Maybe no one should be forced to go to church…?
Just a thought…
And I’m saying that as someone who WAS forced to go to church until I was a teenager. But, to each their own when it comes to that stuff…
Read this story from Reddit’s “Am I the A**hole?” page and see if you think this woman is wrong in this situation…
AITA for not forcing my foster kid to go to church?
“My wife (35F) and I (34M) have decided to be foster parents after not being able to have children. Our current foster child, Hope, is 15 and Jewish. We’re Christian. My wife is really committed to her faith and won’t hesitate to push it onto others.
The past week, my wife would put crosses up in her room when Hope is elsewhere, and Hope would take them down (after I apologize for her behavior). Hope h**es confrontation, and is a generally quiet girl. I have spoken to my wife about privately, and she believes she is “getting rid of the ‘Jewish-ness’.” I don’t like it and I don’t think it’s right that she does this.
When Sunday came (First Sunday that we’ve had her) my wife woke her up and demanded that she went to Church with us. I heard this outside Hope’s room, as our walls are not necessarily soundproof. Hope kept stammering, and I felt my wife was exploiting that. I stormed in and told my wife that she needs to respect Hope’s religion, and let it be.
She looked shocked, as if she expected me to take her side. She stormed out of Hope’s room, grabbed clothes, took one of our cars, and is currently staying at my MIL’s house. I told Hope she doesn’t need to, and I would skip for that day to be with her.
My wife is furious at me, and my in-laws think I’m in the wrong. (My parents died in a house fire ten years ago.) I’m not sure about it. AITA?
Now check out what Reddit users had to say.
One reader said this guy is NTA and that his wife is simply trying to convert this child.
Another person said that this whole thing is pretty ironic…funny how that works…
And this individual argued that this guy needs to give the foster child back.
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