Woman Puts Together IKEA Furniture, Husband Accuses Her of Showing Off 😲

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Meet our DIY queen, a 32-year-old woman who grew up learning all the traditionally male skills from her father. From fixing things around the house to assembling furniture, she's a pro at it all. Recently, she and her husband welcomed their first child and, naturally, she put together all the IKEA furniture for the nursery. But when her sister-in-law visited and complimented the nursery, things took a turn for the worse. 😕

Growing Up with Dad's Lessons 🛠️

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Master of DIY Skills 🏠

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New Baby, New Furniture 👶

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The SIL's Visit 🏡

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Compliments on the Nursery 🌟

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The Misunderstanding 😅

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Offering Help to SIL 🤗

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Husband Feels Incompetent 😞

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Still Sulking 😔

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The Fallout: Was She Really Showing Off? 🤷

So, our DIY queen innocently corrected her sister-in-law's assumption that her husband assembled the nursery furniture, only to have her husband accuse her of showing off and making him look incompetent. Despite her good intentions, her husband continues to sulk, insisting she didn't need to clarify the comment. Now, we turn to the internet for their thoughts on this emotionally charged situation. 🍿

Partner's toxic masculinity called out for shaming woman's accomplishment 💪

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Woman gets accused of showing off for putting together IKEA furniture 😒

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Fragile masculinity: Wife accused of showing off by assembling IKEA furniture

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Empowering response to husband's insecurity about IKEA furniture assembly 💪

TommyPaine76 | TommyPaine76

Wife accused of showing off for assembling IKEA furniture. NTA.

7punk | 7punk

Partner accuses woman of showing off for assembling IKEA furniture 🤔

civichbca91 | civichbca91

Wife shows off furniture-building skills, husband accuses her. NTA response.

Bozobozo111 | Bozobozo111

Wife puts together IKEA furniture, husband accuses her of showing off 😲

Twasbrillig1 | Twasbrillig1

Breaking gender roles and stereotypes, NTA comment promotes equality 👏

ScatheArdRhi | ScatheArdRhi

Wife stands up for herself after husband accuses her of showing off 😊

dreamsuggestor | dreamsuggestor

Take pride in your work! 🛋️ You don't owe him anything.

Zillah-The-Broken | Zillah-The-Broken

Husband's fragile masculinity threatened by wife assembling IKEA furniture 😂

FableArchitect | FableArchitect

Breaking gender stereotypes, NTA comment shuts down sexist husband 💪

Wise_Impression_6391 | Wise_Impression_6391

Woman accused of showing off for putting together IKEA furniture.

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Woman stands up to husband's fragile ego, internet cheers 🙌

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Father praises daughter's furniture assembly skills. 👏

Santa_Hates_You | Santa_Hates_You

Woman gets accused of showing off for assembling IKEA furniture 😲

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Empowering response to husband's insecurity over wife's skills 💪

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Empathetic reply to husband's insecurity about IKEA furniture skills.

Thin-Variation-4157 | Thin-Variation-4157

Wife accused of showing off by husband for assembling furniture. NTA.

urson_black | urson_black

Gender stereotypes debunked with a love for cars 🚗

cnrybry122 | cnrybry122

Gender roles challenged as wife assembles IKEA furniture. NTA.

grandmakathy63 | grandmakathy63

Female Redditor defends assembling IKEA furniture. 💪

Fluffy_Purple_9810 | Fluffy_Purple_9810

Insecure husband accuses wife of showing off IKEA skills 🤔

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Proud wife calls out husband for not doing his share 👏

act006 | act006

Partner should appreciate actual partnership, not gender nonsense 👭

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🛋️🤔 Shutting down husband and SIL's weird concepts about IKEA furniture.

TeamChaos17 | TeamChaos17

Ex-husband's sexist comment gets shut down with NTA response

bowser_mcgee | bowser_mcgee

Woman assembles IKEA furniture, husband accuses her of showing off. NTA.

Dave-Swort | Dave-Swort

Partner shows support and appreciation for wife's DIY skills 💪

GoBlue9000 | GoBlue9000

Putting together IKEA furniture is not showing off 🙄

CRCampbell11 | CRCampbell11

Dad taught her skills, husband accuses of showing off. NTA 👏

nora_jora | nora_jora

Assembling IKEA furniture together is a relationship milestone 😍

Darkliandra | Darkliandra

Gender roles in household chores shouldn't exist! 👏

stiletto929 | stiletto929

Breaking down toxic masculinity and fragile male ego 💪

SNorton1994 | SNorton1994

Female construction worker sympathizes with woman assembling IKEA furniture. 👏

WhiskeyandScars | WhiskeyandScars

Supportive comment calls out husband's outdated views with humor 😂

atomicalex0 | atomicalex0

Wife builds IKEA furniture, husband accuses her of showing off. NTA.

laureeses | laureeses

Building IKEA furniture together can be a bonding experience 😍

norentalvan | norentalvan

Empowering comment on gender roles in furniture assembly 💪

Youngbutaging | Youngbutaging

Congrats on the nursery! NTA, husband's insecurity is showing 😎

Oceanwoulf | Oceanwoulf

Wife praised for assembling IKEA, husband insecure. COVID concerns raised.

adogand2cats | adogand2cats

NTA. Commenter's DIY skills are crap, but can assemble IKEA furniture easily. Husband's lack of self-esteem is showing.

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Woman shares relatable experience of doing all handy work at home

PinkMonday2218 | PinkMonday2218

Celebrate your achievements! NTA, don't let insecurity bring you down 💪

Global-Feedback2906 | Global-Feedback2906

Building furniture is relaxing and empowering. NTA for doing it.

nevermindmylife | nevermindmylife

Spouse's insecurity over IKEA furniture leads to unnecessary drama 😑

Smiley-Canadian | Smiley-Canadian

Wife shares achievement, husband accuses her of showing off. YTA confirmed 😠

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Celebrate your handy wife skills! 🎉 NTA, husband's insecure.

AstroRiker | AstroRiker

Empowering response to husband's insecurity with humorous twist 😂

Brown_Sedai | Brown_Sedai

Husband sulking over IKEA furniture during pandemic and new baby 😔

BaffledMum | BaffledMum

Impressive tool collection! NTA for having skills and tools.

terpischore761 | terpischore761

Breaking gender roles and toxic masculinity, NTA prevails 💪

DinosaurBabyDoll | DinosaurBabyDoll

Spouse accuses of showing off after assembling IKEA furniture 😳

littenwastaken | littenwastaken

Overcoming insecurities in relationships: a delicate conversation 👨‍👩‍👤

peanutbutter_vibez | peanutbutter_vibez

🛋️ Following instructions isn't showing off. NTA wins 👏

malloreigh | malloreigh

Empowering response to husband's insecurity about wife's accomplishment 💪

Salty-Sprinkles-1562 | Salty-Sprinkles-1562

Empowering response to husband's insecurity about wife's abilities 💪

itsbrittneydarling | itsbrittneydarling

Husband accuses wife of showing off for putting together IKEA furniture 🤔

Ocean_Spice | Ocean_Spice

Wife puts together furniture, husband accuses her of showing off 😒

teacherboymom3 | teacherboymom3

Breaking gender norms, being handy is not just for men 💪

Tradieeeeeladyyy | Tradieeeeeladyyy

NTA. Teaching basic skills is important. Google and Youtube help. 👍

Tesmarin | Tesmarin

Wife assembles IKEA furniture, husband accuses her of showing off 😒

Maelstrom_Witch | Maelstrom_Witch

Fragile masculinity alert! Wife accused of 'showing off' for assembling furniture 😳

whynousernamelef | whynousernamelef

Empowered woman assembles IKEA furniture, husband feels threatened 🤪

Remote-Cloud1224 | Remote-Cloud1224

Building IKEA furniture is not showing off, husband's bar is low 😂

drewmana | drewmana

Proud mom assembles IKEA furniture, husband insecure and accusatory 😑

Aviendha3711 | Aviendha3711

Insecurities much? NTA for correcting a misconception 😒

DemmyDemon | DemmyDemon

Woman shares similar experience and advises husband to sort insecurities.

DaniRay15 | DaniRay15

NTA husband shocked at wife's independence and handy skills 🤮

Antra_Vera | Antra_Vera

IKEA skills impress significant other, NTA wins the day 😎

luckydidi18 | luckydidi18

Overcoming gender roles in household tasks, appreciate each other's skills 💪

eb25390119 | eb25390119

Husband's insecurity leads to accusations of showing off furniture assembly 🤔

lazybumblebea | lazybumblebea

Woman assembles furniture, husband accuses her of showing off. NTA suggests he should learn something new and work together 😊

Beneficial-Soft-3492 | Beneficial-Soft-3492

Supportive comment from a tall boyfriend, questioning husband's reaction.

capricorn40 | capricorn40

Husband accuses wife of showing off for putting together IKEA furniture 😒

ImFinePleaseThanks | ImFinePleaseThanks

Breaking gender stereotypes, NTA surprises commenter 💪

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Woman corrects sexist assumption, husband accuses her of showing off 😲

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