Woman Sells Lavish Gift to End Boyfriend's Constant Bargaining: Hero or Villain?

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In an unexpected twist of holiday spirit, a 25-year-old woman found herself in a moral tug-of-war after receiving an expensive computer as a Christmas gift from her boyfriend. Instead of being a tool for her Masters program, the computer turned into a bargaining chip, with her boyfriend constantly reminding her of the costly gift. Tired of the constant 'you owe me' remarks, she decided to take matters into her own hands. Let's dive into her story. 🎁💻🎄

A Gift That Sparked a Dilemma

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The Unexpected Christmas Surprise

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The Gift Becomes a Bargaining Chip

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The Constant Reminder of Debt

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The Cycle of Apologies and Accusations

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The Big Argument

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The Bold Move

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The Aftermath

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A Gift Turned Sour: The Final Verdict

In an emotional rollercoaster of a story, our brave scholar took a stand against her boyfriend's constant reminders of the expensive gift he'd given her. Tired of the 'you owe me' remarks, she sold the high-end computer, bought a cheaper one, and returned the rest of the money to him. This bold move left him furious, but she believed it was the only way to end the ongoing conflict. Now, the question remains: was she right in her actions, or did she cross a line? Let's delve into the internet's top responses to this intriguing tale. 🕵️‍♀️💻💔

"NTA. Huge red flags flying - hope he has redeeming qualities."

MsBaseball34 | MsBaseball34

NTA. Red flags: older boyfriend manipulates with money, concerning behavior. 🚨

popebologna | popebologna

Boyfriend's constant bargaining over a gift? Definitely an a**hole! 🙄

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NTA. Well done for standing up against controlling behavior. 👏

LillytheFurkid | LillytheFurkid

Hero or Villain? 30-year-old manipulative boyfriend vs. 21-year-old naive girlfriend. 🦸‍♂️👿

Blackandorangecats | Blackandorangecats

NTA: Heroic move! Dumping a manipulative bf is the ultimate solution 💪

photosbeersandteach | photosbeersandteach

Dump the boyfriend, keep the computer! 🖥️💔

OverallDisaster | OverallDisaster

Ex-boyfriend's obsession with a purse leads to a fiery breakup 🔥

throwawayforunethica | throwawayforunethica

A gift with strings is a leash. 🎁🐶

hyper12 | hyper12

NTA. Calculated gift or emotional leverage? Hero or villain? 🤔

bigbuttfucker | bigbuttfucker

NTA - Liberating yourself from controlling gifts 💪💔

sra19 | sra19

Controlling age gap relationship: money as a power dynamic. 🤔

idontknowyouhaha | idontknowyouhaha

🚩 Watch out for more red flags in this relationship!

Sammyro518 | Sammyro518

Keeping the computer and dumping the boyfriend: a power move! 💪

stiletto929 | stiletto929

🚩 NTA: Controlling boyfriend uses gift as a bargaining chip. Seek counseling!

WildCelticRose | WildCelticRose

NTA. A gift turned noose. Or, as others said, a leash. 🎁🔗

MadTrophyWife | MadTrophyWife

🏃‍♀️ Run! Don't let him hold you back from living lavishly!

justthetips0629 | justthetips0629

NTA. Controlling, manipulative, and spiteful. 🚫🎁

_wednesday_76 | _wednesday_76

🚩 NTA: Red flags! Dump the controlling boyfriend for good!

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🚩 Red flags galore in this questionable age-gap relationship.

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NTA. Boyfriend's immaturity and abuse make him a super jerk.

anarchyshift | anarchyshift

Selling a 'gift' to end bargaining? NTA, hero or villain?

Pristine-Rhubarb7294 | Pristine-Rhubarb7294

Run! Your partner shouldn't hold a 'gift' over your head! 💔

Sunnygurrl | Sunnygurrl

Setting boundaries with expensive gifts: NTA sells lavish gift 💁‍♀️

allthekeals | allthekeals

🚩 NTA, financial abuse is a massive red flag. Keep the money and run!

FirebirdWriter | FirebirdWriter

NTA. Age gap relationship with controlling boyfriend, consider leaving. 🔋

grandma_visitation | grandma_visitation

Generous gift or manipulative tactic? The verdict is in...

Ok_Weakness_6273 | Ok_Weakness_6273

Constantly asking for money: financial incompatibility or manipulation? 💸

JibbityJabbity | JibbityJabbity

Age difference sparks debate: Manipulator or puppet? Let's discuss! 😮

jamesko1989 | jamesko1989

Selling lavish gift to end controlling behavior: empowering or risky? ✨

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NTA. Boyfriend's constant bargaining backfires. Cruelty meets justice. 🤪

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Breaking free from a manipulative relationship: NTA 🙌🔥

RedditMeThisBatman | RedditMeThisBatman

Stand up against manipulation! 💪💔 Don't let gifts control you.

Twasbrillig1 | Twasbrillig1

NTA. Boyfriend's constant bargaining? Yikes! She took a stand! 💪

canvasshoes2 | canvasshoes2

Dump him and keep the computer! 🙌💻

allenna | allenna

NTA: Boyfriend's petty gift backfires, she takes charge 💪

introverted_smallfry | introverted_smallfry

Boyfriend's manipulative gift backfires, causing tension and resentment. 😳

mollyayesha | mollyayesha

NTA. Sell the boyfriend next. 😂

snowboard7621 | snowboard7621

👏 NTA for standing up to manipulative boyfriend. Time to move on!

Notyagirl | Notyagirl

🚩 Material items as manipulation? Have a serious talk, NTA.

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🚩 NTA: Power move eliminated, red flag raised. Independence triumphs!

Savannahhhhhhhhhhhh | Savannahhhhhhhhhhhh

👏 Woman stands up to manipulative boyfriend, takes back her power

BellaSantiago1975 | BellaSantiago1975

Escape before it's too late! 😱

coop190 | coop190

Weaponized gift? Definitely not the a**hole! 🔥💣

Blackdogwrangler | Blackdogwrangler

💣 Girlfriend shuts down boyfriend's bargaining. World needs more heroes! NTA!

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Woman stands up for herself against controlling boyfriend. 🚩

0xEmmy | 0xEmmy

NTA: You deserve better, don't let him manipulate you 🙅

Dry_Understanding915 | Dry_Understanding915

NTA: Age gap, entitlement, and red flags. Time to move on! 👋

xTeddyBearXx | xTeddyBearXx

Power dynamics shattered: Hero or villain? 💥

J3styr | J3styr

Gift or chain? The debate on intentions unfolds. 🔒

CrookedPanda | CrookedPanda

🚩 Red flags galore! Is she a hero or villain?

Celica_Lover | Celica_Lover

Boyfriend's bargaining tactics compared to J. Edgar Hoover's manipulation. NTA

Mrx-01 | Mrx-01

Trade him in too? 🔄 Maybe it's time for an upgrade!

williamgapes | williamgapes

Hero or villain? Woman stands up to controlling boyfriend. 🚩

daughterofnarcs | daughterofnarcs

A gift should be free of strings. NTA. 👏

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NTA: Woman stands up against manipulative behavior, internet agrees 💪

MissPeskyFace | MissPeskyFace

NTA for selling gift, but beware of manipulative boyfriend. 💔

manz02 | manz02

NTA: Dump the predator and reclaim your financial independence! 💪

buttercupcake23 | buttercupcake23

Dump the controlling prick before the real abuse starts! 💔

Conscious-Shoulder14 | Conscious-Shoulder14

NTA: Computer > Boyfriend 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩

Midwife21 | Midwife21

NTA: Boyfriend's bargaining behavior is a red flag. 🚩

DameofDames | DameofDames

👏 Standing up against manipulation and recognizing red flags. NTA!

social_sloot | social_sloot

Dump the boyfriend! 💔 Emotional manipulation at its worst. Move on!

epicurious_aussie | epicurious_aussie

Selling the gift: a**hole or genius move? Boyfriend's furious reaction!

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Curious about his behavior? Find out why he's always asking!

Ineedhelpplsnty | Ineedhelpplsnty

Woman sells lavish gift to end boyfriend's bargaining: Hero!

retroroses | retroroses

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