Mother-in-Law Demands a Cut from House Sale Profits: Ungrateful or Unreasonable? 🏠💰

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Diply | Diply

Who doesn't love a good family drama, right? Especially when it involves a mother-in-law, a house, and a whole lot of money. Our tale begins with a generous wedding gift from a seemingly eccentric mother-in-law to her newlywed son and daughter-in-law. Little did they know, this gift came with some unexpected strings attached. 🎁💍🏠

The Generous Gift 🎁

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The Perfect Fixer-Upper 🏚️

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Time to Cash In 💰

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The Unexpected Accusation 😲

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The Big Argument 😡

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The Lingering Grudge 🍷

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A Gift That Keeps on Giving... Trouble! 🎁💔

In a twist of events, a generous wedding gift from a mother-in-law turned into a financial feud that's still brewing years later. After receiving a down payment for their first home as a gift, our homeowners found themselves in the crosshairs when they decided to sell the house. The mother-in-law believed she was entitled to a cut from the sale, leading to a heated argument and a lingering grudge. Now, the question remains: Were they ungrateful or was she unreasonable? Let's see what the internet has to say about this... 🍿

NTA. A gift is a gift, not a debt. 🙏

EmojiPornography | EmojiPornography

Gifted house, no refund. NTA. 👍

jackalope78 | jackalope78

NTA. MIL offered a gift, but she's never satisfied. 🙄

MonarchOfDonuts | MonarchOfDonuts

Navigating a narcissistic mother-in-law: setting boundaries and managing guilt trips 👮🏼

Mecha_McEhlah | Mecha_McEhlah

Generous parents vs. outrageous MIL: Who's the real winner? 👏

LisaW481 | LisaW481

NTA - A gift without strings attached 💞

Legitimate-Papaya-57 | Legitimate-Papaya-57

NTA. MIL's gift, not a loan. Protect her from legal trouble. 👍

Drekiffxiv | Drekiffxiv

NTA. Ungrateful mother-in-law demands cut from house sale profits. Toxic situation.

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Creative solution to MIL's demand sparks financial debate. 🤔

Yentush | Yentush

Mother-in-law demands cut from house sale: Was it a gift?

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Moving away from an entitled mother-in-law, NTA! 👏

Liz600 | Liz600

NTA. MIL has no expectation of reimbursement for a gift 💰

SharksInSpace1899 | SharksInSpace1899

MIL demands cut from house sale - NTA, shady business!

livingmylifeway | livingmylifeway

Wedding gift turned investment? MIL demands cut. Unreasonable or ungrateful? 😱

cyriaja | cyriaja

MIL demands house sale profits, but NTA. She's out of line. 🙄

spiffsome | spiffsome

MIL demands repayment years later, NTA for refusing. 💯

boxofsquirrels | boxofsquirrels

NTA - A gift is a gift! Push back with legal documentation. 👏

JBB2002902 | JBB2002902

"NTA, demanding a cut from a gift? That's just ungrateful!"

Jumpy_Feeling2355 | Jumpy_Feeling2355

NTA. Mother-in-law demands cut from house sale: Unreasonable entitlement 😑

HoldFastO2 | HoldFastO2

NTA for not caring about MIL's friends. Congrats on new house! 🎉

BDThrills | BDThrills

NTA- Stop caring about drama and crappy people. Feel better 😊

thatonepersoniam | thatonepersoniam

NTA. Mortgage company required a letter stating it was a gift. 👍

lovebeinganasshole | lovebeinganasshole

NTA and escaping from your MIL? Good riddance! 👋

CarlowCarlo | CarlowCarlo

No strings attached: A gift is a gift! 💝

CakeisaDie | CakeisaDie

Generous gesture or enabling entitlement? 🤔

tkn91191 | tkn91191

Gifted house, no strings attached. NTA, end of story! 📶

HunterRoze | HunterRoze

Mother-in-law's demand for cut: Ungrateful or unreasonable? NTA explains.

Scribb74 | Scribb74

Setting boundaries with the mother-in-law: none of their business 🙅

GirlDwight | GirlDwight

Demanding 15% of house sale? Unreasonable! NTA, still SMH 😱

Mysterious-Winter616 | Mysterious-Winter616

Mother-in-Law demands payout for wedding gift. NTA stands firm. 👏

Rgirl4 | Rgirl4

Mother-in-law demands cut from house sale: NTA calls her out! 💯

The_wayward_painter | The_wayward_painter

Escaping a narcissistic mother-in-law's control 📞

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Ungrateful mother-in-law demands cut from house sale: Ridiculous or entitled? 😑

calmlycrazy65 | calmlycrazy65

Setting boundaries with your MIL after an unwanted financial gift. 💰

TheLastLibrarian1 | TheLastLibrarian1

Gift or greed? MIL's demand sparks debate. 📷

SuperSanj | SuperSanj

Protect yourself from a narcissistic MIL. Keep her in the dark. NTA

friendlily | friendlily

NTA. Mother-in-law should have drawn up a contract for co-ownership. 💰

zenswashbuckler | zenswashbuckler

Mother-in-Law demands cut from house sale profits: Ungrateful or unreasonable? 🤔

Jolly-Passenger | Jolly-Passenger

Mother-in-law drama: NTA, but is she lying or just crazy? 😳

Glittering-War-5748 | Glittering-War-5748

Parents gave money for down payment, MIL has no claim. NTA

TooMuchAZSunshine | TooMuchAZSunshine

Dealing with a demanding mother-in-law who expects something in return 😩

austin_the_boston | austin_the_boston

Mother-in-Law's unreasonable demand sparks debate. NTA for refusing.

myscreamgotlost | myscreamgotlost

Generous gift, grateful response. Who's in the wrong? 🤔

silent_whisper89 | silent_whisper89

Mother-in-Law demands a cut from house sale profits: Is she being greedy? 🤔

youm3ddlingkids | youm3ddlingkids

Cut her off! No need to deal with her toxic behavior 👌

yougonbebigmad | yougonbebigmad

MIL demands cut from house sale, but you're NTA. Let her lie and trip over herself eventually. 😉

WhySoManyOstriches | WhySoManyOstriches

Giving a gift doesn't entitle you to future profits. 👍

theblowmaster | theblowmaster

NTA: Stand your ground and explain your side. Money as gift.

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Not the a**hole. Share your thoughts on demanding in-laws! 👀

funsockslaw | funsockslaw

Mother-in-Law demands cut from house sale: Ungrateful or Unreasonable? 💰

Laramila | Laramila

Mother-in-Law demands a cut from house sale: Ungrateful or Unreasonable? 😡

The_Amazing_Username | The_Amazing_Username

Cutting ties and sending a therapy bill to entitled mother-in-law. 🤪

emotionally_autistic | emotionally_autistic

NTA. Mother-in-law demands cut from house sale profits, but you don't owe her anything. Cut them out of your lives 👍

tirv56 | tirv56

Ungrateful or Unreasonable? NTA, it was a gift, enough said ✨

bflogaus | bflogaus

Ungrateful mother-in-law demands cut from house sale. NTA! 👏

Particular-Raccoon25 | Particular-Raccoon25

MIL wants a cut from house sale. NTA, no ownership.

teresajs | teresajs

Refusing gifts and driving a narcissist mother-in-law bananas 🍎

TheHiddenMessenger | TheHiddenMessenger

Gifts with strings attached: Dealing with ungrateful in-laws 😒

Pristine-Rhubarb7294 | Pristine-Rhubarb7294

Generous gift sparks debate: NTA for refusing mother-in-law's demands?

Smart-Platypus6762 | Smart-Platypus6762

NTA, obviously. What a lunatic. 😂

Pleqe | Pleqe

Mother-in-Law demands a cut from house sale profits? NTA! 😱

verminiusrex | verminiusrex

Ungrateful or Unreasonable? NTA shuts down demanding mother-in-law. 🙌

holisarcasm | holisarcasm

Dealing with a narcissistic mother-in-law, don't let it affect you! 🤷‍♀️

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NTA: Bold response to demanding mother-in-law. 🤪

ch1burashka | ch1burashka

NTA: Gifts should come without strings attached. MIL is TA.

kaedemi011 | kaedemi011

Mother-in-law demands cut from house sale, friend overreacts. NTA!

Trick-Elderberry-146 | Trick-Elderberry-146

Forcing the 15% back with a sweet message 🍭💸 NTA

JennaLS | JennaLS

NTA: A gift is a gift, no strings attached 💜

isabellamarie44 | isabellamarie44

MIL demands cut from house sale: NTA, beware her entitlement 😱

CareFrenchieN | CareFrenchieN

NTA: Mother-in-law demanding cut sounds like a narcissist. 🙄

SquartMcCorn | SquartMcCorn

NTA, crazy strings attached. Decline her future "help" offers. 🙄

remembertowelday525 | remembertowelday525

Mother-in-law demands cut from house sale: Unreasonable or ungrateful? 🏠

flossorapture | flossorapture

Mother-in-Law wants a cut from house sale. NTA shuts her down. 👏

Teh_Hammerer | Teh_Hammerer

Curious if MIL's money was a gift or a loan? 🤔

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NTA. MIL's friend called to rant? Unbelievable! Stay strong 💪

dwegol | dwegol

Mother-in-law wants cut from house sale, but it was a gift. NTA! 🙌

bibbiddybobbidyboo | bibbiddybobbidyboo

Legal implications of mother-in-law demanding a cut from house sale

dedalus42 | dedalus42

Family and money: a recipe for disaster. NTA 😡

TigerMage2020 | TigerMage2020

Ungrateful MIL demands gift back, ignore her and move on. 🙄

tmchd | tmchd

Wedding gift drama: NTA! Some people just don't get it. 🙄

Bletter2020 | Bletter2020

Friends full of 💩 too? Nah, she's not the a**hole.

jvnbonedaddy | jvnbonedaddy

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