Stepdad reaches his limit with disrespectful stepdaughter

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A stepdad has had enough of his disrespectful stepdaughter's behavior towards him. Despite buying her birthday presents and gifts, she still thanks her father who does nothing for her. The stepdad has decided to stop paying for anything she needs or wants, stating he won't tolerate disrespect while still being financially responsible. His wife disagrees, but he's reached his limit. Read on to find out what others have to say about his decision.

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Being a stepparent comes with its own unique challenges, but dealing with a disrespectful stepchild can be especially difficult. In this post, a stepfather has reached his breaking point with his 14-year-old stepdaughter, who not only disrespects him but also other people in her life. Despite his best efforts to provide for her and show her love, she continues to believe that her real father is better, even though he is not present in her life and has a drug addiction. The stepfather has decided that he can no longer tolerate her behavior and has stopped paying for her wants and needs. While his wife disagrees, he believes that he cannot continue to be financially responsible for someone who shows him such disrespect. As he seeks advice from the internet, he also acknowledges that he needs to be more patient and seek therapy for his stepdaughter. Read on to see what advice the commenters have to offer in this delicate situation.

Stepdad accused of lying about buying things for stepdaughter. 🤔

Ilovemorkies | Ilovemorkies

Stepdad sets boundaries with entitled stepdaughter. NTA 🚫💰

Evil_Mel | Evil_Mel

Stepdad seeks advice on troubled stepdaughter, therapy recommended, empathy needed ❤️

SilliusSoddus | SilliusSoddus

Stepdad struggles with stepdaughter's trust issues 🤔

Life_aint_fair71 | Life_aint_fair71

Disrespectful stepdaughter idolizing her father, possible family therapy solution 💡

rphzl | rphzl

Cutting contact with bio dad may not be the best idea 💡

[deleted] | [deleted]

Stepdad's neglectful behavior towards stepdaughter earns him a YTA verdict.

BroadElderberry | BroadElderberry

Being a stepparent is hard, but quitting is not an option 🙏

JetItTogether | JetItTogether

Stepdad sets boundaries with disrespectful stepdaughter, sparks debate.

Ashamed-Arugula1956 | Ashamed-Arugula1956

Parenting is tough, but teens can be tougher 🤦‍♂️

Embarrassing-Fig | Embarrassing-Fig

Finding a different way to handle the situation 🤔

Discombobulated_Pie8 | Discombobulated_Pie8

Listen to your stepdaughter and work it out together 👯

[deleted] | [deleted]

Suggesting family counseling for underlying issues 💡

lady-kdub | lady-kdub

Money matters? Commenters curious about OP's financial situation 💰

PugRexia | PugRexia

Stepdad needs to show empathy for struggling stepdaughter in therapy.

Exciting_Disaster_66 | Exciting_Disaster_66

Stepdad faces disrespect from stepdaughter and seeks advice. Replies suggest guidance over punishment.

simba1998 | simba1998

Stepdad not at fault for stepdaughter's disbelief in his gifts

jaked111 | jaked111

Spend quality time with her, not just buying gifts 🎁

CrowEnvironmental511 | CrowEnvironmental511

Stepdad stands up to disrespectful stepdaughter, gets support from commenters 👍

Kitsumekat | Kitsumekat

Dealing with a disrespectful stepdaughter who needs therapy.

AdministrationThis77 | AdministrationThis77

Helping stepdaughter with issues: counselor needed for family conflicts.

Alaisha | Alaisha

Stepdad sets boundaries with entitled stepdaughter. 🙅‍♂️

depressho | depressho

Commenter defends stepdaughter, suggests therapy for both parties.

abumblejungle | abumblejungle

Stepdad's actions may worsen stepdaughter's insecurity. Gentle YTA.

crap_whats_not_taken | crap_whats_not_taken

Stepdad not obligated to provide stepdaughter's wants 💰

Arnesis | Arnesis

Commenter defends stepdaughter and suggests therapy and family support.

Exciting_Disaster_66 | Exciting_Disaster_66

A 14-year-old's struggle with a blended family and divorce 💔

[deleted] | [deleted]

Taking away the phone: a lesson in consequences 👋📱

[deleted] | [deleted]

Stop buying her things 💰💸. Stay strong against her mother's influence.

Let_Me_Explain_1996 | Let_Me_Explain_1996

Commenter advises stepdad to not cut off disrespectful stepdaughter.

terran_submarine | terran_submarine

Stepdad takes tough love approach with entitled stepdaughter 🙅‍♂️

Pitiful-Difficulty16 | Pitiful-Difficulty16

Stepdad not at fault, but mom needs to step up ⚖️

Headup31 | Headup31

When child support creates tension 💰👨‍👧

Competitive-Low-2380 | Competitive-Low-2380

Understanding and empathy for troubled stepdaughter 🤝

lordberric | lordberric

Parenting a troubled teen is tough, but empathy is key ❤️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Stepdad struggles with disrespectful stepdaughter, seeks compassionate solution ❤️

Jhesus_Monkey | Jhesus_Monkey

Setting boundaries is important, but basic needs should still be met. ✅

RaccoonEnemyNo1 | RaccoonEnemyNo1

Stepdad struggling to connect with stepdaughter in denial about family changes.

OldPolishProverb | OldPolishProverb

Take control of the situation, cancel the plan and save money 💰

NoCucumber5384 | NoCucumber5384

Stepdad stands up to disrespectful stepdaughter. NTA 👍

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Stepdad struggles with stepdaughter's disrespect and boundaries. ESH.

PetJackdaws | PetJackdaws

Curious about stepdad's intentions, sparks fly in comments 💥

thicklover | thicklover

Supporting a troubled family member is like maintaining medication 💊

nervousdonut | nervousdonut

Experienced stepdad shares insights on raising damaged children 💪

Dia_Dhuit_ | Dia_Dhuit_

Commenter urges stepdad to seek help in parenting troubled stepdaughter

BryceCanYawn | BryceCanYawn

Stepdad questions wife's motives in disrespectful stepdaughter situation

daftwendy | daftwendy

Empathetic comment acknowledges stepdaughter's emotional struggles ❤️.

KuhLealKhaos | KuhLealKhaos

Patience in therapy and open communication for blended families. 🤝

2manycandles | 2manycandles

Commenter suggests therapy for dysfunctional stepdaughter, advises patience 🧘

Peach_MacabreLer | Peach_MacabreLer

Stepdad shows empathy towards stepdaughter, suggests therapy for her denial.

disconnected2121 | disconnected2121

🤔 Ungrateful stepdaughter gets rewarded with phone. 📱

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Stepdad sets boundaries for entitled stepdaughter's behavior 📱💰

Inevitable-Okra-3229 | Inevitable-Okra-3229

A reply to a stepdad calling him an a**hole for not being there for his struggling 14-year-old stepdaughter. The comment highlights the challenges of being a stepparent and urges him to keep going and be a parent to her. 🙏

Airbornequalified | Airbornequalified

Navigating step-parenting and trauma, bio dad is the real a-hole 💔

Kirsten | Kirsten

Stepdad struggles with stepdaughter's behavior and parenting role 🤔

HippieDBA | HippieDBA

Setting boundaries with a bratty stepdaughter: NTA 🚫💰

UmbralCatClub | UmbralCatClub

Therapy takes time, not days. Don't give up hope 🙏

bannana | bannana

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