Man's Mom Furious Over 'Scraps' for Her Birthday 🎂💔

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Imagine having a mother who's been nothing but a bully to your partner, and then gets jealous when you treat your fiancée to a special birthday gift. That's exactly what happened to one man who's been dealing with his mom's irrational behavior for years. Now, she's furious over the 'scraps' he got her for her birthday, while his fiancée enjoyed a romantic week in Paris. 😳🎁 Let's dive into this dramatic story!

A Decade-Long Love Story 💕

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Mom's Unexplained Hatred 😠

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Years of Silence 🤐

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An Unexpected Apology 🙏

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Accepting the Apology, But... 😕

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Birthdays: A Competition? 🎂🏆

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Exhausting Gift Wars 🎁

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A Slightly Improved Attitude 🤨

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Birthday Celebrations 🎉

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A Romantic Week in Paris 💍

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Assuming Mom's Happiness 🤔

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A Furious Phone Call 😡

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Feeling 'Neglected' 😢

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Standing Up to Mom 🗣️

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Harsh Words and a Hang-Up 📞

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A Mother's Jealousy Knows No Bounds 😤

So, after years of bullying his fiancée, this man's mom finally apologized and seemed to be on the road to redemption. But when her son treated his fiancée to a romantic week in Paris for their shared birthday, she couldn't help but feel neglected and lash out. Despite her son's attempts to stand up to her, his fiancée thinks he should have been more tactful in handling the situation. Now, let's see what the internet thinks of this emotional rollercoaster... 🎢💬

User defends fiancé's gift, questions mother's expectations. 🎁

Drink_Deep | Drink_Deep

Mom overreacts to birthday 'scraps', commenter says NTA for setting boundaries 👍

Sel-Reddit | Sel-Reddit

Setting boundaries with family can be tough, but necessary. 💪

jwjnthrowawaykfeiofj | jwjnthrowawaykfeiofj

Choosing your wife over your mother. NTA wins the day 👏

MoonGladeLadyBug | MoonGladeLadyBug

Son advised to cut off mom for prioritizing herself over wedding 👍

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Prioritizing future wife over demanding mother is not AH behavior 👏

Few-Entrepreneur383 | Few-Entrepreneur383

Cutting ties with toxic family members is sometimes necessary 👍

Existing-Ad628 | Existing-Ad628

Mother compares birthday to proposal, OP NTA. 🎂💔

danzha | danzha

NTA commenter defends OP and calls mom a 'selfish brat' 👏

_Moderatelyhuman | _Moderatelyhuman

Cutting toxic family members out of your life is healthy 👍

EwokNuggets | EwokNuggets

Supportive comment and advice for dealing with difficult family members.

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Supportive comment encouraging no contact with toxic mother 👍

evillittleperson | evillittleperson

Mom jealous of son's wife, defends birthday gift. NTA.

ShiShi340 | ShiShi340

Cutting mom out for 'scraps'? 😱 Harsh, but maybe necessary.

Ouibeaux | Ouibeaux

Mom's warped view on mother-son relationship causes birthday drama 😕

u-patrcat | u-patrcat

Mom expects romantic getaway like fiancée, possible emotional incest. NTA.

Inevitable-Tour-1561 | Inevitable-Tour-1561

Setting boundaries with a difficult mother for mental health reasons. 👏

nollamaindrama | nollamaindrama

Parenting with this mom will be a minefield 😱

Sea_Midnight1411 | Sea_Midnight1411

Wedding day drama predicted for OP's entitled mom. NTA 😱

JurassicParkFood | JurassicParkFood

Cutting off toxic family members for self-care 💪

Murasaki763 | Murasaki763

Setting boundaries with toxic family members is important for self-care 💪

Knittttttttter | Knittttttttter

Fiancé's birthday comes first, NTA. Mom needs to grow up 😒

E1431 | E1431

Grateful for Diane's support, commenter deems mom NTA.

balister13 | balister13

Breaking free from a toxic mother, congrats on engagement! 💔

nova345 | nova345

Mom's apron-strings are threadbare and her expectations are high 😑

jackalopeswild | jackalopeswild

Cutting out toxic family members for happiness ❤️

Britsgirl30 | Britsgirl30

No contact with ungrateful mom? 🤔

Expensive-Issue-3188 | Expensive-Issue-3188

A commenter offers support and advice for dealing with a toxic mother, suggesting therapy and firm boundaries. 💪

Short-Classroom2559 | Short-Classroom2559

A heartfelt gift sparks a warning about a toxic mother.

Accomplished-Cheek59 | Accomplished-Cheek59

Insightful article on narcissistic behavior around birthdays. #NTA

jojozabadu | jojozabadu

Setting boundaries with family can be tough, but necessary. 🙌

MethylMertz | MethylMertz

Mom's skewed view of fairness, NTA for treating differently 👍

Petroglyph217 | Petroglyph217

NTA for calling out mom's spoiled behavior 👏

QueenKasey | QueenKasey

Standing up to entitled parents 💪🏼

xchelsie | xchelsie

Wedding drama predicted for NTA who gave 'scraps' birthday gift.

Katdroyd | Katdroyd

Mother-in-law's jealousy causing tension in family 😑

ConsitutionalHistory | ConsitutionalHistory

User wants 'scraps' for their mom's birthday too 😊

Droppie91 | Droppie91

Wedding warning amidst congratulations for Paris proposal 💓

Emily12056 | Emily12056

Let mom rock the boat and find your own ship 👌

ivylass | ivylass

Find solace in r/JustNoMIL - your mom is not alone.

optimisticollie | optimisticollie

Setting boundaries with family can be tough 😓

No_Pepper_3676 | No_Pepper_3676

OP warned against letting entitled mother ruin their wedding day.

ferraflora | ferraflora

Setting boundaries with a jealous mother. NTA 👏

C_Alex_author | C_Alex_author

User explains why OP is NTA for not buying expensive gift

Forsaken-Pepper-4913 | Forsaken-Pepper-4913

Curious commenter asks if groom's mom caused delayed proposal.

getdownmakelooove | getdownmakelooove

Cutting ties with mom over birthday gift? NTA, says commenter.

maidenmothercrone333 | maidenmothercrone333

User defends man's decision to not give extravagant gift to mom 💰🎁

Rohan1114447 | Rohan1114447

Setting boundaries with family is important for a healthy marriage. 🙌

CandyEducational | CandyEducational

Cutting off mom again? 🤔 NTA and congrats on engagement!

corgihuntress | corgihuntress

Cutting off toxic family members can lead to happiness 👍

Agoraphobic_mess | Agoraphobic_mess

Setting boundaries with a parent can be tough. 😔

Born_Ad8420 | Born_Ad8420

Setting boundaries with a parent is tough, but necessary. 👏

Main_Muzzle | Main_Muzzle

Cutting off toxic family members is sometimes necessary 👍

Less_Instruction_345 | Less_Instruction_345

User advises OP to go no contact with toxic mother. NTA 👍

Blackrosegalaxy | Blackrosegalaxy

Mom's unhealthy competition with Diane, NTA for giving 'scraps' 👏

Born-Eggplant8313 | Born-Eggplant8313

Single mom defends OP, suggests therapy for mom's insecurity. 👏

FindingNatural3040 | FindingNatural3040

Standing up for partner against entitled mother. #NTA 💯

mrsSPR | mrsSPR

Brutal but honest reply to a difficult family situation 😱

pleasenonotnow | pleasenonotnow

User defends OP's decision and suggests unhealthy relationship with mother 🤮

DUNEBUGGY213 | DUNEBUGGY213

Setting boundaries with unstable mom called 'emotional incest'. NTA.

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When a $50 sweatshirt isn't good enough for mom 💔

Burlewood | Burlewood

Mom called a spa day and dinner 'scraps', NTA suggests going no contact.

Wise_Entertainer_970 | Wise_Entertainer_970

User doubts mother's apology, predicts future JustNoMIL post. NTA.

SamuelVimesTrained | SamuelVimesTrained

Mom wants to take fiance's position. Talk to her kindly 🙏

No-Bottle-8922 | No-Bottle-8922

Why do some adults feel neglected on their birthdays? 🤔

Both-Pickle-7084 | Both-Pickle-7084

Mom demands Paris proposal, settles for birthday scraps. NTA wins.

cocoaiswithme | cocoaiswithme

Cutting ties with mom for a spa day gift? NTA 💯

SuchMode1479 | SuchMode1479

Cutting ties with toxic family members is self-care 👌

Dogmother123 | Dogmother123

Cutting off toxic family members is necessary for your happiness 🙌

cmf3116 | cmf3116

Protect your future marriage and consider going low contact. NTA 👏

Silver_Nova_1308 | Silver_Nova_1308

Cutting toxic people out of your life is the best gift 👍

No_Succotash4858 | No_Succotash4858

Mother's birthday expectations are unreasonable. NTA.

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NTA commenter suggests cutting off mom to avoid drama 👏

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Protect your emotional health by cutting toxic people out 👏

livelovehikeaz | livelovehikeaz

Setting boundaries with ungrateful family members ♥️

MajesticGirl7 | MajesticGirl7

Fiancé vs Mom: When pleasing both is impossible 😔

Radiant_Sentence_541 | Radiant_Sentence_541

Gifts should be thoughtful, not expensive. Mom seems jealous, NTA.

ltlyellowcloud | ltlyellowcloud

Supportive reply to OP's difficult family situation. 👍

ShatterDaze710 | ShatterDaze710

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