Man lets brother call him 'dad' without telling him the truth - but what happens when he finally does?

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In a heartwarming story from the AITA subreddit, a man allowed his brother to call him "dad" until he found out the truth about their parents. Seeking advice from both a therapist and his closest friends, he decided to sit down with his bio-children and tell his brother the truth. Initially shocked and hurt, the young boy eventually came around and even thanked his makeshift dad for being the best dad in the world. Although things are not perfect, the family is slowly starting to heal and the man promises to continue to be a great dad to all of his children. Read on to find out more about this touching story of love and family.

Redditor sparks debate over allowing brother to call him 'dad'

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Seeking advice before revealing truth about 'dad' brother 🤔

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

A detailed story of brotherly love and hidden truth.

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Getting advice from a therapist about a delicate family matter 💭

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Fatherhood revelation with a twist, bio-kids must be present 😎

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Friends weigh in on man's secret about being called 'dad'

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Revealing the truth to kids about dad, what happens next?

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Brotherhood bond: Heartwarming moment between two siblings ❤️

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Revealing a secret to a loved one with care ❤️

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Father reunites with son and shows unconditional love ❤️

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Man confesses truth to brother after years of being called 'dad' 😢

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Father reveals truth to son, emotions flow in heartwarming moment ❤️

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Brother pretends to be 'dad', reveals truth, receives heartbreak 💔

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

When the truth is revealed, the relationship changes. 😔

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Rejected by his own son? 😢

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Heartwarming moment when son acknowledges 'dad' as his true father ❤️

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Heartwarming moment when truth is revealed after years of secrecy ❤️

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Family secrets unraveling, hope on the horizon 👏

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

A new beginning after a life-changing revelation 🌅

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Tough kid handles family secret like a champ 💪

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Caring brother seeks therapy for sibling after revealing truth.

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

A heartwarming story of brotherly love and fatherhood ❤️

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

A heartwarming Reddit story with a happy ending ❤️

aminottheasshole | aminottheasshole

Grateful OP bids farewell, ignoring hate from judgmental commenters.

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👨‍👦 Man lets brother call him 'dad' without telling the truth 👨‍👦

A man let his brother call him 'dad' without telling him the truth. After seeking professional advice, he decided to tell his brother about their parents and his biological father. Although his brother was shocked and left, he later returned and thanked his 'dad' for being the best father in the whole world. Things are slowly starting to brighten up, and the man plans to continue being a great dad to all his children. Read on for the comments and reactions to this heartwarming story.

Heartwarming comment and replies bring out the tears and emotions 😭❤️

Wikidess | Wikidess

Supportive commenters suggest therapy for the son and family.

LeMot-Juste | LeMot-Juste

Heartwarming comment and replies bring tears to readers' eyes 😭

International-Aside | International-Aside

A heartwarming story of how family isn't just about blood ❤️

RockyGeographer | RockyGeographer

Heartwarming update made readers tear up 😭❤️

Semajextah | Semajextah

Heartwarming comment about the love of a father figure ❤️

TurquoiseBlue621 | TurquoiseBlue621

Stepparent navigates emotional turmoil and gains son's love and trust ❤️

ISeeJustNoPeople | ISeeJustNoPeople

Friend helped cope with family secret, suggest therapist for brother.

stevenmeyerjr | stevenmeyerjr

Heartwarming comment and positivity 🌟

gedvondur | gedvondur

Heartwarming support for a man and his family ❤️

Narcosis17 | Narcosis17

A heartwarming moment as OP's son acknowledges him as his dad ❤️

MesWantooth | MesWantooth

Being a great dad is not about biology 👨‍👦 ❤️

Shazooney | Shazooney

Heartwarming comment section with happy ending 🥰👏

beautifulmind90 | beautifulmind90

Heartwarming comment receives appreciation for OP's actions 😢

blopez86 | blopez86

Keep being you! 😎 Life will rip. 👍

CreepyOrlando | CreepyOrlando

Adopting him as a son could provide legal and social security ❤️

mangonlime | mangonlime

Heart-warming story of a man taking care of his brother ❤️

1000livesofmagic | 1000livesofmagic

Emotional comment section brings on the waterworks 😭☔

ferramenta11 | ferramenta11

Glad it was a happy ending! 🥰

yellowstonenewbie | yellowstonenewbie

Heartwarming update about man who let brother call him 'dad' ❤️

Disnerding | Disnerding

Commenter questions why OP's wife is not mentioned as non-biological parent

Cluelessish | Cluelessish

A heartwarming story of brotherly love and family support ❤️

megn333 | megn333

Heartwarming comment brings joy to family secret reveal ❤️

thepinkprioress | thepinkprioress

Heartwarming comment shows love and support for a difficult situation ❤️

rattus-domestica | rattus-domestica

Encourage seeking therapy for emotional support 🧘‍♂️

AnatasiaBeaverhausen | AnatasiaBeaverhausen

Heartwarming comment brings positivity to family secret reveal ❤️

BunsLinkBoi | BunsLinkBoi

Heartwarming comment about a father and his child. ❤️

miladyelle | miladyelle

Heartwarming comment about a father-son relationship ❤️

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Heartfelt comment brings tears to readers' eyes 😢

Karaokoki | Karaokoki

Man raises brother as his own, DNA doesn't matter 👏

oscarinio1 | oscarinio1

Adopted commenter praises young dad's efforts 👏

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Complicated family dynamics, what's the backstory? 🤔

badsister3456 | badsister3456

Stepdad or brother? Family dynamics questioned, but NTA.

Yinz_Know_Me | Yinz_Know_Me

Empathetic approach to brother's discovery of truth. Surprising therapist omission.

SQLDave | SQLDave

Heartwarming comment receives positive response 🥰

paintedlamb | paintedlamb

Heartwarming comment receives no replies, but all the feels ❤️

Queenofthedumb | Queenofthedumb

Heartwarming reconciliation after difficult but necessary conversation ❤️

StragglingShadow | StragglingShadow

Being a 'real' parent is about more than biology ❤️

ArtOfOdd | ArtOfOdd

Heartwarming story brings tears to readers' eyes 😭

ZomBAway2000 | ZomBAway2000

Positive feedback for a follow-up comment 🙌

NoeTellusom | NoeTellusom

Heartwarming comment receives touching praise. ❤️

sayaphsy | sayaphsy

Unconventional family dynamics and love that transcends traditional labels ❤️

mystandtrist | mystandtrist

Encouragement for someone making progress towards a better future 💪

sasssquared | sasssquared

Encouraging response suggests therapy for family's success ❤️

so_and_so_phd | so_and_so_phd

Choosing to be a father figure for his brother - a kind gesture 💙

MemphisPurrs | MemphisPurrs

Heartbreaking backstory reveals why 'he's suffered enough' in silence 😢

jkseller | jkseller

Doubtful commenter questions authenticity of post 🤔

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Short and sweet - a congratulatory comment with a thumbs up 👍

PapaDtheDnDmaster | PapaDtheDnDmaster

Heartwarming story of a dad and his son ❤️


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