Wife Refuses to Cook Ham for Thanksgiving, Husband Takes Matters into His Own Hands 😲

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Thanksgiving is a time for family, food, and gratitude. But what happens when family traditions clash, and the dinner table becomes a battleground? 😬 Meet our protagonist, a man caught between his wife's strict holiday rules and his mom's craving for a Thanksgiving ham. With his mother-in-law out of town and his mom's usual plans canceled, he seizes the opportunity to invite his mom over for dinner. However, his wife is adamant about one thing: no ham. Let's dive into this deliciously dramatic story and see how our hero navigates this holiday minefield. 🦃🍖

Wife's Traditional Ways vs. Mom's Spoiled Brat Attitude 🤼‍♀️

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The Thanksgiving Ham Tradition 🍖

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Mom's Thanksgiving Plans Change 🏠

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The Stars Align for a Family Dinner 🌟

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Wife Agrees to Invite Mom, But No Ham 🚫

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Wife Freaks Out Over Mom's Offer to Cook Ham 😱

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Husband Decides to Cook the Ham Himself 🍖👨‍🍳

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Wife Gets Emotional Over Husband's Cooking 🥺

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Name-Calling and Ham Sabotage Plots 🤬

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Husband Stands Guard, Awaiting Mom's Arrival ⏳

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A Ham-tastic Showdown: Who Will Emerge Victorious? 🏆

In a tale of family feuds and holiday traditions, our protagonist finds himself caught between his wife's strict no-ham rule and his mom's Thanksgiving ham craving. After his wife refuses to cook the ham, he decides to take matters into his own hands, buying and cooking the ham himself. This bold move leads to name-calling, emotional outbursts, and even ham sabotage plots. As our hero stands guard over the coveted ham, we can't help but wonder how this Thanksgiving showdown will unfold. Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🍽️🥊

NTA. Short and sweet. Wife's being mean. 😒

superfastmomma | superfastmomma

Thanksgiving ham vs turkey debate sparks heated discussion 🤬

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Husband offers to make ham for Thanksgiving, wife calls names 😠

FancyPantsDancer | FancyPantsDancer

NTA. The wife is unwelcoming and uncompromising. Hope she changes. 😔

Gladtobealive2020 | Gladtobealive2020

Flexibility is key when hosting. Tradition shouldn't exclude others. 🍕

rainmakestreesgrow | rainmakestreesgrow

Thanksgiving without turkey? 🍤🍚 NTA for cooking your own ham.

siamesecat1935 | siamesecat1935

Holiday-zilla wife refuses to cook ham for Thanksgiving. NTA husband.

okcafe | okcafe

NTA for getting ham, but wife needs to remember Thanksgiving values 💕

CarrieCat62 | CarrieCat62

Gender roles and rigidity in cooking traditions discussed. 🤔

nonoglorificus | nonoglorificus

Ham feud: Commenter defends husband's cooking skills, calls out family immaturity. 🍖

Shot-Sprinkles6930 | Shot-Sprinkles6930

Traditional ham is acceptable on Thanksgiving, wife needs to grow up 🥳

depressivedarling | depressivedarling

NTA. Wife's inconsiderate behavior could harm guests with allergies/vegetarianism. 😒

robyellow | robyellow

Cooking conflicts can ruin holidays. Focus on joy instead 🎉

LhasaApsoSmile | LhasaApsoSmile

The real issue here is the wife and mom's relationship 🤔

TheGizmodian | TheGizmodian

Spouse is controlling and petty, but husband not TA this time 👍

mizquack | mizquack

Ham-loving husband defended for wanting to cook Thanksgiving meal. 🍖👨‍🍳

Butpapa | Butpapa

NTA, but wife's behavior is concerning. 🤔

here_kitkittkitty | here_kitkittkitty

Wife's behavior raises red flags, commenter advises reconsidering marriage 😱

Cent1234 | Cent1234

NTA defends mother's request for ham, criticizes wife's control issues.

crumpledspoon | crumpledspoon

Man calls out wife for refusing to cook ham for Thanksgiving 🦃

rafaelthecoonpoon | rafaelthecoonpoon

Family drama over Thanksgiving ham and turkey 🍖🦃

Auntie-Cares-3400 | Auntie-Cares-3400

Thanksgiving without ham? Wife might be the a**hole here. 🤔

gracenweaver | gracenweaver

Spouse's food control sparks outrage in comment section 😠

svifted | svifted

Husband takes matters into his own hands for Thanksgiving ham 🍖

checco314 | checco314

Mom hates turkey, offered to bring ham. Wife's being unreasonable 😒

Pitiful_Brief_6424 | Pitiful_Brief_6424

Wife bullies husband's mom, poisons daughter against her. NTA.

TendoninBOB | TendoninBOB

Thanksgiving turkey is boring, why not have ham? NTA 😍

JFT8675309 | JFT8675309

Cooking multiple meats and sides is possible, NTA. 😊

ProfessionalCar6255 | ProfessionalCar6255

Husband caught in a Thanksgiving power struggle with wife and mother

LobsterLovingLlama | LobsterLovingLlama

Husband defends mom's tradition, wife makes it a big deal 🤷‍♂️

OLAZ3000 | OLAZ3000

NTA husband stands up to wife's petty behavior and disrespect.

Dry_Dragonfruit_4191 | Dry_Dragonfruit_4191

Thanksgiving ham vs turkey debate leads to marital issues. NTA.

amputated_legs | amputated_legs

NTA mom and son vs YTA wife and daughter feud 🤪

Right-Ad8244 | Right-Ad8244

A comment warns about being a subservient sycophant to one's spouse.

DeciduousEmu | DeciduousEmu

Breaking tradition is okay, NTA for not cooking ham 🍗

NotHisRealName | NotHisRealName

Curious about the backstory, but NTA and mom's helpful.

britneyspearsdick | britneyspearsdick

Thanksgiving dinner turns into a battle of control freaks. ESH 😑

silvainshadows | silvainshadows

Husband takes over Thanksgiving cooking after wife's menu veto 🤪

Highlariousdude | Highlariousdude

Defending the mom's ham request and calling out the wife's behavior.

Gidget19838392 | Gidget19838392

Ham for Thanksgiving? NTA husband takes matters into his hands 🤩

TheRandomestWonderer | TheRandomestWonderer

NTA, but wife's behavior towards mother is concerning 🤔

Konzern | Konzern

Opinionated comment suggests therapy for husband, wife, and daughter. 🤔

trundlespl00t | trundlespl00t

NTA, but family dynamics seem concerning 🤔

Silver-Mud8390 | Silver-Mud8390

NTA for the ham, but is wife isolating husband from family? 🤔

LoseIt92 | LoseIt92

User calls out OP for being unreasonable and earns agreement 👍

FreeTheHippo | FreeTheHippo

British commenter defends husband's Thanksgiving ham choice with humor 😂

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User suggests checking state laws after wife's behavior.

Optimal-Hamster3071 | Optimal-Hamster3071

Two grown women acting spoiled, husband NTA for making ham 🤷‍♂️

Defiant_Ingenuity_55 | Defiant_Ingenuity_55

User calls out the absurdity of fighting over ham cooking.

psychme89 | psychme89

Harsh judgment on daughter's behavior with NTA agreement 😳

Suchafatfatcat | Suchafatfatcat

NTA defends mom's ham preference, condemns wife's disrespectful behavior. 👍

WonderingWaffle | WonderingWaffle

Ham over turkey, turnips over potatoes, control issues over food.

Krystillite1 | Krystillite1

NTA. Wife's behavior is concerning, counseling or divorce needed. 😕

Solid-Technology-448 | Solid-Technology-448

Thankful for a drama-free Thanksgiving, suggests cooking compromise. 🤩

Westonian9411 | Westonian9411

NTA- Respect others' diets and avoid unnecessary fights with in-laws 🙌

Qu33nKal | Qu33nKal

Thanksgiving is about family, not power trips over food traditions. 🤷‍♂️

Junior-Sentence-8952 | Junior-Sentence-8952

Wife's anger over tradition is misplaced. NTA.

Awkward_Un1corn | Awkward_Un1corn

User calls out wife's behavior with humorous fruit cake comparison 😂

talbot1978 | talbot1978

Serve both ham and turkey, eat what everyone prefers. NTA 🥳

fear_nothin | fear_nothin

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