The mother was left “really offended” by her friend’s reaction to the gift she bought for her new baby.
The mother explained that the baby sent a “really pale pink” and “really pale yellow” baby outfit to a friend who was only three months old, but was surprised by the friend’s reaction.
She took me to Mumsnet’s popular Am I Being Unreasonable [AIBU] A thread seeking advice on how to deal with the situation.
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In a post titled “Sorry, the colors don’t suit my baby,” the woman wrote: It’s like a T-shirt or jogger set you got at a small independent shop.
“No, I just commented that the colors weren’t correct. The baby is 3 months old.
“Aibe [am I being unreasonable] I don’t think I dreamed of making such a comment. I had some really unusual colors, but I smiled and said thank you and the kids wore them because I was grateful for receiving the gift. I’m really offended-they weren’t cheap either. “
In a follow-up comment, the mother added: [dear son] Born, not my favorite, he was still wearing it!It was a gift so the baby could wear anything and didn’t have to buy anything [as] He has grown up! People were so generous with their gifts that I wouldn’t say anything but thank you !!! “
Fellow Mumsnet users rushed to share their views in the comments section.
One said, “She is not a friend! I’m sorry, she was very rude to you, but I think you’ve learned your lesson now.”
Another said: “Yanbu [you are not being unreasonable].. It’s so rude to your friends … “
Third comment: “Oh, you have a very rude and funny friend! I got some baby clothes that didn’t suit my taste. I never dreamed of saying anything other than thank you. Still, they were worn, given that little babies don’t really have an opinion on these things. “
Another said, “She will be one of these parents, so she will never buy for her again and leave this cheeky f *** er right away.”
And another comment: “That’s rude. Some people bought absolutely scary clothes for their babies because they talk about frills, flashy colors, sticky slogans, etc., but I politely told them. Thank you and passed them or just used them. Don’t give them what they look like ***. “
At the time of writing, 98% of Mumsnet users voted that it was not unreasonable for their mother to feel angry with her friend’s reaction to the gift.
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