Family Feud: When Flood Waters Rise, But Tolerance Sinks 🌊💔

Diply Social Team
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Imagine opening your home in a time of crisis, only to draw the line at someone whose views clash with your very existence. This is the story of a man who, alongside his husband, faced a moral dilemma when floodwaters threatened his brother's family. The twist? One family member's blatant homophobia has her barred from refuge. As we navigate the choppy waters of family, tolerance, and tough love, let's dive into a tale that's as much about finding higher ground physically as it is morally. 🌧️🏳️‍🌈

A Family's Test of Tolerance Begins

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The Exception to Acceptance

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Where Hostility Grows

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A Clash at the Introduction

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A Family Gathering's Cold Shoulder

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When Nature Strikes

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A Home in Crisis

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Drawing the Line

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A Daughter's Fury

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The Cost of Pride

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Temporary Solutions

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A Mother's Plea

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The Argument for Forgiveness

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A Call for Higher Ground

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Tough Love or Tough Luck? 🤷‍♂️💔

In a tale that twists the fabric of family bonds, we're left pondering the price of tolerance and the weight of forgiveness. When floodwaters force tough decisions, one family finds itself navigating the murky depths of acceptance and rejection. It's a story that begs the question: Can you turn away a family member in need, even if their presence threatens your peace? As we sift through the emotional debris, it's clear this isn't just about finding a place to stay; it's about seeking higher moral ground. Let's dive into what the internet thinks of this heart-wrenching dilemma. 🌧️💬

NTA stands up to homophobic family member, sets boundaries 👏

hazeandgraze | hazeandgraze

NTA comment teaches a life lesson with no mercy 🤪

Mindless-Locksmith76 | Mindless-Locksmith76

NTA stands up to family's intolerance with a powerful quote.

toffifeeandcoffee | toffifeeandcoffee

Setting boundaries with family during emergencies, NTA explained. 👍

glom4ever | glom4ever

Family member rejects paid hotel, demands free living. NTA.

offensivelypc | offensivelypc

Being young doesn't excuse ignorance. NTA for holding accountable.

Slight-Bar-534 | Slight-Bar-534

Standing up to bigotry: NTA, but SIL is the big one 👊

OrcaMum23 | OrcaMum23

Stand your ground and demand respect in your own home 💪

Ok-Cauliflower-1388 | Ok-Cauliflower-1388

Excluding bigoted niece from home: NTA. Brother/SIL enabling her behavior.

Alarming_Reply_6286 | Alarming_Reply_6286

NTA. Don't tolerate disrespect in your own home 👏

000-Hotaru_Tomoe | 000-Hotaru_Tomoe

Setting boundaries with homophobic family member. NTA 👏

meeeee01 | meeeee01

Don't let bigotry flood your home, NTA stands tall. 💪

cinekat | cinekat

Don't tolerate homophobia, even from family members. 💪

Amar_Akbar_Anthony20 | Amar_Akbar_Anthony20

Zero tolerance for homophobia, NTA lays down the law 💪

JosKarith | JosKarith

Standing up to a bully and protecting your home 💪

Trespassingw | Trespassingw

NTA aunt stands up to niece's hate and sets boundaries 👏

SquishyBeth77 | SquishyBeth77

NTA. Commenter questions mother's priorities and niece's lack of apology.

SilasRhodes | SilasRhodes

Teaching consequences: NTA for not forgiving discriminatory family member 👏

Applesbabe | Applesbabe

Daughter's behavior: NTA suggests kicking out wife too. 🤷‍♂️

cultqueennn | cultqueennn

Niece reaps what she sows, but is 20 too old for ignorance? 🤔

Leopard-Recent | Leopard-Recent

20-year-old knows right from wrong, mother coddles 🙄

Next_Craft5639 | Next_Craft5639

Niece's behavior is unacceptable, but has she apologized? 🤔

Future_Direction5174 | Future_Direction5174

Standing up to homophobia: NTA and set boundaries 💪

JewelCatLady | JewelCatLady

Confronting homophobia in exchange for free housing 👏

bopperbopper | bopperbopper

One-sided relationship? 💔 That's a tough spot to be in.

mfx0r | mfx0r

Standing up for oneself and beliefs is not being an a**hole. NTA 👏

evilcj925 | evilcj925

Learning the hard way: NTA realizes the importance of kindness 👍

According_Ad6364 | According_Ad6364

NTA, but grown-ass adult daughter needs to respect boundaries 👍

Honeyhwhite | Honeyhwhite

Setting boundaries with pushy SIL. NTA wins family feud. 👏

Fair-boysenberry6745 | Fair-boysenberry6745

20-year-old told to 'FAFO' in flood safety debate.

BabsieAllen | BabsieAllen

Teaching a lesson: Niece's hate has consequences. NTA 👍

Andravisia | Andravisia

Family member only accepts tolerance when it's convenient. NTA.

Sensitive_Doubt_2372 | Sensitive_Doubt_2372

Niece's opinion has consequences, NTA for standing up. 👍

luvbeeingitalian | luvbeeingitalian

Learning consequences: When tolerance sinks, NTA prevails 👏

Launchen | Launchen

Standing firm without apology: NTA wins the family feud 👏

HappySummerBreeze | HappySummerBreeze

Standing up against homophobia, no tolerance for hate 👊

JamilViper_Nrc | JamilViper_Nrc

Responding to an AH without apology, NTA according to commenter 👍

Invisible_Bruh | Invisible_Bruh

Defend your sanctuary from all hostiles. NTA 👏

CrankyWife | CrankyWife

Don't tolerate hate, even from family. Stand up! NTA 👏

capmanor1755 | capmanor1755

Facing consequences is how you learn. NTA 👍

Salarian_American | Salarian_American

Niece's homophobia backfires, gets shut out. NTA claps back 💯

LilBoo2019TR | LilBoo2019TR

Breaking the cycle of learned homophobia. NTA brotha 👊

Jibrillion | Jibrillion

Refusing to host homophobic family member: NTA 👍

Quick-Possession-245 | Quick-Possession-245

Don't compromise your values for a homophobic niece. #NTA 👏

purplestarsinthesky | purplestarsinthesky

SIL's daughter faces consequences for bullying, SIL should stay quiet 👍

Piavirtue | Piavirtue

Standing up to discrimination: Niece's behavior is unacceptable 👊

StitchandReuben | StitchandReuben

Teachable moment: 20-year-old should know better. Mother should parent.

Melonski-Chan | Melonski-Chan

Standing up for yourself is not being small. NTA 👏

2_old_for_this_spit | 2_old_for_this_spit

NTA's SIL dismisses bigotry, niece needs consequences for homophobia. 👏

MixWitch | MixWitch

NTA comment: Justified consequences and brother's support. 💯

eyore5775 | eyore5775

NTA stands up to homophobic behavior, refuses to help hypocrite.

Sure-Scar-5042 | Sure-Scar-5042

Teaching kids not to hurt others starts young. NTA.

Scary-Pace | Scary-Pace

Compassionate comment offers support and a potential solution 💜

IamaGirlNamedAshley | IamaGirlNamedAshley

Friend overstaying, NTA suggests brother and SIL pay for hotel 🚫

Mysterious-Bag-5283 | Mysterious-Bag-5283

Teaching acceptance to the younger generation 👏

Odd_Knowledge_2146 | Odd_Knowledge_2146

Teaching consequences with code. NTA. 👍

noradninja | noradninja

Sibling support against intolerant SIL. No room for discrimination 👏

Less_Jello_2489 | Less_Jello_2489

Protective advice to avoid a toxic environment at home 🙌

Kaatebiishop | Kaatebiishop

No excuses for a 20-year-old's bratty behavior. NTA 👍

Darkember556 | Darkember556

Tough love or not? Commenter worries for unhappy neighbor 😔

calphillygirl | calphillygirl

Standing up against homophobia, karma's a b*tch. NTA.

Odd-End-1405 | Odd-End-1405

Setting boundaries with family can have tough consequences 👍

Sharchir | Sharchir

Don't let toxic people make you uncomfortable in your own home 👍

everellie | everellie

NTA: Daughter's wife can leave or stop being a bigot 👍

Diligent-Syllabub898 | Diligent-Syllabub898

Homophobic adult gets what she deserves. NTA comment section.

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Homophobic guest gets the boot, mommy needs to deal 👌

ACM915 | ACM915

Standing up to bigotry while offering kindness in a time of crisis 👏

Crackinggood | Crackinggood

NTA for not inviting abusive sister-in-law to family events 👏

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Homophobic mother burned her bridge with OP, NTA 👏

Inevitable-Tour-1561 | Inevitable-Tour-1561

Stand your ground and teach consequences. You're not the AH 👍

Dat_Ol_Nerlins_Magic | Dat_Ol_Nerlins_Magic

User believes 20-year-old should face consequences for homophobia 👍

newprairiegirl | newprairiegirl

NTA- Acknowledging wrong-doing is necessary for forgiveness. No remorse, no stay! 🙅🏼

BusyBusyLizzy | BusyBusyLizzy

Hold firm unless child apologizes for slurs and disrespect 🙏

Babygirlaura-50 | Babygirlaura-50

Homophobia is not excused by age, NTA for setting boundaries 👍

fightinggale | fightinggale

Asserting boundaries in family dynamics 👬

Goukenslay | Goukenslay

Embrace the 'awfulness' and learn from the consequences 👍

Uncorked53 | Uncorked53

Family member forced to house bigot, that's an a**hole move 💔

pacodefan | pacodefan

Choosing kindness over hurt feelings. NTA 👍

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Changing bigoted views of adults is challenging but not impossible.

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BPOC commenter advises against accommodating homophobic family member 👍

aebbms | aebbms

Homophobic SIL excuses niece's behavior, OP not the a**hole (NTA)

TortleM | TortleM

Setting boundaries with a rude SIL. NTA 👏

jinxxed42 | jinxxed42

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