Teen Refuses to Attend Dad's Funeral, Sparking Family Drama

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When a 14-year-old girl's estranged father passes away, she must make a difficult decision: attend his funeral or stay away. The girl had been living with her brother for eight years after her father refused to take her in because he had started a new family. Despite reaching out to her years later, she cut off contact with him for a shocking reason. After her father passed away, his wife called her and demanded she attend the funeral, but the girl refused, citing her father's lack of presence in her life. The aftermath of her decision has left her feeling overwhelmed and guilty. But was she really in the wrong? Readers will have to read the story to find out.

Teen's refusal to attend father's funeral causes family discord ⚡

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Teen discusses strained relationship with father, causing funeral conflict.

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Reconnecting with absent father at 11, but now refusing funeral.

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Family drama ensues after daughter's transplant request favors father's approval.

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Miracle transplant saves teen's life 💪

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Reconciliation denied: Teen's refusal to attend dad's funeral.

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Teen's absence from dad's funeral causes family drama. 😔

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Rejection of a father- A painful truth for some kids.

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Teen's raw emotions on estranged father's death stir family conflict

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Daughter faces backlash for not attending father's funeral 💔

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Daughter's disrespectful behavior causes family drama and insults towards Max.

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Teen's bold decision sparks family drama and raises eyebrows

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Teen defends her decision not to attend father's funeral 💔

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Teen faces family drama after refusing to attend father's funeral

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Emotions run high after tense exchange at funeral 🌹

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Are they the a**hole? Let's find out 👀

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Teen refuses to attend dad's funeral and sparks family drama 👀

A 14-year-old girl has refused to attend her father's funeral, sparking family drama. The girl, who had been living with her brother for eight years after her father refused to take her in, cut off all ties with her father after finding out he only reached out to her because her half-sister needed a kidney transplant. Despite her guilt, the girl felt no love for her father and did not attend the funeral. This decision has caused her father's wife and daughter to insult and berate her, leaving her feeling overwhelmed. She is now questioning whether or not she made the right decision. Read on for the reactions and comments to this family drama.

NTA for not attending dad's funeral, he was no father to you 🚫👨‍👧‍👦

Helostopper | Helostopper

NTA. Block the adult bully's number and prioritize your mental health 👏

CrystalQueen3000 | CrystalQueen3000

NTA. Cut all ties and go live your best life 🌟

nerothic | nerothic

Heartbreaking family drama over absent, abusive father. 💔

cookiefxce | cookiefxce

Heartbreaking NTA comment and reply exposes family dysfunction and neglect. 💔

Pumpkinkra | Pumpkinkra

Check the will 👌🏠 - stepmother might mishandle biodad's estate

BarbBell | BarbBell

Fatherhood isn't just about biology. Heartfelt NTA comment.

unsungzero1027 | unsungzero1027

Daughter stands up to family for dismissing her when convenient 💪

bumblebee7310 | bumblebee7310

Brother defends OP against unsupportive father's family. NTA. 💪

10_ol | 10_ol

Brotherly support trumps toxic family drama. Block the haters! 🚫

jammy913 | jammy913

Humorous reply to NTA comment about Lola's intentions 🤣

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Stand your ground, you don't owe them a damn thing 🙅‍♂️💪


Cutting toxic family ties - internet stranger sends hugs 🤗

Emotional_Koala_ | Emotional_Koala_

NTA. Block them all and continue with your life. 👏

iangel19 | iangel19

Supportive comment validates OP's feelings; encourages ignoring toxic family members 🙌

spectre893 | spectre893

Harsh comment sparks debate about what makes a real father. 😬

wickedlucky214 | wickedlucky214

No respect for the toxic father. NTA wins this round 🏆

KittyPitty | KittyPitty

A strained relationship with a parent may not require mourning 💔

cosmic_jenny | cosmic_jenny

Family drama ensues after teen refuses to attend father's funeral 🙅‍♂️

pkkballer22 | pkkballer22

Assuming the best about Lola during a family tragedy ❤️

Lemon_Of_Squash | Lemon_Of_Squash

Lola tries to guilt a teen into attending dad's funeral 😒

EllieMacAus19 | EllieMacAus19

Stand up for yourself: NTA recommends restraining order ✊

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Breaking the unbreakable bond: Teen refuses to attend dad's funeral ❤️

Smuff23 | Smuff23

14-year-old justified in refusing to be part donor at father's funeral

squirlysquirel | squirlysquirel

Rejection hurts, NTA. Funerals are for the living, not dead.

ScorchieSong | ScorchieSong

Empathetic NTA commenters support grieving teenager 💔

RoyallyOakie | RoyallyOakie

Commenter defends 14-year-old and calls out bullies 👏

assuconu | assuconu

Standing up to bullies, even family, takes courage 👏

ShinobiSnugs | ShinobiSnugs

Maturity wins: Teen's response to dad's funeral drama. 🙌

your_thighness99 | your_thighness99

Commenter supports OP's decision not to attend dad's funeral.

Autistic_logic37 | Autistic_logic37

Support for not attending funeral, harsh words for harassment threat.

Slytherin_Yangchen | Slytherin_Yangchen

Heartbreaking comment about father-son relationship 🥺💔

RogueWedge | RogueWedge

Family drama ensues over attending absent father's funeral. NTA.

curlyg1rl | curlyg1rl

Supportive comment applauds Max, encourages blocking toxic family members. 👏

gedvondur | gedvondur

Funerals are for the living, not the dead 💀

Charming-Ad-2381 | Charming-Ad-2381

One Redditor's clever way of exposing their estranged family's behavior 👀

DisGruntledDraftsman | DisGruntledDraftsman

Standing up to toxic family: 👍 for NTA comment

NakedHandle | NakedHandle

Block them all 😎 NTA taking care of self first

ZealousidealGift9578 | ZealousidealGift9578

Empowering response to family drama with NTA verdict! ✊

Apple_Cobbler_1899 | Apple_Cobbler_1899

Supportive commenter suggests blocking toxic family members 💪

Queasy-Flower-9258 | Queasy-Flower-9258

Dealing with family drama and harassment? NTA, involve the authorities.

Responsible_Judge007 | Responsible_Judge007

Not the a-hole for refusing to attend father's funeral 💔

Particular-Studio-32 | Particular-Studio-32

Orphaned teen chooses self-care over toxic family drama. 🙌

Algebralovr | Algebralovr

Choose love and delete negativity - heartwarming comment 🥰

South_Way_3912 | South_Way_3912

Don't let toxic family bring you down. You're NTA 👏

WirelessThingy | WirelessThingy

Orphan stands up to harassing family after father's death 👊

psatty | psatty

Confusion over funeral date sparks discussion in comments 🔍❓

m0rejuice | m0rejuice

Teen defends himself against verbal abuse from father's wife.

blueberryyogurtcup | blueberryyogurtcup

Supportive comments about overcoming family drama and finding happiness ❤️

Vlorganizer | Vlorganizer

Standing up to abusive family members. 🚫🙅‍♀️

Distinct_Two_553 | Distinct_Two_553

Compassionate reply offers support in difficult family situation ❤️

Chelular07 | Chelular07

Stand your ground. NTA 💪

RadioTunnel | RadioTunnel

Choosing not to carry the burden of a difficult father ❤️

bigolelife | bigolelife

Skipping father's funeral sparks family drama. NTA, father abandoned.

bamf1701 | bamf1701

Live your life! 👍🏻 Block them all 👍🏻 #NTA

efrosi | efrosi

Family drama over attending dad's funeral. NTA, do what's right 💔

ppetree | ppetree

Skip a funeral? NTA. Shameful bullies harass grieving teen.

Philip_J_Fry3000 | Philip_J_Fry3000

Support for sticking with Max during family drama 🤝

Luhdk | Luhdk

Toxic family members aren't immune to consequences. NTA 🚫👨‍👧


Choosing not to attend a funeral: Closure or discomfort? 💔

SeaWitch1031 | SeaWitch1031

Prioritize yourself over toxic people. You did the right thing! ✊

Impressive_Alarm_309 | Impressive_Alarm_309

Supportive comment defends teen for standing up to adult harassment 👏

Emziechu | Emziechu

Sibling solidarity shines in funeral drama. 💪🏼👊🏼

Cheshire1234 | Cheshire1234

NTA. Family feud? Just hit that block button 👏

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Supportive comment receives love 🤗❤️

Mindless-Elk3535 | Mindless-Elk3535

NTA - Father wanted transactional not parent-child relationship. Stick with brother. 💪

thimbleful_of_fucks | thimbleful_of_fucks

Daughter defends her decision to skip father's funeral. NTA 👍

rak1882 | rak1882

Supportive comment defends grieving party in family drama. 👏

VerityPee | VerityPee

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