredaf79 | tiredaf79

A Family Vacation Dream vs. Traditional Activities: Who Triumphs? 🥊

Our brave teacher mom is caught in a tug-of-war between her dream of a family vacation and her husband's unyielding commitment to his traditional activities. Despite the family's turbulent year and their need for a break, her husband seems reluctant to compromise. He insists on treating the rodeo - where he's busy and hardly spends time with the family - as their vacation. His refusal to even consider shorter hunting trips or a mini-vacation has left our mom feeling frustrated and unheard. Is she asking too much, or is it time for him to prioritize family over tradition? Let's see what the internet thinks about this family's predicament... 🕵️‍♀️

NTA: Mom wants to go on vacation without controlling husband 😮

StanLee151115 | StanLee151115

NTA - Husband's selfishness and lack of compromise causes family conflict 😬

Peepsen | Peepsen

Comment and replies have been removed. 🤷‍♀️

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Mom takes a stand: Vacation without husband and kids! 😮

teresajs | teresajs

Call his bluff and plan a family vacation! 🎉

Saberise | Saberise

NTA - You're not unreasonable at all! 😮

Super_Discussion7161 | Super_Discussion7161

Mom battles tradition for family time: Who wins? 😮

SamSpayedPI | SamSpayedPI

When was YOUR last vacation? Share your story! 🍷

silfy_star | silfy_star

NTA. Husband being selfish. Plan vacation w/o him. Prioritize family time. 😮

ArchieS0121 | ArchieS0121

🚨 Alarm bells ring as anger arises over family time.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Plan a family vacation and take it. NTA 😮

Technical-Bite | Technical-Bite

Spouse prioritizes himself over family vacation, causing tension. 😮

anarchyshift | anarchyshift

Husband doesn't want vacations, take kids on fun trip! 😮

rlkgriffiths | rlkgriffiths

Engaging comment: NTA. Call his bluff. Family first! 🙌

angel2hi | angel2hi

Engaging response to prioritizing family time over personal interests. 😮

ScubaCC | ScubaCC

NTA. Take time off and enjoy yourself, leave childcare responsibilities!

jkrames | jkrames

NTA. Take a vacation with your kids and prioritize family 😊

Bee5431 | Bee5431

Mom stands up for family time, leaving dad to decide 🤷‍♂️

justachillgirr | justachillgirr

Unreasonable partner? Take separate vacations and avoid sulking. 🤷‍♀️

Kewege | Kewege

Commenter questions husband's priorities, compares to movie Brokeback Mountain. 😳

JasminRR | JasminRR

Take charge, make plans, and do something fabulous for yourself! 😍

Georgia_girl_52 | Georgia_girl_52

NTA. Prioritizing family time is crucial for a healthy relationship. 🙌

Waste_Ad_5565 | Waste_Ad_5565

Husband's selfishness is making you tired of fighting. 😔

electricstaplerchan | electricstaplerchan

NTA, leave the selfish husband and take a well-deserved break! 😮

MizzyvonMuffling | MizzyvonMuffling

Mom battles husband for family time: Who will make memories?

Beautiful-Outside646 | Beautiful-Outside646

NTA, but can't force family time. Take a vacation, enjoy! 🏝🏝

Sensitive-Ad-7241 | Sensitive-Ad-7241

NTA. Husband wants to be single but keep family benefits. 😮

Resident-Librarian40 | Resident-Librarian40

Husband prioritizes personal fun over family time. NTA, seek counseling.

Ancient-Transition-4 | Ancient-Transition-4

Husband's selfishness and lack of support after miscarriage. NTA.

Khalessi716 | Khalessi716

Stand up for what you want! 🙌

IcyIssue | IcyIssue

Leave his a** at home and have a fantastic trip! 🎉

4thxtofollowtherules | 4thxtofollowtherules

Stand up for yourself! Don't let him manipulate you. 🙊

Ziggywife1990 | Ziggywife1990

Dump the SO and have fun without him! 😮

Heartsuk | Heartsuk

Mom takes charge and plans solo adventures for self-care. NTA! 🙌

ConwayandLoretta | ConwayandLoretta

Husband manipulates with 'all or nothing' tactic. NTA! 😮

elzobot | elzobot

NTA- Take the kids, leave the selfish AH behind! 😮

Redheadedmommaof2 | Redheadedmommaof2

Book a holiday without him and prioritize your own needs 🏝

salukiqueen | salukiqueen

NTA. Take a break and stand up for yourself! 🙌

Sea_Garden_6867 | Sea_Garden_6867

Escape the selfishness and plan a fun vacay for yourself! 🏝

MizRott | MizRott

"Fine I'll quit the rodeo.." 🚩 Playing the victim without empathy. NTA.

NightTarot | NightTarot

NTA's ex-husband refuses counseling, leaving her with tough decisions. 🤔

flygirlc94 | flygirlc94

Plan a vacation without him and leave him in the dust! 😬

Loopy-Lulu | Loopy-Lulu

NTA. Take a break from family duties and treat yourself 😊

grandma_visitation | grandma_visitation

Family time vs. rodeo: Who will Mom choose? 🌟

theEx30 | theEx30

Partner's selfishness during virtual schooling causes disappointment and frustration. 😮

veggiecoparent | veggiecoparent

Mom stands up for herself and her kids against selfish husband 🙌

AllMightyKittyCat | AllMightyKittyCat

NTA wants to ditch kid for vacation after moon song 🌙

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NTA: Husband prioritizes hobbies over family. Is he helpful at home?

bloodrose_80 | bloodrose_80

Mom fights for independence: Ditch the family for self-care 😮

Intelligent-Ad-4568 | Intelligent-Ad-4568

Take charge and enjoy family time without him. 😮

Familiar_Sir_8542 | Familiar_Sir_8542

NTA, go without him and enjoy your life. 😊

flora_pompeii | flora_pompeii

🤔 Priorities clash: Will he regret neglecting family for work?

cultqueennn | cultqueennn

Stand up for yourself! 🙅‍♀️ Don't let him control you. NTA

Indylee | Indylee

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