"DON'T Send Me Xmas Cards of Your Baby!" Woman's Cold Request to New Mom 🥶💔

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

🎄 Ho ho ho, it's the most wonderful time of the year... unless you're a child-free adult with a serious case of baby aversion! 😱 Meet our protagonist, a person who would rather deck the halls with anything but baby photos. 🙅‍♀️ But when their not-so-close friend Sally insists on spreading holiday cheer with a Christmas card featuring her little bundle of joy, our hero is faced with a festive conundrum. 🤔 Will they be able to navigate this awkward situation without being labeled a Grinch? 🎅 Let's dive into this holly jolly tale of friendship, boundaries, and the quest to avoid unwanted baby spam! 📬

🙅‍♀️ Baby Blues: A Child-Free Conundrum 👶

themonsterkingtyphon | themonsterkingtyphon

😱 Panic at the Baby Disco 🍼

themonsterkingtyphon | themonsterkingtyphon

🤷‍♀️ The Mystery of the Baby Aversion 🕵️‍♀️

themonsterkingtyphon | themonsterkingtyphon

😬 Tolerating Tots, But Still Not a Fan 👎

themonsterkingtyphon | themonsterkingtyphon

🍼 Sally's Bundle of Joy... and Annoyance 🙄

themonsterkingtyphon | themonsterkingtyphon

😒 "I Know You Don't Like Babies, But..." 📸

themonsterkingtyphon | themonsterkingtyphon

🗑️ Delete, Delete, Delete 🚮

themonsterkingtyphon | themonsterkingtyphon

🤝 Not Exactly BFFs 👭

themonsterkingtyphon | themonsterkingtyphon

🙈 The Silent Opt-Out That Wasn't 🤫

themonsterkingtyphon | themonsterkingtyphon

🎅 Bah Humbug to Baby Spam? 📬

Our child-free hero has been working hard to overcome their intense aversion to babies, but they're still not ready to deck the halls with infant photos. 🙅‍♀️ Despite knowing about their discomfort, Sally has been persistently sharing baby updates and now wants to send a Christmas card featuring her little one. 👶 Our protagonist tried to silently opt-out, but Sally's private message has forced their hand. 😬 Now, they're wondering if it's time to put their foot down and politely request a baby-free holiday season. 🎄 Will this cause a rift in their not-so-close friendship, or will Sally finally respect their boundaries? 🤔 The internet is abuzz with opinions on this festive fiasco! 🌟 Let's see what the masses have to say about navigating friendship, boundaries, and the quest for a baby-free Christmas! 🎅

Be kind, YWBTA. Sally could be struggling and seeking dialogue 🙏

ComputerCrafty4781 | ComputerCrafty4781

User calls out commenter's extreme reaction to babies with YTA.

CyclonicHavoc | CyclonicHavoc

User calls out comment for being hostile towards children 👶

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Woman explains phobia, sets boundaries on receiving baby Xmas cards.

Mission_Ad_2224 | Mission_Ad_2224

User suggests therapy for woman with extreme aversion to babies.

SigSauerPower320 | SigSauerPower320

Suggestion for counseling to overcome possible anxiety disorder towards babies.

[deleted] | [deleted]

OP is entitled to her own personal space and boundaries 👏

sashann19 | sashann19

Being childfree is fine, but seeking therapy for disgust is recommended.

Puzzled-Strawberry70 | Puzzled-Strawberry70

Politely declining baby Xmas card request may cost friendship 🥶

someperson717 | someperson717

Setting boundaries with friends who have babies is important 👍

DragonflyOk9277 | DragonflyOk9277

Sally needs to grow up 😒 NTA wins this round

Ellamatilla | Ellamatilla

Asking a friend not to send baby pictures is reasonable. 📷

Blendinnotblandin | Blendinnotblandin

NTA for not wanting Xmas cards with baby photos, valid phobia 😱

Hidingpig13 | Hidingpig13

Setting boundaries with pushy parents, NTA handled it well 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA for setting boundaries with new mom who ignores discomfort 🙏

GoldenJTime | GoldenJTime

Respect boundaries of those with fear response to children 🚫. Friend being malicious by ignoring OP's wishes 😠

GenjisWife | GenjisWife

NTA. Many people are uncomfortable around small children, including parents.

Flaky-Chip2557 | Flaky-Chip2557

Navigating friendship boundaries with baby cards. Good luck! 🙏

PrestigiousReading9 | PrestigiousReading9

Setting boundaries with friends can be tough but necessary. 👍

jamieg55 | jamieg55

Setting boundaries is important, NTA for politely declining baby photos 🙌

mik8c | mik8c

Respectful reply to OP's phobia, highlights ableism and suggests communication.

Salt-Firefighter-194 | Salt-Firefighter-194

Tips for dealing with a friend who sends baby Christmas cards. 🥶

oldclam | oldclam

Setting boundaries with creepy acquaintances 👍

sparkling_water_4444 | sparkling_water_4444

Setting boundaries is okay, OP may need therapy though. 💁‍♀️

Potter_Head040396 | Potter_Head040396

Acknowledging fear of children and offering advice with empathy. 👏

sassy_spungeldinger | sassy_spungeldinger

Setting boundaries with friends who don't respect them 👍

painted_unicorn | painted_unicorn

Honesty is the best policy 🤷‍♀️

Oxfordcomma42 | Oxfordcomma42

Respect OP's boundaries, cut off contact. It's not crazy.

justwanttojoinin | justwanttojoinin

Politely declining baby cards is okay, but might not be popular 👍

LiosIsHere | LiosIsHere

NTA for not wanting Xmas cards with baby photos 👍

Overall_Detail7716 | Overall_Detail7716

Woman requests no baby Xmas cards, NTA. Friend TA for ignoring.

likeanaughtyavocado | likeanaughtyavocado

Setting boundaries with baby pictures is valid. Don't be creepy.

Impossible-Put-2793 | Impossible-Put-2793

Polite response advice given to rude request for no baby cards.

BeddingtonBlvd | BeddingtonBlvd

Sally's spamming baby pics? NTA for setting boundaries 👍

ImaGamerNoob | ImaGamerNoob

Setting boundaries is important, therapy can help. 🙏 Accidentally give wrong address.

JAy3k1 | JAy3k1

Respectfully communicate your boundaries, YWNBTA 👍

Shawawana | Shawawana

It's okay to say no, even if it's a gift 👍

Cryptomnesias | Cryptomnesias

Proud of OP for being honest about loathing babies. NTA.

strega42 | strega42

Respect boundaries and seek help for baby-related panic attacks. 🙏

lunagrape | lunagrape

Mom with phobia of babies declines Xmas card politely. NTA 👍

somelikeithannah | somelikeithannah

Respecting boundaries: NTA as long as you're polite 👍

azsue123 | azsue123

Avoiding baby photos on Xmas cards - reasonable or rude? 🤔

harleybidness | harleybidness

Friend disregards boundaries, time to unfriend or set boundaries 🚫👋

PeachNo4613 | PeachNo4613

Protecting personal boundaries is important, seek help for revulsion. 🙏

SkyLoverr15 | SkyLoverr15

Not everyone likes kids. NTA. Therapy may help.

FuntomsBride | FuntomsBride

As a therapist, congratulating the commenter on reducing anxiety triggered by babies.

historyandherbs | historyandherbs

Setting boundaries with friends who disrespect your choices 👍

Ambitious-Club-9505 | Ambitious-Club-9505

Polite response to friend's baby Christmas card request due to condition.

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NTA. The friend is shoving the baby in everyone's face 😑

Usrname52 | Usrname52

Set boundaries, cut toxic people, and consider therapy. NTA 👏

Dotty_Ford | Dotty_Ford

Suggests polite workaround to avoid baby pictures triggering phobia 🙏

lysalnan | lysalnan

Respect people's phobias even if they don't make sense. NTA 👍

IzzyBologna | IzzyBologna

Setting boundaries is important. NTA for going no contact.

KiliSkywalker | KiliSkywalker

Establishing boundaries is NTA. Seeking therapy is encouraged 🙌

theresbeans | theresbeans

OP making progress, but Sally's behavior makes WNBTA for no Xmas card

[deleted] | [deleted]

Member of "FTK" club gently advises new mom to respect boundaries 😂


Politely declining baby Christmas cards. NTA 🚫👶

Grumpy_bugger | Grumpy_bugger

Respectful parent acknowledges child-free friend's boundaries. Honest communication is key. 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

Respecting feelings is crucial, even with cute puppies 🐶

himmelkatten | himmelkatten

Respecting personal boundaries: NTA for not wanting baby cards 🙏

Trc2033 | Trc2033

OP sets boundaries with pushy acquaintance over baby Christmas cards. NTA.

AGeniusMan | AGeniusMan

Politely decline friend's baby Xmas card or risk offense 😐

dyonnisus | dyonnisus

Set boundaries and cut toxic people out of your life. 👍

musiotunya | musiotunya

Politely decline and cut ties if necessary. Seek therapy support.

Straight_Original399 | Straight_Original399

NTA. Some personal correspondence can feel like a violation 💫

VeryFluffy | VeryFluffy

Comparing her phobia of babies to a fear of spiders 🕷

EnigmaT1m | EnigmaT1m

Being honest about not liking babies can cost friendships. NTA.

Far-Journalist-1 | Far-Journalist-1

Not the a**hole for being annoyed by baby pictures, but seek help. 🤷‍♀️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Navigating social dynamics with new moms can be tricky 😬

DestructiveWisdom | DestructiveWisdom

NTA but needs therapy. Friend ignoring boundaries with baby obsession 😑

Wolfofthezay | Wolfofthezay

NTA for having pedophobia, but consider checking in with friend ❤️

Strawberry_Cactus18 | Strawberry_Cactus18

Setting boundaries doesn't make you an a-hole. Honesty is key. 👍

WorkNino | WorkNino

Setting boundaries is important. End the friendship with someone who doesn't respect them. 👍

Lyingkat9220 | Lyingkat9220

Respect boundaries - sending unwanted content is not okay 🚫

No_Calligrapher2640 | No_Calligrapher2640

Respect OP's boundary due to anxiety & phobia, friend is TA 😕

Hefty_Ad_8476 | Hefty_Ad_8476

Respectfully declining baby pictures is okay. NTA 👍

ojots | ojots

You don't have to like babies, and it's okay. NTA.

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA. Politely declining Xmas cards with a hint of sarcasm 🤣

madpeachiepie | madpeachiepie

Politely decline and set boundaries for holiday card exchange 💌

notsparkingjoy | notsparkingjoy

Friend's phobia of babies makes it hard to maintain friendships.

MeanestGoose | MeanestGoose

Polite response to boundary-violating Xmas card request 🎄

Ravenhill-2171 | Ravenhill-2171

Setting boundaries is important and valid, therapy can help. NTA. 👍

Queen_Sized_Beauty | Queen_Sized_Beauty

Politely decline Xmas cards with babies, but seek help too 🙏

Nyx_is_I | Nyx_is_I

Setting boundaries can be tough, but it's important for self-care 💪

houseofbaby | houseofbaby

NTA with orthopterophobia. Boundaries must be established with Sally. 🙏

shellsncake | shellsncake

Respectful NTA comment defends woman's choice to reject baby cards.

diminishingpatience | diminishingpatience

NTA for not wanting baby updates, be honest but ready to lose friend 🥶

eyrefan | eyrefan

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