Parking Spot Wars: A Family Bond Tested When Adoptive Motherhood Meets Entitlement

A longstanding relationship between a man and his mother is tested when tensions arise over a parking spot, leaving the man to question if he overreacted and highlighting the challenges of navigating family dynamics.

Adoptive Mother

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For 16 years, the man’s mother had been an adoptive mom/grandmother to a young woman and her daughter who had moved across the street from her when the daughter was just two years old.

Thick and Thin

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The man’s mother had been there for the family through thick and thin, even paying for the daughter’s private school tuition.

Favorite Family?

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The man’s son and nephew graduated school at the same time as Lily this summer. The son and nephew received a card with $300 in it. Lily received an all expenses paid trip to Europe for 8 weeks!

Tensions Begin

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However, tensions arose when the man and their sons came to visit and parked in the driveway.

Move Your Car

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The man’s mother asked them to move their car so that Lily, the daughter, could park in her spot, but the man refused, saying that Lily could park on the street. The mother was furious and said, “no that is Lily’s spot, not yours!”

Bye Mom!

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In response, the man and their sons left and went home, leaving their mother to call and ask them to come back.

Is He the Jerk?

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Reflecting on the situation, the man said, “I’m starting to wonder if I was the jerk for leaving when my mom told me to move my car.”

The Internet Responded

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This commenter said, “This is a reaction to years of feeling second class to Lily because, as sons, you somehow did not fulfill some weird desire of your mom’s preferred genitalia. I’m sorry you’ve all felt this way for so long, it’s hard to watch your mom seemingly show someone else more affection than they do to you.”

More Internet Opinions

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Another person wrote, “She gave her actual grandchildren $300 but took the neighbor’s child to Europe for 2 months.”

A Final Comment

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This person said, “mom probably had an empty nest by the time Lily came around. Her boys are all grown and have left the house. She’s probably retired/semi retired by then and have a lot of time on her hands to look after Lily. Lily and her mom probably treats the mom really well and have become family.”

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