Man Helps Friend's Family in Need, But What Happens Next Will Shock You 😲

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A few years ago, a man generously helped his friend Alison, who was in a tough spot, by providing her family with an unforgettable Christmas. Alison had taken in her three nephews after their parents went to prison, in addition to having two kids of her own. With no money for Christmas, the man stepped in and made sure the five kids had everything they needed for an entire year. However, what started as a kind gesture took an unexpected turn, leading to a fallout between the two friends.

A Generous Christmas 🎄

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Stepping Up to Help 🙌

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No Strings Attached 🎁

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Unwanted Attention 😕

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Alison's Betrayal 😠

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Friendship Over 💔

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A Desperate Plea 🙏

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Asking for Help Again 😞

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Burned Once, Twice Shy 🔥

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Not a Nice Guy 🚫

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A Bitter Lesson Learned 😔

After generously helping his friend Alison and her family during a difficult time, this man found himself bombarded with requests for help from strangers, thanks to Alison sharing his information. Furious, he ended their friendship. Now, three years later, Alison has reached out again, asking for help. Despite feeling bad for the kids, the man is hesitant to be labeled and treated like a "nice guy" once more. What would you do in his situation? Share your thoughts and reactions below. 👇

NTA for saying no - she turned your friendship into an ATM 😒

CarpeCyprinidae | CarpeCyprinidae

Friend takes advantage of kind act, commenter calls her out 😒

mattricide | mattricide

NTA helps friend's family but gets betrayed, commenters suggest blocking.

ChiquitaBananaKush | ChiquitaBananaKush

Politely declining a friend's request can be the best response 🙏

Unlucky-Profession41 | Unlucky-Profession41

NTA. Giving out personal info was taking advantage of kindness. Don't let her back in 🙅

QAB1974 | QAB1974

Homemade gifts and discount-dollar shopping can be great alternatives 👍

WaDaEp | WaDaEp

Setting boundaries is important. Don't let anyone take advantage 🙌

Maddie215 | Maddie215

Don't let the holiday spirit die, donate to a local charity 🎁

PearlLo | PearlLo

Friend in need, friend indeed. But is it worth it? 😕

bonniebluest | bonniebluest

Protect yourself from being used again 🙅🏻

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Setting boundaries with entitled friends 🙏

Biteme75 | Biteme75

User calls out friend's family for using them as Santa Claus

tompba | tompba

When a friend reaches out, is it always for selfish reasons? 🤔

mnhoser | mnhoser

Friend in need or user in disguise? 🤔

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Don't let entitled family ruin your holiday spirit 🎄

Teaaler | Teaaler

Friend's family takes advantage of kind man 😒

Dreadifare | Dreadifare

Block her? Find out why this commenter suggests it! 🤔

The_final_frontier_ | The_final_frontier_

Cutting off toxic friends is hard, but necessary 👍

fargoLEVY13 | fargoLEVY13

Friend's family in need, but commenter advises to block NTA

leslielaughs | leslielaughs

Christmas doesn't need to be extravagant, NTA comment sparks nostalgia 🎄

Goody3333 | Goody3333

Friend helps family in need, gets betrayed. NTA.

Sl1ppin | Sl1ppin

Don't let toxic people bring you down. 🙏

MrNjord | MrNjord

Friend asks for help again after 3 years, gives out personal info. NTA 👍

Yellowsunflowerlover | Yellowsunflowerlover

Friend throws OP under the bus, wants back for own benefit 🤔

BisquickNinja | BisquickNinja

Helping a friend in need doesn't mean being an ATM 💰

Cranberryblue112 | Cranberryblue112

Be careful of friends who only remember you when in need 😔

ScammerC | ScammerC

Generosity backfires: NTA donates to charity to avoid drama 😕

LibertyNachos | LibertyNachos

When silence speaks louder than words 🗣️

Thor_Anuth | Thor_Anuth

Generosity taken for granted. NTA should cut her out 🙄

Ok_Size_8987 | Ok_Size_8987

Generous act turns into unwanted publicity for NTA commenter 😑

NotSoAverage_sister | NotSoAverage_sister

Commenter expresses disbelief at friend's family's entitlement. NTA.

Mysterious-Winter616 | Mysterious-Winter616

Heartwarming act tainted by betrayal and broken trust 😢

mjcrazyhouse | mjcrazyhouse

Good deed goes unpunished? NTA comment sparks discussion 🤔

unpotatowithuncarrot | unpotatowithuncarrot

Friend's family in need, man helps, NTA. Heartwarming 😊

Egg-prince | Egg-prince

Generous act deemed not necessary, but are the kids okay? 🤔

NanaLeonie | NanaLeonie

Friendship boundaries respected. NTA for setting limits 👍

nyorifamiliarspirit | nyorifamiliarspirit

Generous act acknowledged, but Christmas presents not a necessity 😕

Nee_le | Nee_le

Don't be an ATM! Helpful advice for low income charities.

upbeatbasil | upbeatbasil

When is an apology not really an apology? NTA thread.

StaceysMomPlus2more | StaceysMomPlus2more

Leaving someone on read is okay sometimes 😉

DogDavid | DogDavid

Generous friend gets betrayed by entitled woman. NTA, spoil yourself! 😎

Kimmm711 | Kimmm711

Don't stick around 👋. NTA saves himself from trouble 👍

TheJQP1 | TheJQP1

Friend's family asks for money, but no apology. NTA wins.

VainCore90 | VainCore90

Choosing not to help a terrible friend in need 🙅

shouldbesleepingoops | shouldbesleepingoops

Supportive comment receives blunt reply 🤨

evilconfession | evilconfession

Generous friend refuses entitled request for money. 💯

therichsaint | therichsaint

When bridges are burning, it's best to let them go 😕

SaintLogic | SaintLogic

Friend's family in need, but commenter not taking any BS 💪

reena3883 | reena3883

Friend takes advantage of kindness, NTA suggests charity instead 👍

endearinglysarcastic | endearinglysarcastic

NHFNCFRE | NHFNCFRE

User suggests crying poor to avoid giving money, adds humor.

MizWhatsit | MizWhatsit

Friend asks for money after 3 years of silence, NTA.

Glittering-War-5748 | Glittering-War-5748

Questioning motives behind friend's ungrateful behavior 🤔

2ndcupofcoffee | 2ndcupofcoffee

Generosity without expectations is true kindness 🙏

MMcCartie | MMcCartie

Short and sweet comment with no replies 🎉

sudeeko | sudeeko

Friend asks for money after 3 years, commenter says no 👎

Quicksilver1964 | Quicksilver1964

Directly asking for something after an apology is the worst 😑

julezzzzz42 | julezzzzz42

Kind gesture backfires as grateful mother uses it to manipulate others 🤯

Mundane_Discipline_5 | Mundane_Discipline_5

Friend in need is not always a friend indeed 😕

SosOhio_19 | SosOhio_19

thicklover | thicklover

Lovegivingadvice | Lovegivingadvice

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Friend in need or user? Shocking twist reveals true intentions 🤔

Elegant-Equivalent86 | Elegant-Equivalent86

Friend's family takes advantage of kind man 😠

Kripzilla | Kripzilla

Generous act receives NTA judgement and spelling correction 😊

thetwoshoesgirl | thetwoshoesgirl

Heartwarming story of a good deed rewarded with gratitude 😢

Pretend-Panda | Pretend-Panda

When helping a friend's family goes wrong 🤨

Entire-Flight | Entire-Flight

Charitable act backfires as friend takes advantage and shares information 🤯

Warriorwitch79 | Warriorwitch79

Don't be a charity, donate to a reputable cause instead 👍

tallpotato17 | tallpotato17

Cutting toxic people out of your life 👍

FartorRefartus | FartorRefartus

Generosity has limits, NTA for not making it a habit 😊

Zero132132 | Zero132132

Friend shares personal info and offers money, NTA sets boundaries 👍

jhbeall84 | jhbeall84

NTA suggests helpful organizations, but are they enough? 🤔

Bangbangsmashsmash | Bangbangsmashsmash

Protect yourself and your resources, don't be a “mark” 👍

salemonadetea | salemonadetea

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