Single dad confronts brother and sister-in-law over inappropriate comments to his son

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A single father has turned to Reddit after discovering that his sister-in-law made inappropriate comments to his son about his mother. The man explained that his ex-partner, who was manipulative and abusive, has not contacted their child for three and a half years, but his brother and sister-in-law have been a huge help to him during that time. However, when the man's son began asking questions about his mother, he discovered that his sister-in-law had been telling the child inappropriate things. When he confronted his brother and sister-in-law about this, they became defensive and accused him of being unreasonable. The man is now unsure whether he's overreacting and has reached out to Reddit for advice. Read on for the full story and let us know what you think.

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Single dad confronts family over inappropriate comments to his son 😠

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Single dad protects son after confronting inappropriate comments 🛡️

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Single dad faces backlash from family over protecting his son

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The harm of a 5-year-old being caught in the middle

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Single dad confronts family over inappropriate comments to his son 😡

Being a single parent is difficult, but having a supportive family can make all the difference. However, when a single dad discovered that his brother and sister-in-law were telling his son inappropriate things about his mother, he was forced to confront them. The dad, who has full custody of his son due to his ex-partner's manipulative and abusive behavior, was grateful for his brother and sister-in-law's help until he found out about their behavior. After confronting them, they became defensive and refused to acknowledge their wrongdoing. Now, the dad is left wondering if he overreacted and struggling to find new childcare arrangements for his son. The situation is complicated by the fact that the dad's ex-partner and sister-in-law are casual friends, and the ex-partner made false accusations against the dad during the custody trial. The dad is determined to protect his son and make sure he is not exposed to inappropriate behavior or lies about his mother. Read on for the comments and reactions to this difficult situation.

NTA dad protects son from inappropriate comments by manipulative SIL.

SleuthingSloth009 | SleuthingSloth009

Single dad stands up for son's well-being, sets reasonable boundaries. ☝

Trilobyte141 | Trilobyte141

Family members overstepping boundaries, possible ulterior motives 🤔

sebyaboi | sebyaboi

Aunt gets caught sugar-coating son behind dad's back 😒

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Protective single dad confronts family over inappropriate talk about his son's mom 😠

MrDevilFerret | MrDevilFerret

Divorced dad explains how his ex made false accusations during custody.

cinnamngrl | cinnamngrl

Comment suggests ex may be using brother and SIL to manipulate dad.

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Single dad receives support and curiosity about his son's situation.

Twallot | Twallot

Protecting his son from inappropriate comments. NTA, kudos dad! 🙌

italiangirl85 | italiangirl85

Single dad stands up for consistent and age-appropriate narrative. NTA 🙌

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Protective single dad shields son from toxic mother's influence. #ParentingWin 🙌

cowfetuslover | cowfetuslover

Setting boundaries with family members for the sake of your child.

Choactapus | Choactapus

Commenter requests more information for better conclusion. 🤔

DrawToast | DrawToast

Protect your son from toxic family members. NTA 👏

The_final_frontier_ | The_final_frontier_

Single dad stands up for son against inappropriate comments. #GoodParenting 👏

UisgeRuithe | UisgeRuithe

Protective single dad gets support after confronting inappropriate family behavior 😤👨‍👦


Agreeing with NTA comment 👍

LilPerditaGattino | LilPerditaGattino

Setting boundaries with family is important. 👨‍👦

buxombride | buxombride

Document everything and talk to your lawyer 📝

Competitive-Abies-63 | Competitive-Abies-63

Single dad confronts brother and sister-in-law over inappropriate comments

BertTheNerd | BertTheNerd

Father discusses custody battles with unfair court systems and toxic ex-partners.

KT_mama | KT_mama

Ex's friend giving parenting advice, NTA sets boundaries 👍

MageVicky | MageVicky

Setting boundaries with family can be tough 😣

Appeltaart232 | Appeltaart232

Setting boundaries with family can be tough 😕

TypicalManagement680 | TypicalManagement680

Aunty crossed the line, NTA for cutting them off. 🔪

luckycharm_88 | luckycharm_88

Navigating family boundaries on sex ed. 👨‍👦

Unhappysong-6653 | Unhappysong-6653

Gossipy SIL reminds son of absent mom, commenter calls her cruel 🤐

Genderflux-Capacitor | Genderflux-Capacitor

Protective dad receives support for confronting inappropriate family member. ✊

KatiaV | KatiaV

Protecting his son: Single dad confronts inappropriate comments. #NTA 🛡️

CDM2017 | CDM2017

Single dad receives tough love about co-parenting with brother and SIL 👨🏻‍💻

InformationNo2391 | InformationNo2391

Single dad asks about child support after standing up to family

Oatz3 | Oatz3

Supportive comment on custody battle with subtle shade towards SIL.

Celtic_Dragonfly17 | Celtic_Dragonfly17

Supportive comment defends single dad's decision to protect his son

el_gilliath | el_gilliath

Protecting his son from inappropriate comments, NTA wins.

No-Page3974 | No-Page3974

Protecting a child abuser? 🤔 Single dad stands up for son

VaginaDangerous | VaginaDangerous

Protecting your child's well-being and setting boundaries is crucial 💪

coerdelion | coerdelion

SIL badmouthing OP? NTA for not trusting her. 👀

astrocanyounaut | astrocanyounaut

Cutting off toxic family members- NTA takes a stand ✂️

thicklover | thicklover

Setting boundaries with family for your child's safety 💪

CremeDeMarron | CremeDeMarron

Concerning comment suggests potential custody battle with ex 👀

2ndcupofcoffee | 2ndcupofcoffee

Confronting inappropriate comments from family. Trust broken, NTA.

Deucalion666 | Deucalion666

Setting boundaries with helpful family members: NTA comment.

diffy13 | diffy13

Single dad stands up for son, internet agrees: Not the A-hole 👍

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Protective single dad makes tough call, earns NTA judgement 👨‍👦

maddylucy | maddylucy

Protecting his son from inappropriate behavior. 🛡️

Ok-Explorer8303 | Ok-Explorer8303

Boundaries crossed. Inappropriate comments towards child not acceptable. #NTA

JustNeedAName154 | JustNeedAName154

Protecting his child from toxic family members 👨‍👦‍👦💪

thebitchlasagna | thebitchlasagna

Single dad receives support for standing up for his son #NTA

NessieMcGee | NessieMcGee

Setting boundaries: Single dad defends his role as parent 👊

XxDarkboundxX | XxDarkboundxX

Taking a timeout from toxic relatives 🚫⏰

foxfirefizz | foxfirefizz

Betrayal of trust calls for no second chances. NTA 👍

Chance-Contract-1290 | Chance-Contract-1290

Setting boundaries with family is tough, but NTA for protecting son ❤️

YarnHooker74 | YarnHooker74

Protecting his son's innocence, single dad confronts inappropriate family comments 🛡️

-chelle- | -chelle-

Protecting your child's wellbeing should always be a top priority. NTA 👍

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Single parent emphasizes the importance of personal boundaries with children.

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Single dad praised for full custody, woman defends inappropriate behavior.

mochi1993 | mochi1993

Choosing to support abusers makes you a sympathizer or abuser 😔

faenyxrising | faenyxrising

Concerned commenter urges OP to protect son from harmful woman 😟

mwheelz2022 | mwheelz2022

NTA. Inappropriate comments to a 5-year-old. Adults should know better 😒

Opaquelace5089 | Opaquelace5089

Protective dad takes stand against inappropriate comments about ex-wife.

Sgfj98 | Sgfj98

SIL's motives questioned in NTA dad's family dispute 🤔

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