Sibling Withholds Tragic News During Honeymoon: Heartless or Thoughtful? 😢💔

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A sibling faced a difficult decision when their father passed away while their brother was on his honeymoon. With their mother having died years ago, the responsibility fell on them to break the news. They made the controversial choice to wait until the honeymoon was over, believing their brother should enjoy the happy occasion without the burden of grief. This decision has since divided family and friends, sparking a heated debate on whether it was the right thing to do.

The Father's Health Problems 🏥

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Brother on Honeymoon 💍

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Taking Responsibility 📞

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Delaying the News ⏳

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The Funeral and Mixed Opinions ⚰️

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Divided Reactions 🤔

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Breaking the News 💔

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Brother's Shock 😲

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Missed Funeral 😢

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Hanging Up 📵

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Unanswered Calls 📞

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Understanding Both Sides 🤷

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A Family Dilemma: To Tell or Not to Tell? 🤷‍♀️

Faced with the tragic news of their father's death, a sibling made the difficult decision to withhold the information from their brother, who was on his honeymoon. Believing it was best for him to enjoy the happy occasion, they waited until after the honeymoon to break the news. This choice has divided family and friends, with some supporting the decision and others condemning it. The brother, shocked by the news and upset about missing the funeral, has since refused to take their sibling's calls. Share your thoughts and reactions in the comments below. 👇

OP is deemed the a**hole for not allowing his brother to attend their father's funeral and texting him the news after. 😢💔

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OP's decision to hold the funeral without informing his brother was cruel 😢

teke367 | teke367

Sibling withholds tragic news during honeymoon, and tells brother via text

DaiZzedandConFuZed | DaiZzedandConFuZed

Sibling withholds tragic news during honeymoon, YTA. No excuses.

Greased_up_Scotsman | Greased_up_Scotsman

Sibling withholds tragic news during honeymoon, YTA gets called out.

ayalseinaj | ayalseinaj

Bride withholds tragic news from groom during honeymoon, called out for being heartless

Dead_before_dessert | Dead_before_dessert

Telling someone about their father's death by text is heartless 😢

MaIngallsisaracist | MaIngallsisaracist

Sibling's decision to hold funeral without brother deemed heartless. YTA.


Funeral director explains the importance of attending a funeral. YTA.

misskayla97 | misskayla97

Commenter calls out potential insensitivity in delivering tragic news.

disgruntledpelican25 | disgruntledpelican25

Sibling rivalry taken to the extreme 😡

safizetosay | safizetosay

Commenter and reply both agree: OP is a**hole. 👎

km89 | km89

Commenter calls out OP for relationship-ending mistake 🤬

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Sibling defends decision not to tell brother on honeymoon, receives criticism. 🤔

MasterLJ | MasterLJ

Delaying the news during honeymoon - thoughtful or heartless? 🤔

SincerelyCynical | SincerelyCynical

YTA receives backlash for withholding tragic news from sibling.

roxy_dee | roxy_dee

OP's actions were heartless and insensitive. YTA. 😢

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Insensitive sibling receives YTA judgement for withholding tragic news.

hithereimdumb | hithereimdumb

Urgency of funeral raises questions in comment section 🤔

perfidious_snatch | perfidious_snatch

YTA for withholding tragic news and holding funeral without him 😢

Exotic-Huckleberry | Exotic-Huckleberry

Bride's brother withholds tragic news during honeymoon, receives backlash 😢

LAClippersFan2018 | LAClippersFan2018

Sibling told brother of father's death over text, YTA. 💔

1000livesofmagic | 1000livesofmagic

Delaying the news was thoughtful, but waiting for the service...YTA 😒

GetMeSomeToblerone | GetMeSomeToblerone

Doubting the authenticity of the story, but some plausible explanations given 🤔

Syng42o | Syng42o

Choosing honeymoon over father's funeral makes YTA a**hole 😒

cariiadx | cariiadx

Insensitive text message to deliver tragic news? YTA confirmed. 😡

Clarity4me | Clarity4me

YTA for informing via text and taking away his chance.

menthaal | menthaal

Sibling withholds tragic news during honeymoon, YTA receives backlash.

LimitedCorri | LimitedCorri

Denying someone closure and delivering tragic news via text? YTA 🤨

feverishchaos | feverishchaos

Delaying tragic news during honeymoon: YTA or thoughtful? 😢

singinscotlawyer | singinscotlawyer

Why does OP seem to hate their brother? 🤔

wurldeater | wurldeater

Censoring aside, withholding tragic news from a loved one: YTA

navarral | navarral

Commenter calls out OP for heartless act during family tragedy.

_LaVidaBuena | _LaVidaBuena

Sibling withholds tragic news during honeymoon, but deprives brother of support. YTA.

hobbitfootwaxer | hobbitfootwaxer

Sibling withholds tragic news during brother's honeymoon. Commenter calls them out for playing god and predicts a rift in their relationship. 😢

wind-river7 | wind-river7

Is this commenter skeptical or just not buying it? 🤔

Lets_focus_onRampart | Lets_focus_onRampart

Heartbreaking story of a missed funeral due to delayed news 😢

pikldbeatz | pikldbeatz

Sibling's decision to withhold tragic news during honeymoon deemed heartless

addalemon | addalemon

OP's good intentions backfire in tragic news withholding. YTA verdict.

udffud | udffud

Commenter calls out the OP for withholding tragic news. 😱

GTdeSade | GTdeSade

Sibling withholds tragic news during honeymoon, YTA receives backlash.

shiningfaery | shiningfaery

Excluding him from the funeral and arrangements is heartless. YTA 😢

FishScrumptious | FishScrumptious

Funeral before honeymoon? Tough situation, but YTA for that. 😕

Peralan | Peralan

Funeral without brother's knowledge: YTA or NAH? 😕

tdoggins | tdoggins

Delaying tragic news and funeral is not okay. YTA 😢

terrible-aardvark | terrible-aardvark

Commenter condemns someone's actions as beyond a**hole territory. 😠

Mr_Plow53 | Mr_Plow53

Sibling criticized for heartless handling of tragic news. 😢

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Sibling withholds tragic news during honeymoon, YTA receives backlash.

Sorcha16 | Sorcha16

Sibling blocks brother from funeral, then withholds tragic news. YTA.

CoronaFunTime | CoronaFunTime

Commenter believes OP is the a**hole, video linked.

wpiman | wpiman

Delaying tragic news is one thing, but holding a funeral? YTA 😡

helpreddit12345 | helpreddit12345

Commenter calls out thoughtlessness of texted tragic news during honeymoon.

thenwefall | thenwefall

Delaying tragic news until after honeymoon: YTA according to comment

whatsername235 | whatsername235

Commenter calls out someone for withholding tragic news from brother.

Pyroteknik | Pyroteknik

Commenter is called out as the a**hole. 😱

Reasonable_racoon | Reasonable_racoon

YTA for withholding tragic news and disregarding your brother's feelings 😠

withloveamanda | withloveamanda

Depriving someone of a chance to say goodbye? YTA 😠

Rnin85 | Rnin85

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