A woman and her husband felt guilty after ditching another couple during a double date.
She went on Reddit’s “Am I the A****** (AITA)” forum to explain why they left during a tense dinner. The woman and her husband were out with a couple — named April and May — for the first time since the pandemic began. April insisted on making passive-aggressive comments toward May throughout the whole dinner, to the point where the Reddit poster and her husband fled, only to feel sorry about abandoning May afterward.
“AITA for walking out during a double date because the other couple was making me uncomfortable?” the woman wrote. “It was tense from the beginning. Apparently, May had gotten bleach on April’s expensive dress, which she kept making passive-aggressive remarks about. I thought it was a non-issue until April spilled her wine all over May’s dress, and when I went to help her clean it, she said April was trying to ‘get even.'”
Then things got even worse between the fighting couple.
“April started talking about their sex life and how May never puts out (so humiliating) and May says to my husband, ‘I bet you never have that problem,’ and I was in shock,” the Reddit poster said. “April laughed it off before telling us what a ‘slut’ May is. She kept insulting her even though my husband and I were telling her to stop and eventually May just started crying. It got too intense for me and I had to go outside. My husband followed me out and we just ended up driving off. […] I honestly feel like I abandoned May and there’s a part of me that thinks I did it because she hit on my husband, which makes me feel so petty and disgusting.”
Reddit users thought the woman’s reaction was fair.
“If you are uncomfortable, it is understandable for you to leave,” one user wrote.
“Removing yourself from that situation was the best thing,” another said.
“It really wasn’t fair of them to air their frustrations as a couple in front of you,” someone commented.
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