Sister's Husband Insists on Being Called 'Doctor' After Earning Osteopathy Degree: A Family Feud Ignites 🔥

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Ever been to a family gathering where the drama is as plentiful as the food? This is the story of a woman who found herself in the midst of a family feud over titles, degrees, and the legitimacy of alternative medicine. It all started when her sister's husband, Joey, recently graduated with an osteopathy degree and insisted on being referred to as 'Dr. Smith'. Let's dive into this deliciously dramatic tale. 🍿

Meet the Family: A Sister, Her Husband, and a History of Chaos 🌪️

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Past Wrongs and Current Wrongs: A Tale of Destruction 🚗💻🛁

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The Final Straw: A Bathtub Disaster 🛀💦

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A Family Gathering: The Stage is Set 🎭

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Enter 'Dr. Smith': A New Degree and a New Demand 🎓

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A Clash of Beliefs: Science vs Pseudoscience 🧪🔮

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A Conversation Interrupted: The First Sparks of Conflict 🗣️🔥

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The Demand for Respect: 'Don't You Mean Dr. Smith?' 🎩

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The Tension Rises: A Night of Snide Remarks 🌃

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A Stand Taken: Osteopathy vs Medicine 🩺

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The Aftermath: A Divided Family 🏚️

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A Personal Tragedy: Why It Matters 💔

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Not Jealous, Just Concerned: The Real Reason Behind the Conflict 🎯

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A Family at Odds: The Battle of the 'Doctor' Title Ends in a Stalemate 🏳️

What started as a simple family gathering turned into a battleground over titles, degrees, and the validity of alternative medicine. Our protagonist had a heated exchange with her brother-in-law, Joey, who insisted on being addressed as 'Dr. Smith' after earning an osteopathy degree. Despite the drama and the divided family, she stood her ground, driven by personal tragedy and a strong belief in the dangers of pseudoscience. The night ended with no clear resolution, leaving the family in a state of tension. Now, let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🍵

"YTA just for denying the fact that he is a doctor." 🙄

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ESH. Osteopath insists on being called 'Doctor'. Family feud erupts 🔥

lightwoodorchestra | lightwoodorchestra

ESH. Husband insists on being called 'Doctor' after earning DO.

ProbablyMyJugs | ProbablyMyJugs

Tacky or not, he's technically a doctor. Family feud ignited! 🔥

anchovie_macncheese | anchovie_macncheese

"YTA. He has a DO, which is equivalent to an MD. 👏"

aSeaPersonByNight | aSeaPersonByNight

ESH- BIL insists on being called 'Doctor', causing family feud 🙄

Cheesecake009 | Cheesecake009

"YTA - Osteopaths ARE real doctors." 🩺💪

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Curious if he actually earned his DO degree 🤔

Final_Commission4160 | Final_Commission4160

"YTA. DO is an MD + extra training. Your just a ....insert something here."

daheffalump | daheffalump

Curious about the pseudoscience debate surrounding osteopathy? 🤔

MissConduct0120 | MissConduct0120

Is OP the a**hole for not calling sister's husband 'Doctor'?

sammtheamazon | sammtheamazon

Is he a real doctor or just playing pretend? 🤔

Kakyoin42069 | Kakyoin42069

Family feud erupts over husband's insistence on being called 'Doctor'

DrFishTaco | DrFishTaco

Medical professional defends DO degree against arrogant criticism 🔥

kxz231 | kxz231

Toxicity and misunderstandings fuel a heated family feud 💥

strawsinburger | strawsinburger

ESH: Husband wants recognition for his degree, but goes overboard.

daiceedoll | daiceedoll

YTA. Even an MD recognizes DOs as 'real doctors' 👨‍⚕️

doctorsoph | doctorsoph

Family feud erupts over husband's pretentious insistence on being called 'Doctor'

yamiyo17 | yamiyo17

"YTA. Don't gatekeep who gets to be called a doctor! 😠"

Justaroundtown | Justaroundtown

Is he really a doctor or just being pretentious? 🤔

Froggetpwagain | Froggetpwagain

Real snob vs. dumb sister: A heated debate on titles 🔥

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"Osteopathy isn't a pseudoscience? He's a doctor, just a DO." 👨‍⚕️

rabidhemingway | rabidhemingway

YTA: Claiming DO title without medical school? Complete a**hole 😑

charitymw7 | charitymw7

He's a real doctor, but insisting on being called 'doctor' off duty? YTA.

rawsugar87 | rawsugar87

Bitter commenter calls OP YTA for husband's title insistence 😠

iipattphmlol | iipattphmlol

YTA. His degree is valid. Respect his accomplishment and title. 👏

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Feud erupts over pretentious 'Dr. Smith' and snide comments. ESH.

hedgeh0gburrow | hedgeh0gburrow

US osteopathy vs. other countries' osteopathy: different training and qualifications 🤔

MrsPandaBear | MrsPandaBear

YTA for not respecting his degree. Chiropractic helped me 🏃‍♂️

lettersfrommeme | lettersfrommeme

Family feud over husband's insistence on being called 'Doctor' 😱

Eerawai | Eerawai

Demanding to be called 'Doctor' in every situation is cringe 😫

kalamata0live | kalamata0live

YTA for dismissing the qualifications of a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 🙄

manderifffic | manderifffic

YTA. Misinformed and rude. He earned a DO, not MD. 🙄

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Opinions clash as family feud ignites over husband's 'doctor' title 😠

msallied79 | msallied79

NTA. Demanding titles at a casual gathering? 🙄 Family drama!

verminiusrex | verminiusrex

🚨 NTA warns about dangers of calling oneself 'doctor' in alternative medicine

e_lemonsqueezer | e_lemonsqueezer

Let him have it! Don't kill his excitement, judgy ego 😤

alixanjou | alixanjou

NTA. Calling him 'Doctor' after his arrogant behavior? No way! 😡

abrokendefinition | abrokendefinition

Calling him 'Dr. Last Name' at a family dinner? NTA! 😊

OurLadyofHalloween | OurLadyofHalloween

YTA here. DOs are legit doctors, not alternative medicine. 👨‍🎓

jyssrocks | jyssrocks

NTA. He sounds like a pompous 💩.

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Family feud erupts over recognizing 'Doctor' title. ESH for demanding.

ShellBellKell | ShellBellKell

YTA gets called out for lack of knowledge 😱

MushroomPrincess63 | MushroomPrincess63

ESH for insisting on title, but he is a legitimate doctor 👨‍🎓

Earth_Silly | Earth_Silly

NTA. Calling your BIL 'Dr xxx' is just plain weird 😳

TakohamoOlsen2 | TakohamoOlsen2

NTA. Being called 'Doctor' outside work is pretentious 🙄

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Family feud erupts at dad's retirement event. Selfishness takes center stage 😱

j2468t | j2468t

"YTA. Osteopathy isn't the same as chiropractice." 😱

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Family feud over husband's 'Doctor' title sparks fiery debate 🔥

thebadsleepwell00 | thebadsleepwell00

"YTA. OP, you're either really stupid or willfully ignorant 🙄"

Lazy--Turtles | Lazy--Turtles

"ESH. BIL insists on being called 'Doctor' after osteopathy degree. Debate ensues. 🤔"

Snowscoran | Snowscoran

Opinions clash as family feud ignites over 'doctor' title 🚩

windowtothesoul | windowtothesoul

Family feud over using 'Doctor' title in casual settings 😳

PurpleBugBull | PurpleBugBull

"YTA for calling him fake, he has the necessary credentials!" 😱

Finnike | Finnike

"YTA. A DO can be just as good as an MD. 👍"

assassin_of_joy | assassin_of_joy

YTA jealous of sister's husband's DO title 🙄

Meddittor | Meddittor

"YTA, but he's a Doctor now. Congratulate Dr Smith! 👏"

DarthCadman | DarthCadman

Calling yourself 'Dr.' when not a medical doctor? Conceited much? 😑

IndulgeLillian | IndulgeLillian

A feud erupts over a husband's insistence on being called 'Doctor'

KyliaQuilor | KyliaQuilor

Awkward family feud over using 'Doctor' title in casual conversation

Starrydecises | Starrydecises

🤦‍♂️ Family feud erupts over BIL insisting on being called 'Doctor'

HoloNailPolish | HoloNailPolish

Osteopathic doctors are just as good as allopathic doctors! 👨‍⚕️ Cut him some slack. YTA.

ubaders51 | ubaders51

YTA: Ignorance about DOs sparks informative discussion 👏

liberaljar2812 | liberaljar2812

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