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A Boyfriend Who Makes His Girl Pick Between Him and Her Parrot

This boyfriend made things difficult for his girlfriend without good reason. The owners’ pets are their world. Adopting or rescuing an animal is like ..

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This girlfriend was unfairly put into a dilemma and the results weren’t enjoyed by the boyfriend.

Having a pet is crucial to the happiness of their owners. After giving a shelter or adopted animal a forever home, you’ll feel the same joy and relief as if you’d just given birth to a human child. When you become more reliant on an animal than that animal is reliant on you, you have crossed a line. When a pet and their owner form an unbreakable bond, the owner’s life is transformed into one full of unbridled joy, laughter, and love. Approximately 3 million dogs and cats are adopted annually, and this fact is now common knowledge around the world. You should be aware, however, that there is a wide variety of animals from which people choose to adopt companions, and that the stories behind some of these less popular pets can be just as lovely and adorable as those of the more well-known ones.

In today’s tale, the protagonist’s pet parrot takes centre stage after her boyfriend forces her to choose between him and the bird. When Norbert’s previous owner passed away, he was taken in by Reddit user u/Own Atmosphere 4862. It took some time, but Norbert and OP eventually formed an unbreakable bond. However, her boyfriend didn’t seem to appreciate Norbert’s company very much. Why did he force her to pick between her two most beloved options? To learn more, please scroll down.

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1. Faced with a dilemma created by her own boyfriend.

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2. OP decided to finally rescue a pet parrot after being sure that they can take complete responsibility for the bird.

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So doing is the proper approach. Do not adopt for purely selfish reasons. Before deciding to adopt, you should fully consider the difficulties and commitments involved.

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3. It took time for Norbert the parrot to settle in and trust OP but eventually the two became the best of friends and now cannot live without each other.

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4. Turns out Mike didn’t quite connect with Norbert the way OP wanted him to.

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5. This got to the point where Mike asked his girlfriend to give away Norbert. She refused right away and asked him to leave.

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6. OP entered the chambers of AITA to ask whether she was right or wrong for not choosing Mike over Norbert.

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Care to hazard a guess as to who the AH might be here? The boyfriend, you say? It was either the man or the bird, as he framed it. What a terribly unjust thing to do. Clearly, he is not cut out to be her soul mate, since he has a hard time accepting even her pet dog or cat. Mike felt utterly unconfident. OP has nothing to worry about because she is not a target audience. She needs to focus on getting away from him as soon as she can.

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Here’s what the internet had to vote and say about the matter:

7. A pet is far more affordable and loyal compared to a boyfriend.

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8. The only way to go about it.

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9. Every pet you adopt will be loyal to you forever. Every boyfriend you have may not be loyal to you.

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10. Be careful with that guy as he may try to take the matter into his own hands.

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11. Mike is not the one for you, OP.

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12. Norbert basically told her Mike is not the right one by not connecting with him.

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I’m hoping this was entertaining for you all. Please use the comment section below to share your votes and opinions.

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