Drunk Uncle Refuses to Babysit in Emergency 😱👶

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

Picture this: it's a weeknight, you've had a few too many drinks with old friends, and you're feeling a little tipsy (okay, maybe more than a little 🥴). Suddenly, your brother's wife shows up at your door with their three young kids, asking you to watch them in an emergency. What would you do? 🤔 This is exactly the situation our protagonist found themselves in, and they made the tough decision to say no. But now, their family is furious, and they're left wondering if they made the right choice. Grab your popcorn, folks, because this story is full of drama, conflict, and tough decisions. 🍿

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Meet the Family

RefusedBabysitting | RefusedBabysitting

🌙 Late Night Surprise

RefusedBabysitting | RefusedBabysitting

🍻 Boozy Dilemma

RefusedBabysitting | RefusedBabysitting

🥴 Not My Usual Self

RefusedBabysitting | RefusedBabysitting

🚪 Standing Firm

RefusedBabysitting | RefusedBabysitting

🚫 Not Sober Enough

RefusedBabysitting | RefusedBabysitting

😡 Angry Accusations

RefusedBabysitting | RefusedBabysitting

🚨 Emergency Etiquette

RefusedBabysitting | RefusedBabysitting

🤔 Questioning Myself

RefusedBabysitting | RefusedBabysitting

🚨 Emergency Babysitting Gone Wrong

Our protagonist was put in a difficult situation when their sister-in-law, Sue, showed up at their door late at night with their three young nieces and nephew, asking for help in an emergency. Unfortunately, they had been drinking and smoking weed, leaving them in no condition to care for the kids. 😵 Despite Sue's pleas, they stood their ground and refused, not wanting to expose the children to their intoxicated state. This decision led to a family fallout, with Sue and Jim, the brother, calling our protagonist a selfish monster and cutting off contact. 🤯 Now, they're left questioning if they made the right choice. Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 💭

NTA for refusing, but communication could have helped 👍

Confident-Try20 | Confident-Try20

Emergency babysitting request denied due to drunkenness. NTA.

PandaCotton | PandaCotton

Parents should have a backup plan, NTA comment points out

Lunar-Eclipse0204 | Lunar-Eclipse0204

Drunk uncle not at fault for refusing to babysit. NTA 👍

PrismalpinkGaming | PrismalpinkGaming

Drunk uncle criticized for being the only responsible adult 😱

EnergyThat1518 | EnergyThat1518

Being responsible and honest about your ability to babysit 👍

fallingintopolkadots | fallingintopolkadots

Sassy response to entitled drunk uncle who refused to babysit 🙄

EyeRollingNow | EyeRollingNow

Not your responsibility to babysit drunk, high and last minute 🙅🏻

ImaginaryStandard293 | ImaginaryStandard293

Drunk uncle apologizes for not babysitting during emergency. NTA.

Whorible_wife69 | Whorible_wife69

Choosing not to babysit while drunk, NTA (not the a-hole) 🍸

Excellent-Count4009 | Excellent-Count4009

Family emergency + drunk babysitting = bad idea. NTA 👍

anonymom135 | anonymom135

Being responsible while drinking. NTA, they should understand 👍

Miserable_Dentist_70 | Miserable_Dentist_70

Deja vu? Doubts arise about SIL's hospitalization in emergency.

ConsistentExample839 | ConsistentExample839

Emergencies can cloud judgement but Jim is an undeniable AH 😑

The_Bad_Agent | The_Bad_Agent

Choosing safety over convenience. 👍

SophiaSpirea | SophiaSpirea

Don't let anyone guilt-trip you into being always available 👍

Forward_Squirrel8879 | Forward_Squirrel8879

Being responsible and sober while babysitting, NTA.

Technical_Quarter_99 | Technical_Quarter_99

Setting boundaries and demanding apologies after refusing to babysit 👍

Trick_Delivery4609 | Trick_Delivery4609

Mom tries leaving kids with drunk uncle. Commenter calls out irresponsibility.

TarzanKitty | TarzanKitty

Being responsible pays off, they'll come crawling back soon enough 👌

DTesedale | DTesedale

Being responsible and saying no to drunk babysitting. NTA 👏

Pandasrthebest | Pandasrthebest

Choosing to not babysit drunk was responsible and smart! 👍

Photomama16 | Photomama16

Standing your ground and calling out manipulation tactics. 💪

blackwillow-99 | blackwillow-99

Being drunk is different from being unwilling. Not the a**hole.

AwayWithDumb | AwayWithDumb

Emergency babysitting gone wrong but NTA for setting boundaries 👍

Jazzylizard19 | Jazzylizard19

👍 Not relying on a drunk caregiver - NTA made right call

Major_Barnacle_2212 | Major_Barnacle_2212

Putting kids' welfare first over drunk uncle's selfishness. NTA 👏

stephied333 | stephied333

NTA commenter questions Jim's parenting and involvement.

yhaensch | yhaensch

Parenting emergency and a drunk uncle - NTA comment.

SockMaster9273 | SockMaster9273

NTA, they need to have a plan in place for emergencies 👍

paul_rudds_drag_race | paul_rudds_drag_race

NTA: Don't sweat it, they'll need you before you need them 😎

Moist-Release-9227 | Moist-Release-9227

Sensible decision, safety of kids should always come first 👍

sanguinepsychologist | sanguinepsychologist

Choosing safety over convenience, NTA for drunk uncle.

LadyV21454 | LadyV21454

Intoxication as an excuse for refusing to babysit? YTA 🍻

AdBroad | AdBroad

Choosing the safety of nieces and nephews over liability 👍

1moreKnife2theheart | 1moreKnife2theheart

OP is NAH for not babysitting, SIL is not fully AH. OP should consider proactively apologizing for relationship's sake ❤️

kacoll | kacoll

Stand up for the safety of children around drunk adults. 🚨

Super_Mammoth_6808 | Super_Mammoth_6808

Refusing drunk babysitting request: NTA, parents are at fault 👍

Jmfroggie | Jmfroggie

SiL's irresponsible behavior puts her kids at risk. NTA.

Internet-Dick-Joke | Internet-Dick-Joke

Single parent should have a list of babysitters on call 👨🏻‍💻. Leaving kids with drunk uncle = bad idea.

vivid_prophecy | vivid_prophecy

It's important to prioritize safety over obligations. NTA 👍

Zestyclose_Gur_8889 | Zestyclose_Gur_8889

Being responsible and setting boundaries is important. 👍

moew4974 | moew4974

Hospital visits aren't traumatic for kids, NTA was right.

CasWay413 | CasWay413

NTA for not babysitting and prioritizing the children's safety 🔥🙌

mcindy28 | mcindy28

Being responsible is key 🔑. NTA made the right call.

PrairieGrrl5263 | PrairieGrrl5263

Poster sympathizes with the situation but criticizes subsequent behavior.

SuccessDifficult5981 | SuccessDifficult5981

You made the right choice for their safety, NTA 👍

Lily_May | Lily_May

Responsibly declining to babysit drunk is NTA, set boundaries 🙏

StacyB125 | StacyB125

You made the right call, being drunk and babysitting? 😬

Dogmother123 | Dogmother123

Being responsible comes first 💪🏻 You made the right decision.

nxrcheck | nxrcheck

Being drunk and babysitting? Not a good mix 😱👎

noccie | noccie

Being honest and responsible, NTA for refusing to babysit 👍

JsCTmav | JsCTmav

Choosing safety over babysitting while intoxicated. NTA 👍

my-kind-of-crazy | my-kind-of-crazy

Opinion on sobriety and babysitting in the 70s vs now 🧐

Cannabis_CatSlave | Cannabis_CatSlave

NTA. The sarcasm is strong with this one 😂

yuzucremebrulee | yuzucremebrulee

Being too drunk to babysit, but also no prior notice. 😱

KitchenDismal9258 | KitchenDismal9258

Drunk and high - not the a**hole for refusing to babysit 😱

Disastrous-Nail-640 | Disastrous-Nail-640

Intoxicated babysitter makes responsible decision, brother overreacts. 😱

Immediate-Contest-56 | Immediate-Contest-56

Being responsible when drunk and refusing to babysit 👍

szolan | szolan

User calls out irresponsible parenting with fiery language 🔥

cshoe29 | cshoe29

Being responsible is more important than being a babysitter 🙌

cherbear6215 | cherbear6215

Parenting backlash: Commenter defends uncle's decision not to babysit.

littlewoofie | littlewoofie

No-win situation for drunk uncle; NTA for refusing babysitting 😱

Recent_Data_305 | Recent_Data_305

Parent commenter questions why Jim and SIL have no backup plan

regus0307 | regus0307

Being drunk and babysitting? NTA for saying no 😱

MeaninglessRambles | MeaninglessRambles

Admits mistake, suggests checking on mom in future. 👍

TimelyApplication723 | TimelyApplication723

Safety first! NTA for refusing drunk/high babysitter. 🙌

asecretnarwhal | asecretnarwhal

Drunk uncle refuses to babysit, commenter explains why NTA 😊

ImJust-a_Girl | ImJust-a_Girl

Being responsible means knowing when to say no 🙌

DangerousDave303 | DangerousDave303

Charge them good and they'll crawl back 🤪

enceinte-uno | enceinte-uno

Being honest with Jim might clear up any misunderstandings 🤔

HadvaDyingbad | HadvaDyingbad

Choosing sobriety over babysitting. NTA wins the argument 👏

ScrewSunshine | ScrewSunshine

Being responsible: NTA for refusing to babysit while impaired 🙌

gnatdump6 | gnatdump6

NTA. Commenter questions Jim's job and suggests taking kids instead.

laughterwards | laughterwards

Being responsible comes first. Not watching kids while drunk/high. NTA 👍

Significant_Fault725 | Significant_Fault725

Cutting off toxic family members 👌

Coltarmalite | Coltarmalite

Safety first! NTA for refusing to babysit drunk. 🙌

SunMoonTruth | SunMoonTruth

NTA. Entitled parents left child with drunk uncle. CPS call-worthy.

tortie_shell_meow | tortie_shell_meow

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