Step sister receives family heirloom necklace, but I took it back. AITA?

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Inheriting family heirlooms can be a touchy subject, especially when there are multiple children involved. One Redditor found themselves in a tough spot when their step sister was given their deceased grandma's necklace, a family heirloom that was supposed to go to the oldest child. Feeling compelled to get it back, they stole it before leaving to study abroad. Now, their family is calling them a brat and threatening to disown them. Was the Redditor in the wrong for taking back what they believed was rightfully theirs? Read on to find out.

Blended family drama over heirloom necklace. Can't we share?

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

The family necklace raises a conflict. Read on to know more.

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

Family heirloom necklace creates drama in inheritance. 🤔

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

Family heirloom drama: SS receives necklace, but I object. 😠

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

Family heirloom debacle: Boundaries or entitlement? 🤔

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

SS loves material things, but should OP have taken necklace back?

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

Stole step sister's heirloom necklace, now in trouble. AITA?

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

Step sister's short stay in family, sentimental necklace drama.

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

Family tension over heirloom necklace. Grandma disapproves of SM's cooking.

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

Grandma's heirloom necklace creates family tension and expectations 👀

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

Introducing a step-sibling can be tough, even for older siblings 😕

throwingawayaccy | throwingawayaccy

👑Family heirloom gone wrong: Is it okay to take back what's yours?👑

Inheritance and family traditions can be a tricky thing, especially when step-family comes into play. A Reddit user's step-sister received a family heirloom necklace on her 20th birthday, causing the original heir to lose their sh**. Despite being told all their life that the necklace would go to them, their step-sister was gifted the necklace by their father. After leaving for Germany, the original heir took matters into their own hands and stole the necklace back. Now, the family is in an uproar and the Reddit user is wondering if they are the a**hole for taking back what they believe is rightfully theirs. This raises a larger question about the importance of family ties and whether material possessions should dictate them. Read on to see what others have to say about this family feud.

Preserving family traditions, NTA for taking back family heirloom necklace ✨

itsme_Imtheproblem | itsme_Imtheproblem

Step sister receives family heirloom necklace, but I took it back. NTA, but keep the necklace safe and insured. Don't bring it back to the house. Some argue blood isn't what makes family.

BeadBrains | BeadBrains

A sneaky solution to keep the peace 🤔

GingerbeardZA | GingerbeardZA

Stealing back family heirloom necklace from step sister. NTA/ESH?

Sorry-Independent-98 | Sorry-Independent-98

Is the family necklace cursed? 💎🧐

toletol | toletol

Stealing family heirloom from step-sister: Justified Asshole or Karma? 🤔

unconfirmedpanda | unconfirmedpanda

Financial independence can be hard, but family drama is harder 🤯

Significant_Fault725 | Significant_Fault725

Secure the necklace in a safety deposit box 💍🔒

therealdildounicorn | therealdildounicorn

Grandmother never met step-sister, does it matter? ❓

Tokyolurv | Tokyolurv

Dad gives away inheritance, commenter calls him a tool. 💰🤦‍♂️

AffectionateCable793 | AffectionateCable793

Family heirlooms can cause drama. NTA for taking it back 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

Keep it locked up and safe 🗝️. NTA for taking it back.

queenlegolas | queenlegolas

Family heirloom causes tension, but Nonna's wishes are clear. NTA 💎

celestina047 | celestina047

Commenter calls out all parties as a**holes, warns OP of potential consequences.

RogueDIL | RogueDIL

Inheritance dispute settled. NTA keeps the precious necklace 💰

stewiecatballlacat | stewiecatballlacat

Reclaiming family heirloom from step sibling. Internet love sent ❤️

hydraEvolved | hydraEvolved

Taking back family heirloom necklace from stepsister - justified? 🤔

AussieTopCat | AussieTopCat

Keeping the necklace over family? 🤔

frigania | frigania

Family heirloom necklace rightfully reclaimed, NTA despite legal implications. 💎

Moon96Moon | Moon96Moon

Taking back family heirloom: NTA according to commenter. 😐

StoreyTimePerson | StoreyTimePerson

Keeping a family heirloom from step-sister. YTA confirmed 👎

No_Driver_4244 | No_Driver_4244

Grandma's necklace rightfully belongs to OP, not stepsister. NTA. ✨

Ohcrumbcakes | Ohcrumbcakes

Necklace drama strikes again: déjà vu or coincidence? 😳

AndrewFrozzen | AndrewFrozzen

Step sister not close with dad, NTA for taking back necklace 💍

BikingOtter | BikingOtter

Respecting family tradition is important, NTA 👍

mrscatastrophe | mrscatastrophe

Don't let family heirlooms slip away. Important to make plans.

NefariousnessSweet70 | NefariousnessSweet70

Taking back the necklace: NTA! Family drama ensues. 😬

MyFairLady2203 | MyFairLady2203

Legal ownership vs emotional attachment. NTA but risky move 😱

ccl-now | ccl-now

Grandmother's inheritance stolen, but OP keeps heirloom safe. NTA.

dixiegrrl1082 | dixiegrrl1082

Excluding step-siblings from family heirlooms: NTA 😊

Bright-Mushroom | Bright-Mushroom

Secure your valuables, NTA. 🔒

tangledoctopuss | tangledoctopuss

Sneaky move! 🕵️‍♀️ But is it worth the family drama?

[deleted] | [deleted]

Secure the necklace, but be cautious of legal consequences. NTA.

Lulubelle2021 | Lulubelle2021

Grandma's necklace rightfully returned, family feud ensues 👀

NumberOneAITAfan | NumberOneAITAfan

Family heirloom necklace causes controversy. Justified Asshole prevails. 💎

slendermanismydad | slendermanismydad

Family necklace returned: NTA or nah? 👍

mamabear131 | mamabear131

Commenter approves power play in necklace dispute. 👍

Mmudslide_1975 | Mmudslide_1975

Commenter sympathizes with OP's situation, calls dad a 'd***' 👀

mick_delaney | mick_delaney

Family heirloom or not, keep your necklace! 💎 NTA

Routine-Outcome-1302 | Routine-Outcome-1302

Family feud over heirloom necklace. NTA takes a stand.

Impressive-Rock-2279 | Impressive-Rock-2279

Guardian of a family heirloom necklace chooses male heirs. 💎

Ecomaj | Ecomaj

Respecting family heirloom rules, NTA. Consider moving to Germany 🇩🇪

Academic-Cut-5045 | Academic-Cut-5045

Heirloom necklace dispute: NAH, but consider wearing it for wedding.

chenoathealien | chenoathealien

Commenter questions legality of returning family heirloom necklace. 🤔

Dingbat2022 | Dingbat2022

Respect your dad's decision, stealing is wrong. YTA 🤪

NightBijon | NightBijon

Assert your worth! Ask for equal heirlooms. 💪

bibbiddybobbidyboo | bibbiddybobbidyboo

Family heirloom drama leads to ESH judgment and theft.

Special-Parsnip9057 | Special-Parsnip9057

Taking back a family heirloom necklace: Not cool, OP! 😒

Reytotheroxx | Reytotheroxx

Inheritance doesn't justify theft. OP is worse than father. 😬

AdFlimsy965 | AdFlimsy965

Family heirloom necklace creates irreparable rift. ESH 💎😔

hovix2 | hovix2

Don't let a family heirloom ruin family relationships. YTA 😔

hackerheck | hackerheck

NTA, keep the necklace safe 💎

samtweiss | samtweiss

Stealing a family heirloom? YTA 💍🤦‍♀️

H_Alexa | H_Alexa

Kind stranger offers help to someone moving to Germany ✌

annieselkie | annieselkie

A stolen family heirloom sparks a legal dilemma 💍🔒

UnqualifiedIT | UnqualifiedIT

Asserting ownership without confrontation. 🤝

Rich-Concentrate-200 | Rich-Concentrate-200

Family necklace rightfully returned. NTA 🙌

Momo-kkun | Momo-kkun

Family heirloom drama, NTA takes drastic measures ❤️💎

Susccmmp | Susccmmp

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