This battle between a mother and father over their son is heating up!
And it seems like things have been complicated for a while…
So is this mom out of line for what she did for her son?
Check out her story and see what you think.
AITA for moving my son into a rental apartment after finding out that his dad’s been cancelling his job applications?
“My son “Aiden” (23) moved back in with us upon graduating college as my husband wanted.
My husband’s original plan was to have Aiden live with us for free, but stay home and help with his disabled younger brother (16). Aident started complaining about needing money and wanted to find a job. My husband was against this and even offered to double his allowance but Aiden was growing tired of staying at home.
So he began looking for jobs here and there for over a year but non of his job applications came through. He’d just apply and they never get back to him. We were confused by this til recently, I found out that my husband was behind all the job applications being cancelled.
He’d wait til Aiden applies then he proceeds to cancel the application by impersonating him and using his email. I blew up at him for this but his justification is that he’s just trying to make sure that our younger son is cared for by Aiden and said that Aiden has been big help and him getting a job will affect his care for his brother.
I went ahead and rented an apartment for Aiden and told him to stay there til he finds a job and starts paying for it himself. Aiden was hurt upon knowing what his dad did. My husband was livid when he found out. He called me unhinged and said that I was separating the boys and teaching Aiden to become selfish and care more about a job than family. He also said it was huge decision for me to rent an apartment without even running it with him.
He’s been giving me hell about it and is calling me a terrible mother for encouraging Aiden to be selfish and selfcentered. He said I needed to see and understand why he did what he did.”
Check out what Reddit users had to say.
This reader said she’s NTA…but her husband is.
And this Reddit user also said she’s NTA and that at least her son has one good parent…
Another reader agreed and shared their own family story.
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