Man Divorces Wife for Being SAHM: Righteous or Ruthless? 😲💔

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Picture this: you marry your high school sweetheart, bond over academics, and both land great jobs. Fast forward a few years, and you have a beautiful baby together. Life seems perfect, right? But then, your wife decides she wants to be a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) and expects you to be the sole breadwinner. You're not on board with this plan, and it leads to a massive fight and eventually a divorce. 😱 Now, you're being called an a**hole for not supporting her decision. But is it really that simple? Let's dive into this emotional rollercoaster of a story. 🎢

High School Sweethearts 💕

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Ambitious Beginnings 🎓

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Career Couple 💼

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Daycare Dilemma 🍼

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Single-Income Solution? 💸

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Daycare Debate 😤

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Mommy Meltdown 😠

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Job Quitting Chaos 😵

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Resentment Rising 😒

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Workload Woes 😩

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Divorce Drama 📑

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Ex-Wife's Struggle 😔

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Daycare Dilemma, Part 2 🤦‍♂️

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Name-Calling Nonsense 🗣️

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Equality Expectations ✊

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Financial Feuds 💰

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Missed Moments 😢

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ATM and Domestic Help 🏧

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Lost Time ⏰

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Duties and Rights 📚

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Limited Time Together 😞

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Work Overload 🏋️‍♂️

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Fatherly Frustration 😤

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Grandparent Gratitude 🥰

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Happy Child, Happy Life 🌞

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Memories and Relationships 💌

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Heartbreaking Realization 💔

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Unforgivable Actions 😠

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Present Dad 🎁

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Divorce Over SAHM Decision: Fair or Foul? 🤔

Our protagonist found himself in a whirlwind of drama when his wife decided to become a SAHM, despite their agreement to send their child to daycare. He tried offering alternatives like working different shifts, but she refused and quit her job. This led to resentment, insane work hours, and limited time with his child. 😢 Eventually, he filed for divorce and they got 50:50 custody. His ex-wife is now struggling, while he and his child are thriving with the help of his mom. 🌟 The ex and her friends are calling him an a**hole for not supporting her decision. But was it really so black and white? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 💭

Divorce over SAHM disagreement, commenter sympathizes with NTA.

Electronic_Fox_6383 | Electronic_Fox_6383

Divorced for being a SAHM - commenter supports the husband's decision. 👍

United-Manner20 | United-Manner20

Divorced wife for being a SAHM without consent. NTA! 👌

TheDarkHelmet1985 | TheDarkHelmet1985

Divorced for better parenting or bad communication? NTA

Recent_Data_305 | Recent_Data_305

Tough love or harsh judgement? 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♂️

tuna_tofu | tuna_tofu

Family drama: OP's mom not considered for childcare. 🤔

AmeliaXaria | AmeliaXaria

SAHM defends husband's decision to divorce. Communication is key. 👍

Putasonder | Putasonder

Father asserts his right after wife's unfair decision. 👏

[deleted] | [deleted]

SAHM wife 'fucked around and found out,' NTA

Early-Tale-2578 | Early-Tale-2578

Struggling with daycare costs and COVID-19, commenter chose to be SAHP.

Spirited_Pickle_3838 | Spirited_Pickle_3838

SAHD shares personal experience balancing daycare costs and salaries 👨🏻‍🎤

Ilikethinbezels | Ilikethinbezels

Supportive commenter praises OP for divorcing uncooperative spouse. NTA 👏

Osidestarfish | Osidestarfish

Marriage woes: A realization that married couples lack communication skills. 👮👨

RealMrDesire | RealMrDesire

Is the court ruling too good to be true? 🤔

AllTheTakenNames | AllTheTakenNames

Maternity leave should be longer. Divorce seems extreme. 😕

irravalanche | irravalanche

Husband divorces SAHM wife for changing her mind 🤷‍♂️

devilgoof | devilgoof

Heartbreaking experience with a controlling parent. ❤

Leading_Champion9921 | Leading_Champion9921

Divorce escalated quickly due to lack of mutual consideration. ESH 😕

Prestigious_Elk353 | Prestigious_Elk353

NTA: Mutual agreement is key. Working is not a break. 👏

HyenaShot8896 | HyenaShot8896

Confusing logic and questionable motives for divorcing SAHM. 🤔

MELH1234 | MELH1234

Parenthood can change you in unexpected ways. 🤔

mikraas | mikraas

Encouraging thoughtful communication and counseling for better co-parenting 👍

Ldbgcoleman | Ldbgcoleman

NTA defends stay-at-home moms and criticizes double standards 👏

Mbt_Omega | Mbt_Omega

SAHM judged for not cleaning enough, spurs debate on division of labor.

LocalBrilliant5564 | LocalBrilliant5564

Consider wife's mental health before ending marriage over SAHM situation 👩‍🍳

kikivee612 | kikivee612

Exhausted dad finds happiness in equal effort relationship with kids 🙌

justa_onepiecefan | justa_onepiecefan

Brutal comment shuts down divorced dad's selfishness 👏

salmonngarflukel | salmonngarflukel

Supportive comment defends man's decision to divorce his lazy wife.

National_Entry_9705 | National_Entry_9705

Marriage requires equitable contribution. NTA's wife expected too much. ✌🏻

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SAHM accused of using husband for money, divorces him for inheritance. 🤔

bristolbulldog | bristolbulldog

Insightful comment highlighting the need for communication and context. 🤔


Breaking gender roles doesn't make you an a**hole 👍

MannBurrPig | MannBurrPig

Divorced for SAHM wife, now happy co-parenting. Self-care important. 👍🏻

dishwasher_mayhem | dishwasher_mayhem

Divorce justified due to disagreement on parenting? NTA 👍

Equivalent-Date-4796 | Equivalent-Date-4796

What's the other side of the story? 🤔

Direct_Box386 | Direct_Box386

Parenting advice amidst divorce, no judgment from commenters. 👍

SnooPandas1899 | SnooPandas1899

Choosing divorce over resentment - NTA made the right call. 👍

Trick-Cupcake1250 | Trick-Cupcake1250

Parent expresses concern over putting 6-month-old in daycare 😕

Distinct-Tree9159 | Distinct-Tree9159

Marriage is a partnership, NTA for standing up for equality. ✌🏻

Sinora17 | Sinora17

SAHM shares experience, stresses importance of teamwork in marriage 👨🏻‍🎤

wickeddradon | wickeddradon

Mom claps back at husband's SAHM divorce decision 💔

Glass-Marionberry321 | Glass-Marionberry321

Agreement broken. NTA calls out selfishness of SAHM decision. 👏

ItsGotToBeMay | ItsGotToBeMay

The classic stay-at-home mom debate, who's right? 🤔

mutant6399 | mutant6399

Supporting NTA's decision to divorce SAHM wife, suggests logical solution. 👍

morchard1493 | morchard1493

Agreement broken, divorce justified. Is he the villain though? 😕

Important_Squash1775 | Important_Squash1775

Divorced wife for being SAHM & putting baby in daycare. NTA 👍

Prettyricky27_ | Prettyricky27_

Support for man divorcing SAHM over work hours and finances 👍

cavoodle11 | cavoodle11

NTA explains the importance of compromise and co-parenting 👏

NerdyDebris | NerdyDebris

Planning ahead for childcare and supporting each other. 👍

QueenJellyfish94 | QueenJellyfish94

Balancing housework and childcare is necessary for successful marriages. 👨🏻‍🎤

ladyxochi | ladyxochi

Choosing to divorce a stay-at-home mom doesn't make you an a**hole. NTA 👍


Divorced for being the sole breadwinner? 🤔

switchbreed | switchbreed

Father disapproves of wife's choice to be a stay-at-home mom 😔

sooner1125 | sooner1125

Supportive comment applauds man for leaving 'crazy' SAHM wife.

p1l2a3n4e5t | p1l2a3n4e5t

NTA for divorcing wife who didn't want to work 😂

Ambitious_Estimate41 | Ambitious_Estimate41

NTA defends decision to divorce wife for being selfish SAHM. 👏

RedditAdminAreMorons | RedditAdminAreMorons

NTA- Commenter calls out wife's entitlement to be SAHM.

jettaboy04 | jettaboy04

Divorcee stands up for self, tells off wife's friends. 👏

TashiaNicole1 | TashiaNicole1

Supports sahm but agrees unilateral decision was unfair. Emotionally exhausting. 😔

raine8515 | raine8515

Motherhood changed her perspective but ex prioritized money over partnership.

talkmemetome | talkmemetome

Divorced man criticized for living with parents and baby. 😑

annzibar | annzibar

NTA divorces abusive SAHM wife for entitled behavior 👏

nigasso | nigasso

Father defends himself for divorcing SAHM wife. 💼👶🤷‍♂️

Medysus | Medysus

Prioritizing family over work: A single dad's perspective 👨🏻‍💻

Frosty-Object-720 | Frosty-Object-720

User shares personal story of being bankrupted by SAHM wife. 🤮

gemorris9 | gemorris9

No compromise, no problem - Divorce checkmate! 👨‍⚖️♟️

No_Presentation9035 | No_Presentation9035

NTA for divorcing SAHM wife who didn't work as a team 😒

Next_Back_9472 | Next_Back_9472

Man blames SAHM wife for divorce, commenters side with him. 🤷

CorrectElephant6421 | CorrectElephant6421

NTA divorces SAHM wife for being an entitled dependapotomus 😈

Winterfell_Ice | Winterfell_Ice

NTA! Wife expected too much, calling you the a-hole is unfair.

EducationalYogurt741 | EducationalYogurt741

SAHM privilege? Divorce over? Commenters don't hold back. 🤬

Pbpaulieb | Pbpaulieb

Fatherhood matters too! NTA comment emphasizes importance of dads 👨🏻‍🎤

FennelNational3572 | FennelNational3572

Can she turn her situation into a business opportunity? 🤔

KnivesOut21 | KnivesOut21

Woman defends man's decision to divorce SAHM for not cooking.

kindbeliefxo | kindbeliefxo

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