Woman Calls Out Sister for Cruel Actions Towards Her Son During Medical Procedure

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In a heartbreaking AITA post, a woman recounts her sister's cruelty towards her son during a medical emergency. The woman's nephew has always been claustrophobic, but her sister dismisses it as a phase. Recently, the boy was diagnosed with a mass in his brain and needed an MRI.

The sister failed to prepare him for the procedure and when he had a breakdown, she was incredibly mean to him and blamed him for wasting her time. The woman called out her sister's cruel behavior, but was called an AH for not understanding her struggle as a mother.

The post has received over 11k upvotes with many commenters agreeing that the sister's behavior was unacceptable. In an unexpected turn of events, the sister later called the woman, admitting she couldn't handle the situation and asking her to take care of her son.

Child's claustrophobia causes distress during medical procedure. 😢

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Sister disregards nephew's medical issue as 'dramatics' 😒

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Son's medical test reveals mass in brain, needs MRI.

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Supportive aunt helps nephew through tough medical procedure 💪🏼

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Sister's cruel actions during son's medical procedure angers woman. 😡

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Heartbreaking moment as child fears MRI machine 😢

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Sister's cruel actions during medical procedure left child traumatized 😔

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Failed MRI due to child's restlessness. Disappointing medical experience 😔

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Sister's cruel words towards nephew during medical procedure 🤬

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Mother calls out sister for cruel behavior during son's MRI

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Parent's behavior during medical procedure traumatizes child, aunt speaks out 💔

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Sister defends cruel actions during son's medical procedure in text.

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Confronting family about cruel behavior towards child during medical procedure

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Why did people call out the woman for not sticking up?

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Aunt brings comfort to scared nephew during medical procedure 🙌

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Sister's cruel actions traumatize child before medical procedure 😔

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Navigating family dynamics during difficult moments can be challenging ❤️

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Sister gives up nephew after being called out for cruelty.

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Heartless sister packs nephew's things while he's unaware 😔

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Sister owning up to behavior and paying child support 💰

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Preparing for a successful MRI: A mother's dedication ❤️

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Grateful for support during difficult time ❤️

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Mother's cruel actions towards son during medical procedure sparks outrage 😡

A woman calls out her sister for being mean and cruel to her son during his medical procedure. The nephew is claustrophobic and has a mass in his brain. The sister didn't prepare him mentally for the procedure and when he broke down, she was incredibly mean to him. The woman confronts her sister for her behavior and is called an AH for calling her out.

However, the sister later realizes her mistake and asks the woman to take care of her son. The MRI is scheduled for next week and the woman will help him prepare for it. Read on for more reactions and comments.

NTA calls out sister's cruel actions towards son's fear of enclosed spaces.

Shelbie0419 | Shelbie0419

NTA. Standing up for nephew during emotionally abusive medical procedure.

obsidianronin | obsidianronin

Sister called out for cruel behavior, NTA prevails 💯

FireteamComics | FireteamComics

Commenter expresses concern for child's well-being and suggests possible solution

duncancat | duncancat

Aunt's cruel actions towards her son during medical procedure condemned. NTA.

Lizardd06 | Lizardd06

Standing up for her nephew, but concerned about his well-being ❤️

Amazing_Reflection58 | Amazing_Reflection58

MRI experience shared; commenters offer advice and support.

martybauer31 | martybauer31

Urgent call to action: NTA suggests getting CPS involved immediately 🚨

Different-Farmer-28 | Different-Farmer-28

Mother's negligence during MRI causes trauma for nephew. NTA.

PrincessBella1 | PrincessBella1

Heartbreaking comment praises OP for being a godsend for poor scared child 😢

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Compassionate comment suggests helping abused nephew, condemns cruel mother. ❤️


Commenter and replies condemn sister's abusive behavior towards son.

Trilobyte141 | Trilobyte141

Commenter criticizes OP's inaction during sister's verbal abuse towards nephew.

Wrong-Ad6434 | Wrong-Ad6434

Commenter calls out sister's abusive behavior towards her son.

gobjuice | gobjuice

NTA rightfully calls out sister's cruel behavior towards her son 🙅‍♀️

bygeez | bygeez

Doubt cast on authenticity of story, medical details questioned 🤔

balletrat | balletrat

Commenters suggest medication options for claustrophobic child during MRI.

BamboozledOwl | BamboozledOwl

Nephew cheered up with Chick Fil A after mom's cruel actions 😔🍗

cornerlane | cornerlane

Anonymous report to CPS suggested to address emotional abuse. 👍

Sher5e | Sher5e

Curious Redditor raises valid questions about story's inconsistencies 🤔

emmakobs | emmakobs

Redditor stands up for abused child, AITA? 🤔

Argonov | Argonov

Commenter deemed NTA but received mixed reactions in replies 🤔

BlackCatFH | BlackCatFH

Commenter sees potential for a heartwarming dramedy series 🎬

commoncoitusy | commoncoitusy

Encouraging response to a stressed mother's behavior 🙌

juiceboxfriend95 | juiceboxfriend95

A rollercoaster of edits that took a wild turn 🎢🤯

Unlucky_Ad3913 | Unlucky_Ad3913

👏Not the A-hole! Your sister's behavior is unacceptable.👏

ribbonsofgreen | ribbonsofgreen

Commenter calls out sister for being a drama queen. NTA.

tomatoesinmygarden | tomatoesinmygarden

Commenter shares personal experience, condemns sister's behavior towards child 🙁

anonymousblonde6 | anonymousblonde6

Stand up for the child and suggest therapy for the sister. 💪🏼👩‍⚕️👩‍👦

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Delay in calling out sister's cruel act makes ESH, child suffers 😔

MadamnedMary | MadamnedMary

Sister traumatizes son during medical procedure, commenter shares similar experience. 😔

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Sister accused of child abuse during medical procedure.

the_pissed_off_goose | the_pissed_off_goose

Comment dismissed as fake by readers.

CommanderWaffle47 | CommanderWaffle47

Sister's fear doesn't excuse cruel actions, but context matters 💔

LeafysWiffle | LeafysWiffle

Commenter accuses post of being fake, calls YTA.

Lonesomeghostie | Lonesomeghostie

Heartbreaking story of mistreatment towards a helpless infant 😢

Lorraine221 | Lorraine221

Supportive commenter urges for father's involvement 🙏

little_ballof_fur | little_ballof_fur

Commenter accuses poster of fake story for attention. YTA 👎

emmakobs | emmakobs

Sister's cruel behavior towards son; NTA calls for action 🚨

Brain_Dead_mom | Brain_Dead_mom

Open MRIs could have helped, sister's behavior unacceptable 😠

Revolutionary-Yak-47 | Revolutionary-Yak-47

Commenter shows no mercy for sister's cruel treatment of son 😠

Sneaky44 | Sneaky44

Parent empathizes with OP's son and calls out sister's behavior.

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Commenter calls out YTA for unsympathetic behavior during MRI.

InformalScience7 | InformalScience7

Commenter justified in calling out sister's cruel behavior towards son 💪

serenasplaycousin | serenasplaycousin

Sister's cruel behavior towards nephew called out. #NotCool 😠

Lovingmama841 | Lovingmama841

Hospital may call CPS on sister for cruel actions 😱

ButterflyDead88 | ButterflyDead88

Commenter doubts authenticity of story with a 2/10 rating 😒

Otherside-Dav | Otherside-Dav

Child's medical needs should be the top priority here 💊💉

EnvironmentalLuck515 | EnvironmentalLuck515

Heartbreaking. Sister fails at comforting son during medical procedure. #NTA 💔

purpflipflops | purpflipflops

Serious concern raised about nephew's claustrophobia, NTA comment.

Latvian_Goatherd | Latvian_Goatherd

NTA, sister needs therapy - protecting children is a parent's duty 🙏

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Doctors may report abusive behavior to CPS. NTA.

Im_your_life | Im_your_life

Anesthesia for children during MRI: a valid concern 🤔

CreamIntelligent1288 | CreamIntelligent1288

Commenter calls out vile behavior, deemed not the a-hole 👀

e46_pac | e46_pac

Encourage therapy for sister's cruel behavior towards nephew ❤️

JennyNoCarbs | JennyNoCarbs

Heartfelt comment offers sympathy and hope for nephew's recovery ❤️

EchoWillowing | EchoWillowing