Am I A Jerk For Not Allowing My Late Husband’s Affair Partner To Come To His Funeral? (question to advice column)
“AITA” stands for “Am I The Asshole,” and I believe it’s a popular advice section on Reddit.
And to answer the question, just on the title alone (I’ve not yet read the column itself): HELL NO, you are not a jerk for not wanting the mistress at your spouse’s funeral. That she (the mistress) would even think that is appropriate shows how entitled she is.
(Link): AITA For Not Allowing My Late Husband’s Affair Partner To Come To His Funeral?
… The thing is, u/MyMomo20 recently lost her husband, with whom she shares three children, to a car accident. The whole family was under the impression that he was traveling for a work trip, but they later learned that he was headed to visit his lover of 5 years.
For the sake of her kids, the woman was forced to put on a brave front, but she soon ran into trouble when a super-persistent mistress refused to respect their privacy.
“AITA for not allowing my late husband’s affair partner [to] come to his funeral?” – this netizen turned to one of Reddit’s most judgmental communities, asking its members if it was wrong of her to not let her late husband’s mistress attend his funeral.
The post managed to garner nearly 11K upvotes as well as 1.8K comments containing mostly supportive remarks.
Woman ponders if she was wrong to remove her late husband’s mistress from his funeral when she showed up uninvited
The author of the post started out by mentioning that her spouse had recently died in a car accident halfway across the country.
The man told her that he was going on a work trip, but the family later found out that it was actually a lie, and he instead was headed to see his mistress, with whom he’d been together for at least five years.
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