Father considers cutting son's college fund over refusal to visit

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Divorce is hard on everyone, but what happens when you find out one of your children isn't biologically yours? This father struggled to connect with his son after learning the truth and made some mistakes along the way. When his son refuses to visit him, he threatens to cut his college fund. Is he being fair or going too far? Read on to find out the full story and weigh in on what you would do in his situation.

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Father threatens to cut son's college fund over refusal to visit 😠

A father is contemplating cutting his son's college fund after he refused to visit him and his new family. The son, who is not the biological child of the father, had expressed his displeasure at being left out of conversations and not being called by his father during his absence. The father had apologized for his actions, but the son refused to visit him, citing his preference to only hang out with him. The father, who had assumed that the son wanted a relationship with his biological father, later discovered that he was mistaken, and invited the son to live with him. However, the son refused, and even declined to visit his half-sister after she was born. Frustrated, the father threatened to cut his son's college fund, leading to a heated exchange between the two. While some may argue that the father's actions were justified, others believe that he was being an AH for threatening his son. What do you think? Read on for more comments and reactions.

Father abandoned son for years but now wants to cut college fund. YTA.

Lurker_the_Pip | Lurker_the_Pip

Father plays favorites, gets upset when son doesn't visit. YTA 🤷

Hazelwood38 | Hazelwood38

OP is being a bad father and needs to prioritize his son's feelings 😠

Seckshaver420 | Seckshaver420

Father rejected son for 2 years, now wants to blackmail him for college?

LostinNerdWorld | LostinNerdWorld

Father threatens to cut son's college fund over trauma - YTA.

Juicyferr | Juicyferr

Father punished innocent son for mother's infidelity. YTA. 💔

nidyrekater | nidyrekater

Father threatens to cut son's college fund over new baby; YTA

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OP's misguided attempt to prove love by cutting college fund 💸

your-yogurt | your-yogurt

Don't let your child's future suffer. YTA for considering it.

heyitsdawn | heyitsdawn

Father punishes son for his own mistakes. YTA. 🙅🏻‍♂️

anonymous_for_this | anonymous_for_this

Mother's infidelity caused trauma, seek professional help for reconciliation ❤️

QuinGood | QuinGood

Neglectful father considers cutting son's college fund for not visiting 🤦‍♂️

kn0tkn0wn | kn0tkn0wn

Don't cut college fund over visit disagreement. YTA.

Primary-Strike-8335 | Primary-Strike-8335

Father wants to cut son's college fund over refusal to visit 😡

Quokkallou | Quokkallou

Don't cut his college fund over your ex-wife's actions. YTA 😒

MoldyRadicchio | MoldyRadicchio

Father's attempt to cut son's college fund backfires. YTA.

missmixza | missmixza

Control over money shouldn't come before your child's love ❤️

foxyshamwow_ | foxyshamwow_

Internet calls out father's blackmailing tactics in family dispute 🤨

Big-Preference7650 | Big-Preference7650

Father threatens son's college fund, gets called out and denied sympathy 😬

laude_nam | laude_nam

Father distances himself from son and is now upset about being isolated. YTA 🤦‍♂️

rtgd_mmm | rtgd_mmm

Father's poor handling of relationship with son leads to conflict.

ThurmansThief | ThurmansThief

Father neglected son for years, now holds college fund hostage. YTA.

MrsKuroo | MrsKuroo

Commenter calls out father's unfair treatment of son, YTA.

minisimy | minisimy

Don't punish your child for adult problems. YTA 😡👎

Learning--Curve | Learning--Curve

Father's yo-yo parenting causes strife in father-son relationship 😠

Alarmed-Pangolin-154 | Alarmed-Pangolin-154

Give him space to heal. YTA. 👎

CoconutxKitten | CoconutxKitten

Father rejects child for 2 years, now considering cutting college fund.

Karnac135 | Karnac135

Don't punish your son for his mom's mistake. Keep trying 👍

lehb13 | lehb13

Father tries to cut son's college fund over visit refusal 😡

AgitatedJacket9627 | AgitatedJacket9627

Commenter slams OP with fiery insult 🔥

Betterwithherhere | Betterwithherhere

Father's threat to cut son's college fund backfires. YTA x2 😡

ProfessionalSir9978 | ProfessionalSir9978

Father rejected son at 13, now wants to cut college fund. YTA 😔

ProfPlumDidIt | ProfPlumDidIt

Commenter calls out OP as the a**hole 🤭

charmedpartyofone | charmedpartyofone

Father traumatized son and now threatens college fund. YTA 🤬

animaniactoo | animaniactoo

Father's lack of support for trans son - YTA 🤦‍♂️

MistressFuzzylegs | MistressFuzzylegs

Father faces backlash for considering cutting son's college fund

hyteskatyamattel | hyteskatyamattel

Father faces criticism for considering cutting son's college fund

reyduquecool | reyduquecool

Father threatens son's future over own abandonment issues. *YTA*

An_Acetic_Alpaca | An_Acetic_Alpaca

Father's rejection caused son to reject him. YTA 😠

Fennec_Fan | Fennec_Fan

Empathy and understanding can mend broken relationships. YTA. 👎

HowIsThatStillaThing | HowIsThatStillaThing

Father neglects son for 2 years, blames son, and threatens financial support

BaffledMum | BaffledMum

Father's selfishness jeopardizes son's education. Seek counseling for reconciliation.

GooseCooks | GooseCooks

Father threatens to cut college fund, but commenters say YTA.

junkiecreppermint | junkiecreppermint

Father's attempt to manipulate son into visiting backfires, YTA 👎

Scared_Pace9812 | Scared_Pace9812

Be supportive. He needs time and therapy, not ultimatums. 🤝

88just_wondering | 88just_wondering

Commenter calls out father's behavior as a**hole, recommends therapy.

mindful-bed-slug | mindful-bed-slug

Divorce can cause lasting emotional damage for children. YTA.

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Father threatens to cut son's college fund over his refusal to visit

AGoodSO | AGoodSO

OP's favoritism and extortion of college fund earns him YTA label 😠

DWYL_LoveWhatYouDo | DWYL_LoveWhatYouDo

Commenter calls out father's behavior, predicts damaged relationship 💔

Giggle_interrupted | Giggle_interrupted

Father's unfair punishment sparks outrage in comment section 💥

FranchiseCA | FranchiseCA

Don't be an a**hole parent. Act like an adult 🙄

NotThisAgain21 | NotThisAgain21

Father considers using money to threaten son into relationship. YTA.

Inevitable-Video-329 | Inevitable-Video-329

Father left son for years but expects immediate forgiveness? YTA 😒

pacazpac | pacazpac

Commenter thinks father is in the wrong (YTA) 🤔

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Commenter thinks father is being unreasonable. 👎

Something_morepoetic | Something_morepoetic

Father threatens to cut college fund over innocent son's visit refusal 😠

Fantastic-Penalty572 | Fantastic-Penalty572

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