Pregnant Partner vs Invisible Disability: Who Deserves the Priority Seat? 😲

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Picture this: you're on a crowded train with your heavily pregnant partner who's struggling to stand. You spot a priority seat occupied by a young man who appears to be physically fit. You ask him to give up the seat for your partner, only to find out he has an invisible disability - autism. This is the dilemma faced by a 28-year-old man, who couldn't help but wonder if he was in the wrong for insisting the young man with autism needed the priority seat less than his pregnant partner. Let's dive into the story and see what happened. 😮

The Struggles of a Pregnant Partner 🤰

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The Crowded Train 🚇

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The Usual Response 🙌

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The Unexpected Encounter 😳

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Invisible Disability Revealed 🧠

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The Dilemma Begins 💭

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Physical vs Non-Physical 🤔

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Defensive Response 😠

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A Voluntary Solution 🙋‍♂️

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The Lingering Question ❓

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The Priority Seat Debate: Who's Right? 🤷

In a world where invisible disabilities are often misunderstood, this story raises an important question: who has the right to a priority seat? Our protagonist faced backlash for asking a young man with autism to give up his seat for his pregnant partner, leaving him questioning his actions. While some may argue that physical impairments should take precedence, others may say that all disabilities, visible or not, should be treated equally. As the debate continues, let's take a look at what people have to say about this intriguing situation. 🗣️

Don't argue over priority seats. Respect invisible disabilities. YTA.

Andante79 | Andante79

Insisting on priority seat over invisible disability makes YTA 😕

klyesowl | klyesowl

Don't judge disabilities, ask someone else to move. YTA.

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Teenager with heart problems defends invisible disabilities. 💪

FunkyMonkss | FunkyMonkss

No priority seating system exists, respect his answer. YTA 😑

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Navigating disability and priority seating etiquette: YTA learns lesson. 🚧

Lovebeingadad54321 | Lovebeingadad54321

Don't judge someone's need for a priority seat. YTA. 😑

CupilCutlass | CupilCutlass

Asking for a seat is fine, but don't press your case. 🙅

rapt2right | rapt2right

Pregnancy doesn't entitle you to priority seat, YTA comment sparks debate.

Right-Mark5041 | Right-Mark5041

A commenter suggests a more considerate way to request a seat 🙏

julet1815 | julet1815

Priority seats are for physically impaired, not pregnant women. NTA.

aablenaghan | aablenaghan

Don't dismiss hidden disabilities, YTA. Priority seats are not optional. 🚫

Flat_Shame_2377 | Flat_Shame_2377

Autistic OT explains why sitting on the train is important 😌

treecup84848 | treecup84848

Priority seating is for mobility issues, not just disabilities. NTA.

onyxsIayer | onyxsIayer

Autistic person questions priority seat for invisible disability. NTA.

BadTemperedBadger | BadTemperedBadger

Defending pregnant partner's right to a priority seat on commute 💪

Upstairs-Banana41 | Upstairs-Banana41

A person with invisible disability explains the struggle of getting a priority seat 🤕

G3_pt | G3_pt

Asking for priority seat is okay, but accepting the response matters 🙏

jfcfanfic | jfcfanfic

Sometimes it's best to accept a 'no' and move on 🙏

gatewaydave | gatewaydave

Engaging debate on priority seating for disabilities and pregnancy. 🚩

Hyzenthlay87 | Hyzenthlay87

Don't judge who deserves the priority seat. YTA for that. 🙅

Level-Particular-455 | Level-Particular-455

Don't be entitled, ask someone else to give up their seat 🚫

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Calling out YTA for asking only priority seat people to move 🔥

stephers85 | stephers85

A commenter calls out someone for not giving up their seat. 🔬

Usrname52 | Usrname52

Who deserves priority seats? NTA says autism shouldn't qualify 🤔

Important_Quantity25 | Important_Quantity25

Invisible disabilities matter too. YTA for not considering that. 🤷‍♂️

TheStitchingPuppy | TheStitchingPuppy

Autistic person with mobility issues prioritizes pregnant partner over themselves.

SnipesCC | SnipesCC

Don't judge the worthiness of someone's disability. YTA. 😒

Rohini_rambles | Rohini_rambles

Assuming no physical component to Autism - YTA receives backlash 🤬

SmallTownAttorney | SmallTownAttorney

Sensory issues are no joke. Don't push for the seat. 😕

Maleficent_Ad407 | Maleficent_Ad407

Invisible disabilities require accommodations, YTA for not accepting answer 😕

SunshineSeriesB | SunshineSeriesB

Debate over priority seating for invisible disabilities sparks controversy. ESH.

Parttime-Princess | Parttime-Princess

Being kind costs nothing. Don't be a YTA.

EmpressJainaSolo | EmpressJainaSolo

Don't judge others without knowing their struggles. 🙏

Distinct-Flower-8078 | Distinct-Flower-8078

Setting boundaries: When asking for a seat goes too far 🚫

DoorSubstantial2104 | DoorSubstantial2104

Judgmental attitude towards non-visible disability. Carry a foldable seat.

a-_rose | a-_rose

User calls out OP for insisting on priority seat for pregnant wife.

Wickedlove7 | Wickedlove7

Navigating priority seating etiquette with non-visible disabilities. 🚧

Tigarana | Tigarana

Judging someone's need for a priority seat? YTA for sure 😑

jkshfjlsksha | jkshfjlsksha

Asking for a seat is okay, but not respecting others isn't. 🙅

Anonymians | Anonymians

Demanding a seat from someone with a disability makes you YTA 😠

Kirin2013 | Kirin2013

User called out for pushing priority seat issue despite disability explanation.

PresentTiffany | PresentTiffany

Don't be a seat judge, just ask 'Do they need it?' 🙏

mdkroma | mdkroma

Advocating for accessibility and inclusivity in public transport. 👏

Hyzenthlay87 | Hyzenthlay87

User argues autism doesn't warrant priority seat, calls out entitlement 😠

MJGM235 | MJGM235

Don't judge a book by its cover. YTA called out.

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Don't ask if you can't handle the answer 🤷‍♂️

randomtrucker78 | randomtrucker78

A chronic disease vs pregnancy: Who deserves priority seat? 🤔

momofklcg | momofklcg

Don't ask someone to vacate a priority seat for disabled people 🚫

thats_not_mustard | thats_not_mustard

Asking for a priority seat is NTA, but arguing is YTA 🙅

GracieW7 | GracieW7

Don't be a public transit vigilante and mind your business 🙅

dawno64 | dawno64

Don't be a persistent YTA, respect valid reasons 🙌

Imaginary-Future-627 | Imaginary-Future-627

User calls out prioritizing pregnant people over invisible disabilities. 👎

beansbeansbeans_69 | beansbeansbeans_69

Invalidating invisible disabilities makes you the a**hole 😠

bab_101 | bab_101

User calls out judgemental behavior towards invisible disabilities. 🔥

HurrySubstantial4890 | HurrySubstantial4890

YTA comment shuts down discussion without considering disability. 🤔

SJoyD | SJoyD

Pregnant woman calls out entitlement in priority seat dispute 😏

Shadegloom | Shadegloom

Respect boundaries and invisible disabilities. No entitlement to priority seats. 🙏

Federal-Ferret-970 | Federal-Ferret-970

NTA prioritizing pregnant partner over invisible disability in priority seating.

WiseBat | WiseBat

Invisible disabilities are a thing, YTA for assuming otherwise. 😕

toujourspret | toujourspret

Advocating for disabled rights: Don't ask them to give up seats 🙏

Jayded_love | Jayded_love

Insisting on priority seat makes YTA, consider invisible disabilities 🤔

Fun_Computer_8401 | Fun_Computer_8401

Respect people's requests for priority seats. YTA for disregarding.

civilwar142pa | civilwar142pa

Asking politely is okay, but pushing makes YTA 🙄

HungryResult | HungryResult

YTA for insisting on priority seat. Ask for regular seats.

theycalledhermorlock | theycalledhermorlock

Assuming someone's ability is wrong, learn to be considerate 😔

Positive_Bet_4184 | Positive_Bet_4184

Disability hierarchy debate: One disability does not trump another. YTA

squeaksanatomy | squeaksanatomy

Parent defends priority seat for child with invisible disability. 🙏

rattitude23 | rattitude23

Asking priority seat occupants instead of regular seat occupants? 🤔

eggelemental | eggelemental

Demanding a priority seat makes you YTA. Ask and accept.

SordidOrchid | SordidOrchid

User calls out entitlement over priority seat, no replies.

Pretend-Jacket3145 | Pretend-Jacket3145

NTA with autism and arthritis prioritizes those in need 👍

Humid-Spectrum27 | Humid-Spectrum27

User calls out entitlement in prioritizing pregnant partner for seat.

SallyAdoraBelle | SallyAdoraBelle

User calls out ableism and questions priority seating for pregnant women

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Don't judge someone's disability based on their appearance 🙏

No-Locksmith-8590 | No-Locksmith-8590

Be polite and ask for the priority seat, don't demand it. 🙌

kimerrn | kimerrn

Pregnancy vs disability: YTA for feeling entitled to priority seat

Awkward_Elephant13 | Awkward_Elephant13

Importance of considering mental/emotional needs in priority seating. YTA for pressing.

Souta95 | Souta95

OP gets called out for not accepting disability explanation 😱

Inked_yogi | Inked_yogi

Entitled person thinks pregnant wife deserves seat over disabled person 😒

SamuAzura | SamuAzura

Pregnancy not a disability, YTA only if you argue. 😒

Professional-Lynx124 | Professional-Lynx124

Asking for priority seat is fine, but don't argue. YTA.

fading__blue | fading__blue

YTA comment defends the right to prioritize invisible disabilities.

SlinkyMalinky20 | SlinkyMalinky20

Pregnancy doesn't entitle anyone to priority seats. YTA for pushing.

PikaGurl332 | PikaGurl332

Take a break and find a bench, gentle YTA 🙏

alwayquestion | alwayquestion

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