A father on a Reddit thread has sparked a heated debate after he demanded his adult daughter pay him back $18k. The father claims that his daughter abandoned him, her stepmom, and half-sister at the age of 15 to live with her mother and stepfather. According to the father, his ex-wife and her husband allowed their daughter to do whatever she wanted, and as a result, their daughter preferred living with them.
The father admits to being stricter and having rules, which his daughter did not like. Their relationship soured further when the daughter did not keep in touch while on a school trip, leading to the father grounding her. The daughter's mother came to pick her up, apnd the daughter did not return to her father's home.
The father has been paying child support and half of his daughter's college expenses, which have added up to $18k. He wants his daughter to pay him back, but she wants to rebuild their relationship first.
Is the father justified, or is he being an a**hole? Read on to find out.