Mother's Love or Lack Thereof: A Shocking Story of Abandonment 😢💔

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A young woman's life has been a rollercoaster of emotions and upheaval due to her mother's ever-changing love life. From being raised by a nanny to being abandoned for her mother's new partners, she has faced heartache and neglect. Now 22 and in grad school, she struggles with abandonment issues and seeks therapy to heal. But when she asks her mother for financial help to cover the therapy costs, things take a dramatic turn.

Mom's New Love and a Nanny 💔

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Neglected for Love 😢

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Bonding with Stepdad1 🤗

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Another Heartbreak 💔

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Enter Stepdad2 😒

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A Tense Relationship 😠

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The Theatre Show Incident 🎭

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Stepdad2's Anger 😡

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Sent to Grandma's 🏡

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Living Alone at 15 😔

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Mom's New Life 🏠

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Therapy and Abandonment Issues 😥

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Asking Mom for Therapy Money 💸

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Mom's Disbelief in Therapy 🙄

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Confronting Mom 😠

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Mom's Reaction 😢

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A Lifetime of Heartache and Healing 💔🌱

This young woman's life has been filled with heartache and neglect due to her mother's choices in love. Now 22, she's in therapy to address her abandonment issues. But when she asks her mother for financial help to cover the therapy costs, tensions rise and harsh words are exchanged. With their relationship now strained, she's left questioning if she was too harsh and if she should try to mend the broken bond. Share your thoughts and reactions below. 👇

NTA. OP's mother abandoned her at 15 for some man. It's a harsh truth, but necessary.

Adamantiumkitty | Adamantiumkitty

Acknowledging the pain caused by a parent's actions 💔

JeffTheSpider | JeffTheSpider

Support for those with bad mothers, therapy is the way 🙏

Lennyisabadcat | Lennyisabadcat

Survivor speaks out against abusive mother, receives support. 👏

Character-Blueberry | Character-Blueberry

Mother prioritized partners over child, rejects therapy, and financially stable. 😡

axaxkxg | axaxkxg

Speaking truth doesn't make you an a**hole 👍

davichig | davichig

Heartbreaking abandonment at 15, NTA for feeling hurt 😢

bluebell435 | bluebell435

NTA. OP stands up to emotionally neglectful mother with support.

GiggleGoosey | GiggleGoosey

A shocking story of abandonment that could land you on Dr. Phil 😱

MsMissy116 | MsMissy116

A shocking story of maternal abandonment. NTA commenters agree.

smeghead9916 | smeghead9916

Reconnecting with estranged father after a nasty divorce. 👍

prettiestvirgin | prettiestvirgin

Cutting financial ties with a toxic parent 👍

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Putting your children first should always be a priority 👍

MartianManhnter | MartianManhnter

Taking ownership of your well-being is key 💪 ESH

Fondren_Richmond | Fondren_Richmond

Financial support vs emotional neglect. Plan ahead before confronting.

Rinsly | Rinsly

Setting boundaries with family can be tough, but necessary 👍

hedgehog_hq | hedgehog_hq

Abusive parents and therapy: a denial of responsibility 🤔

danidandeliger | danidandeliger

Commenter relates to abandonment issues, supports OP's actions. 👍

somebody_you_knew | somebody_you_knew

Don't let her have the upper hand. Stay independent 💪

MadameBurner | MadameBurner

NTA - Mother's self-absorbed abandonment of child is disgusting 😒

GoddessofWind | GoddessofWind

Encouraging NTA to seek therapy with mother 💪

crazyunclealfie | crazyunclealfie

Not the a**hole? Tell us more! 🤔

Erisedstorm | Erisedstorm

Encouraging response to a difficult family situation. 👏

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A heartbreaking tale of maternal abandonment and emotional trauma. 😢💔

Ninjaher0 | Ninjaher0

A clear-cut case of NTA, but what's the backstory?

paulwentz | paulwentz

Breaking free from a toxic mother-daughter relationship. 💔

BirdyBee37 | BirdyBee37

Prioritize your mental health before confronting your mother 🙏

sparklesparkle5 | sparklesparkle5

Neglected by mother, but not by Reddit. NTA 👏

HotDiggetyDawg66 | HotDiggetyDawg66

Cutting ties with toxic family members is tough but necessary 👍

ReaffirmReality | ReaffirmReality

Independence at 22: Should parents still pay for expenses? 🤔

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Abandoned by her mother, commenter stands up for herself 👏

corgihuntress | corgihuntress

NTA stands up for therapy and calls out stigma 👏

AffectionateGear4 | AffectionateGear4

Choosing someone else over your own child? Not cool, mom 😒

johncena199 | johncena199

Take control of your life, become financially independent. NTA 👏

xxAJ13 | xxAJ13

Reconnecting with an absent parent can be hard but rewarding 👏

YetiMaster273 | YetiMaster273

Don't rely on her financial support, focus on your wellbeing 🙏

OllieH29 | OllieH29

Daughter stands up to mother's abandonment, gets support. 👏

kindashort72 | kindashort72

Mother's neglectful behavior towards her child. NTA.

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Unanimous agreement: Not the a**hole in this situation 👍

TheRealBelleee | TheRealBelleee

Facing the truth: Confronting a mother's abandonment 😢

RemoteBroccoli | RemoteBroccoli

Setting boundaries with toxic parents can lead to healing 👍

writtenecho | writtenecho

Honesty hurts, but it's necessary for growth and healing 👍

thewhitewallisblue | thewhitewallisblue

progressByAction | progressByAction

No doubt about it, NTA 👍

ryukage99 | ryukage99

Heartbreaking story of maternal abandonment. Supportive commenters offer comfort. NTA

tigergal77 | tigergal77

Unapologetic truth-teller receives support from comment section 👏

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Unapologetic response to mother's abandonment 👊

tcsweetgurl | tcsweetgurl

Mother abandons child, leaves them to fend for themselves. 😱

Gary_Snakefries | Gary_Snakefries

A blunt verdict. 🤨

gafzycon | gafzycon

Supportive commenters empathize with OP's difficult situation. 🙏

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Breaking free from a toxic mother and taking charge of healing ❤

milk_toastt | milk_toastt

Calling out neglectful parenting 👏

the_pink_witch | the_pink_witch

Standing up to a neglectful mother. Good for you! 👏

SpringJonesOcean | SpringJonesOcean

Mother's love or lack thereof: A heartbreaking story 😢

Bonesteel50 | Bonesteel50

Empathetic response to OP's heartbreaking story of maternal abandonment 😢

MoonlightSonnet | MoonlightSonnet

Abandoned by mom for strangers after a week? 🤯 💯

Apche90 | Apche90

Toxic mother-child relationship. NTA for speaking the truth 👍

Jillypepper72 | Jillypepper72

Cutting ties for closure: NTA's cathartic suggestion 👍

aprilmarina | aprilmarina

Therapy leads to a shocking realization. NTA.

trixo12 | trixo12

NTA commenter calls out horrible mother 💔

Fitter4life | Fitter4life

Healing from a mother's betrayal. Unsugarcoated truth. NTA 👏

Username_Kate | Username_Kate

Brutal honesty prevails. NTA comment takes no prisoners 👍

2catsaretheminimum | 2catsaretheminimum

Supportive comment recommends therapy for mother's abandonment issues. 👍

tamatoas_peaches | tamatoas_peaches

Cutting ties with a toxic mother 👏

kratomgirl81 | kratomgirl81

Honesty is key! NTA for telling the truth 👍

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Confronting the truth: NTA's distant future with mother 😢

polichomp | polichomp

OP's mother neglected and abandoned them as a child. NTA.

Criticalfluffs | Criticalfluffs

NTA! Support and therapy can help heal the damage caused. 🖖🏻

Special-Parsnip9057 | Special-Parsnip9057

Agreement received! NTA for standing up for yourself. 👍

CozmicOwl16 | CozmicOwl16

Facing the truth can be painful 😢 but necessary 👍

Busy-Lettuce | Busy-Lettuce

NTA stands up to neglectful mother. 💪

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Honesty is the best policy, even with family 👍

ArdvarkMaster | ArdvarkMaster

Spot on! Don't fall for the tears, it's manipulation 😡

donutmcbonbon | donutmcbonbon

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