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Woman 'Ruins' Her Sister-In-Law's Baby Name

Joe Akins
Sep 07, 2020
03:20 P.M.
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A woman has been accused of ruining her sister-in-law's baby name. The woman refused to share a baby name with her sister-in-law.

A 26-year-old woman shared on Reddit how her sister-in-law hates her and harasses her. The most recent being a baby name saga. The woman claimed that her sister-in-law hates her because she was the first to conceive.

The sister-in-law duo is married to brothers. The 32-year-old sister-in-law married into the family first. However, the 26-year-old woman got pregnant while she and her husband were still dating.

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The woman was 21 when she got pregnant. She gave birth to a baby girl in 2016. Her husband proposed to her on the same day. This seemed to be the start of her troubles.

The sister-in-law criticized her husband for proposing to her on the day she had the baby. The woman added that the sister-in-law had a problem with them eloping with their baby.

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The baby girl was named after the woman's mother. The couple picked the name because the woman's mother passed away suddenly. The death was a traumatic experience for the woman.

The couple had picked out a different name for the baby initially. They had to make that into the baby's middle name in order to keep her mother's name. The woman's child is now four years old.

The general sentiment is that the sister-in-law is a terrible person.

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Later on, the sister-in-law became pregnant. This is where the name saga begins. The sister-in-law decided that she wants to give her baby the same name the woman named her 4-year-old daughter.

The sister-in-law demanded that the woman start calling her daughter by her middle name. This would allow the sister-in-law to use the name without worrying about two bearers in the same family.

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The sister-in-law said no other name would do, and that was the only name she liked. The26-years-old woman also refused to change her daughter's name. This has earned her all sorts of insult and harassment from the sister-in-law.

The sister-in-law and her husband seem to have picked out another name. However, the sister-in-law still accuses her of ruining her baby's name. The woman believes that her sister-in-law is doing this to spite her as the name carries no personal meaning for her.

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Over 500 people responded to the woman's story. The general sentiment is that the sister-in-law is a terrible person.

Users suggested that the woman's husband should stand up to the sister-in-law. A user also encouraged the woman not to feel bad for refusing her sister-in-law.

In another similar story, a woman who doesn't want to wear her mother-in-law's wedding gown for her wedding asked what she should do.