Pregnant Woman Leaves Family Gathering Early Over 'Santa' Snub 😲🎁

Diply Social Team
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It's that time of year when families gather to celebrate the holidays, exchange gifts, and enjoy each other's company. But what happens when a pregnant woman and her unborn child are left out of the family's 'Santa' tradition? One mom-to-be shares her story of feeling hurt and neglected during a family Christmas gathering, ultimately deciding to leave two days early. 😢🎄

Seeking Outside Perspective 🤔

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Holiday Volunteering and Quarantine 🎁

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Family's Quarantine Efforts 🏠

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Mom Handles Christmas Shopping 🛍️

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Gift Ideas for the Couple 🎁

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Providing a Registry 📋

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Gifts for Family Members 🎄

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The Santa Tradition 🎅

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Playing Along for Their Happiness 😊

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Left Out of the Santa Fun 😢

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Struggling to Find Gifts 🎁

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Gifts for the Baby? 👶

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Older Brother's Gifts 🎁

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Leaving Early to Avoid Sulking 😔

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Family's Passive Aggressive Comments 😒

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Feeling Neglected and Leaving Early 🚗💨

Our mom-to-be was left feeling hurt and neglected when her family's 'Santa' tradition seemed to forget her and her unborn child. She received only a few gifts, while her husband and other family members received plenty. Despite playing along with the Santa tradition for her parents' happiness, she couldn't help but feel left out. To avoid sulking and ruining the festive mood, she decided to leave the gathering two days early, causing mixed reactions from her family. Let's see what the internet thinks of this emotional holiday situation... 😢🎄

NTA for leaving early from a situation that made you feel unseen and forgotten 🙏

meh45653 | meh45653

NTA for leaving early and reflecting on the situation 👏

pd_what | pd_what

Skipping Christmas with them next year might be a better option 😕🎄

Kitsumekat | Kitsumekat

Pregnant woman receives no presents, leaves family gathering early. NTA.

onigiriadventure | onigiriadventure

OP handled the situation well and with class. NTA 👏

hadeshaven | hadeshaven

Gifts received were not good enough? YTA vibes 🤷‍♀️

bakedlawyer | bakedlawyer

Receiving ramen as a gift is insulting. Leaving was justified. NTA

rhymes_with_mayo | rhymes_with_mayo

Encouraging support for OP's decision to confront parents' misogyny. ❤️

DeadGodJess | DeadGodJess

Family scapegoat faces scrooge relatives, warns of future mistreatment. 😔

wind-river7 | wind-river7

Unfair gift-giving at family gathering, NTA feels like scapegoat 😔

AcanthisittaAVI | AcanthisittaAVI

Unfortunate holiday gift experiences and family favoritism. 😢

IdKillForAGoodComa | IdKillForAGoodComa

Handling emotions well, but family may have a history of exclusion 🙂

rileygreyy | rileygreyy

Stand your ground, you're not the a**hole 🙌

snow_whiteish | snow_whiteish

Expecting mother feels left out of family gathering gift-giving 🎁

jackir30 | jackir30

Setting boundaries and leaving was the right move. #NTA 👏

ShiloNotShiloh | ShiloNotShiloh

Confusion over Santa presents leads to family drama 🤔

usr4956 | usr4956

Misogyny at a family gathering? NTA, cut them off 👏

comptchr | comptchr

Being the non-favored child really stings 😢. OP handled it maturely. NTA.

Arbor_Arabicae | Arbor_Arabicae

NTA. The parents' behavior was sneaky and disappointing 😒

blueeyed_bullshitter | blueeyed_bullshitter

Support for pregnant woman who left family gathering over mistreatment.

Equivalent-Horror-67 | Equivalent-Horror-67

Open communication is key to resolving family conflicts 👥👍

elaineadler | elaineadler

Being a thoughtful gift giver can be tough 🙋‍♀️, NTA for feeling hurt.

renwizzle | renwizzle

Feeling unheard and unappreciated during gift-giving can be hurtful 😢

tkenne00 | tkenne00

Playing devil's advocate, commenter suggests parents may have intended shift in tradition. 🤔

Flesnerfive | Flesnerfive

Confusion over Santa's selective 'naughty' list sparks debate 🤔

FormerSuspect | FormerSuspect

Disgruntled family member calls out entitled pregnant woman's gift complaints 😒

0hip | 0hip

Family drama and hurtful rationalization. NTA.

Pink_Custard | Pink_Custard

Gift-giving drama at a family gathering, NTA seeks validation.

americanjoe911 | americanjoe911

Ungrateful behavior at family gathering gets called out 🤔

ZealousidealBobcat53 | ZealousidealBobcat53

Gender bias in gift-giving? NTA, solid advice in comments 👍

nopetation | nopetation

Pregnancy hormones are tough, NTA for wanting effort and love 😘💜

Boozychka | Boozychka

Heartwarming response to pregnant woman's 'Santa' snub 😍

The_Curvy_Unicorn | The_Curvy_Unicorn

Adults doing Santa stuff is weird, but mom's an AH for snubbing

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Pregnant woman feels left out of family gift-giving tradition. NTA.

hecknono | hecknono

NTA commenter questions OP's family's Santa tradition 🤔

Fettnaepfchen | Fettnaepfchen

NTA for not wanting to be snubbed over Santa 🎅

Remote-Cloud1224 | Remote-Cloud1224

Ageism at family gatherings? Not cool, Mom 😒

_BoredAtHome | _BoredAtHome

NTA. Narcissistic family shows favoritism and scapegoats. Good for you!

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Protect your baby from their hypocrisy and misogyny. NTA.

norskljon | norskljon

User questions gift requests, deems verdict difficult without context.

sraydenk | sraydenk

User calls out OP for complaining about gifts on Reddit 🙄

dorazzle | dorazzle

User questions if pregnant woman communicated dislike of gifts 🤔

SandwichOtter | SandwichOtter

Pregnant woman called NTA for leaving family gathering over snub 😠

AmethystSea | AmethystSea

User calls out sub for calling pregnant woman YTA over Christmas gifts

An_Anonymous_Acc | An_Anonymous_Acc

Soft YTA for leaving early after passive-aggressive comments and Santa note 😔

lonnielee3 | lonnielee3

Create new traditions without them! NTA 🎄

Abodyfullofmush | Abodyfullofmush

NTA. Passive-aggressive behavior is not okay. Stand up for yourself. 💪

Martial_DrOEnglish | Martial_DrOEnglish

Pregnancy + disappointment = emotional spiral. YTA but softly 🤷‍♀️

0verallL3mon | 0verallL3mon

Pregnant woman upset with family's gift choices, suggests no gifts next year

PineappleSquidZ | PineappleSquidZ

User calls out OP for being ungrateful, suggests YTA.

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Exclusion on Christmas Day? NTA for leaving early 🎁

Garden_gnome1609 | Garden_gnome1609

NTA. Parent's 'Santa' tradition is bizarre and uncomfortable. Spend Christmas elsewhere.

Pleqe | Pleqe

Supportive comment congratulating and empathizing with pregnant woman's mistreatment.

ProblematicFairytale | ProblematicFairytale

NTA stands up for herself and considers being less generous.

Yavanna83 | Yavanna83

Stand your ground and protect your family 💪🏻

DaFoxtrot86 | DaFoxtrot86

User suggests honest discussion with parents, shares own experience.

Idkwhatimdoing678 | Idkwhatimdoing678

Curious about the backstory of the Santa snub. NTA.

tmchd | tmchd

Expecting equality at family gatherings shouldn't make you an a**hole 🙏

knightfrog1248 | knightfrog1248

Don't downplay your problems, NTA for leaving family gathering early 👍

ksmyt | ksmyt

Parenting advice sparks backlash in comment section 🤬

Wheres_that_to | Wheres_that_to

Feeling left out of 'Santa' is not about the gifts 👍

mwelch930 | mwelch930

Supportive comment suggests confronting family for their behavior. 👏

Motor-Winter5581 | Motor-Winter5581

Family excludes pregnant woman from Santa, she skips gathering. NTA.

Sea_Marble | Sea_Marble

Disappointed commenter shares bad Christmas gift experiences 😢

thunderx2000 | thunderx2000

NTA stands up for herself and leaves family gathering over 'Santa' snub 😍

ApprehensiveIntro522 | ApprehensiveIntro522

Pregnant woman calls out family for Christmas snub 😠

gemini3890 | gemini3890

Ungrateful pregnant woman called YTA despite receiving gifts for baby 😑

Shockingelectrician | Shockingelectrician

Mixed signals and unequal treatment make everyone a bit a-hole 🤷🏼‍♀️

slothsandunicorns | slothsandunicorns

Exclusion from 'Santa' tradition at family gathering sparks debate. NTA.

rawsugar87 | rawsugar87

Good call on avoiding conflict with weird family gathering 🙌

Aggressive-Sample612 | Aggressive-Sample612

Congrats on the baby! Start a new tradition next year 😊

82momma | 82momma

Supportive comment. Recommends low/no contact with family. NTA.

fraggletart | fraggletart

Supportive comment validates leaving family gathering after being disrespected. 👏

Diamond-TTB | Diamond-TTB

Pregnant woman receives note instead of gift at family gathering 😢

captcory300 | captcory300

Gifts should be about love and care, not money 💕

Cute_Character_5748 | Cute_Character_5748

Pregnant woman receives unfair treatment at family gathering 😔

gamefuzz30 | gamefuzz30

NTA, family neglected baby gifts, should've taken them back and left 😭

LuLub3lla | LuLub3lla

Excluded from Christmas? NTA! It hurts so bad 😢

Glitterstar56 | Glitterstar56

NTA, but maybe the approach to asking for gifts was wrong 😔

detectivesoccer | detectivesoccer

User sympathizes with OP's mistreatment by family at Christmas gathering.

MsSonderbar | MsSonderbar

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