His Wife’s Parents Constantly Mocked His First Name, but When He Refused to Help Them with an “Emergency,” They Accused Him of Disrespect

A man recently wrote to an online forum to ask for advice about his in-laws. His wife’s parents have made fun of his name for years, despite being asked to stop. So, when they asked him for help in an emergency, he refused.

Low contact

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The man wrote, “My wife and I have decided to see and speak to her parents far less than we did before. It’s not entirely us going no contact, but low contact for sure.”

Consistent disrespect

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“The reason for this is how they disrespect me and my wife, but mostly me,” he added. “The whole disrespect thing started when we were expecting our first child together.”

Named and shamed

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The man’s name is Sky. When his wife’s parents heard she was pregnant, they said that they hoped the couple would give the child a better name than the one his parents had given him.

Upset reaction

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When his wife heard their insulting comments, she told them to keep that sort of disrespect to themselves.

Remembering back

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It wasn’t the first time her parents had taken a jab at his name. When he was first introduced to the couple, they called him “Skylar” and made a strange face when he corrected them.

Continued comments

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His wife’s parents knew full well how sensitive he was about his name. And yet they continued to make sly and unnecessary comments throughout the pregnancy.

Emergency phone call

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The couple kept their distance from her parents. However, one evening, he received a call requesting their help with an emergency.

Bad back

Cleaning The House
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The emergency involved him helping them with some work around the house. The father had a bad back and was unable to do any heavy lifting.

You’re our only hope

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They told the man that he was the only person they knew who could help. He was not impressed because, firstly, it was not an emergency, and secondly, they could have paid someone to do the job.

Hanging up

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The man weighed up his options. Then he told his wife’s parents that he was not in the habit of helping people who disrespected him, and he hung up.

Follow-up texts

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His wife’s parents sent follow-up texts accusing him of being disrespectful and childish. However, he held firm and did not respond.

Was he in the right?

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The man felt guilty in a way. However, her parents had treated him badly over the years. He reached out to an online forum to ask if he had made the right move.

The internet responded

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One commenter said, “They’re allowed to be rude to you, but they still expect you to be on call for them so that they don’t have to pay for jobs being done?”

While another replied, “They disrespected you, period. Unless and until they can realize this and give you a genuine apology, they don’t deserve your help in, as you said, non-emergencies.”

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