Last weekend was my (M28) birthday. My girlfriend (F25) had asked what I wanted to do and I said I wanted to watch my favorite movie trilogy, LOTR. I don’t think my girlfriend was thrilled but she didn’t say anything and agreed. She has seen them before and I don’t think she really likes them very much but she knows I love them so she doesn’t really say anything besides they aren’t really her thing.
But I really wanted to make a day of watching them and I went over to her house because she has a really big comfortable couch. About ten minutes into the first movie and I look over and she is browsing on her phone. I was a little miffed but didn’t say anything. She basically scrolled through her phone the entire movie. When we started the second movie, she opened a bottle of wine and proceeded to drink the whole thing, while still sitting on her phone. I was pretty irritated at this point because she wasn’t even paying attention at all.
The third movie started and by then she had opened another bottle of wine and was asleep within the first twenty minutes. I was really mad at that point and just left and went home.
A few hours later I got a text asking where I went. I told her I was mad that she couldn’t pay attention to my favorite movies on my birthday. She told me I was an a**hole and to grow the hell up. I’ve texted her a couple times but she hasn’t responded. Am I Wrong ?
Edit: This has really blown up and I’ve gotten a little overwhelmed, but I do accept that I was the asshole. Watching 9 hours of movies that she hates was definitely too much of an ask and I shouldn’t have reacted the way I did. I just took it personally because I felt like she didn’t even try and these movies are important to me. The fact that she isn’t much of a drinker and drank this much kind of set me off. I called and left her a voicemail apologizing.
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