The stepmother fears that she has crossed the family line by cutting her stepson’s hair without her mother’s knowledge
Reddit users supported the stepmother’s act of cutting off her stepson’s long hair after the boy asked to cut it — but not all was well in this scenario, with the child’s mother being less than thrilled about what happened.
“AITA for shaving me Stepson’s long hair Without his mother’s permission?
In the post, Reddit made it clear She and her husband They have three sons together, ages 5, 4, and 2, and they also have two sons: ages 13 and 10.
She said they separated custody of these children from the children’s mother.
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Logical-Mulberry-883 explained, “I cut my children’s hair myself, and my step-sons cut their hair at the barber’s when their mother is in their father’s care,” with the boys “occasionally” cutting their hair when they are with their father.
On Wednesday afternoon, I decided to give My kids who are 4 and 5 years old Mother wrote.
She said her 10-year-old stepson then demanded that she cut his hair, too.
“His hair was shoulder-length, and he’s been growing it out for a while,” she wrote. “He wanted me to give him a buzz.”
After confirming that her stepson was sure she wanted to cut his hair, she asked her husband if it was okay if she cut the boy’s hair.
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“My husband asked if I would wait until he got home so he could watch and record it,” Logical-Mulberry-883 said.
And so, ”when he got home, I shaved him and [the stepson] I was very happy with the result.”
The mother told my stepmother, “I have no right to cut her son’s hair without her permission.”
However, her stepson’s mother was not of the same frame of mind.
“She is right away My husband called And it was [angry] About the haircut,” Logical-Mulberry-883 said.
“Later in the evening, she texted me … to go to me and say that I had no right to cut her son’s hair without her permission, and that it was too much of a change and I should not have allowed him to do it impulsively.”
Logical-Mulberry-883 said she did not respond to messages from her stepson’s mother, because she “didn’t want to feed any drama.”
She wrote to others on Reddit, “I thought [my] Stepson was happy with his haircut and that’s all that really mattered,” she said — but she’s since been rethinking the situation.
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“The more I thought about it, the more uncertain I was whether she was right,” she said.
“If my son had a stepmother and he came home from his house with a completely different haircut, I think I might [have] Resentful too, and you probably think this person has crossed unspoken boundaries.”
Then I asked the others if she was wrong in her actions.
In a follow-up comment on the post, Logical-Mulberry-883 explained that long hair doesn’t hold any kind of cultural significance for her sons.
Fox News Digital has reached out to the original Reddit poster for comment.
In the AITA subreddit, people on Reddit can reply to posts and mention that the label is “NTA” (“Not A —– e”), “YTA” (“You are A —– e”), “Nah (“No a—–e here”) or “ESH” (“Everyone sucks here”).
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Users can ‘up vote’ for responses they think are helpful and ‘down vote’ for responses that aren’t.
In this scenario, the majority of the 800-plus responses were supportive of Logical-Mulberry-883—and were more critical of her husband for not informing his ex-wife of the haircut.
“I got the approval from his dad, and he’s old enough to make his own decisions about his hair anyway,” Reddit user “Outrageously_Penguin” wrote in the top-voting reply.
The same commenter said, “It was weird for you to call his mom and ask after his dad already said to move on.”
Another important comment by Logical-Mulberry-883 for Try to avoid drama with her stepson’s mother.
“NTA. Your husband asked you to give him a buzz and I asked him if he was sure and got confirmation from his dad,” said one Redditor who goes by username “The_IT_Dude.”
“It seems your stepson was very happy with the result and that has to be the most important thing,” said the user.
The_IT_Dude added, “It’s understandable his mom was upset, but it’s not like you made the decision without consulting anyone. You also didn’t feed any drama, which is always a good thing.”
Others have criticized Logical-Mulberry-883 for not taking the time to reach the boy’s mother.
“I think this is unpopular, but I think YTA. Or at least a problem,” said Reddit user “Active_Visual_1942”.
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“It’s one thing to get a haircut without telling her, but it’s one thing to do a shoulder-length haircut without telling her at least [the] My mom shows a lack of respect for her as a parenting partner,” said the user.
“This is on your husband.”
This person added, “Even as a married person, I wouldn’t make the decision to seriously change my child’s appearance without giving my husband a heads up.”
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Another user was more succinct.
“NTA,” a Reddit user named “poedam,” wrote.
“This is on your husband.”