Man Receives 'Gifts' from Wife... But They're Really for Her! 😲

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We've all been there - receiving a gift that doesn't quite hit the mark. But what if those gifts were actually for the person giving them? One man shares his story of receiving birthday presents from his wife that seem to be more for her than for him. 🤔 Let's dive into this peculiar tale!

The Hammock Mystery 🌳

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Lawn Mower Birthday? 🚜

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Car Seat Covers Saga 🚗

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The 'Gift' Strikes Again 🎁

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His Thoughtful Gifts 💝

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Custom-Made Hoodie 🧥

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Moon Pendant Necklace 🌙

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Framed Wedding Image 💍

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A Painful Memory 😞

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Galaxy Projector 🌌

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A Pattern of Selfish Gifts? 🤔

This man's story raises eyebrows as he recounts the gifts his wife has given him over the years - a hammock, a lawn mower, and car seat covers. All of these 'gifts' seem to be more for her than for him. Meanwhile, he's been showering her with thoughtful presents like custom-made hoodies, moon pendant necklaces, and galaxy projectors. 🎁💔 Is this a case of a selfish spouse, or is there more to the story? Let's see what the internet has to say about this situation...

Communication issues in gift giving? NTA for feeling unheard.

tinyd71 | tinyd71

Suggests buying 'gifts' for wife too to make her understand 😊

Ok_Conversation9750 | Ok_Conversation9750

Take the seat covers and use them everywhere but the car 😂

Every_Caterpillar945 | Every_Caterpillar945

NTA for feeling disrespected by thoughtless gifts. Concerning red flag.

ceruleanbear8 | ceruleanbear8

Man receives 'gifts' from wife... but they're really for her! 😒

HoldFastO2 | HoldFastO2

Stand up for yourself or return the favor for revenge 😜

dwotw | dwotw

Sneaky revenge plan to expose wife's selfishness. 😎

lilolememe | lilolememe

Loophole alert! Gifted household items belong to household, not wife. NTA

Traveling-Techie | Traveling-Techie

Validating NTA comment about unthoughtful gifts from ex-partner. 👏

Alert_Economist1295 | Alert_Economist1295

Savage suggestions for revenge gifts. Communication is key though 👍

Fluffy-Scheme7704 | Fluffy-Scheme7704

Wife's 'gifts' are really for her, NTA suggests therapy 🎁

MerryMoose923 | MerryMoose923

Receiving 'gifts' from your spouse that are actually for them 🤪

nikkesen | nikkesen

Gift-giving should be thoughtful and personal, not just pragmatic. 😔

NeatNatalie | NeatNatalie

Wife gives 'gifts' to herself under the guise of giving to husband. NTA.

wrenwynn | wrenwynn

When gifts are actually for the giver, NTA for feeling disappointed 😕

JGalKnit | JGalKnit

Calling out misandrists in the comments 😠

Senepicmar | Senepicmar

Ex-wife used gifts as a way to get free labor. NTA.

Dranask | Dranask

Suggesting a clever way to make wife realize her mistake 🤔

Nyteghoul | Nyteghoul

Birthday gifts for her or him? NTA suggests return!

Confetti-Everywhere | Confetti-Everywhere

Communicate and listen to her, set new rules or compromise. 👥

No_Pepper_3676 | No_Pepper_3676

Gifts from wife causing gaslighting concerns. Justified frustration expressed. 🤔

Thunderplant | Thunderplant

Wife's 'gifts' are really for her interests. NTA deserves better. 😔

elsie78 | elsie78

Marriage advice: Communication and thoughtfulness are key ❤

Eladiun | Eladiun

NTA for feeling bullied into silence about wife's bad gifts 😕

owls_and_cardinals | owls_and_cardinals

Wife's 'gifts' for husband are actually for her, NTA recommends revenge.

Ok_Childhood_9774 | Ok_Childhood_9774

When a gift from your spouse is really for them... 😒

Realistic-Manager | Realistic-Manager

Red flag alert! Gaslighting spouse needs a reality check. 🚨

Alewort | Alewort

Wife's birthday night out raises questions. NTA for asking.

protomyth | protomyth

Spouse receives unwanted 'gifts'; plots petty revenge. 😂

LovinTheLilLife | LovinTheLilLife

Spouse's 'gifts' for herself on your birthday? Definitely NTA.

Rattimus | Rattimus

User calls out wife's selfish behavior, advises to splurge on self 😂

Efficient_Link8579 | Efficient_Link8579

OP deserves someone who cares about their well-being and happiness 👏

pigeon-23 | pigeon-23

Wife's selfish gifting is not cool. Communication is key. 👍

Trevena_Ice | Trevena_Ice

Gifts for you, but really for her? NTA. Discuss it.

BefuddledPolydactyls | BefuddledPolydactyls

Set boundaries and stop buying gifts for her birthday too. 🎁

Banana_Puddin11 | Banana_Puddin11

NTA, it's time to leave. She's manipulating and gaslighting you. 😢

Bubbly_Inspection270 | Bubbly_Inspection270

Partner's selfishness and lack of appreciation requires counseling. 🙏

gellopotato | gellopotato

NTA, but wife is selfishly disguising personal purchases as gifts 😔

Holiday_Trainer_2657 | Holiday_Trainer_2657

Curious commenter seeks information on star and aurora machine 🌌

positionofthestar | positionofthestar

Gender stereotypes strike again! 🤦‍♂️🤪

Matt620 | Matt620

Stand up for yourself and confront her about gaslighting you 💪

Various-Panda-8956 | Various-Panda-8956

Don't give in to guilt-trips, voice your feelings 👍

inFinEgan | inFinEgan

Don't let her take advantage of you! 🤨 Try these tactics.

Apart_Insect_8859 | Apart_Insect_8859

Wife manipulates husband's birthday to buy herself gifts. NTA.

simply_clare | simply_clare

Get revenge with a gift she has no interest in 👌

Supernova-Max | Supernova-Max

Buying necessities as gifts without asking is an a**hole move 😠

Icy-Sprinkles-638 | Icy-Sprinkles-638

Time to move on, my man. 🙏

Main_Representative5 | Main_Representative5

Suggesting a solution to avoid arguments over 'gifts' from spouse 🤔

Ladydi-bds | Ladydi-bds

Questioning if wife even likes him due to inconsiderate gifts. 🤔

Smallcatwearinghat | Smallcatwearinghat

Married to a narcissist: when 'gifts' are really for them 😕

tomram8487 | tomram8487

Redditors predict a predictable update to come. 🤔

rajalreadytaken | rajalreadytaken

Self-care is important, seek counseling and prioritize your happiness. 🙌

napsrule321 | napsrule321

NTA, but commenter suggests manipulative and selfish behavior from wife.

Melzilla79 | Melzilla79

Empathetic comment supports OP and warns against narcissism. 😔

Beautiful_Ad8690 | Beautiful_Ad8690

Spouse buys 'gifts' for themselves? NTA, return them and communicate.

ElmLane62 | ElmLane62

Suggestion to regift or return presents to save relationship 🙏

asecretnarwhal | asecretnarwhal

Thoughtful gifts for wife, but she gives terrible gifts in return 🤷‍♂️

UCgirl | UCgirl

Married to a selfish partner? Time to face reality. 😔

vegetajm | vegetajm

Sneaky gift-giving tactics for a self-centered spouse 😏

CuriousDori | CuriousDori

Man receives fake gifts from wife, gets revenge. NTA.

Mintyfresh2022 | Mintyfresh2022

Wife uses husband's life events to buy things for herself. NTA.

Icy_Coyote9622 | Icy_Coyote9622

Buying gifts for yourself? 🤔 NTA strikes back!

Proof_Option1386 | Proof_Option1386

Ex-girlfriend replaces broken items as gifts, shady or thoughtful? 🤔

JoeTheO | JoeTheO

Wife gives 'gifts' to husband, but they're really for herself 🤦‍♂️

Pizzaismycaviar | Pizzaismycaviar

Set boundaries and make a list for gift giving occasions 📝

OldMetalHead | OldMetalHead

Nostalgic reference to The Simpsons' bowling ball episode 🎳

topkrikrakin | topkrikrakin

Wife's 'gifts' are really for her, no thought about you. NTA

wamale | wamale

Man's wife buys herself gifts under the guise of giving him presents 😒

Double_Analyst3234 | Double_Analyst3234

Thoughtful comment on gift-giving, with a touch of disappointment 🤗

Lady-Chaos | Lady-Chaos

Gifts for her or for him? Birthday presents cause confusion 🤔

HotRodHomebody | HotRodHomebody

Counseling may help, but consider an exit strategy. NTA 👍

Local_Age_7615 | Local_Age_7615

Sneaky spouse? Regift their 'gifts' and call them out! 🤪

tropicsandcaffeine | tropicsandcaffeine

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