Grandma's Secret Baptism: Overreaction or Justified Fury? 😱

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Imagine you entrust your kids to a family member for a day out, only to discover they've made a monumental decision on your behalf... and behind your back! 😡 This is the predicament one father found himself in after his mother-in-law took his twin boys for a 'swim', which turned out to be a secret baptism. The father, a self-proclaimed atheist, and his husband had agreed not to impose any religion on their kids, wanting them to decide for themselves when they are old enough. Let's dive into this turbulent tale... 🌊

Uncomfortable Relations 👵👨

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A Rocky Past 🏞️

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Reconciliation and Resistance 🤝

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Crossing Boundaries 🚧

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A Sunday Surprise 😮

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The Baptism Bombshell 💣

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Disrespect and Defiance 😡

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Consequences and Criticism 🚫

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A House Divided 🏠

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The Struggle for Sovereignty 👑

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A Question of Choice 🤔

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A Family Feud Over Faith: Who's the Real Sinner Here? 😈

In a shocking turn of events, a grandma secretly baptizes her grandkids, sparking a family feud of biblical proportions. The father, an atheist, is furious, feeling his boundaries were blatantly disrespected. The grandma, however, believes she's in the right, claiming the kids will 'follow Jesus and the true faith anyway'. The father retaliates by banning her from spending time alone with the kids. But was he too harsh? Or was he justified in his anger? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🌐

Grandma's secret baptism causes justified fury and family conflict 😱

passthealcohol | passthealcohol

Outrage over unauthorized baptism of children by pushy grandmother. 😱

littlelionbirdman | littlelionbirdman

MIL oversteps boundaries, causing justified fury. NTA! 😱

Dork86 | Dork86

NTA. Husband's mom might be playing nice to 'save' grandchildren 😱

HedgieTwiggles | HedgieTwiggles

🔥 Cutting off a homophobic grandma who betrayed your trust? NTA!

Rainbowbright31 | Rainbowbright31

NTA. Church baptism without permission? They're ALL in trouble! 😱

Morrighu87 | Morrighu87

Cutting off grandma for betrayal and boundary issues. NTA! 😱

S0uth3y | S0uth3y

"Partner's involvement in secret baptism? 🤔 Turns out, he's mad too!"

Feisty-Cat-Mum | Feisty-Cat-Mum

Grandma crossed the line by baptizing without parental consent. NTA!

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Nta. Stick it to her! Your MIL violated canon law. 😱

LegitimateCut5876 | LegitimateCut5876

NTA: MIL disrespected boundaries, family enables, husband should support you. 🙏

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NTA. MIL crossed boundaries, you have every right to restrict access. 😱

tosser9212 | tosser9212

NTA - Grandma crosses boundaries, others don't see it. Call church! 😱

gritty_rox | gritty_rox

NTA. Grandma crossed a line. No more unsupervised visits. 😱

Mehitabel9 | Mehitabel9

NTA. MIL violated your trust by forcing religion on your kids.

SummerOracle | SummerOracle

WTF and NTA. Grandma's secret baptism sparks a religious showdown! 😱

suckerfishbeaut | suckerfishbeaut

Furious parent stands up to overstepping grandma. NTA! 😱

Financial-Winter-929 | Financial-Winter-929

"NTA. MIL's secret baptism was disrespectful and she deserves timeout."

emotionallydented445 | emotionallydented445

NTA: Grandma disrespected your wishes for raising your kids. 😱

WittyResource2329 | WittyResource2329

NTA. Setting boundaries with unsupportive grandma. 😱

Acki90 | Acki90

NTA. Horrible! Consider a debaptismal ceremony and certificate. Google it! 😱

Sleipnir82 | Sleipnir82

NTA stands up to MIL's pushy baptism request. Respectful compromise.

Ok-Internet5014 | Ok-Internet5014

NTA: Grandma crossed the line, trust needs to be rebuilt. 🙅

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👵 NTA. Grandma's secret baptism raises concerns about her motives. 👀

Pycts | Pycts

Grandma crossed the line! NTA for being furious and setting boundaries. 😱

crushedsombrero | crushedsombrero

NTA. Setting boundaries with in-laws can be tricky 😍

RumSoakedChap | RumSoakedChap

Outrage over unauthorized baptism sparks call for church investigation! 😱

ragandbonewoman | ragandbonewoman

🔥 Justified fury! Contact the church and give them hell!

No-Personality5421 | No-Personality5421

Stealth baptise her into the Church of Gayness, NTA. 😱

Zornagog | Zornagog

Holy hell, NTA!!!!! 😱

Elean0r89 | Elean0r89

NTA. MIL ignored your feelings and gaslights you. Stand your ground! 🙏

Foxdenfreude | Foxdenfreude

Boundaries crossed? Seek support at r/JustNoMIL for advice! 👍

SeattleGirl99 | SeattleGirl99

Nightmare mother-in-law, but OP is not the a**hole! 😍

Few-Sheepherder-6383 | Few-Sheepherder-6383

Betrayed Christian feels justified and appalled by massive baptism.

Express-Zucchini6177 | Express-Zucchini6177

NTA. Grandma crossed the line, spouse needs to step up. 😱

murphy2345678 | murphy2345678

NTA: Revenge through Wiccan initiation? Grandma got a lesson!

Waerfeles | Waerfeles

NTA. Protecting kids from potential harm at church. Valid concerns. 🙏

vogelbekdier98 | vogelbekdier98

NTA. Husband needs to set boundaries with overstepping mother-in-law. 🚩

adorable__elephant | adorable__elephant

Setting boundaries with grandma after secret baptism incident. 😱

FLmom67 | FLmom67

NTA but stir her pot so it boils over. 🤪

weeblewobblers | weeblewobblers

Church minister supports OP's anger at grandma's secret baptism 😱

RevKyriel | RevKyriel

NTA: Grandma's betrayal calls for strict boundaries and no contact.

Motor_Business483 | Motor_Business483

NTA for not allowing grandma to baptize kids without consent 👍

TheAshenDemon4 | TheAshenDemon4

Christian grandma disrespects and lies to daughter-in-law. NTA! 😱

Lea_R_ning | Lea_R_ning

MIL overstepped. NTA. Banish her. Family feud escalates! 😱

Wearedid | Wearedid

Husband's mommy issues causing major drama. Time for a showdown! 😱

-my-cabbages | -my-cabbages

NTA: Controversial baptism sparks debate about religious tolerance. 😱

Sea-Ad9057 | Sea-Ad9057

NTA - No a-hole here! Share your thoughts below! 🙂

happytre3s | happytre3s

Baptized at 13 against my wishes? No contact with grandma! 😱

Neat-Investment-3582 | Neat-Investment-3582

NTA: Grandma crossed the line. United front is crucial. 😱

Objective-Spray-1437 | Objective-Spray-1437

Protect your kids! Grandma secretly baptizes them without permission! 😱

serenasplaycousin | serenasplaycousin

🤔 Connecting the dots: Grandma's secret baptism raises some questions.

cryinoverwangxian | cryinoverwangxian

Cut ties with the narcissistic MIL and problematic partner. 👍

crimejunkiefan | crimejunkiefan

Grandma's unauthorized baptism sparks justified fury and family tension. 😱


Is the baptism valid? Non-parents weigh in. 💪

UpstairsAd4783 | UpstairsAd4783

Outrage over secret baptism without parents' consent 😱

Tizyanna13 | Tizyanna13

Grandma's lack of respect for boundaries and trust is concerning. 🤔

1moreKnife2theheart | 1moreKnife2theheart

NTA! Protect your kids and set boundaries with grandma. 🙏

chart1961 | chart1961

Traumatized by secret baptism: manipulation, ignorance, and justified anger. 😡

Muddaskunty | Muddaskunty

NTA. The audacity of baptizing someone's child without consent! 😱

OkConsideration8964 | OkConsideration8964

Confusion, scrolling, and an MIL who's an asshat 😱

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Grandma's secret baptism causes justified fury among LGBTQ+ couple. 😱

Tabitha482 | Tabitha482

Grandma secretly baptizes kids against parent's wishes. NTA, justified fury! 😱

mrekon123 | mrekon123

NTA. Relatable experience with pushy family. Seek advice on r/justnomil. 🙌

Aussiebabe93 | Aussiebabe93

NTA for setting boundaries with husband's overstepping grandma. 📸

slendermanismydad | slendermanismydad

NTA. Justified fury over unauthorized baptism. Complete no contact warranted. 😱

Viola-Swamp | Viola-Swamp

Protecting kids from grandma's religious indoctrination 😱

Tribbles_Trouble | Tribbles_Trouble

NTA, MIL crossed boundaries, but focus on raising your kids.

Expensive-Excuse-625 | Expensive-Excuse-625

Understanding religious differences and the importance of personal boundaries. 🙏

Zahrad70 | Zahrad70

NTA: Grandma's baptism attempt turned into a battle of words. 🤬

Sarah_J_J | Sarah_J_J

Stand your ground! NTA 🙌 Church can erase baptism.

Less_Jello_2489 | Less_Jello_2489

Ordained minister supports OP, condemns secret baptism. Homophobia suspected. 😱

Extension_Cucumber10 | Extension_Cucumber10

NTA - Unacceptable behavior! Husband should be appalled 😱

glamm808 | glamm808

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