Aunt Steps In to Help Niece with Matted Hair, But Mom Loses It 😲

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An aunt, concerned about her 13-year-old niece's matted hair, took matters into her own hands and spent hours detangling and braiding it. However, when the mom saw her daughter's new hairstyle, she accused the aunt of thinking her daughter had 'nappy hair' and doing it for money. The aunt is left in shock, wondering if she did the right thing.

First Encounter with Matted Hair 😯

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Hair Still Matted Months Later 😔

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Wearing a Wig to School 🎒

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Hair Unchanged After 4-5 Months 😢

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Sleepover Opportunity 🌙

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Family Background 🏠

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Other Nieces' Hair Done 💇‍♀️

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Taking Action 💪

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Avoiding Embarrassment 😌

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Box Braids for Easy Maintenance 🌟

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Mom's Unexpected Reaction 😠

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Aunt's Shock 😲

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Mom's Hair Background 🧐

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4c Hair Challenges 💆‍♀️

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Unfair Expectations for a 13-Year-Old 🙅‍♀️

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Aunt's Act of Kindness Met with Hostility 😡

After months of seeing her niece struggle with matted hair, this aunt decided to help by spending hours detangling and braiding it. However, the mom's reaction was far from grateful, accusing the aunt of thinking her daughter had 'nappy hair' and doing it for money. The aunt is left in shock, questioning if she did the right thing. What do you think? Share your thoughts and reactions below. 👇

Auntie goals ❤️. OP did a lovely thing for her niece.


Aunt steps in to save the day for neglected niece 😊

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Aunt saves the day for niece's matted hair 😊

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Concerns raised about possible mistreatment of niece by mother.

Apprehensive-Two3474 | Apprehensive-Two3474

Aunt spends 7 hours fixing matted hair, mom loses it 😲

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Concerned commenter suspects child abuse and offers support. 😔

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Niece's neglected matted hair sparks debate on parenting, NTA intervenes 👏


Empathetic comment suggests talking to family for better support 🙏

sasamibun | sasamibun

Aunt saves niece's hair, mom snaps. NTA, good aunt 👍

gatoradeviper | gatoradeviper

Neglected child's aunt steps in to help with matted hair. NTA.

DWYL_LoveWhatYouDo | DWYL_LoveWhatYouDo

Aunt steps in to help neglected niece, mom loses it. NTA 😊

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Encouraging support for aunt's positive hair experience with niece. 👍

pepsiloverdrinkscoke | pepsiloverdrinkscoke

Aunt steps in to help neglected niece, mom loses it 😡

sib23lings | sib23lings

Heartbreaking. Mom's mistreatment due to absent dad. 😢

Accomplished-Mud2840 | Accomplished-Mud2840

Commenter questions mother's neglect in daughter's hair care 😕

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Traumatized commenter urges aunt to look after niece's hair & well-being 😢

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User suggests niece may be doing other kids' hair, sparking discussion.

mRydz | mRydz

Aunt helps niece with matted hair, praised for boosting confidence 👏

ShadyVermin | ShadyVermin

Combing and braiding for 7 hours? NTA for helping niece.

marblefree | marblefree

Report neglect with before & after photos 📺

LadyOfTheSilverWicks | LadyOfTheSilverWicks

Is it a parent problem or a lazy teen problem? 🤔

sheramom4 | sheramom4

Taking initiative to help with matted hair, despite backlash 🙌

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Aunt saves the day for niece's matted hair, mom loses it 😱

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Defending a niece's well-being amidst racial tensions 💪

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Heartwarming comment about aunt's kindness in hair braiding. 😍

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Concerned commenter questions motive behind hair matting incident.

RemarkableRadish5664 | RemarkableRadish5664

Aunt helps niece with matted hair, mom overreacts. NTA. 👍

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Compassionate aunt saves the day for her niece 😊

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Aunt helps neglected niece's hair, but mom reacts with jealousy 😒

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Helpful aunt receives gratitude for fixing niece's hair. 👏

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A sympathetic man shares his own hair struggles. NTA confirmed.

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Biracial hair care tips shared, bonding time with child suggested 👍

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Aunt steps in to help niece with matted hair, sister upset 😕

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Concerned commenter suspects family issues causing mistreatment of niece 🤔

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Aunt rescues niece from neglectful mom, restores self-esteem 😊

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Curious about the family's hair type and who's maintaining it.

LizChurch42 | LizChurch42

Aunt's kind gesture for niece's matted hair earns praise 👏

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Stand up against neglect and report if it happens again 👊

flax97 | flax97

Support for aunt's decision to help niece with hair struggles 👏

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Supportive commenters agree that OP is NTA for helping niece 👏

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Aunt's act of kindness sparks mom's anger, but commenters praise her.

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Aunt helps niece with hair, mom overreacts. NTA. 😊

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Aunt steps in to help neglected niece, mom gets defensive. NTA 👍

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Aunt saves the day with niece's hair, gets praised by commenter 👏

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Commenter questions if niece's mom is white, sparks debate.

freddiemacdawson | freddiemacdawson

Aunt saves the day with matted hair, mom overreacts 😬

LongBeing | LongBeing

Commenter praises aunt for helping neglected niece, shames guilty parents. 👏

Kaisermom | Kaisermom

Aunt helps niece with matted hair, mom loses it. NTA.

SnooSketches4973 | SnooSketches4973

Family hair drama: Aunt helps, mom loses it. NTA wins.

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Aunt saves the day with matted hair, mom loses it 😱

TheNorthern_exposure | TheNorthern_exposure

Aunt saves the day with hair care, but mom loses it 😲

shhhintrovert | shhhintrovert

Aunt helps with hair, but mom loses it. NTA concerns.

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Supportive comment suggests underlying issues in the family 😔

MsTyffani | MsTyffani

Commenter expresses concern for possible child abuse, advises caution.

young_coastie | young_coastie

Neglecting a child's hair is abuse. NTA for stepping in. 👏

LavenderSage013 | LavenderSage013

Mom's embarrassment leads to gaslighting, NTA stands up

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Commenter expresses shock at child's matted hair, no replies.

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Commenter supports aunt's hair intervention, calls out neglectful parents 🚩

Olive21133 | Olive21133

Caring aunt saves niece from hair bullying and damage. NTA 👍

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A mother shares her experience with matted hair and depression.

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