Dad Denies Daughter's Birthday Wish for Expensive Markers: Right or Wrong? 🎨🎁

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A father finds himself in a tough situation when his 15-year-old daughter asks for a 72-set of expensive markers for her birthday. While he's impressed with her dedication to her newfound drawing hobby, he's skeptical due to her history of giving up on hobbies after a short period. As her birthday approaches, the father is torn between supporting her passion and being financially responsible. The situation escalates when the daughter becomes upset and the family gets involved.

Daughter's Newfound Hobby 🎨

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Birthday Wish: Expensive Markers 🖍️

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Father's Concerns 💸

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A Compromise? 🤝

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Daughter's Reaction 😢

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Father's Dilemma 🤔

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EDIT: Apology and Understanding 🙏

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Pricey Markers 💰

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The Great Marker Debate: Support or Save? 💸🎨

A father is caught in a dilemma when his daughter requests a 72-set of expensive markers for her birthday. Despite her dedication to her drawing hobby, he's hesitant to invest due to her history of giving up on hobbies and the high cost of the markers. The situation takes a turn when the daughter becomes upset and the family gets involved. Will the father find a way to support her passion while being financially responsible? Share your thoughts and reactions below. 👇

Soft YTA for not supporting daughter's new hobby with expensive markers.

HazelBright | HazelBright

Discover affordable alternatives to expensive markers with helpful commenters 👍

skincatt | skincatt

Affordable marker options suggested for daughter's birthday, disagreement on reasoning.

lifesensei | lifesensei

To buy or not to buy? NTA if it's unaffordable, YTA if burnout's the reason.

xanif | xanif

NTA for not buying expensive markers, but considerate communication needed 👍

teke367 | teke367

Dad's skepticism towards daughter's passion labeled YTA by commenters 👎

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Encouraging advice for buying expensive markers individually 👍

JustAnotherElsen | JustAnotherElsen

Support your child's hobby without breaking the bank 👍

PurpleProboscis | PurpleProboscis

Dad's critique of daughter's marker request crosses YTA territory 👎

EmpressJainaSolo | EmpressJainaSolo

Affordable marker alternatives suggested, dad's concern for daughter's hobby acknowledged 👍

vanitatuum | vanitatuum

Supportive dad finds compromise for daughter's expensive hobby 👏

GothPenguin | GothPenguin

Aunt defends dad's decision to deny daughter's expensive marker request.

Scion41790 | Scion41790

Daughter's interest in a hobby shouldn't be discouraged based on past phases. 👏

sweetfirechicken | sweetfirechicken

Dad denies daughter's marker wish, but insults her character. ESH 😑

WebbieVanderquack | WebbieVanderquack

Encourage your daughter's hobbies, don't belittle them. YTA. 👏

LittleVeggie77 | LittleVeggie77

Compromise with cash gift to spend as she likes 💰

TopaztheBigBoss | TopaztheBigBoss

Supportive comment defends dad's decision on expensive markers for daughter.

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Teaching moment missed: YTA for calling her flaky and crapping hobby

Josella-Playton | Josella-Playton

Encourage her to practice with affordable markers before investing more 💰

MissSinnlos | MissSinnlos

Father's response to daughter's birthday wish was discouraging 😔

teacupcats3 | teacupcats3

Encouraging message for budget-friendly art options 👍

HyacinthFT | HyacinthFT

Compromise on expensive markers for daughter's birthday? Here's an idea 🤔

Obscure-deity | Obscure-deity

Artistic daughter wants expensive markers, but is 12-pack enough? 👨🏻🎨

Ferracoasta | Ferracoasta

Creative compromise suggested for expensive markers, great alternative gift ideas! 👍

totallyfreakinggay | totallyfreakinggay

A father's birthday gift denial leaves a sour taste. 🤷‍♂️

1nv151bl3one | 1nv151bl3one

Daughter throws fit over markers, but NTA dad stands firm 💪

catsnothats | catsnothats

Dad denies daughter's birthday wish for expensive markers - YTA

chrystalight | chrystalight

Supportive comment about quitting hobbies in 30s. 👍

itsJussaMe | itsJussaMe

Dad refuses daughter's expensive marker wish, deemed YTA by commenter.

kgofo001 | kgofo001

Let kids explore hobbies without judgement 👍

Dan-D-Lyon | Dan-D-Lyon

Graphic designer advises against expensive markers for beginners 📝

KeirKieran | KeirKieran

Is denying a teenager's hobby a**hole-ish? 🤔

eyeball_chamberss | eyeball_chamberss

Expensive markers unnecessary for amateurs, NTA for dad's decision. 👍

IHateSkittlesssssss | IHateSkittlesssssss

Let your daughter experiment and discover herself. Don't be controlling. 👨🏻‍💻

itsalrightifyoudont | itsalrightifyoudont

Honesty is the best policy, but did dad go too far? 🤔

GoatGoatGadget | GoatGoatGadget

Cheaper markers are a good alternative. Support your daughter's creativity! 👍🏻

theycallmecovid19 | theycallmecovid19

Support your child's hobbies but offer alternatives if expensive. 👍

uqiam | uqiam

Dad denies daughter's birthday wish for expensive markers, but is he wrong? 🤔

GialloGuy | GialloGuy

Dad denies daughter's marker wish, but is he NTA?

cupcakeciara08 | cupcakeciara08

Cheaper markers can be just as good. NTA for dad.

RantyVenty | RantyVenty

Can't afford expensive markers, daughter should be more understanding. 😐

Felix_Leadfingers | Felix_Leadfingers

Being a good artist is not about expensive tools 👨‍🎨

American_Jobs365 | American_Jobs365

Teaching the value of money: alternatives to expensive markers. 💰

bmwhooligan | bmwhooligan

Dad stands his ground against entitled daughter. NTA 👍

PM_me_your_fronthole | PM_me_your_fronthole

Dad denies daughter's birthday wish for markers. Is he right?

AkashUK | AkashUK

Dad denies expensive markers, offers alternatives. NTA.

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🎹📷 Encouraging alternative options while acknowledging daughter's passion. Soft YTA.

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Parental support vs financial constraints: a delicate balance 👨🏻‍🎨

longhairflower | longhairflower

Encourage her art, but expensive markers aren't necessary. NTA 👍

anitasdoodles | anitasdoodles

Practice matters more than expensive materials for creativity 📚

thedailydaren | thedailydaren

Consider gift cards to art supply stores instead of expensive markers 💰

haruhitsukichi | haruhitsukichi

15 is old enough to learn about financial responsibility 💸

fullymetacaited | fullymetacaited

NTA, Copics are expensive but last forever. Suggest cheaper alternatives. 👍

mystery_redditor007 | mystery_redditor007

Commenters pressure OP to be TA, but she's NTA 👍

ultimatescar | ultimatescar

Creative marker alternatives for daughter's birthday gift. 👍

Riverscout | Riverscout

A mother's firmness and love for her child's expensive hobby.

NovyWenny | NovyWenny

Affordable alternative to expensive markers suggested by commenter. 👍

Lilly_1337 | Lilly_1337

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