Boyfriend Embarrasses Me At Diner By Ringing Bell To Grab Staff's Attention

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Feeling conflicted about boyfriend's embarrassing behavior at diner 🤔

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City slicker boyfriend causes a scene at a local diner 🍽️

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Boyfriend embarrasses girlfriend with a bell at diner 🙄

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Embarrassed by boyfriend's bell-ringing at diner 🙄

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Boyfriend embarrasses girlfriend at a diner by ringing his bell for staff 🙄

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Boyfriend's embarrassing behavior ruins dinner and gaslights girlfriend's feelings.

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Navigating apologies and cultural differences with your partner 🤔

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🛎️ Boyfriend's bell causes a scene at diner 🍽️

In this post, a woman recounts an embarrassing incident that happened at a diner with her American boyfriend. He rang a bell to get the attention of the waiter staff, causing a scene and drawing unwanted attention. Despite her protests, he continued to ring the bell, leading to a heated argument and the woman storming out of the restaurant.

The woman is unsure if she overreacted to the situation and is seeking advice on Reddit on whether this behavior is acceptable in America. Join the conversation in the comments below.

Americans confirm boyfriend's behavior is rude and inappropriate. NTA, DTMFA.

PingPongProfessor | PingPongProfessor

Boyfriend's embarrassing behavior reveals his true character. NTA, leave him.

4682458 | 4682458

Former server confirms ringing bell at restaurant is rude and unacceptable 🛎️

TRoseee | TRoseee

Boyfriend embarrasses girlfriend at diner by being entitled and disruptive 💔

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Rhett's bell ringing behavior earns him justified criticism 👎

peachpinkjedi | peachpinkjedi

Red flag behavior identified 👀

warNpieces | warNpieces

Boyfriend embarrasses girlfriend at diner with rude behavior 🙄

Beck2010 | Beck2010

An American and an ah ring a bell at a diner 🛎️

snuppee | snuppee

American commenter calls out rude behavior with disbelief 😳

GreekAmericanDom | GreekAmericanDom

Commenter suggests ending the relationship due to disrespectful behavior 🚩

ACB1984 | ACB1984

American culture clash with an insulted comment and reply 🤔

AleshiniaLivesStill | AleshiniaLivesStill

"NTA entirely." American servers agree with commenter 🇺🇸👍

VeronaMoreau | VeronaMoreau

Partner embarrasses OP by ringing bell at restaurant, NTA

makerblue | makerblue

American entitlement abroad: Boyfriend's rude behavior is not okay. NTA.

dslwmn | dslwmn

Standing up against rude behavior in America 🇺🇸

Friendly_Key_9027 | Friendly_Key_9027

Commenter calls out obnoxious behavior with a touch of humor 😂

bydo1492 | bydo1492

Dump him! 🚮 You deserve better than a entitled bell-ringer.

Kellymargaret | Kellymargaret

Culture clash? Commenter says NTA for bell ringing.

IXSunshineXI | IXSunshineXI

Your boyfriend ringing a bell to grab staff's attention is a giant AH move 😒

StitchandReuben | StitchandReuben

🚩 Red flag! Wait staff aren't personal servants. NTA.

enbysquad | enbysquad

Dump the bell-ringing gaslighter 🛎️🚫

Hotcrossbuns72 | Hotcrossbuns72

Boyfriend's controlling behavior earns him NTA judgment 🙅‍♀️

AnnieJack | AnnieJack

Boyfriend's 'freedom' to be an a-hole embarrasses girlfriend at diner 🙄

Cmacbudboss | Cmacbudboss

Diner bell incident raises red flag for commenter, NTA.

mrsruby1986 | mrsruby1986

Embarrassed diner leaves after bell-ringing boyfriend, NTA.

SonyaD_85 | SonyaD_85

Is this story too outrageous to be true? 🤔

Kind_Apartment | Kind_Apartment

Ringing a bell for waitstaff is demeaning and egotistical. #BeKind

success-steph | success-steph

Bell-ringing behavior deemed obnoxious internationally. NTA.

innocentsubterfuge | innocentsubterfuge

Commenter calls out bell-ringing boyfriend as an a**hat 🛎️

cherylita81 | cherylita81

Bell-ringing in restaurants is not okay. NTA, dump him.

LaderGader442 | LaderGader442

🔔 Bringing a bell to a restaurant? Not normal. NTA.

Shelliusrex | Shelliusrex

Culture clash at diner: American disagrees with bell-ringing boyfriend's 'freedom'

Brianblaz | Brianblaz

Commenter calls bell-ringing boyfriend a 'freak' in diner debacle.

Firm-Force-9036 | Firm-Force-9036

Playful suggestion to solve the problem with a bell 🔔

Akoncz | Akoncz

Drop the American boyfriend 🇺🇸🙅‍♀️

SquirrelBowl | SquirrelBowl

🙅‍♀️ Don't tolerate entitled behavior, dump him 👋

Relative_Dimensions | Relative_Dimensions

Don't be a rude bell-end! NTA for calling it out.

Few-Worker-5010 | Few-Worker-5010

Commenter denounces unacceptable behavior with American humor 🇺🇸🙄

Lilbeane13 | Lilbeane13

Walking out was the right move. 🚶‍♀️🔔

cranberrymandy2965 | cranberrymandy2965

Ex-boyfriend's entitled behavior exposed, trust your instincts 💔🚫

TwoTeapotsForXmas | TwoTeapotsForXmas

Former waitress agrees, bell-ringing is rude and unacceptable 😒

Sydacious | Sydacious

Dump him and hide your face 😳

Lavender_Bee_ | Lavender_Bee_

Commenter defends themselves against judgmental partner in restaurant 🍽️

Rizember | Rizember

Treating staff poorly is a red flag. 🚩 #NTA

ExcellentCold7354 | ExcellentCold7354

Dating tip: Watch how they treat staff at restaurants ✍️

SleepyZ92 | SleepyZ92

Dating tip: Watch how your partner treats servers 🍽️

angelbuttons77 | angelbuttons77

Standing up for service industry with a NTA comment 👍

MrGoon86 | MrGoon86

Embarrassing bell ringing boyfriend gets dumped. 👋🏼🚪

irrelevantnessa | irrelevantnessa

Calling out bad behavior at diners 🛎️🚫

Elegant-Despair | Elegant-Despair

Commenter questions legitimacy of story, but deems OP not at fault

irishgambin0 | irishgambin0

Suggesting a digital queue for restaurants, while calling out rude behavior 👍

TheGreenPangolin | TheGreenPangolin

Dump the bell-ringing boyfriend 👋🏼

willo1990 | willo1990

Waiter bell ringing deemed obnoxious by American commenter 🛎️

sharpeea | sharpeea

American finds bell-ringing at diners unacceptable. NTA.

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Commenter sympathizes with OP's situation and condemns boyfriend's behavior 🙅‍♀️

SimminNeet | SimminNeet

Rude boyfriend rings bell at restaurant, commenter suspects spit-take 🛎️😒

celeste_04 | celeste_04

Ringing a bell to grab attention? 🤔 Run, girl, run.

BeeOk6214 | BeeOk6214

Partner ringing a bell in a restaurant is a giant red flag 🚩

brasscup | brasscup

Culture clash at the diner - ringing bell = bad manners 😑

toddnks | toddnks

Don't ring the bell for service in America 🛎️🙅‍♂️

CVSaveMe | CVSaveMe

Respectful behavior matters! 🙌 NTA for leaving him.

mellindale | mellindale

Comment section turned into a love story 😍

whatever_person | whatever_person

Respectful behavior towards waiters is a must in relationships 💔

brokearthoe | brokearthoe

Former restaurant worker approves ignoring rude customers like bell-ringers 👍

No_fun_No | No_fun_No

Commenter sees major warning sign with ringing bell incident 🚨

WyldValkyries1 | WyldValkyries1

Consider his treatment of service workers before future plans 💡

bananahammerredoux | bananahammerredoux

Bell-ringing boyfriend gets served a lesson, reassess your relationship!

dr-jules | dr-jules

NTA. Bell ringing rude, but food service industry underpaid.

Sky_Mall_ | Sky_Mall_

Dump the bell-ringing a**hole and find someone respectful 👋

BadTemperedBadger | BadTemperedBadger