Man Tells Sister With Cancer That Karma Finally Found Her

Alfe Mercado
Unsplash | National Cancer Institute

A family feud takes a dark turn when a man tells his sister with cancer that bad things happen to bad people. The two siblings have had a tumultuous relationship for years, with the man citing multiple instances of bullying and mistreatment from his sister. When his sister revealed her cancer diagnosis, he responded by telling her that karma had finally caught up to her. Now, the man is wondering if he was in the wrong and if he should apologize. Read on to find out more about this family's drama.

Sibling rivalry takes a dark turn with cancer comment.

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Sibling rivalry and adoption woes causing family divide.

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Survivor shares past bullying from cancer patient sibling 💪

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Bullying doesn't stop even as adults, even over 'girly' names 😔

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Siblings' ongoing feud involves outing and fostering accusations.

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Locked out of the house for 3 days at 13 😱

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Revealing the ugly truth about a toxic sibling relationship.

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Siblings gather for lunch at cancer-stricken sister's house

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Supporting a sibling with cancer - the right words matter ❤️

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Man cruelly tells sister with cancer that karma caught up 😔

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Redditor debates if they're an AH for calling out sister's behavior

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Sibling rivalry goes too far?

Sibling rivalry is a tale as old as time, but what happens when it crosses the line? One man shares his story of a lifetime of mistreatment at the hands of his sister, culminating in a heated argument over her cancer diagnosis. Was he justified in his words, or did he take it too far? Read on to find out and join in the discussion in the comments below.

Comment section debates whether cancer is karma, ESH.

SoValkyrieMama | SoValkyrieMama

Man gets called out for implying cancer only affects bad people 😒

JudgeJed100 | JudgeJed100

Commenter defends NTA judgment, clarifies karma comment was not about cancer. 👏

CEmofficially | CEmofficially

Sibling's cancer doesn't excuse years of mistreating adoptive siblings. ESH.

poiklers | poiklers

Sometimes being an a**hole can be euphoric 💁‍♂️

FiestyCarrot | FiestyCarrot

Avoid toxic people in your life for your own sake. 👏

blahdefreakinblah | blahdefreakinblah

Defending against bullying: a justified response or crossing the line? 🤔

thicklover | thicklover

Inappropriate comment by OP, but sister's behavior also questionable. 😕

antique_cornet | antique_cornet

Both comment and replies agree OP's sister is a jerk.

i-wanted-that-iced | i-wanted-that-iced

No sympathy for a jerk sister with cancer. #NTA 💁

revmat | revmat

Sibling feud over cancer diagnosis leads to ESH verdict.

PurpleMarsAlien | PurpleMarsAlien

Commenter stands by the person's actions. 👍

hotof404 | hotof404

Cancer survivor supports NTA comment with fiery emoji 🔥

TheCatalyst84 | TheCatalyst84

Commenter suggests giving as much support as received from sister

salemonadetea | salemonadetea

Defending OP against sister with cancer accusations 💪

DraftSignal9434 | DraftSignal9434

Sick a**hole still an a**hole? NTA but tough situation.

EthanEpiale | EthanEpiale

Leaving siblings is AH move, but overall NTA! 👍

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Commenters debate if telling someone they deserve cancer goes too far 💬

Verity_Fox | Verity_Fox

Sibling jealousy resurfaces during sister's cancer battle. NTA 🙅🏼

Abc123dorayme321 | Abc123dorayme321

Sister with cancer called karma, ESH but hurtful comment.

Darcy-Pennell | Darcy-Pennell

Sibling's cancer diagnosis sparks family drama and reflection. 🤔

darcyaeb | darcyaeb

Sister deserves it but wrong timing, manners and presence. ESH 🤷🏻‍♀️

EarthEmpress | EarthEmpress

Cutting toxic family members out of your life is self-care 💆‍♀️

ZonateSosa | ZonateSosa

Family isn't always blood. NTA for setting boundaries.

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Sibling rivalry and karma! 👀

Choice-Second-5587 | Choice-Second-5587

Stand your ground and cut toxic relationships. NTA.

mathhews95 | mathhews95

OP is NTA for not wanting to have a relationship with Ava 💔

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Commenter points out cruel intent behind cancer remark. ESH.

cuccurucucu-paloma | cuccurucucu-paloma

Stand up for yourself, but don't sabotage her treatment 💪🏼🙅🏻‍♀️

clararalee | clararalee

NTA for standing up to a bully even if she has cancer 😨

Yourlocalmafia123 | Yourlocalmafia123

Victim blaming is never okay. 👎

Mavakor | Mavakor

Standing up to a bully sister with cancer. NTA.

Holiday_Raisin_7 | Holiday_Raisin_7

Commenter calls out YTA for lack of empathy 🤨

Necropsies | Necropsies

Commenter sympathizes with OP's situation and lack of support system 😔

JennaFarce | JennaFarce

Sibling rivalry turns sour - ESH in a family feud 🤨

Sea_Weather_1427 | Sea_Weather_1427

Going against the wave - commenter thinks NTA for cancer comment ⚡

MestreT | MestreT

Sibling rivalry gets heated over sister's cancer diagnosis. ESH.

bandkid963 | bandkid963

Calling out toxic behavior towards sister with cancer. NTA.

AirenAshura | AirenAshura

Victim of sister's abuse defends harsh but fair judgement 🔥

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Commenter justifies sister's misfortune, but criticizes OP's actions.

SHPD396 | SHPD396

NTA. Sister's stunt backfired in her face. No sympathy deserved. 🙅‍♂️

eugenesnewdream | eugenesnewdream

Responding to entitled sister with cancer, NTA implies karma's justice.

karriesully | karriesully

Family drama and cancer - ESH and therapy needed.

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Clear cut case of not the a**hole 👍

TheDoNothings | TheDoNothings

Defending OP's controversial stance on karma and cancer. 👀

Alalindria | Alalindria

NTA for standing up to a lifetime of family torment 👏

IndividualIce3613 | IndividualIce3613

Victim stands up to toxic sister, refuses to support her cancer battle.

brainwarts | brainwarts

Cancer is not karma, but OP's sister is not blameless 🤔

aitajudger | aitajudger

Standing up to a sister with cancer, but crosses a line.

StillEmotional | StillEmotional

Cutting off toxic family members can be liberating 👏

PowerBottomsForJesus | PowerBottomsForJesus

Commenter defends stance on karma and cancer with NTA sentiment.

othersatan | othersatan

Family's adoption led to suffering and karma for all involved.

radleynope | radleynope

Sister abusive for years, gets upset when karma bites her 🤷‍♀️

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Commenter defends man's controversial 'karma' comment about sister's cancer

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Defending against family pressure: NTA and AHs called out 🙌

Rifter0876 | Rifter0876

Commenter is not the a-hole in this situation.

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