Teen Sends Cousin To Wrong Movie Time To Protect Brother's Mental Health

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A teenager who was tired of her cousin ruining her family's outings took matters into her own hands. After her cousin intentionally pushed her brother's buttons for years, the teen gave her the wrong time for a family movie outing. This left her cousin alone and in tears. While her parents were outraged and grounded her, the teen's brother thought it was worth it. The rest of the cousins were also grounded but refused to rat out the teenager. With some readers questioning her actions, the teen wonders if she was the a**hole. Read on to find out more about this family feud.

Teen protects brother with IED, shares heartwarming story 🤗

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Protecting brother's mental health from ignorance. ❤️

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Protective teen uses clever tactic to shield brother from negativity 💪

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Protective teen takes matters into own hands to help brother

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Navigating family dynamics and mental health triggers with empathy 🤝

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Protective teen ensures brother's mental well-being at the movies 🎥

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Teen protects brother's mental health by sending cousin to wrong movie 🎥

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Quick escape after protecting brother's mental health 🏃🏽‍♀️

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Sibling loyalty leads to a movie mix-up and tears 😢

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Teen sacrifices to protect brother's mental health during grounding 👏

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Teen's protective act backfires, causing family drama and hurt feelings

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Navigating family dynamics when protecting mental health 🤷

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Teen protects brother's mental health, but AITA for wrong movie?

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Protecting brother's mental health, teen sends cousin to wrong movie 🎥

A teenager's brother, who was diagnosed with Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) at the age of 12, was targeted by a cousin who didn't understand the seriousness of his condition. Despite attempts by the parents to intervene, the cousin continued to intentionally push his buttons at every family gathering. When a group of cousins planned to watch a movie, the teenager took matters into her own hands and gave the cousin the wrong time to protect her brother's mental health. The plan worked and the cousins were able to enjoy the movie without any issues. However, when the cousin found out, she was inconsolable and the teenager and her brother were grounded by their parents. In this post, the teenager seeks advice from Reddit on whether or not she was in the wrong. Read on to find out the reactions and comments from the Reddit community.

Out-bully the bully: cousins plan to prank Kira together. 💪

Front_Thought_9988 | Front_Thought_9988

Sibling protects brother from bullying cousin, commenters agree NTA 🙌

SnooCakes5651 | SnooCakes5651

Prank or bullying? NTA stands up for brother's mental health 🙌

SpeedBlitzX | SpeedBlitzX

Supporting a sibling with a mental health condition. 🙏

wet_nib811 | wet_nib811

Protecting brother from bully cousin, family doesn't understand Nate's needs. 💪

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Protecting a sibling's mental health is a prank? NTA, confront parents.

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Teen protects sibling's mental health, but ESH for cruel tactics 😕

Art_Vandelay_10 | Art_Vandelay_10

Standing up for brother with mental health issues, OP receives support.

Khasimyr | Khasimyr

Protecting brother from abusive behavior, but mocking was unnecessary 😕

Scumbag_Yardsale | Scumbag_Yardsale

Standing up to family isn't always easy 🤷🏻‍♀️

Moggetti | Moggetti

Teen lies about movie time to protect brother's mental health, but everyone sucks here.

ADG1983 | ADG1983

Prank or not, this comment section is on fire 🔥

poietes_4 | poietes_4

NTA for protecting brother's mental health and setting boundaries.

GrassTerrible5262 | GrassTerrible5262

Controversial judgment on YTA for humiliating cousin after movie.

greenseraphima | greenseraphima

Protecting brother or seeking revenge? ESH, but Kira's the worst.

NationH1117 | NationH1117

Sibling dynamics and mental health. 🤔

Metasequioa | Metasequioa

AITA for deliberately excluding someone and being told I'm not?

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Protecting a sibling from abuse. NTA. Parents are enablers. 👏

literalgarbageyo | literalgarbageyo

Family dynamic issue leads to YTA verdict with ESH undertones.

UhnonMonster | UhnonMonster

Kira gets what she deserves for playing games 🙅‍♀️

squirrel118 | squirrel118

Teen's misguided attempt to protect brother receives backlash. 🙁

JazzyPhotoMac | JazzyPhotoMac

Family betrayal hurts, even if they're difficult. ESH. 😕

gassito | gassito

Sibling stands up for brother's mental health against insensitive family.

anne_darcy | anne_darcy

Controlling brother's triggers, but cruel to cousin. ESH. 😕

Intelligent-Ad-4568 | Intelligent-Ad-4568

Commenter calls out poster for being an a-hole. 💩

a_dnd_guy | a_dnd_guy

Sibling stands up for brother's mental health, cousin's prank goes wrong 👍

pac1995 | pac1995

Protective teen chooses brother's well-being over toxic cousin, NTA 🙌

Snorblatz | Snorblatz

Mixed feelings on teen's approach to protect brother's mental health 😕

boogswald | boogswald

Commenter calls out OP for being an immature a**hole 🤨

njm1314 | njm1314

Protecting brother's mental health > cousin's movie invite. NTA 🙌

redditorshavenosense | redditorshavenosense

Redditors divided over judgement on OP's actions 😕

RhythmSectionJunky | RhythmSectionJunky

Excluding her from events until her behaviour improves 🙅‍♀️🚫

Ornery_Special_1680 | Ornery_Special_1680

Protecting brother's mental health from bully cousin. NTA! 👌

Respect-Immediate | Respect-Immediate

Commenter suggests more direct and tactful communication for conflict resolution 💬

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Sneaky family drama at the movie theater 🍿🎥

somewhat_pragmatic | somewhat_pragmatic

Protective teen stands up to abusive cousin with parents' support ✊

wind-river7 | wind-river7

Sibling solidarity against mental health stigma 🤝

cara180455 | cara180455

Sparing her feelings is important, but safety first 🙏

fishwantme | fishwantme

Protecting family comes first 👍 #SiblingLove

LittleSternentanz | LittleSternentanz

Defending a special needs sibling against a toxic cousin 🙅‍♀️💪

lost-cause-throwaway | lost-cause-throwaway

Prank gone wrong, NTA gets the last laugh 😏

DebMcPoots | DebMcPoots

Handling conflict maturely is key. ESH in this situation.

tomathon25 | tomathon25

Standing up for yourself and your mental health. 🧘‍♀️

Syrinx221 | Syrinx221

Tricking cousin for brother's sake: ESH but cruel 🍿

bethshw | bethshw

Cousin conflict escalates, group intervention needed. 🤝

canuckbuck2020 | canuckbuck2020

A script to make your parents understand the importance of mental health 💬

LunarHare82 | LunarHare82

Redditors disagree on OP's response to cousin's bullying behavior. ESH.

bombayblue | bombayblue