In a viral Reddit post on August 31, 2022, a frustrated woman sought advice from the “AITA” community, detailing her ongoing battle with her dining-dependent sister-in-law, Amy.
The 28-year-old, tired of covering Amy’s pricey restaurant bills, hatched a clever plan inspired by “Two and a Half Men.”
Observing Amy’s consistent wallet forgetfulness, the woman decided to take a stand during a dinner at an expensive restaurant. She discreetly pocketed Amy’s wallet, later revealing it when separate bills were requested. Amy erupted in anger, claiming a breach of personal boundaries. The AITA post gained immense attention, with an influx of comments and awards. Amy, upset by the online discussion, reached out to the woman. Despite the unexpected contact, the woman stood firm, hoping the community’s response would be a wake-up call for her sister-in-law.
In the ongoing saga of financial etiquette and family dynamics, the AITA community was tasked with deciding whether the woman’s wallet maneuver was justified or if it indeed crossed ethical lines.