Grandparents Refuse to End Vacation for Grandchild's Birth: Heartless or Justified? 😲

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Picture this: you're on a dream vacation in Cancun, soaking up the sun and enjoying a much-needed break. Suddenly, you receive a call that your daughter is giving birth earlier than expected and wants you to rush home. What would you do? 🤔 A 52-year-old man and his wife faced this exact dilemma, and their decision has left their relationship with their daughter hanging in the balance. 🌩️

A Long-Awaited Vacation 🏖️

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The Unexpected Call 📞

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The Due Date Dilemma 📅

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A Tough Decision 😬

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Daughter's Plea for Support 🥺

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First-Time Mom's Fears 😟

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Reassurances and Refusals 🙅

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Emotions Running High 😢

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Missed Call and Complications 🚨

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Morning Aftermath ☀️

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Accusations and Anger 😡

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Silent Treatment 🤐

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Healthy Baby, Strained Relationship 👶

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Facebook Photos and Distance 📸

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Apologies and Regrets 😔

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Vacation vs. Family: Where's the Line? 🤷

This couple's decision not to end their Cancun vacation early for their daughter's unexpected labor has led to a strained relationship with their daughter and limited access to their new grandchild. 😢 While they've apologized repeatedly, their daughter remains upset, feeling that their trip was more important than her well-being. As emotions continue to run high, it's hard to say if this family will be able to mend the rift. 💔 Let's see how the internet weighs in on this tricky situation... 🍿

NTA- Grandparents couldn't rush home from another country, COVID concerns.

DialPlumeria | DialPlumeria

Is it normal for grandparents to be present during childbirth? 🤔

xtinejoi | xtinejoi

NTA. Commenter empathizes with OP's situation and explains the impossibility of being there. Reply supports OP's decision and suggests quarantine before seeing the baby.

Dependent-Show2297 | Dependent-Show2297

Mixed feelings on grandparents not rushing home for grandchild's birth 😲

InstructionTime5026 | InstructionTime5026

Missing the call during labor: a heartbreaking moment for daughter 😢

embopbopbopdoowop | embopbopbopdoowop

Commenter criticizes grandparents for not being there for their daughter

HardRainisFalling | HardRainisFalling

Grandparents criticized for lack of support during daughter's emergency c-section. 😲

deadninbed | deadninbed

Grandparents prioritize vacation over daughter's birth, suffering consequences. 😲

Squid52 | Squid52

YTA: Grandparents prioritize vacation over traumatic birth experience. 😲

bilbiblib | bilbiblib

Grandparents support daughter's decision, NTA. Trust and reassurance matters. 👍

Zoeyoe | Zoeyoe

Grandparents caught between a rock and a hard place 🤷‍♂️

CEMS_england1234 | CEMS_england1234

Grandparents planned trip before pregnancy, NTA for not canceling. 👍

Dazzler3623 | Dazzler3623

Missed phone call during daughter's birth causes understandable hurt 😢

Acrobatic_End6355 | Acrobatic_End6355

Grandparents' insensitivity questioned: Why not adjust trip dates? 😲

xEnraptureX | xEnraptureX

NTA comments seem heartless, but YTA for prioritizing vacation over daughter's birth. 😲

mewley | mewley

Grandparents on vacation during grandchild's birth, unclear expectations. 🤔

travelkmac | travelkmac

NTA: Grandparents' absence justified, husband is the parent. 😲

Moist-Sky7607 | Moist-Sky7607

Grandparents on vacation during grandchild's birth: Understanding daughter's disappointment 😢

judgyhedgehog | judgyhedgehog

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