A teenage girl is caught in the middle of a custody issue as her mom battles ovarian cancer. Her dad demands visitation rights despite her wanting to spend more time with her sick mom. The girl's grandparents have temporary custody and support her decision to stay with her mom. The dad threatens to take legal action, but the girl stands up for herself and her mom. What would you do in her situation?
Teen refuses to visit dad, threatens to never forgive him if he takes grandparents to court
Heartbreaking story of a teen dealing with her dying mother.
Grandparents granted temporary custody during mom's cancer treatment.
Weekends with dad and step-family outweigh potential legal disputes.
Uncomfortable sleeping arrangements cause tension with dad and stepfamily 😴
Teen prioritizes time with mom over dad causing family tension
Teen caught in the middle of family drama and court agreement 💔
Teen threatens to never forgive dad for taking grandparents to court
A teen's custody battle between dad and grandparents explained 🤔
Teen refuses to visit dad during mom's hospice ✨
A 16-year-old girl is caught in the middle of a family dispute as her father insists on her visiting him, despite her desire to spend as much time as possible with her mother who is on home hospice for ovarian cancer. The girl's grandparents have temporary custody and support her decision to prioritize spending time with her mother. However, the father threatens legal action if he is not able to see his daughter. The girl stands her ground and threatens to never forgive her father if he takes her grandparents to court while her mother is on hospice. The situation raises questions about the importance of family court orders versus the emotional needs of a family during a difficult time. Keep reading to see what others have to say about the situation.
Stepmom calls OP a 'brat' for wanting to see dying mom. NTA.
Teen wants to spend limited time with mom, stepmom threatens court 🤔
Teen refuses to visit dad amidst legal threats over grandparents.
Grandparents and dying mother, a father's foolishness exposed 😔💔
Stepmom overstepping boundaries in custody battle. NTA for standing up.
Commenter supports OP, and replies point out custody issues.
Supportive comment encourages spending time with mom and documenting events. 🤗
Heartbreaking situation as a 16-year-old is caught in the middle of a custody battle and trying to spend as much time with their dying mother as possible. The father threatening to take custody actions is unforgivable. #NTA 💔
Teen handles dad's selfishness during mom's hospice with grace 🙌
Commenter suspects father has ulterior motives, advises legal precautions ⚖️
Dad should prioritize child's needs over his own. ⭐
Father and stepmom lack empathy for teen's hospice situation. NTA.
Heartbreaking NTA comment about losing a mother to cancer and COVID-19.
Encouraging words, advising to get legal custody before mother passes. 🤞
Empathetic comment suggests coffee break with dad for mental respite ☕
Grandparents' greed threatens to ruin family's relationships. NTA.
Supportive comment for OP dealing with family drama 💛
Commenter receives validation for their reasonable response 👍
Supportive comment, no replies. 🤝
Protect your inheritance and ask about social security benefits 💰
Heartwarming support for a teenager dealing with a dying mother ❤️
Supportive comment for teen dealing with difficult parent. 🙌
Supportive comment shows empathy towards OP's difficult situation 💛
"Dad" takes grandparents to court, teen chooses to cut ties 🤷♀️
NTA. Father sees you as an object, not a person. Bonus a-hole stepmom. Cherish time with mom.
Seek legal advice, your preference matters. Don't blame yourself. NTA 💼
Supportive comment, suggests disallowing grandparents from funeral, sad situation 😔
Commenter sympathizes with teen, calls out dad and stepmom 🤬
16-year-old rightfully defends grieving process against dad's tantrum. 🙌
16-year-old makes own decision, dad's threats not helpful 💪
Supportive comment suggests seeking legal advice to protect inheritance 💼
Avoid the courtroom drama and seek legal advice. NTA 😉
Compassion for loss of a mother, NTA for wanting time.
Legal advice for teen caught between grandparents and insensitive father 😔
Teen not at fault, supports grandparents over parents ❤️
Compassionate support for a family in turmoil ❤️
Empathetic support for someone battling ovarian cancer ❤️
Take control of your life and don't let anyone dictate it 💪
Supportive comment acknowledges difficulties during hospice care 💛
Protecting grandparents from greedy father and stepmother ❤️
Dad and stepmom failed to support teen during a difficult time 😔
Holding dad accountable for legal action during mom's hospice 🙅♀️
Supportive comment. 🤝
Dad's actions are causing pain, stepmom's insults add insult to injury 😔
Consulting a lawyer is key 🔑 for custody battles. 🤝
Divorced parent supports OP's decision to spend time with dying dad ❤️
Protect your interests with a lawyer, not the a**hole. 😎
Child's father denied basic visitation requirements. Therapy may help.
Heartless dad and stepmom demand time during teen's mom's cancer battle 😡 NTA
Document everything and protect your future. 📝
Teen defends decision to prioritize dying mom over stepfamily's wishes 🙌
Teen receives support for refusing to visit dad with stepmom.
Former caseworker questions dad's motives, calls out stepmother's involvement 🤔
Consider legal options for living with grandparents after mother's passing 💜
Support for NTA who prioritized dying parent over disrespectful stepmom 👏
Supportive comment towards teen's refusal to visit dad.
Teen stands up for own rights against grandparents in court threat.
Heartbreaking situation. Dad's selfishness is cruel. You're NTA. ❤️
Get your own place before it's too late! 🏠
Supportive commenter validates OP's feelings about dad's behavior.
Take control of your own time and feelings. You're NTA.
Compassionate advice to an estranged teenager. ❤