Family Feud: Grandparents' Dilemma Over Ex-DIL's Vacation Plans 🏡💔

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Imagine this: You're eagerly anticipating a summer visit from your grandkids, a joyous occasion, right? But then, you're hit with a curveball - your son wants to bring his ex-wife and her toddler, who isn't exactly an angel, into your peaceful home. Now, this isn't just any home. It's a sanctuary for your spouse battling terminal cancer. The stakes? High. The emotions? Higher. Dive into this family saga that has everyone picking sides. 🏡💔👵👴

The Stage Is Set: A Family Introduction 🏡

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A Modern Family: Blended and Extended 🌈

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Long-Distance Love and Grandparent Joys ❤️✈️

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The Plot Thickens: An Unexpected Proposal 🤔

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A Tough Reminder: Health Over Hospitality 💔

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Questions Arise: Why Bring the Ex? 🤷‍♂️

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A Grandparent's Concern: Peace and Quiet Needed 🤫

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The Distance: A Cross-Country Challenge ✈️

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Cordial But Concerned: A Delicate Balance ⚖️

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Financial Ties That Bind: A Sticky Situation 💰

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The Divorce That Wasn't: A Puzzling Choice 🧩

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A Son's Logic: Saving on Sightseeing 🏞️💸

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A Grandparent's Fear: The Worst-Case Scenario 😱

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Family Ties Tested: The Summer Visit Dilemma 🏡👵👴

In a tale as old as time, family dynamics and personal boundaries collide, leaving us with a saga that's both heartwarming and heart-wrenching. With a home turned into a battleground of wills, this story isn't just about a visit; it's about understanding, compassion, and the lengths we go to for those we love. As the grandparents stand their ground, one can't help but wonder: will this family find a middle ground, or will the summer plans melt away like ice cream in the sun? 🍦💔 Let's dive into the whirlpool of opinions swirling around this heated debate.

Grandparents' sick wife used as babysitter, NTA calls out son's behavior. 👏

FAFO-13 | FAFO-13

Son's selfishness causes family drama amidst cancer diagnosis 💔

90skid12 | 90skid12

Grandparents stand their ground on vacation plans, NTA 👍

Tannim44 | Tannim44

Grandparents' valid concerns over ex-DIL's vacation plans. NTA.

Beautiful-Report58 | Beautiful-Report58

Son's selfishness during grandma's cancer: NTA, OP 👏

Hyacinth_Bouque | Hyacinth_Bouque

Son's vacation plans causing family feud. NTA suggests prioritizing mother's health.


Protect your loved ones, learn to say no 🙏

Creative-Skill-7212 | Creative-Skill-7212

Standing up for oneself: NTA, 5 people is a lot 💪

Rooflife1 | Rooflife1

Grandparents advised to put their foot down with selfish son 👍

Proud-Geek1019 | Proud-Geek1019

Grandparents face tough love decision with son's parenting abilities 👨🏻‍👨🏻💔

maggersrose | maggersrose

Consider wife's wishes before deciding on ex-DIL's visit 🙏

boredathome1962 | boredathome1962

Compassionate NTA reminds OP to prioritize wife and family's needs.

Shai7809 | Shai7809

Protecting health and energy, NTAH. 👍

ArkieRN | ArkieRN

Son prioritizes ex over sick mother. Commenter calls him out. 👏

FriedaClaxton22 | FriedaClaxton22

Son wants to add to sick wife's plate. NTA for declining 👍

ProfessionSanity | ProfessionSanity

Divorced son's vacation plans cause dilemma for grandparents. NTA.

Carolinamama2015 | Carolinamama2015

NTA. Son's vacation plans with ex-wife and family causing tension. 💼

noonecaresat805 | noonecaresat805

Set boundaries and say no to being an Airbnb. NTA.

SuperHuckleberry125 | SuperHuckleberry125

Heartbreaking comment on prioritizing family during tough times 😢

onthebeach61 | onthebeach61

User suggests Airbnb to avoid family exhaustion in comment section

Accurate-Book-4737 | Accurate-Book-4737

Supportive comment advises to prioritize wife's health over son's request 👍

9smalltowngirl | 9smalltowngirl

Putting wife's health first, suggest ex and family stay elsewhere. NTA 👍

littlebethy1984 | littlebethy1984

Grandparents have the right to say no to ex-DIL's plans 👍

SofiaDeo | SofiaDeo

A comment suggests son is hiding relationship and grandparents are judgmental.

New_Combination_7012 | New_Combination_7012

Son neglects mother with cancer, commenter calls out selfish behavior.

recyclopath_ | recyclopath_

Suggesting a cabin rental for misbehaving grandchild dilemma 😉

mustang19671967 | mustang19671967

Compromise suggested for grandparents' vacation dilemma 🙌

JuJu-Petti | JuJu-Petti

Grandmother defends ex-DIL visit, calls out son's rude behavior 👥

extrasprinklesplease | extrasprinklesplease

Grandparents' dilemma over son's vacation plans due to wife's cancer

maccers1969 | maccers1969

Son's insensitivity towards terminally ill wife. NTA but tone-deaf.

FleurDeCLE | FleurDeCLE

Grandpa stands up to son's selfishness. 💪

giantbrownguy | giantbrownguy

Compassionate advice to call ex DIL and discuss situation 👍

Global-Present-2177 | Global-Present-2177

A crazy toddler might bring joy to a dying person 😊

shesinsaneanditsucks | shesinsaneanditsucks

Son's selfish vacation plans despite mother's illness - NTA comment

Bhimtu | Bhimtu

Hosting a large family with small kids for 2 weeks? NTA 👍

eagletreehouse | eagletreehouse

Grandparents concerned about germs and wife's health. NTA. 👍

sassysillysusie | sassysillysusie

Grandfather needs a lesson in manners. NTA 👍

buffywannabe13 | buffywannabe13

Son needs to be sensitive during mother's cancer. NTA.

Allonsydr1 | Allonsydr1

Grandparents apologize to ex-DIL due to wife's illness. NTA.

hotmumma7 | hotmumma7

Hosting six people for two weeks is crazy, NTA.

voodoodollbabie | voodoodollbabie

Supportive comment for grandparent's dilemma. 🙏

LostInData2022 | LostInData2022

Grandparents refuse to host ex-DIL's family, son called self-absorbed. NTA 👍

kabe83 | kabe83

Son's vacation request puts grandparents in a tough spot 😕

Tranqup | Tranqup

Son told ex-DIL it's okay without checking, now guilt-trips grandparents. NTA.

Osidestarfish | Osidestarfish

Flying family shouldn't stay with elderly due to virus risks 💔

Tiny_Cardiologist263 | Tiny_Cardiologist263

Putting your mother's health first. Not the a**hole. 🙌

Quiet-Hamster6509 | Quiet-Hamster6509

Compassionate reply to grandparents' dilemma over ex-DIL's vacation plans. ✅

mikeesq22 | mikeesq22

NTA defends son's right to spend alone time with kids 👍

tuna_tofu | tuna_tofu

Hosting family during flu and covid season? NTA, but be cautious 👍

magneticMist | magneticMist

NTA prioritizes family over entitled ex-DIL's vacation plans 👏

FitzyFets | FitzyFets

Son's ex on family vacation raises questions about his relationship status 🤔

whetherulikeitornot | whetherulikeitornot

Setting boundaries with entitled family members. NTA wins.

PeppermintWindFarm | PeppermintWindFarm

NTA. Grandparents stand their ground against son's selfish request. 👏

Shot_Assignment7253 | Shot_Assignment7253

Grandparents take a stand on vacation plans with ex-DIL 👵🏼👴🏼

TrixxySin | TrixxySin

Suggests renting an airBNB for grandparents' visit. Compassionate and practical.

Jerseygirl2468 | Jerseygirl2468

Ex-DIL's vacation plans clash with wife's cancer treatment. YTA.

MikeCheck_CE | MikeCheck_CE

Grandparents stand up for themselves against entitled son's vacation plans 💪

WildlifePolicyChick | WildlifePolicyChick

One commenter suggests an Airbnb for the whole family 👪

Awesomekidsmom | Awesomekidsmom

User sympathizes with OP's daughter-in-law and calls out son's behavior.


User suggests calling out son for adding stress to sick mother.

Tinkerpro | Tinkerpro

NTA, but consider wife's desire to be surrounded by grandkids 👥

youfind1ineverycar | youfind1ineverycar

Supportive comment encourages setting boundaries with son and ex-DIL.

Jean19812 | Jean19812

Grandparents demand respect and consideration from son-in-law regarding terminally ill wife 💔

txangel1019 | txangel1019

Supportive comment advises to prioritize wife's wishes and communicate boundaries.

Standard_Rip_2785 | Standard_Rip_2785

Compassionate comment about sick wife, questions ex-DIL's intentions 👨‍🎓

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Grandparents' dilemma over son's selfishness amidst wife's illness. 💔

CombinationCalm9616 | CombinationCalm9616

Son expects grandparents battling cancer to entertain his ex and her kids. NTA.

okileggs1992 | okileggs1992

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