Woman Refuses To Give Cousin Her Emergency Fund For His Irresponsible Actions

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A woman saved up an emergency fund to protect herself in case of unexpected events. Her cousin, who has a child and has no stable source of income, asked her to give him her emergency fund. She refused, and he spread lies about her to the family. Now, she's being harassed and called a godless b*tch. Is she in the wrong for keeping her savings to protect herself, or is her cousin entitled to her money? Read on to find out.

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Woman refuses to give her cousin her emergency fund 👉💰🙅‍♀️

Money can be a touchy subject, especially when it comes to family. One woman found herself in a difficult situation when her cousin asked for her emergency fund to help with his irresponsible actions. Despite being called a godless b*tch by some family members, she stands by her decision to keep her savings. In this post, we'll dive into the woman's story and explore the dynamics of family and finances. We'll also look closely at the comments and reactions to her situation. So buckle up and prepare to ride through family drama and financial responsibility.

NTA. Family feels entitled to emergency fund for cousin's lack of planning.

llamalei | llamalei

Commenters defend OP's decision not to give in to family pressure.

CaroSCP | CaroSCP

Don't let guilt-tripping family members exploit you. Stand your ground 👏

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OP is NTA as cousin can get a job to start saving 💰

smeghead9916 | smeghead9916

Don't let guilt make you give him your emergency fund. NTA 😎

carbinePRO | carbinePRO

NTA commenter surprised by family's lack of responsibility towards cousin.

Gypsy-Nyx | Gypsy-Nyx

Don't let family pressure you into irresponsible decisions 💰🙅‍♀️

Studoku | Studoku

Commenter regrets not responding with a witty comeback 😅

Dropitlikeitscold555 | Dropitlikeitscold555

Cousin hit a trifecta! NTA, not your responsibility 👍🏼

Management-Late | Management-Late

Your money, your rules. NTA 👏

Informal-Worth-2451 | Informal-Worth-2451

Cousin's irresponsibility puts financial burden on OP. NTA 👍

Bruiscear | Bruiscear

Lesson learned: don't dictate others' choices, but keep your savings 💰

ResoluteMuse | ResoluteMuse

👍🏼Great idea to protect emergency fund from entitled family members.

jaimystery | jaimystery

Family isn't always an emergency fund. 🙅‍♀️

RoyallyOakie | RoyallyOakie

Grown man asks for emergency fund? NTA shuts him down 😂

Aggravating_Art_4809 | Aggravating_Art_4809

Keep your emergency fund a secret 👇. NTA for not sharing.

Otherwise-Topic-1791 | Otherwise-Topic-1791

NTA, it's your money, not the family "emergency" fund. 💰

upvotesonly1111 | upvotesonly1111

Protect your hard-earned money 💰 NTA wins this one.

SpookyMamma | SpookyMamma

Protect your emergency fund 👍🏦 and stay cautious 😔

LocaCola1997 | LocaCola1997

Don't let anyone guilt you into giving away your hard-earned money 💰

Passivewalnut | Passivewalnut

Setting boundaries is important. 💪 NTA for standing your ground.

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Your emergency fund, your decision. NTA 👍

CatVinegar | CatVinegar

Commenter disagrees with cousin's request for irresponsible behavior, supports poster. 🙌

Local-Day1602 | Local-Day1602

Your money, your choice. Family shouldn't guilt you. 💸

oy-cunt- | oy-cunt-

Family isn't entitled to your money. Save for emergencies! 🤑

Safe_Vegetable6036 | Safe_Vegetable6036

Keep your emergency fund safe and ignore the noise. 👏💰


Protect your emergency fund like a boss 💪

Jocelyn-1973 | Jocelyn-1973

Your money, your rules. 💰 Don't let someone else's irresponsibility drag you down.

alyanm | alyanm

Stand your ground and keep your emergency fund safe! 💰

cassowary32 | cassowary32

Protect your emergency fund! 🛡️ NTA made the right choice.

WavesnMountains | WavesnMountains

Stand your ground! 💪 Your emergency fund is for YOU.

PleaseCoffeeMe | PleaseCoffeeMe

Don't let family guilt you into paying for their mistakes 💰

ShadyVermin | ShadyVermin

No loan for entitled cousin. NTA made the wise decision 👏

Awhkm | Awhkm

Laugh in their face and don't give in. NTA 😂

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NTA. Cousin should find a job instead of mooching off you.

PixiFrizzle | PixiFrizzle

Emergency fund is for emergencies only. NTA for not sharing.

kfrostborne | kfrostborne

NTA - Keep your emergency fund for YOUR emergencies 💰💁‍♀️

Bear_Cub_15 | Bear_Cub_15

NTA! 💪 Stick to your guns and don't give in 👍

FunStorm6487 | FunStorm6487

Don't let others guilt-trip you into giving away your savings 💰

FloatingPencil | FloatingPencil

Your emergency fund is not a bank account 💰💸 #NTA

mdthomas | mdthomas

Don't let others' irresponsibility affect your emergency funds! 💰

vrindumb | vrindumb

Religious double standards? 👀 NTA for keeping your emergency fund.

ashre9 | ashre9

👍 Right on! OP stands their ground against entitled cousin.

Pinkie_Flamingo | Pinkie_Flamingo

Standing up for oneself and saying no to family 🙅‍♀️

Thedarkfic | Thedarkfic

Protect your savings! 💰 NTA for saying no.

AryaSilverStone | AryaSilverStone

Defending her emergency fund, user faces religious accusations 🙄

ExaminationNo2861 | ExaminationNo2861

Don't enable their irresponsible behavior. Suggest seeking government assistance or adoption.

NoContribution9322 | NoContribution9322

Prioritize yourself and your future, not someone else's irresponsibility 💰

Kephri1337 | Kephri1337