Man Excluded from Family Portraits for Years 😲📸

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Diply | Diply

Imagine being in a loving, long-term relationship with your partner, but not being considered 'family' enough to be included in annual family portraits. That's exactly what happened to one man, who was excluded from his in-laws' cherished tradition for nearly a decade. Despite his wife's pleas, her family refused to include him in the photos until they were officially married. But as the years went by, the tables turned, and now he's the one having the last laugh. 😂 Let's dive into this tale of family drama and delayed gratification! 🍿

The Annual Family Portrait Tradition 📸

mynock33 | mynock33

Why Wasn't He Included? 🤔

mynock33 | mynock33

"Only Dating" Doesn't Count? 💔

mynock33 | mynock33

Wife's Pleas Ignored 😢

mynock33 | mynock33

A Painful Reminder 🥺

mynock33 | mynock33

The Irony of It All 🙄

mynock33 | mynock33

The Tables Have Turned 😂

mynock33 | mynock33

Laughing It Off 🤣

mynock33 | mynock33

Portraits Now Locked Away 🔒

mynock33 | mynock33

Family's Reaction 😢

mynock33 | mynock33

Wife's Take on the Situation 💬

mynock33 | mynock33

Can't Let Go of the Grudge 😠

mynock33 | mynock33

The Last Laugh: Excluded Man's Sweet Revenge 😆

So, after nearly a decade of being excluded from his in-laws' annual family portraits, our protagonist couldn't help but laugh when the topic came up at a recent gathering. He pointed out the irony of how he, the only one still in a successful marriage, was deemed unworthy of being in the photos, while his in-laws' exes were included. Now, those portraits are locked away, a painful reminder for the family of their past mistakes. While his wife thinks it's time for him to let go of the grudge, he can't help but feel a sense of satisfaction every time the album comes out. Let's see what people think about this intriguing tale of family drama and sweet revenge... 😏

Advice for excluded man to mend family relationships 👍

Zygomaticus | Zygomaticus

Spouse excluded from family photos, commenters say YTA 📷

The_Real_Scrotus | The_Real_Scrotus

Support turned sour: Commenter calls out OP's judgmental attitude. 🤨

cosmicharmander | cosmicharmander

Traditional exclusion, no swaying, YTA. Let it go. 🙄

Elphaba_West | Elphaba_West

Man excluded from family portraits gets called out for pettiness 😑

Thrwforksandknives | Thrwforksandknives

Excluded man gloats over SILs' divorces, called out for pettiness. 😒

jzdelona | jzdelona

NTA for feeling excluded from family portraits after years of dating.

BlueKnight12_ | BlueKnight12_

User calls out OP for ruining MIL's birthday party 🔥

CheruthCutestory | CheruthCutestory

Brutal honesty makes MIL cry and exposes family hypocrisy 😲

Colonel_Khazlik | Colonel_Khazlik

Including boyfriends in family photos is weird, YTA. Funny story though 😳

rachiam | rachiam

Redditor called out for being TA in family portrait exclusion.

Azozel | Azozel

User called out for excluding spouse from family portraits. YTA 😠

[deleted] | [deleted]

Curious about past exclusion, but no replies to satisfy.

BritishHobo | BritishHobo

Gotcha moments almost never work out. YTA 🤷‍♂️

Whiteroses7252012 | Whiteroses7252012

In-laws set a clear tradition, YTA for spoiling it. 😕

mercifulamedei | mercifulamedei

Man excluded from family portraits for years, called out for dissing marriages 😔

Deeeeeeeenis | Deeeeeeeenis

Taking multiple photos is easy and inclusive, don't be exclusive 👍

generic230 | generic230

Organizer defends excluding family member from portraits, commenter disagrees. 🤷‍♀️

traci119 | traci119

Insecure and vindictive son-in-law excluded family from portraits. YTA 😲

twopinkgiraffes | twopinkgiraffes

Acknowledging fault, but understanding the difficult decision. 🙏

[deleted] | [deleted]

Don't talk about someone else's marriage. YTA. 🤷‍♂️

wowbowbow | wowbowbow

Bride excluded from family photo at her own wedding 😱

Tess47 | Tess47

NTA, but don't hold onto resentment. Start your own tradition 🙌

modestlymousie | modestlymousie

Confronting hurt and anger with honesty and apologies. 👏

jenniw3g | jenniw3g

Excluded boyfriend gets harsh verdict from commenter. 😞

Notmynails | Notmynails

User thinks exclusion from family portraits is justified. 🤷‍♂️

EPByles05 | EPByles05

MIL's photo, MIL's rules. Don't attack SIL's choices. Move on. 🙌

grillycheesey | grillycheesey

User is called out for being selfish and unreasonable. 🤷🏼‍♂️

katieemerald | katieemerald

Don't let grudges ruin family traditions. YTA in this case 🙄

plesthier | plesthier

Excluded from family portraits for years, but NTA in opinion 👍

2Alien4Earth | 2Alien4Earth

Sorry dude, YTA. Their photo albums, their rules 👍

IceKrispies | IceKrispies

Excluding someone from family photos can be hurtful and petty 😒

Alliekat1282 | Alliekat1282

Man excluded from family portraits for years - commenter is called out for being the a**hole

GenShanx | GenShanx

Excluded from family portraits, commenter relates to OP's situation. ESH.

jacicp | jacicp

A scathing reply to a post about a man excluded from family portraits.

real_highlight_reel | real_highlight_reel

Holding onto anger only hurts yourself. Time to move on. 🙌

loki93009 | loki93009

Standing up for himself after a decade of exclusion. 💪

duo_chicken | duo_chicken

Breaking tradition: a rubbish situation with bad rules for family portraits. ESH.

whatchagonnado0707 | whatchagonnado0707

Excluded man receives harsh judgement for not meeting family requirements 😞

[deleted] | [deleted]

User called out for being cruel and petty in family photos 😡

[deleted] | [deleted]

Man excluded from family portraits for years due to old-fashioned rules 😞

OwnbiggestFan | OwnbiggestFan

Family photos with exes? 🤔 This commenter says NTA.

ubiquitousbean | ubiquitousbean

User calls out commenter as YTA for being self-righteous 😑

rucksinator | rucksinator

User called out for being petty and selfish 🤷‍♂️

maffork | maffork

Rise above the petty picture issue and airing dirty laundry 🙌

UbiquitousRiffing | UbiquitousRiffing

User calls out OP as the a**hole for fixating on exclusion.

alwaysrightusually | alwaysrightusually

Including non-family members in photos can lead to heartache 💫

LostMySenses | LostMySenses

ESH for excluding him from family portraits, but he shouldn't have exploded 💥

Caelrona | Caelrona

Excluded from family portraits, but ESH for taking joy.

Faedan | Faedan

In-laws call out YTA for being a jerk about portraits 😑

asmeeks1 | asmeeks1

YTA mocked family at party, butthurt over exclusion from pic 🤨

smelltramo | smelltramo

Suggests MIL could have avoided issue with multiple photos. ESH.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Man excluded from family portraits gets called out for entitlement 😠

efnfen4 | efnfen4

Excluded from family portraits for years, now YTA for complaining 😒

Akamekitty | Akamekitty

Excluded boyfriend receives harsh judgement from commenter. No sympathy here. 😒

[deleted] | [deleted]

Feeling excluded from family portraits for years, ESH for handling.

[deleted] | [deleted]

User calls out OP for expecting inclusion in family photos.

TunaNoodleMyFavorite | TunaNoodleMyFavorite

Man excluded from family portraits for years, called YTA by commenter.

Compactsun | Compactsun

Annual family photo drama with shady uncle's girlfriend. YTA.

ecmcgee1997 | ecmcgee1997

Photographs exclusion - YTA comment. Respect their tradition 👍

myyusernameismeta | myyusernameismeta

Unmarried partner excluded from family photos, called out at party 😬

Spoonbills | Spoonbills

Excluded man's divorce rubbed in family's face, ESH. 🤷🏻‍♂️

studassparty | studassparty

Curious if outsiders were included in family photos? 🤔

ToblersLaw | ToblersLaw

Forgive and forget? Commenter questions the value of apologies 🤔

Jovet_Hunter | Jovet_Hunter

NTA. Laughing at their backfired tradition was well deserved 😂

ProgmusicHans | ProgmusicHans

Family photos for all generations and occasions, problem solved 📸

iesharael | iesharael

Being excluded from family portraits is a common policy 😔

Unknownnumber1298 | Unknownnumber1298

Excluded from family portraits, but OP is NTA according to comment

Whenitrainsitpours86 | Whenitrainsitpours86

Following the rules doesn't always make you the bad guy 👍

nugent_music96 | nugent_music96

NTA! Family should have included you in the pictures 🙏

Mindingtime | Mindingtime

Not the a**hole and a little petty, but who isn't? 😉

MiloBulge | MiloBulge

INFO requested, but commenter calls out bad attitude 🤨

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