Father's Punishment For Daughter's Gift Sparks Christmas Drama

Alfe Mercado
Christmas Gift
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A father is being criticized for making his daughter do all the cleaning after Christmas celebrations due to a gift she gave to her stepmom. The daughter gave her stepmom a bra, which led to the stepmom breaking down in tears due to her history of breast cancer. The father confronted his daughter and decided to punish her by making her do all the cleaning. The daughter tried to evade the punishment but was caught and made to do the cleaning. The situation has caused tension not only between the father and daughter but also involves the mother and former in-laws. Was the father too harsh in his punishment, or was it justified? Read more to find out.

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Daughter's punishment for gift leads to Christmas drama 🎁🎄

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Father faces backlash for punishing daughter's behavior on Christmas 🎄

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In-laws join the Christmas drama over daughter's punishment 😳

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Daughter's Christmas gift sparks family drama 😳🎁

A man's attempt to punish his daughter for a disrespectful Christmas gift has caused a rift in his family. The daughter, who had shown passive aggression towards her stepmother in the past, gave her a bra as a gift which caused the stepmother to break down in tears. The father decided to punish his daughter by making her clean up after Christmas dinner, but she tried to evade it by leaving with her stepbrother. The father insisted on enforcing the punishment, causing his daughter to yell and ultimately leave. The mother of the daughter got involved and criticized the father's actions, causing further tension. The situation highlights the difficulties that can arise in blended families and the challenges of navigating relationships between stepparents and stepchildren. In the next section, we'll take a look at the reactions to this Christmas drama.

Daughter's cruel gift to stepmom sparks outrage and calls for therapy 🎁💔

yourlittlebirdie | yourlittlebirdie

Daughter's cruel behavior towards stepmom, supportive wife, NTA for punishing.

lifetooshort4bs | lifetooshort4bs

Father stands his ground with NTA verdict on chore punishment.

notlegallyadvising | notlegallyadvising

Stepdaughter's cruel gift to stepmom with breast cancer sparks outrage.

CakeEatingRabbit | CakeEatingRabbit

Daughter's cruel gift to stepmother sparks Christmas drama. NTA.

Advanced-Extent-420 | Advanced-Extent-420

A cruel 'present' for mom, a call for therapy intervention.

ClassicBeat394 | ClassicBeat394

Daughter's cruel gift sparks Christmas drama, wife is amazing 😍

Life-Adeptness930 | Life-Adeptness930

Father punishes daughter for bad behavior towards wife, NTA.

dart1126 | dart1126

Daughter mocked a breast cancer survivor, NTA's punishment justified. ✅

JuliaX1984 | JuliaX1984

Donating her gifts as punishment? That's a harsh but fair approach! 🔥

Merrik4t | Merrik4t

Commenter suggests volunteer work for daughter after inappropriate gift.

laughingsbetter | laughingsbetter

Daughter's insensitive gift sparks Christmas drama, father defends wife. 🎁🤦‍♂️

jenesuisunefemme | jenesuisunefemme

Donation & counseling: a thoughtful punishment for a difficult situation. 🎁❤️

MissionRevolution306 | MissionRevolution306

Daughter's gift causes drama, father stuck in tough spot. 😬

RNGinx3 | RNGinx3

Daughter's malicious gift and stepmother's illness fuel family tensions ⚡

Valentine-Venom | Valentine-Venom

Cleaning isn't a punishment 🧹, it's a life skill. #NTA

NotSoBunny | NotSoBunny

Daughter's cruel gift sparks tension between father and stepmom 👩‍👧‍👦

Sufficient-Shallot-5 | Sufficient-Shallot-5

Devastating cancer experience brings judgement on gift-giving daughter. 💔

Warpfactorr1 | Warpfactorr1

User decides to never have kids after reading dad's punishment. NTA.

Inspector_Ancient | Inspector_Ancient

Supportive commenter praises OP for handling cruel daughter's punishment 💪

lolzombiesx | lolzombiesx

NTA but WTF. Cruel punishment for a minor's mistake 😡👎

ialwaysplayhealer | ialwaysplayhealer

Commenter calls daughter a b*tch for Christmas drama

Sirano_onariS | Sirano_onariS

Support for father's decision to stand by wife after insensitive gift 🎁

Think-Professional-2 | Think-Professional-2

NTA. Expecting family to help with cleanup, and gifting lingerie?

surfaholic15 | surfaholic15

Support is important, but is resentment building in the family?

RaiseSubstantial8420 | RaiseSubstantial8420

Commenter thinks father needs to be harsher on daughter's punishment 😠

whimsicalbitc | whimsicalbitc

Co-parenting drama! 🎅 NTA dad punishes daughter's gift, ex-wife angry.

Lizardgirl25 | Lizardgirl25

Curious about the backstory? One commenter wonders what caused conflict.

Brilliant-Constant20 | Brilliant-Constant20

Giving a bra to someone who had a mastectomy is plain cruel 😔

0B-A-E0 | 0B-A-E0

NTA. Daughter's cruel gift and behavior warrants community service.

CrGrl | CrGrl

Daughter's cruel gift? NTA father punishes, sparks drama

bookaholic234 | bookaholic234

Gift's intended use questioned, heartwarming cancer survivor story shared 💕

Celt42 | Celt42

Father stands up for wife after daughter's cruel gift 🎁

Last_Caterpillar8770 | Last_Caterpillar8770

Commenter sympathizes with father's punishment, calls daughter cruel. 😕

DeltaGuy397___ | DeltaGuy397___

Wife wants nothing to do with cruel daughter. 😱

Due-Ad-1871 | Due-Ad-1871

Curious if ex played part in daughter's gift drama? 🤔

BeneficialDark1662 | BeneficialDark1662

Next year, gift a donation to breast cancer foundation 🎁💕

MsDucky42 | MsDucky42

Commenter suggests daughter needs therapy for attacking stepmother.

MorphicMinx | MorphicMinx

16-year-old's punishment for gift sparks outrage among commenters 💔

dreamingzombie | dreamingzombie

Daughter's inappropriate gift leads to Christmas chaos and consequences. 🎁👎

jinxdrain | jinxdrain

Cleaning up after misbehavior on Christmas - fair punishment? 🤔

Gain-Outrageous | Gain-Outrageous

Daughter's gift may have been malicious, NTA for punishment 🤷

Student_Cool | Student_Cool

Stepdaughter's inappropriate gift warrants punishment, NTA takes charge 👌

charmanderhay | charmanderhay

Not the a**hole! Let's hear the story behind it 🤔🎁

celhel | celhel

Curious about daughter's feelings towards new stepmom 🔎

Iceykitsune2 | Iceykitsune2

Cheers to being NTA, taking care of things like a boss 👏

Enough-Implement-206 | Enough-Implement-206

Commenter defends father's punishment of daughter, calls her 'horrid' 👨‍👧‍👦

Magus_Corgo | Magus_Corgo

Commenter sympathizes with OP's dilemma, suggests petty revenge ideas.

RanjitKumarSingh | RanjitKumarSingh

Standing up against bullying - a heartwarming response ❤️

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Daughter's insensitive gift sparks family drama. NTA response.

Pellellell | Pellellell

Daughter's gift sparks cruel punishment, NTA comes to rescue 👍

serenasplaycousin | serenasplaycousin

The mystery behind the daughter's hate 🤔

DubiousPeoplePleaser | DubiousPeoplePleaser

🎁 Daughter's cruel prank on stepmom justifies father's punishment. #NTA

MermaidStone | MermaidStone

Daughter's illness used to hurt stepmother, NTA took action 🙌

Dar_2 | Dar_2

Teen's punishment causes Christmas chaos 🎄🎁

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