Teenager Wants To Move In With Dad Due To Difficult Living Situation

Alfe Mercado
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Living with foster siblings can be tough, especially when you feel like a prisoner in your own home. One teenager has had enough and wants to move out to live with their dad. However, their mom and stepdad don't seem to understand where they're coming from and are accusing them of exaggerating. After a heated argument, the teenager was kicked out of the house and is now being called selfish by their foster siblings and extended family. But is the teenager really in the wrong for wanting to leave? Read on for the full story and decide for yourself.

Teenager shares struggles of living with foster siblings and restrictions.

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🔒Teens living under strict rules want to move out🚪

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Teenager dreams of moving in with dad despite obstacles 💭

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Teen feels unheard at home and wants to move out 🏠

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Teen discusses desire to move in with dad due to conflict

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Teen argues with parents, considers moving in with dad 🏠

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Teenager fights for right to live with dad amidst foster care

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Facing family backlash after leaving difficult living situation 🤔

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Feeling trapped at home and seeking validation from dad. AITA?

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Fourteen-year-old struggles with crowded foster home with nine kids.

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Teenager seeks dad's help in tough foster home situation ❤️

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Teen wants to move in with dad to help emergency fosters ❤️

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Teenager feels trapped at home due to foster siblings

Living with foster siblings is difficult for a teenager who feels like a prisoner in their own home. They can't play music or video games and have to let the foster kids pick movies and TV shows. They've been begging their dad to let them move in, but their mom and stepdad don't understand. When the teenager mentions staying with their dad to their cousin, an argument ensues, and the teenager is accused of making things up. They are eventually kicked out of the house and family members have blocked them on social media. The teenager's dad and aunt support them, but they are wondering if they are in the wrong for feeling the way they do. Read on to see what people have to say about the situation.

Fostering 9 kids at the expense of one? NTA, go dad!

PotentialityKnocks | PotentialityKnocks

Validating a teenager's feelings about a difficult home situation 🤝

ThinksUnsexyThoughts | ThinksUnsexyThoughts

Red flags in foster care situation, NTA for considering move. 🚨

HowardProject | HowardProject

Validated teenager struggles to express feelings effectively in tough situation 🤐

MurderCityMick | MurderCityMick

Validating support for a teen's desire to be heard ❤️

leaving2morrow | leaving2morrow

Supportive reply to NTA comment receives a dismissive response.

GrayBunny415 | GrayBunny415

Aunt to the rescue! 🦸‍♀️ NTA teen's valid feelings matter.

ConflictOk8020 | ConflictOk8020

Encouraging support for teenager's decision to move in with dad ❤️

nzkfwti | nzkfwti

Foster parent's decision valid but teenager's feelings are valid too 👍

Honest_Elk_1703 | Honest_Elk_1703

Teen seeks refuge with aunt due to aggressive stepdad. NTA.

AmIarealbunny | AmIarealbunny

Questioning the foster parents' motives. 🤔

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Validating the teenager's feelings and calling out bad parenting 👍

AMerrickanGirl | AMerrickanGirl

Taking control of her own life and feeling validated 👍

PurpleWomat | PurpleWomat

Teenager not at fault for wanting to move in with dad 🙌

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Foster kids favored over teen in difficult living situation. NTA stands up.

dominiqlane | dominiqlane

Stepdad crosses the line, fostering at expense of step-child. 👍

Ng10022 | Ng10022

Restrictions on music and video games? NTA comment sparks debate 🔥

Lively_Sally | Lively_Sally

Growing up with foster siblings can be tough, NTA for leaving.

CapableCartographer7 | CapableCartographer7

Teen deserves better than being confined and ignored at home. 👏

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Let's focus on helping OP, not blaming her parents. ❤️

BonnieBBon | BonnieBBon

Teenager seeks to move in with dad due to difficult living conditions

Sleepless_sometimes | Sleepless_sometimes

Foster care decisions should consider everyone's feelings 👍

kyubie77 | kyubie77

Neglectful mother and stepfather, NTA for wanting to leave 👍

mobyhead1 | mobyhead1

Teenager expresses difficult family situation with reluctance to report abuse 😔

TexasTeacher | TexasTeacher

Foster kids deserve care without burdening others. Honesty matters. 🙏

DevLegion | DevLegion

You deserve a normal life 🌟 Move in with your dad ❤️

rhinosorcery | rhinosorcery

User expresses support for teenager's desire to live with dad.

JustNoThrowsAway | JustNoThrowsAway

Supportive comment encourages teen to prioritize own happiness and well-being ❤️

Scarletzoe | Scarletzoe

Teen wants to live with dad after feeling neglected at home 💔

neverthelessidissent | neverthelessidissent

Self-care is important, don't let anyone shame you for it 💆‍♀️

Ok_Composer_9458 | Ok_Composer_9458

NTA. Foster care is a huge commitment that can be overwhelming 😓

rapt2right | rapt2right

Validating emotions: You're not the a**hole, stand your ground 👏

enby-deer | enby-deer

Validating a teenager's emotions and needs at home ❤️

TheUnwrittenScript | TheUnwrittenScript

Shocking number of foster kids, commenter not the a**hole

FindingUsernamesSuck | FindingUsernamesSuck

Foster sister's post is next level gaslighting. NTA. 💯

PrisonNurseNC | PrisonNurseNC

Validating comment supporting teenager's decision to move in with dad.

LazyOpia | LazyOpia

Growing up in a foster home can be tough. You're NTA ❤️

pudinnhead | pudinnhead

Commenter shares similar experience with prioritizing foster children over biological children.

egokrusher | egokrusher

Empathetic comment supporting teenager's desire to move in with dad ❤️

TuesdayPatience | TuesdayPatience

NTA - Mother and stepdad neglecting their child, fostering unsafely. 🤬

GhostLampert02 | GhostLampert02

Teen wants to move in with recovering alcoholic dad working 70hrs/wk

speaker_for_the_dead | speaker_for_the_dead

Stepfather may be lying about teen's behavior. Support for dad's help.

Daddy_Muttonchop | Daddy_Muttonchop

Teenager deserves emotional support from parents. NTA.

bbbriz | bbbriz

Consider looking into Emotional Neglect symptoms for difficult living situations.

ExoplanetEspresso | ExoplanetEspresso

Big house for a big family 🏠👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

ap539 | ap539

Unfortunately, dad doesn't pay child support. No bigger place planned.

scrapqueen | scrapqueen

Valid feelings should not be dismissed. NTA 🙏

geven87 | geven87

Listen to your dad and aunt. NTA for speaking up 👏

StickEquivalent | StickEquivalent

Commenter sympathizes with teenager's difficult living situation with 9 foster siblings.

ImprobableLemon | ImprobableLemon

Commenter empathizes with teenager's difficult living situation.

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Validating the emotional neglect of a foster child. ✨

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Neglected by parents, empathized by commenters 😔

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Validating teenager's feelings and supporting their decision to move out 🙌

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Former foster parent expresses shock at OP's living situation 🤯

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Choose your own family, NTA. Your feelings matter too 👍

-Liriel- | -Liriel-

Stay strong and record interactions. Consider motive behind fostering.

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Living with aunt a better option? NTA suggests commenter.

Squinky75 | Squinky75

A teenager in a difficult living situation with too many foster siblings.

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Feeling ignored and put last, teenager seeks father's help 🙁

Seliphra | Seliphra

NTA needs to escape from a chaotic household 🏃🚪💨

Anubis-Hound | Anubis-Hound

Don't let others gaslight you, your feelings are valid 👏

Womak2034 | Womak2034

NTA deserves better, and has a clever solution for noise-cancellation 🎧

Unhappysong-6653 | Unhappysong-6653

Validated by aunt and dad, OP blocks toxic foster sister and relatives 🙌

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Advocate for yourself, OP. Your well-being matters. 👍

lifecleric | lifecleric

Parents neglecting child due to fostering, NTA for wanting move ❤️

b2hcy0 | b2hcy0

Teen feels unheard and unsupported by unsympathetic parents 🙁

Meaning-Exotic | Meaning-Exotic

Standing up for yourself is important. 🙌

Every_Environment_14 | Every_Environment_14

Neglected at home, seeking support and validation from online community.

Devegas49 | Devegas49

Teen wants to move in with dad; NTA, family counseling suggested.

Itabliss | Itabliss

Choosing not to be a foster sibling doesn't make you a**hole 🙅‍♀️

smartypantstemple | smartypantstemple

Don't let others invalidate your feelings ❤️ You deserve happiness 🙌

rosecolouredrabbit | rosecolouredrabbit

Validating the need for attention and care from parents ❤️

Lead-Forsaken | Lead-Forsaken