A man who had lost touch with his mother for years was shocked to discover she had remarried and had a child. He was hurt when he learned that his mother had intentionally kept this a secret from him and his family. During his grandparents' anniversary party, the man confronted his mother about her behavior and accused her of replacing him with her new family. The confrontation led to a family feud that left the man feeling like he had lost everything. Now he's turning to Reddit to ask if he was in the wrong. Do you think he was justified in confronting his mother, or did he overreact? Read on to find out more about this family drama.
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Family secrets can be devastating, especially when they involve the people that are supposed to love us the most. In this story, a man is confronted with the reality that his mother has replaced him with a new kid. He discovered that his mother had married someone else and had a kid. He was upset that she hadn't even told him about it. He felt like he was being replaced with the "perfect, well behaved kid". The man confronts his mother at his grandparents' anniversary party and the confrontation leads to a big family fallout. Read on to find out how this family secret was uncovered and how it caused a rift between family members.
OP is called out for being immature and selfish. YTA.
27-year-old OP throws tantrum over mom's new family. YTA.
OP gets called out for being a jackass 🙄
Mom tries to contact son after going no-contact. YTA.
OP is the clear AH here. Mom was a good parent.
Misunderstood OP gets called out for neglecting communication with mother.
Commenter calls out entitled man-child for tantrum over kindergartner 🙄
27-year-old upset mom had new baby after 11 years of no contact
Commenter deems the poster YTA and calls for self-reflection.
Commenter calls out OP for being an a**hole and potentially making up the story for attention. Replies suggest the story is likely fake and give background on the mom's character. 🤔
Doubts on the age of the poster, but plausible explanation given 🤔
Commenter defends mother, calls out OP's misplaced anger. 🤔
Teen cuts off mom, now mad she moved on with life 🤷♂️
Commenter calls out OP for being jealous of mom's choices 😒
Commenter calls out OP for blaming mother in funny post.
OP criticized for being ungrateful towards his mom's good parenting 🤨
Stepmom seeks advice on entitled stepson, draws parallel to OP
Confrontation turns sour as commenter is labelled the a**hole 🤦♂️
Commenter calls out OP for being bitter and jealous, YTA 😒
Commenter calls out OP and dad for unfair judgment 🤔
Mom moved on, OP needs to accept it. 💔
Unbelievable story? YTA for not believing it! 🤔🙄
Doubtful commenter questions authenticity of shocking story 🤔
Confronting mom and calling her an a**hole leads to backlash.
Commenter calls out OP for double standard, sparks discussion 👍
User questions OP's maturity over mom's healthy lunches 🍎
Entitled OP receives YTA judgment and backlash from commenters.
Commenter calls out OP for self-absorption. 🤔
User calls out OP for being unreasonable and immature 🤷♀️
User called out for selfish behavior in family dispute. 🤔
Man confronts mom after years of no contact, gets called a**hole.
Commenter calls out OP for hypocrisy and immaturity 🤔
Son's resentment towards mom for moving on. YTA. 😒
Commenter calls out OP's selfishness and lack of empathy. 🤨
Savage reply to a harsh comment 😬
Commenter accuses OP of being entitled and disrespectful 🙄
Commenter calls out OP for immature behavior and suggests therapy 💼🧐
User called out for cutting off mom for parenting.
Commenter calls out OP for expecting mom's life to stop. 💁♀️
Commenter awards YTA with Greatest Asshole EVER!^(TM) award 🏆
Absent father judges mom for moving on. YTA 🤦♂️
Mom tries to move on, son can't handle it 😔
27 year old's post sounds like 12 year old's diary entry 😳
Commenter calls out OP for childish behavior. 🙄
A witty take on age-old gender stereotypes 🤣
Commenter calls out OP for entitlement in family matters.
Commenter defends mom, points out son's immaturity and entitlement 🤷♀️