Man Tells Sister-in-Law to 'Sit Down & Shut Up' Over Sewing Hobby Taunts 😲

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Picture this: a man with a passion for sewing, a hobby he's enjoyed since childhood. He's made clothes, stuffed toys, and even sold some of his creations. But when his sister-in-law relentlessly mocks him, calling him 'grandma' and questioning his bedroom abilities, he finally snaps. Was he right to stand up for himself, or did he cross the line? Let's dive into the story and find out. 🧵😬

A Childhood Passion for Sewing

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A Needle and Thread Became His Best Friends

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Sewing His Way to Success

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Turning a Hobby into Profit

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Back to His Roots

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Enter the Sister-in-Law

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Third Time's the Charm?

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The Taunts Begin

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Dinner with a Side of Drama

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The Breaking Point

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Crossing the Line

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Enough is Enough

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The Confrontation

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The Aftermath

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Wife's Reaction

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Was He in the Wrong?

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The Apology

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A Battle Over a Sewing Hobby: Who's the Real Culprit? 🤷

Our protagonist loves sewing, but his sister-in-law's relentless taunts about his 'grandma' hobby push him to his breaking point. After she crosses the line by questioning his bedroom abilities, he tells her to sit down and shut up. The confrontation leaves the sister-in-law in tears and his wife furious. Was he justified in standing up for himself, or did he take it too far? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 😬

Defending a hobby and calling out gaslighting. NTA here. 💪

lordofthehamstrings | lordofthehamstrings

NTA. Wife should have stopped sister's taunts. You set boundary.

GreekAmericanDom | GreekAmericanDom

Man defends himself against sister-in-law's inappropriate behavior. NTA 👍

gw2kpro | gw2kpro

Hobby vs. Guests: A**hole award goes to both parties 🤷‍♂️

CorgiManDan | CorgiManDan

Sibling loyalty or enabling toxic behavior? 🤔

Strong-Bottle-4161 | Strong-Bottle-4161

SIL taunts man over hobby, he retaliates with hurtful comment. ESH.

czekyoulater | czekyoulater

Man defends sewing hobby against sister-in-law's emasculation, wife unsupportive. 🧵

Srato | Srato

When hobbies take over family time 🤔

Mom-tired_send-wine | Mom-tired_send-wine

NTA for standing up to inappropriate behavior and discussing with wife 😊

ShakeSlow | ShakeSlow

ESH - Commenter suggests SIL's rudeness doesn't excuse OP's harsh words.

myheadisbumming | myheadisbumming

ESH for SIL's toxic views and insults, OP's language, and wife's lack of support.

Fenderpunter | Fenderpunter

ESH. SIL's humor is rude, but OP's contempt for her shows.

gimlets_and_kittens | gimlets_and_kittens

User questions man's time management and domestic responsibilities.

TieReasonable3914 | TieReasonable3914

ESH, but keep sewing 😎

verminiusrex | verminiusrex

Engage in conversation and address issues before blowing up 🤔

existcrisis123 | existcrisis123

ESH. Communication could have avoided this sewing hobby feud. 😑

K3Curiousity | K3Curiousity

Speak up before blowing up! Communication is key 📣

xiecer | xiecer

Fertility taunt in response to hobby joke: ESH or YTA?

DaikonAccording7535 | DaikonAccording7535

No sewing puns, but this NTA comment burns like fire 🔥

PushkinMage | PushkinMage

SIL gets a taste of her own medicine 😏

steffie-flies | steffie-flies

Engaging in sewing hobby doesn't justify being rude. ESH.

existcrisis123 | existcrisis123

OP is called out for being an unreliable narrator 🤔

addangel | addangel

ESH. SIL was rude, but OP could have calmly discussed it.

Jznaveed | Jznaveed

ESH for making inappropriate jokes, but OP overreacted. INFO needed.

lolliepollie | lolliepollie

Defending sewing and men's hobbies, NTA stands up to harassment 💪

AlleyKatArt | AlleyKatArt

SIL was rude, but maybe consider compromising on sewing time. 😊

TollemacheTollemache | TollemacheTollemache

Family feud over sewing hobby takes dark turn 😬

m0lly-gr33n-2001 | m0lly-gr33n-2001

ESH, communication could have prevented crude outburst and humiliation.

purpleit11 | purpleit11

NTA shuts down sister-in-law's sexist comments with clever retort 🤔

Annual-Contract-115 | Annual-Contract-115

NTA shuts down rude sister-in-law over sewing hobby taunts 👏

AgainPaintedInky | AgainPaintedInky

Leaving guests to sew is rude but both are immature. 🤷‍♂️

kiwigeekmum | kiwigeekmum

Hobby taunts turn into insult exchange, everyone sucks here. 🤷‍♂️

15021993 | 15021993

Embrace your hobbies! 🧵 Don't let anyone shame you for them.

Rare_Calligrapher_61 | Rare_Calligrapher_61

Breaking gender stereotypes and standing up to bullies. 👍🏻

chrissie7324 | chrissie7324

Sister-in-law has a grudge against OP's sewing hobby 😕

pumpkin2291 | pumpkin2291

Sewing taunts turn into inappropriate bedroom insult. NTA stands strong.

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Insecurity breeds bullying. NTA handled it like a pro 👏

DannyBigD | DannyBigD

Guests over, left to sew. Rude? Commenter thinks so 😕

tshowe | tshowe

Guests left alone for stitching, SIL taunts, ESH in response

noodlelymph | noodlelymph

Communication is key. Everyone needs to work on it. 👍

tokenkinesis | tokenkinesis

NTA. SIL made vicious comments about OP's manhood. Wife is unsupportive.

Bookish4269 | Bookish4269

Standing up to sister-in-law's taunts, but was leaving rude? 🤔


NTA, but be mindful of comments about fertility. ✌🏻🙃

WaterWitch009 | WaterWitch009

Is it rude to work on a project when guests over? 🤔

Truly_Noted | Truly_Noted

Guests left alone to 'play' by themselves, SIL taunts, ESH.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Communication is key. ESH for not addressing the issue calmly 😒

Prinz_ | Prinz_

ESH in a sewing showdown, but apologies are in order.

gnixfim | gnixfim

Don't invite guests over if you'll bail for hobbies. YTA 😒

ringslingleader | ringslingleader

Man's comment on sister-in-law's fertility leads to ESH judgement.


Sewing feud leads to judgmental behavior and misogyny 🤷‍♀️

18oktober48 | 18oktober48

SIL constantly taunts OP's sewing hobby, goes too far with personal jab. NTA.

BorderlineNewb | BorderlineNewb

SIL's jealousy fueled jokes crossed the line, but OP's infertility retort too.

CoonOpVooDooDoll | CoonOpVooDooDoll

ESH for leaving dinner guests and rubbing hobby in SIL's face.

Eseifan | Eseifan

Both parties are wrong, but mocking infertility is low 😞

[deleted] | [deleted]

Standing up for yourself against bullying is never a**hole behavior 👏

tiffi_333 | tiffi_333

Advice on advocating for oneself and avoiding blowups. NAH.

almafinklebottom | almafinklebottom

Guest's rude behavior towards sister-in-law's hobby sparks backlash

karentheawesome | karentheawesome

A heated exchange over sewing hobby taunts gets out of hand.

allisonqrice | allisonqrice

Redditors agree: commenter is TA in sewing hobby argument 🤷‍♂️

soup_detective | soup_detective

Tensions rise over sewing hobby taunts and baby comments. ESH.

ultralame | ultralame

Man's hobby becoming an obsession, sister-in-law taunts him. 😕

karentheawesome | karentheawesome

Passionate hobby or neglecting family? ESH in rude exchange. 😕

steelgreycat | steelgreycat

Hobby taunts lead to family feud. Everyone sucks here. 🤷‍♂️

baddinaa | baddinaa

Sewing taunts lead to family drama. ESH, but SIL provoked it.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Polite communication may solve the problem of sewing jokes 👍

CamelWoman | CamelWoman

SIL is a huge AH, wife a small AH, OP a dash of assholary

srnic1987 | srnic1987

ESH for the sister-in-law's comment and OP's rude behavior.

goopysnoot | goopysnoot

Advice on handling taunts over sewing hobby, criticism of rudeness.

karentheawesome | karentheawesome

NTA shuts down sexist sister-in-law with savage comeback 🤬

TheRestForTheWicked | TheRestForTheWicked

Sewing hobby leads to family drama. Everyone sucks here.

bedammed2 | bedammed2

Unpopular opinion, but ESH. Let's not be too sensitive 🤷‍♂️

QueenRhaenys | QueenRhaenys

Did OP try to leave mid-dinner? INFO needed 🤔

pasta-lover-9303 | pasta-lover-9303

Sewing hobby taunts lead to rude behavior from both parties 😒

nobelprize4shopping | nobelprize4shopping

Both parties acted immaturely, but apologizing meaningfully is important 🙏

Curtinater | Curtinater

OP is NTA but a justified a-hole, wife and SIL are TA

Baconator137 | Baconator137

Sewing hobby taunts lead to family feud. ESH.

it-could-be-bunnies- | it-could-be-bunnies-

Setting boundaries with in-laws is important for a happy marriage. 👬

fecoped | fecoped

Defending oneself against toxic behavior is not controlling. NTA 👍

maamthisisawendys_ | maamthisisawendys_

Supportive comment encourages counseling and calls out sister's behavior. 💪

idrow1 | idrow1

NTA shuts down sister-in-law's taunts with a long overdue clapback 💯

suspiciousdave | suspiciousdave

Standing up to insulting sister-in-law, sewing skills praised 👍

doktorsick | doktorsick

NTA stands up to sister-in-law's sewing taunts with humor.

HopefulRaconteur | HopefulRaconteur

Sewing hobby taunts turn into bedroom jealousy projection. NTA.

CupidsNemesis | CupidsNemesis

Support for standing up to abusive sister-in-law. 👏

WaywardAnus | WaywardAnus

User suggests sister-in-law is jealous and wife should have intervened.

science_vs_romance | science_vs_romance

Support for man's response to sister-in-law's taunts about hobby.

manouna-theo | manouna-theo

Standing up against sexist taunts about sewing hobby. NTA.

No_Proposal7628 | No_Proposal7628

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