Military Wife Refuses Mother-in-Law's Mother's Day Visit 😱

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Being a military wife isn't easy, especially when you're trying to navigate the complexities of your husband's family dynamics. One woman found herself in the middle of an emotional tug-of-war when her husband asked her to visit his mother for Mother's Day. But this wasn't just any Mother's Day – it was her first as a mom. 😔👩‍👧

Husband's Request 📞

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Last Year's Mother's Day 🌺

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Mother-in-Law's Complaint 😒

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Gifts for MIL 🎁

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Father-in-Law and Brother-in-Law's Wishes 💌

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Gratitude and Hurt 💔

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Confronting MIL 😠

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MIL's Hurtful Comments 😢

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MIL's Definition of Mother's Day 🤔

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No Apology 😕

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Husband's Response 🗣️

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Standing Her Ground 💪

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A Mother's Day Standoff 🥺

This military wife's first Mother's Day was marred by her mother-in-law's hurtful comments and lack of acknowledgment. Despite receiving thoughtful gifts, the MIL was upset that her daughter-in-law didn't visit her on Mother's Day. When confronted, the MIL argued that she didn't need to acknowledge her daughter-in-law because she wasn't her mother. The wife decided she wouldn't spend any future Mother's Days with her MIL. Now, her husband is telling her to move on and visit his mom, but she's standing her ground. Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 💭

Celebrate with your own mom, husband can handle his. NTA 😊

Arbor_Arabicae | Arbor_Arabicae

Spineless husband and mother-in-law, military wife stands her ground 🙌

Emergency_Yard_6009 | Emergency_Yard_6009

Husband problem, not MIL problem. NTA 😊

ElleCay | ElleCay

Put her number on mute and let hubby deal with MIL 🙌

MissMurderpants | MissMurderpants

Mother's Day isn't about in-laws. NTA for prioritizing self-care 🙌

Annalirra | Annalirra

Husband's double standards exposed in NTA comment 👀

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Mother-in-law refuses to acknowledge military wife on Mother's Day. NTA. 😱

Rancid_Stew | Rancid_Stew

Mother prioritizes self-care on Mother's Day, not in-laws. 😍

Infinite_9230 | Infinite_9230

Petty revenge on Father's Day, NTA wins the day 💯

Aesient | Aesient

Mother's Day can be a mental load issue for husbands. NTA.

SarcasticPumpkin | SarcasticPumpkin

Husband told to suck it up and visit mom alone 😎

gnimmuc6898 | gnimmuc6898

Husband needs to prioritize family and MIL is not mother. NTA

Edenxwp | Edenxwp

Fair retaliation suggestion for ungrateful husband's Mother's Day demands 🙌

GothPenguin | GothPenguin

NTA. Two way street, honey! 😏

emr830 | emr830

Father's Day question sparks reminder to appreciate military wife

Cardabella | Cardabella

Military spouse calls for equal partnership, NTA 💪

DerbyDogMom | DerbyDogMom

NTA, husband needs to grow up and let you enjoy Mother's Day! 😊

Hopz_7 | Hopz_7

Redditors debate honoring all mothers on Mother's Day, ESH.

The_Changed_Cola | The_Changed_Cola

Spouse's mother can suck it up too. NTA 😊

DiligentPenguin16 | DiligentPenguin16

NTA: MIL is hovering and interfering, not actively mothering. 🙅‍♀️


Enjoy Mother's Day with your own mother and little one 💐

Heartsuk | Heartsuk

Sassy NTA comment shuts down ableist insult 👏

rummhamm87 | rummhamm87

Majority agrees with OP, MIL needs to back off. NTA 👍

Lotex_Style | Lotex_Style

Stand your ground and set boundaries, but beware of blame-shifting 👀


Celebrate YOUR mother's day, be forceful with your husband 💪

Purple_Elderberry_20 | Purple_Elderberry_20

Mother-in-law drama on Mother's Day? NTA, enjoy your day! 🌸

Kakiston | Kakiston

NTA verdict: Military wife stands up to entitled mother-in-law 😊

Hey-Kristine-Kay | Hey-Kristine-Kay

Don't 'suck it up' for his mommy. You're NTA.

fatfarko69 | fatfarko69

Stand your ground! 🙌 You're NTA and deserve respect.

l0vcly | l0vcly

Mother-in-law's Mother's Day gathering is overwhelming, wife opts out 😎

IntoTheSarchasm | IntoTheSarchasm

Take your day, spend it with your mom. NTA. 👍

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NTA, prioritizing MIL over own mother is unfair and disrespectful.

Ginger_Tea | Ginger_Tea

Video call for MIL and mom on Mother's Day. NTA.

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Taking control of gift-giving to stop passive/aggressive behavior 💪

PrisonNurseNC | PrisonNurseNC

Spouse's mother causing trouble on Mother's Day? 🤔 NTA, stand your ground and let him handle it. 🙅‍♀️

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Sweet comment wishing OP a Happy Mother's Day ❣

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Petty drama ensues as commenters weigh in on Mother's Day.

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Partner not supportive, MIL too involved? NTA, set boundaries 💪

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Don't let a mama's boy ruin your Mother's Day 🎁

6bubbles | 6bubbles

NTA. Mother's day is for active parents. Grandparents' day is September.

loligo_pealeii | loligo_pealeii

NTA stands up to MIL's entitlement over Mother's Day 😎

AdderWibble | AdderWibble

Husband in the middle? 🤔 MIL gets a reality check 😏

peanutandbaileysmama | peanutandbaileysmama

NTA for refusing MIL's visit. Also, no need to wish Sister/SILs Happy Mother's Day.

gucknbuck | gucknbuck

Prioritizing spouse and therapy can help with MIL drama 🙌

lady_enmart | lady_enmart

New mom shares NTA experience with overbearing mother-in-law on Mother's Day

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NTA commenter wants update on MIL's reaction after no Mother's Day visit 🤔

FishFingeredSushi | FishFingeredSushi

NTA, celebrate with your baby! 😊

letterstoemily | letterstoemily

Military wife stands up to mother-in-law on Mother's Day 👏

No_Proposal7628 | No_Proposal7628

Set your boundaries and don't let her trample on you 🚫👠

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Military wife stands up to abusive mother-in-law on Mother's Day 🙌

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NTA, but communication is key for a healthy family dynamic 👍

Dhenn004 | Dhenn004

Husband's priorities should change. NTA 👏

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Supportive comment for military wife's decision on Mother's Day 👏

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Husband prioritizes mother over wife on Mother's Day. NTA.

Th3Glutt0n | Th3Glutt0n

Military wife stands up to mother-in-law on Mother's Day 💪

Flippn_Freddy | Flippn_Freddy

Setting boundaries with mother-in-law on Mother's Day. NTA.

KitKat4816 | KitKat4816

Mother's Day isn't just for biological mothers. NTA 👍

Muncie4 | Muncie4

Standing up to in-laws while spouse is away. NTA 👏

Slokoki | Slokoki

Husband defends toxic MIL, commenter calls NTA and criticizes him 👏

idrow1 | idrow1

Wife asserts independence in Mother's Day plans, NTA 👏

Bleuberries6 | Bleuberries6

Choosing to spend Mother's Day with your own mom is reasonable 🤷‍♀️

toxikola | toxikola

NTA celebrates Mother's Day with daughter, suggests Grandparent's Day.

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