Her Mean Step-Father Asked for Her to Contribute to Her Entitled Step-Sisters House Deposit Because She Was Pregnant, when She Refused Tensions Reached an All Time High

Her stepfather asked for her to contribute to her mean step-sister’s house deposit. When she refused, tensions flared. Here is what she had to say:

A Blended Family

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A woman named Sarah grew up in a blended family with her mother, stepfather, and step-siblings. Despite their different financial situations, Sarah’s mother and stepfather agreed to contribute equally to the household and take care of their own children with their spare money.

They Felt Excluded

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However, Sarah and her brother Luke often felt excluded and teased by their step-siblings, who enjoyed privileges like their own rooms and exclusive holidays. Sarah and Luke became determined to be self-sufficient and successful, and they both did well in their careers and finances.

She Refused

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Years later, when Sarah visited her mother and stepfather, he asked her and Luke to contribute towards a deposit for Amy’s house, who was pregnant and needed £50k to reach the £150k deposit. Despite their successful careers and finances, Sarah refused to contribute, stating that her answer was no, and that her stepfather was not entitled to her money.

It Was Her Choice

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When her stepfather reminded her of her previous gift to her cousin for buying a house, Sarah replied that it was her choice then, and this was her choice now.

He Admitted IT!

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Her stepfather admitted that he should have treated all four children equally and promised to pay them back, but Sarah still refused to lend him the money. Sarah was shocked that he admitted that he should have treated them equally, but she still didn’t want to help her step-sister.

Maybe Genuine

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While her stepfather’s request may have been genuine, Sarah’s refusal was also understandable, given her past experiences and her right to make her own financial decisions.

A Resolution

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To resolve the situation, Sarah and her stepfather may need to have a frank discussion about their expectations and boundaries regarding financial support and family obligations. They may need to establish clear guidelines for sharing expenses and respecting each other’s financial autonomy. They may also need to address their respective concerns and fears about money and how it impacts their relationship with each other and their family.

Family Dynamics

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Ultimately, Sarah’s story highlights the challenges of navigating family dynamics and financial obligations and the importance of finding a resolution that works for everyone. It also raises questions about the boundaries between personal finances and communal support and the role of communication and mutual respect in maintaining healthy relationships.

The Internet Responded

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This commenter wrote, “Probably even more irritated that the promise of inheritance doesn’t look so appetizing to them too. They make more than him now and let’s be real, he probably only left enough in his will that OP and their brother wouldn’t be able to contest it anyway.”

More Internet Comments

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“BRAVO! NTA. He deserved that and so much more for taking advantage of your mother and being a horrible stepparent stereotype.”

A Final Comment

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This last person wrote, “Big hugs to you, sorry that you were treated badly and so proud of you for standing up for yourself. The nasty step-sister deserves nothing from you. Stepfather can take a long walk off a short pier.”

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