us see this movie with him (i.e. his wife, my wife, our two kids & me). We told him our family wanted to wait and see this movie as a DVD Rental. F-I-L said he’d treat all of us to the movie.
We don’t usually buy refreshments at theatres because they charge so much. As soon as F-I-L had the tickets in hand, he asked my kids if they wanted candy, popcorn and soda pop? And of course they did!
So we ordered the refreshments and my F-I-L turns to me and says: “Since I paid to get everyone in, you should pay for the refreshments” So I paid and it cost almost me as much as he paid for the movie tickets.
After everyone got their refreshments, my F-I-L announced: “Sam, this movie is your birthday present from me.” (My birthday is a month away)
This caught me off-guard since I spent almost as much on refreshments as he spent for the tickets to this movie. After the movie was over (which I still felt was a DVD rental quality movie) he repeated that he was really glad (cont. )
he could give me such a great birthday present!
Just to clarify, in the 20 years I’ve been his son-in-law, this is the 1st time he has given me a present.
Although I don’t think this experience really qualifies as present; drag us to movie we don’t really want to see, etc. . My wife and I give him birthday gifts every year.
So here’s my question, with 10 points going to the best answer:
Is my Father In Law a Jerk?