Woman Asks if She’s Wrong for Getting Her Son’s Ex Better Food Than Him

Oh, boy…

I can’t tell if this story is serious or just some SERIOUS mother and son drama

But I can tell you one thing: either way, it’s gonna be good!

Because the stories from Reddit’s “Am I the A**hole?” page never let us down!

Check out what this woman had to say and let us know what you think in the comments!

AITA for getting my sons ex “better” food than him?

“My son lives with me which is fine, he is 35 but I have a big house and I appreciate the company and occasional help around the house.

Previously he lived with his ex girlfriend (Kira) who he had two children with. I love my grandsons and was very blessed that even from pregnancy that Kira let me be very involved as her mother died when she was very young and she doesn’t have much family as she bounced around the foster system.

Early on even before the kids we became close and I viewed her as a daughter which my son encouraged. Last year while Kira was pregnant with their second they split up. My son blames Kira but I know from living with him and being a close support that it is at best 50/50.

Once they split my son decided he didn’t want anything to do with Kira or the kids and his previously encouraged and embraced view of our friendship turned and he wanted me to have nothing to do with Kira or the kids. I told him no. I was going to continue to be a big part of my grandkids and Kira’s life.

This has caused some friction but we mostly operate on a don’t ask don’t tell. Once a week I go to Kira’s to see the kids usually after I go grocery shopping.

My son always gives me a list of what he wants and then I get that plus what I want and what I use to cook for us during the week ( I do all the cooking for me and my son but he often doesn’t eat my food and opts for the ready made stuff he asks me to get him instead if that matters) and I always ask Kira if she needs anything.

She usually says no but I still always bring some fruits and veggies. She likes the same food I do so I also will sometimes bring her part of what I get for myself if I know it’s too much for me to eat during the week.

An example is salmon. My son h**es fish but Kira and the kids love it. So I’ll get a big one and portion it at Kira’s and then bring home what I will eat for myself.

Friday my son saw the receipt from the groceries and was irate how much the salmon cost for the amount I got. I told him the truth that I have 2/3rds of the salmon to Kira. He blew up and demanded I stop buying her groceries or if I continue he wants the same amount spent on him.

The thing is I get him everything he asks for. It’s just a box of pizza pops is less money than salmon. I also tend to get organic produce for myself and Kira and the boys but my son refuses to eat certain things if they are “organic”.

It doesn’t make sense to me but he said I am an a**hole and read me a post from here about another mom who gave better food to one kid over another so I thought maybe I would post.

I’m sorry for any errors. I do use Reddit but not this one so unsure of the rules.”

And here’s what Reddit users had to say.

This reader she’s NTA and that her son is taking advantage of her.

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Another person said maybe it’s time to kick him out…

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And this individual said her son is nothing but a deadbeat.

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