Widowed Mom Fights Off Cult-like In-Laws 😱: Protecting Her Son or Overreacting?

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Losing a spouse is never easy, but for this 34-year-old mom, it's become even more challenging as she faces off against her late husband's family. They're pushing their cult-like religion onto her young son, and she's determined to protect him at all costs. But are her actions justified, or is she overstepping her bounds? Let's dive into her story and find out. 😮👩‍👦

A Decade of Marriage and a Tragic Loss 💔

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The Cult-like In-Laws 🕍

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Cut Out for Leaving the Faith 🚫

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No Church Wedding, No Attendance 🙅‍♀️

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Years of Cruelty 😠

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Horrible Words and Actions 😡

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Absent at the Funeral 💔

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A Sudden Change of Heart? 💭

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One Condition: No Religion Talk 🚫

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A Broken Promise 😔

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Confrontation and Arguments 😤

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Protecting Her Son's Future 🛡️

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New Rules: Supervised Visits Only 🧐

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Accusations Fly 😲

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A Mother's Struggle: Defending Her Son's Future 🛡️

This widowed mom is standing her ground against her late husband's cult-like family, who are trying to push their religion onto her young son. Despite their history of cruelty and exclusion, she allowed them to see her son under one condition: no religious talk. But when her son revealed his aunt's broken promise, she put her foot down, demanding supervised visits only. Now, she's facing accusations of being a bad mom and a bigot. Let's see what the internet thinks of this intense situation... 🤔💬

Mom sets boundaries with in-laws over son's religious education. NTA 👏

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Cutting off toxic in-laws to protect son. NTA wins.


Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws, NTA takes charge.

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Mom rightfully protects son from cult-like in-laws 🙌

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Cutting off toxic in-laws after husband's death. NTA. 🙌

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Parenting judgement called into question after son's safety compromised. 🤔

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Setting boundaries with in-laws: NTA for protecting son 👏

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In-laws broke their agreement and were cruel, NTA for protecting son 👏

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User advises OP to cut off toxic in-laws for son's safety.

doubting_is_knowing | doubting_is_knowing

Protective mother fights off cult-like in-laws. NTA, stay vigilant 😞

mmahowald | mmahowald

Protecting her son from a borderline cult-like religion. NTA 🙌

SpamEater007 | SpamEater007

Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws, not overreacting. 🙌

Senkashan | Senkashan

Protect your son from cult-like in-laws, but beware of legal repercussions 🚨

baobab77 | baobab77

Protecting her son from manipulative in-laws. NTA 🙌

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Protecting her son from a possible cult, NTA wins 👏

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Protect yourself and your son from potential legal threats! 😱

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Protecting her son or overreacting? Commenter advises cutting off cult-like in-laws entirely. YTA.

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Setting boundaries with in-laws and seeking legal advice. 💪

LeReineNoir | LeReineNoir

Parenting safety reminder: Don't let strangers take your child. 🚫

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws, NTA draws line.

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Supportive ex-Mormon commenter validates widowed mom's actions. 👏

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Protective mom receives support after in-law encounter. 👏

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NTA. In-laws prioritize religion over family, protect your child 🙏

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Letting kids choose is important. Hold strong, you're NTA 👏

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NTA commenter advises going no contact with toxic in-laws 👍

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Cutting off in-laws after abandonment of husband. NTA.

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Setting boundaries with abusive in-laws. Protecting her son 🙏

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Cruel in-laws allowed access? YTA, what were you thinking? 🤯

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Parent criticized for letting child go with untrustworthy in-laws.

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Ex-cult worker warns to protect son from in-laws. NTA.

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Mom defends parenting decisions against overbearing in-laws. 💪

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Mom protects son from cult-like in-laws. NTA. 🙌

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Ex-Mormon supports widowed mom's decision to keep son away. 🙌

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Ex-Mormon supports widowed mom protecting son from cult-like in-laws 😱

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Harsh judgement for a grieving mother's difficult situation 😔

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Cutting off toxic in-laws: NTA, be a great mom 👏

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws. NTA. 🙌

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Former cult member warns against in-laws' influence on child 👀

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In-laws show no respect, widowed mom right to protect son 👏

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Protecting her son from toxic in-laws and their cult-like behavior. 🙅‍♀️

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws, NTA and justified 🙌

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In-laws try to force religion on child, commenter defends OP. 🙌

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Protective mom receives support for setting boundaries with in-laws.

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NTA: Fighting off cult-like in-laws and protecting your child 🙌

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Protect your child from cult-like in-laws. NTA 👍

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Cult-like in-laws causing family break-up. No contact advised 😱

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In-laws try to make amends after death? Sketchy AF 🤔

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws, NTA takes charge.

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws, NTA fights back 🙌

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Setting boundaries is important and they should be respected. NTA 👍

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Setting boundaries with in-laws after husband's death. NTA.

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Protective mother defends son's right to choose religion. 💪

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Setting boundaries as a parent is important. NTA 👍

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NTA - You're the parent, not them. Actions have consequences. 🙅‍♀️

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Heartless in-laws skip son's funeral. Commenter supports NTA mom.

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Protecting her son from in-laws: Widowed mom is NTA 🙏

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Don't let abusive in-laws back into your lives. Chosen family > DNA. 🙌

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Protecting her son or overreacting? Cult-like in-laws are concerning.

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws, NTA gets advice 🙏

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws. NTA and go no-contact 🚨

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws. NTA wins.

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws. NTA.

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Protect your child from cult-like in-laws. NTA 🙌

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Supportive comment with legal advice for protecting child from in-laws.

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Controversial comment predicts child's future with in-laws' religion 🤔

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws, NTA takes action.

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Is it fair to blame a 4-year-old for joining a cultish church? 🤔

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User advises against sending son to in-laws, shares scary experience.

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Protecting her child from cult-like in-laws. NTA 🙌

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Protecting her son from abusive in-laws, NTA.

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Protecting her son or overreacting? Commenters side with mom. 👏

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Protecting her son from cult-like in-laws. NTA 😍

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Former cult member confirms mom's decision to keep in-laws away 😱

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Reddit users support OP's decision to protect her son. 💪

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NTA, but should have supervised visit. Safety first for son 👍

Sad_Suggestion | Sad_Suggestion

Protective mom shields son from toxic cult-like in-laws. NTA.

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Empowering children to choose their beliefs at a young age 👍

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Respectful boundaries should be honored. NTA for protecting son. 👍

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