Newlywed REFUSES to Let Brother Move In - Was His Reaction Too Much? 😳

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

Imagine this: you're visiting your parents for Christmas with your newlywed spouse, and your younger brother brings up the idea of living with you while he attends college in your city. 🏠👨‍🎓 You laugh, thinking he's joking, but it turns out he's dead serious. 😳 Now, he's mad, and you're left wondering if you're in the wrong for not wanting a roommate during your first year of marriage. 💍💔 Let's dive into this family drama and see if we can figure out who's in the right here. 🕵️‍♀️🔍

🎄 Christmas Visit & College Talk 🎓

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💬 Dinner Conversation 🍽️

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💰 Scholarship Talk 🎓

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😂 Bursting into Laughter 😆

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😳 The Misunderstanding 😬

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🚫 No Roommates Policy 🏠

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😡 Brother Gets Mad 😤

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😔 Apologies & Lingering Tension 🙁

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😅 Laughter Turns Sour: College Plans & Family Drama 🎬

So, our protagonist is visiting his parents for Christmas with his wife, when his younger brother mentions he's planning to attend college in their city. 🌆🎓 At dinner, the brother casually brings up the idea of living with them to save money on room and board. Our protagonist laughs, thinking it's a joke, but the brother is dead serious. 😲🤯 This leads to an argument, with the brother getting upset and accusing him of adding 40k in debt to his college expenses. 😡💸 Our protagonist stands his ground, stating that he and his wife aren't interested in having roommates during their first year of marriage. 🚫👫 Dad chimes in, saying he understands the position but thinks the laughter was a bit harsh. 😕🤷‍♂️ Now, let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🌐🗣️

Sibling assumptions? 😒 Not today. NTA handled it perfectly. 😂

Xennial_Wonderland | Xennial_Wonderland

Sibling assumes they can move in without asking? Justified NTA 👍

walkerbyfaith | walkerbyfaith

Brother assumed he could move in without discussion. NTA 👍

bamf1701 | bamf1701

Entitled brother assumes rent-free living arrangements, NTA stands up

RNGinx3 | RNGinx3

Entitled brother gets shut down by newlywed - NTA

teethnik | teethnik

Brother assumes he can move in without asking - NTA

ed_lv | ed_lv

Brother assumed he could live with newlyweds for free? 😂

SuperWomanUSA | SuperWomanUSA

Standing up for yourself and your space is never wrong 💪

[deleted] | [deleted]

Brother announces he's moving in without asking - NTA's reaction 😂

telekelley | telekelley

Brother wanted substitute parents, NTA for saying no. 👍

Kettlewise | Kettlewise

Setting boundaries is important, even with family 👍

Pretend-Panda | Pretend-Panda

NTA comment receives support and questions family's influence 😕

Hooligans_Momma | Hooligans_Momma

Brotherly love triumphs! NAH, he'll understand someday. NTA

mastro80 | mastro80

Communicating boundaries is key 👍

thesebeansrbanging | thesebeansrbanging

Brother expected free ride, commenter says NTA 😊

teresajs | teresajs

NTA shuts down entitled roommate announcement with a hilarious analogy 😂

SubRedditLurker08 | SubRedditLurker08

Setting boundaries with family without feeling guilty. 💪 NTA.

Terralia | Terralia

Brother's rejection not a**hole move, but parents may be shady 🤔

DCNumberNerd | DCNumberNerd

Deciding whether to let relatives move in can be difficult 😔

skiing_yo | skiing_yo

NTA for rejecting brother's proposal. It sounded like a joke 😂

Sopranohh | Sopranohh

Brother assumed he could move in, newlywed not the a-hole. 👍

hybrid0404 | hybrid0404

Politely declining brother's request = NTA. Bitter brother = YTA. 😊

Bozobozo111 | Bozobozo111

Setting boundaries with family can be hilarious 😂

StangF150 | StangF150

Brother asks for free rent, newlywed laughs. NTA, don't apologize. 😳

slendermanismydad | slendermanismydad

Dodged a bullet! Entitled brother could bring friends and mess. NTA 👏

nerdgirl71 | nerdgirl71

Brother assumed he could move in, newlywed's reaction was harsh. ESH 😕

teijinator2000 | teijinator2000

Newlywed defends decision to not let brother move in.

pnwcatman420 | pnwcatman420

Setting boundaries is important and you're NTA for doing so 🙌

Hugh_Jaynus_83 | Hugh_Jaynus_83

User supports OP's decision to refuse brother's move-in, no drama.

boom-mug | boom-mug

Newlywed prioritizes marriage over sibling's request 💓

Theodora1976 | Theodora1976

Brother tries to take advantage, newlywed NTA for refusing 👍

Miserable-Rhubarb72 | Miserable-Rhubarb72

Assuming makes an a** out of u and me 😳

katepig123 | katepig123

User finds the situation hilarious and declares NTA.

Optimal-Bad | Optimal-Bad

Unannounced guests can be frustrating, but living together is worse 😒

No_Salad_8766 | No_Salad_8766

Setting boundaries with family: NTA for refusing free room & board 👍


Savage, yet hilarious response to entitled brother. 😂👌

[deleted] | [deleted]

Family isn't a free hotel. NTA for setting boundaries. 🙏

ninathebutt | ninathebutt

Understanding response to brother's presumptuous request. 🤔

Kimmm711 | Kimmm711

Brother assumed without asking to move in. NTA.

Jwborg35 | Jwborg35

Brother assumed free food and utilities, NTA laughed it off 😂

orion_nomad | orion_nomad

Brother wants to freeload, commenter calls out the audacity. 😎

Cocoasneeze | Cocoasneeze

Laughing at sibling's request for housing advice 😂

BeanieBhabie | BeanieBhabie

Managing expectations: NTA commenters agree disappointment doesn't equal AH behavior. 🙌

Level-1-Human | Level-1-Human

Brother assumes, commenter says NTA and calls him out

BirdsLikeSka | BirdsLikeSka

Sibling support during college versus newlywed privacy. NTA.

crabbelliott | crabbelliott

Brother wants free ride, newlywed says no. NTA wins 👏

mintyfresh_ella | mintyfresh_ella

Curiosity prompts hilarious reply to brother-in-law's house-hunting progress 🤔

Vast_Ad_3384 | Vast_Ad_3384

Brother assumes he can move in? NTA's reaction is priceless 😂

DarkySilverwing | DarkySilverwing

Dodged a bullet! Newlywed refuses to let brother move in.

Marvos79 | Marvos79

Brother's entitlement rejected. NTA. 😊

vav70 | vav70

Boundaries set, entitlement exposed 👍

Alert_Sorbet4016 | Alert_Sorbet4016

Standing up for your boundaries is not being an a**hole. 👏 NTA

capricorn40 | capricorn40

Laughing at a entitled brother's absurd request - NTA 😂

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Learning to stand on your own two feet 👯

Tams_G | Tams_G

Brother's entitled assumption of living with OP for college. NTA 😎

OutlawPixieStick | OutlawPixieStick

Setting boundaries is important. NTA for refusing brother's request. 👍

DocSternau | DocSternau

Setting boundaries with family is important. NTA 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

Brother's entitlement ruins newlyweds' life 😒 NTA

[deleted] | [deleted]

Sibling asks to move in, OP asks for rent. NTA/NAH.

illminus | illminus

Newlyweds refused brother's move-in request, justified with experience.

Kervon37 | Kervon37

Family drama averted with necessary reality check 🙌

ValkyrieSword | ValkyrieSword

Being close with family doesn't entitle you to their home. NTA.

Renoir_Trident | Renoir_Trident

Teaching a life lesson 👍 with a rude laugh 😳

newuser8765 | newuser8765

OP politely refuses brother's request to move in. NTA.

LonerWitch__me | LonerWitch__me

Laughing at brother's request - NTA according to commenter 😊

QBee23 | QBee23

Setting boundaries with family can be tough 🤷‍♀️

justanuvaredditor | justanuvaredditor

Setting boundaries and asking for consent is important. NTA 👏

[deleted] | [deleted]

Don't assume free rent from family, NTA was right 👍

Babymadins | Babymadins

NTA for refusing, but are there resources to help him?

StayWildChild | StayWildChild

Brother invites himself to move in, gets shut down. 😂

Spiritual-Check5579 | Spiritual-Check5579

Clueless brother tries to move in without permission 🤔

justmisspellit | justmisspellit

Brother assumes free living arrangements and gets laughed at 😂

shannamarie91 | shannamarie91

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