In this family’s story, the dynamics have become increasingly strained following the loss of their beloved father and husband. After his passing, the mother started dating someone new just four months later, which has raised concerns and discomfort among her children and extended family members. They feel that she’s moving too quickly, and there’s a palpable awkwardness when her boyfriend is present at family gatherings. This tension reached a peak when he showed up unexpectedly at a family Easter party and participated in a prayer for the deceased, which was especially uncomfortable for the family as they were commemorating the loss of their father and husband in his own home.
As a result of these circumstances, the family is now faced with planning a large family vacation, which was originally intended as an opportunity for bonding and relaxation. However, the mother has decided to bring her boyfriend along, even though it’s clear that most of the family members if not all, are uncomfortable with his presence. The family is divided, with some feeling that it’s inappropriate and disrespectful to include him on this trip, especially considering the emotional context. For rest keep on scrolling down below to know what happened next and make sure to read it till the end.
1. OP’s dad lost his one-and-a-half-year battle with cancer a year ago, OP’s mom and dad were married for three years however, a few months his dad got sick they were not settled on good terms but they became supportive of each other after the diagnosis.
2. OP says he missed his dad everyday but ever since his dad died OP feels like he is seeing and talking less to her mom these days and it makes him sad
3. Four months after OP’s father’s death OP’s mom started seeing someone and OP thought it was too son and even told her mother so
4. OP says he had a conversation with this guy and the chemistry between them is super awkward
5. OP’s mom has started bringing him into events and parties and OP says it an awkward vibe when he’s around moreover, he showed up at a family easter party.
6. OP felt awkward during the prayer as he held the hand of his family talking about his dad in his house
7. OP is booking flights for a family vacation in June and her mom mentioned at easter she’s bringing her boyfriend when OP found out about it he exposed his feelings about him to her mom but she didn’t acknowledge
8. They decided to leave a day early so save money on flights but now that her mother’s boyfriend is going it is going to cost OP more because they won’t be splitting the costs
9. OP says not a single person really wants him to be there
10. Now OP wants to know whether he’s an A-hole for wanting to cancel on family vacation
11. Here is an update
12. Two weeks later he told OP’s mom that she was too wild and that he actually wanted to end their relationship
13. OP told users about his own relationship that was over now
14. This user says OP is an A-hole because they are refusing her mom to be happy
16. This user says that their parents were already contemplating divorce but she stayed with him through his sickness moreover, he even said her mother needs to be happy.
17. Almost everyone here is saying OP is an a-hole
18. Actually this is about her feelings not about OP’s, this user is correct.
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