Parents MORTIFIED By Ungrateful Son's Response To Birthday Car 🤯🙅‍♂️

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

🎂 Birthdays are supposed to be filled with joy, laughter, and maybe a few happy tears, right? Well, buckle up, because this 17-year-old's birthday surprise took a sharp turn into Drama Town! 😱 When his parents revealed their big gift, a brand spankin' new car 🚗, our birthday boy's reaction was... let's just say, not what they expected. 😳 Get ready for a wild ride filled with family tension, car-related chores, and a whole lot of teenage angst! 🙄😩

🎂 Birthday Surprise Gone Wrong 😱

morkermaner | morkermaner

🚗 Parents' Car-Pushing Agenda 🙄

morkermaner | morkermaner

🙅‍♂️ Car = More Chores? No Thanks! 😒

morkermaner | morkermaner

🎉 17th Birthday Letdown 😞

morkermaner | morkermaner

🚨 Surprise! It's a Car... Wait, What? 😳

morkermaner | morkermaner

🤬 Dad's Temper Tantrum & Mom's Disappointment 😢

morkermaner | morkermaner

🤔 Car = Worthless Gift + Extra Chores? 😩

morkermaner | morkermaner

😕 Feeling Like the Bad Guy 😔

morkermaner | morkermaner

🚗 Birthday Boy Says "No Thanks" to New Car, Parents Lose Their Cool! 😱🤬

Well, well, well... looks like this birthday surprise backfired big time! 💥 Our 17-year-old protagonist thought he was getting a sweet new monitor, but instead, his parents dropped the car bomb on him. 🚗💣 Cue the shock, the disappointment, and the dad's epic temper tantrum! 🤬 But here's the thing: Birthday Boy just isn't feeling the whole car ownership vibe. 🙅‍♂️ He's got his reasons - more chores, less free time, and the dreaded sibling-shuttling duties. 😒 So, when he politely declined the gift, all hell broke loose! 😱 Now, he's left wondering if he's the a-hole in this situation. 🤔 Let's see what the internet has to say about this birthday drama! 🍿👀

Gratitude and strategy - defer the gift for later 👍

Pocket-or-Penny | Pocket-or-Penny

Polite refusal of birthday car leads to unwanted family contributions 🙅‍♂️

mckinnos | mckinnos

Being grateful doesn't mean you have to accept a car 🚗

composingmusic | composingmusic

Good point about driving laws for minors. NTA comment.

littlebrowngirl21 | littlebrowngirl21

Not all gifts are wanted, NTA explains why 🎁

CandylandCanada | CandylandCanada

Ungrateful son denies parents' ulterior motive for birthday car 🚗

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Saying no thank you to an unwanted gift is reasonable 👍

ShiggnessKhan | ShiggnessKhan

Reality check for entitled teen about future and independence 🙌

Neuvoria | Neuvoria

Car ownership is a big deal 🚗, but should parents ask for help? 🤔

type1error | type1error

Ungrateful son? Or parents expecting a chauffeur for siblings? 🤔

LordofToomay | LordofToomay

Is the birthday car really a gift or a burden? 😕

[deleted] | [deleted]

Being responsible with expensive gifts, suggest alternative way of showing gratitude. 👍

HappySnowFox | HappySnowFox

Celebrate your birthday the way you want. NTA 🎂

catniss_everblue | catniss_everblue

Gift giving should not be about the giver, NTA. 🙌

princessbbdee | princessbbdee

Son avoids being exploited by not getting a license 😂

ForeignEffective9 | ForeignEffective9

ESH for lack of communication. Reconsider spending time with siblings 👭

nolanissac | nolanissac

Teen's strategic thinking praised in hilarious car-gift situation.

1-22-333-4444 | 1-22-333-4444

Is this a case of miscommunication or entitlement? 🤔

flowers4u | flowers4u

Sibling transportation becomes birthday gift dilemma. NTA speaks up.

iluvcats17 | iluvcats17

Polite explanation could have avoided NAH situation 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

Smart and responsible teenager recognized strings attached to birthday car 🚗

Disastrous_Smile3666 | Disastrous_Smile3666

🙄 Entitled son gets called out for his behavior.

oftentheasshole123 | oftentheasshole123

17 year old should help with household chores occasionally 🙌

iamreallystressed | iamreallystressed

Gratefulness and responsibility matter, being eldest doesn't make you babysitter 🙅‍♂️

kiiittykate | kiiittykate

Ungrateful son called out for dodging responsibilities 😒🚗

Feldew | Feldew

A valuable gift that comes with strings is an obligation 🙅‍♂️

WayiiTM | WayiiTM

Parents gift car to ungrateful son: NTA comment defends him.

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👏🏼 Standing up against parentification and setting healthy boundaries. NTA.

ittybittymomma | ittybittymomma

Generational shift in attitude towards driving and car ownership. NAH.

AlexisRosesHands | AlexisRosesHands

Ungrateful son or overbearing parents? 🤔😠

[deleted] | [deleted]

Forced to take SUV, pay for gas, and called ungrateful 🙄

ShenFrog | ShenFrog

Nostalgic comment about valuing family time over material possessions 😢

dancenickydance | dancenickydance

NTA for not wanting the car, YTA for not helping 🙅‍♂️🚫

hbond1957 | hbond1957

Being grateful for parents' sacrifices is important 👍

melancholy_breadroll | melancholy_breadroll

NTA suggests a solution for the gift dilemma 🎁

apairofpetducks | apairofpetducks

Cautionary NTA comment on parents buying cars for their kids.

FairyFlossJelly | FairyFlossJelly

Savage response to entitled parents trying to manipulate their son 👍

NonreciprocatingHole | NonreciprocatingHole

Graciously declining a gift without hurting feelings 🙏🏻

Havok8907 | Havok8907

NTA, but reconsider your stance; you're sounding pretty bratty 🤯

omgthehype | omgthehype

Savage response to unwanted birthday car 😎🚗

DubiousPeoplePleaser | DubiousPeoplePleaser

NTA, but communication about car ownership and responsibilities is important. 👍

chanteusetriste | chanteusetriste

Setting boundaries and waiting for college can help avoid manipulation 👍

singingkangaroo | singingkangaroo

Be grateful and pull your weight in the family 👍

oftentheasshole123 | oftentheasshole123

Expensive doesn't always mean good. Stick to your guns! 👍

Eimzie | Eimzie

Being NTA doesn't equate to being cold 😍

JustMyStuffHi | JustMyStuffHi

Ungrateful son refuses birthday car, cites expenses 💸

Parking_Willow | Parking_Willow

Not quite an a**hole, but consider pitching in around the house 👍


OP is frustrated with dad's gift, but should discuss expectations 🙏

ladylynx | ladylynx

NTA but immature. Is there a deeper issue at play? 🤔

bonsaiaphrodite | bonsaiaphrodite

Take the money and invest it wisely 💰💸💰

VR247 | VR247

Wise move declining bad gift 🚗. Diplomacy is key. NTA.

STylerMLmusic | STylerMLmusic

Being uninterested in a gift doesn't make you ungrateful 🙏

GroundLittle4469 | GroundLittle4469

NTA's comment considers practicality of unnecessary car ownership 👍

Nomanodyssey | Nomanodyssey

NTA parent is mad their kid doesn't want a gift 🙄

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Having a car is not always a blessing 🙅‍♂️

Happyman321 | Happyman321

Delaying driving for safety reasons - valid or ungrateful?

lislunas | lislunas

Owning a car means freedom, but also comes with responsibilities. 🚡

danny_phantom_boi | danny_phantom_boi

Suggests saving car money for college, reasonable or ungrateful?

misswsz | misswsz

Sibling advises OP to help out until 18, calls them a bit selfish 🙅‍♂️

P00shy_ | P00shy_

Gifts shouldn't come with obligations. You're NTA. 👍

walkietalkie000 | walkietalkie000

Ungrateful son rejects birthday car, but parents gave it selfishly. NAH.

cheesypuzzas | cheesypuzzas

Taking control of your life and standing up to controlling parents 💪

engineerwithpants | engineerwithpants

Empathetic NTA commenter shares relatable sibling transportation struggles.

bioExterminator | bioExterminator

Suggests saving money for college instead of accepting birthday car 📚

whitethrowblanket | whitethrowblanket

Recounting childhood car woes with angry parent 😓

stalking_leopard | stalking_leopard

Free car at 17? NAH, take it! 🚗👍

MrMaleficent | MrMaleficent

Ungrateful son rejects inconvenient birthday gift, stands up for himself

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Don't let your parents guilt trip you, NTA 👌

Zorkex | Zorkex

Wait till he hears about car payments 😂

edgememeston | edgememeston

Ungrateful son receives car from selfish parents. NTA response.

purple-otter | purple-otter

Don't rush into accepting gifts that come with strings attached 👍 NTA

Kittens-98 | Kittens-98

Sibling chauffeur turned pedestrian motivator 😎

e-bookdragon | e-bookdragon

College student rejects birthday car, becomes sibling's Uber instead 😎

Cannot_Function | Cannot_Function

Grateful for the savings, but rejecting the car 🚫🚗

Lunastarmoonstar | Lunastarmoonstar

Ungrateful son's NTA verdict causes uproar in comment section 🤯

painkilleraddict6373 | painkilleraddict6373

Driving lover appreciates gift but thinks it shouldn't be forced 😊

Dogmut | Dogmut

Smart and eco-friendly decision. NTA, keep it up! 🙌

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🚗 Not the a-hole for rejecting car, but parents may not agree

megameh64 | megameh64

Valuing time over material possessions is admirable ❤

[deleted] | [deleted]

Getting a license for ID purposes is reasonable 👍

yellowydaffodil | yellowydaffodil

Sibling dynamics and car rides 😎

StarLightWolf99 | StarLightWolf99

Ungrateful son called out for being gifted parental duties 🤦‍♂️

Ryugi | Ryugi

Kid declines car gift with strings attached. NTA.

Battleship1239 | Battleship1239

Empathetic commenter praises OP for handling situation maturely.

amazonrae | amazonrae

Ungrateful son rejects car gift, calls out parents' intentions 🙅‍♂️

JournalisticDisaster | JournalisticDisaster

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