A 60-year-old woman intervened in her son’s mistreatment of his wife. The son insisted his wife be a full-time stay-at-home mom, reminiscent of the woman’s own parenting. However, he omitted that the woman had an equal share of chores with her husband.
Concerned for her daughter-in-law’s well-being, the woman and her peers funded a spa day for her. When the daughter-in-law canceled due to her husband’s plans, the truth emerged – he neglected chores and parenting duties.
Appalled, the woman had her daughter-in-law bring the kids over and gifted her $500. She confronted her son at a bar, expressing disappointment in his selfish behavior. The son accused her of meddling.
Later, the woman updated, emphasizing her respect for her daughter-in-law. People praised her actions, some suggesting her son needed intervention due to misogynistic tendencies. She questioned where he developed such behavior, as his siblings and father were respectful. Others advised her to support her daughter-in-law and hoped her son would learn from this incident.
The narrative underscores the woman’s proactive stance against her son’s mistreatment of his wife, promoting empathy and accountability.