Mom Takes Niece in for a Month, Gets Blamed By SIL When She Likes Her Aunt’s Household Better

Going over to your friend’s house when you’re a kid can be incredibly eye-opening. It’s easy to believe the delusion that all of your buddies have similar relationships with their parents until you get in the car with their mom, and they start saying, «yes ma’am» to everything she says. Or worse, if your friend …
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Mother-In-Law Demands Daughter-In-Law Pay For The Gift She Bought For Her

I’m a big gift-giver, and I think that a lot of people don’t understand the thought process behind why good gifters are the way we are. Even when I had very little spending money when I was in high school, I would spend whatever I had to to get the perfect Christmas gifts for my …
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Jokester Dad Says ‘That’s Pretty Gay’ When His Son Comes Out to Him, Ruins The Tender Moment

Coming out as gay is one of the most dramatic, earnest, humiliating, and scary things you can do as a teenager. Trust me, I had to do it constantly! The worst part about coming out is that you’re practically begging for the approval of the other people in your life. With important people like your …
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The Cringiest Parenting Texts of the Week (August 22, 2023)

Happy Tuesday, people with parents! This week, we’ve collected the absolute peak of unhinged parental texts for you. It’s not quite fun or funny, but for anyone with awful parents, this collection is a little too relatable. Not to dump on any individual reading this article, but I’m not in contact with either of my …
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Delusional Stepmom Allows Stepchildren to Call Her «Mom», Can’t Understand Why Their Real Mother Strongly Objects

Figuring out what stepchildren should call their stepparents can be tricky. From what I’ve observed, it’s most common for stepkids to call their stepparents by their first names and refer to them as «my stepmom» or «my stepdad» when using 3rd person. There’s something about calling a stepmother «stepmother» that feels so mother goose fairytale …
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Entitled Father Demands Son Pay For His $20K Vacation With His Other Sons, Won’t Allow The Paying Son to Tag Along

When you get into a good financial position, you often feel empowered to help out struggling family members or friends. Giving a little extra cash to your parents or siblings can be a noble deed, but it’s essential to keep your eyes open and recognize if you’re being taken advantage of. A man recently went …
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Delusional Father Tells His University-Student 15-Year-Old Daughter Studying Physics And Computer Science That She’s «Not Gifted»

As a kid, I had no delusions about being «gifted and talented.» I was not put in the gifted program as an Elementary schooler, and I’m so glad because I’ve grown up to be a well-adjusted adult who doesn’t need academic validation to feel accomplished. Unfortunately, many kids get put into gifted programs only to …
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Negligent Mom Tries to Take Away Daughter’s Disney World Trip Because Her Younger Brother Threw a Tantrum About Not Going

Many families with autistic children have a major problem with ignoring the needs of their non-autistic children. While the autistic sibling gets showered with attention and their feelings are always considered, the neurotypical kids’ needs get overlooked because they’re not perceived as equally important. This type of child has been termed the «glass child.»  «Glass …
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‘What do you mean she doesn’t pay rent?’: Woman goes on rent strike after finding out sister doesn’t pay a cent

These parents had a great arrangement with their kids regarding rent, until they actually talked about their financial situation.  Living with your parents used to be the kind of thing that lots of people only did until they were in their late teens or early twenties. But these days, it’s more common than ever to …
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‘Childcare is expensive’: Entitled Woman Expects Sister to Postpone Paid Parental Leave Until Her Own Delivery to Avoid Babysitter Expenses

They say blood is thicker than water but does that mean allowing your family to walk all over you? Didn’t think so. We don’t know about you ladies, but there’s nothing we can’t stand more than entitled family members. Don’t get us wrong, entitled people, in general, make our blood boil to the bone, but …
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