Woman's Estranged Family Causes Chaos Over a Phone Number Change 📱😲

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A 36-year-old woman found herself in a whirlwind of drama after her estranged extended family discovered she had changed her phone number without informing them. The family's overreaction led to a series of unexpected consequences, including a potential restraining order. Read on to find out how a simple phone number change escalated into a ruined Christmas.

Years of Silence 🤐

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New Number, Who Dis? 📱

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Family's Sudden Interest 😒

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Unexpected Visitors 🚪

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Neighbor's Report 🏘️

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The 'Emergency' 🚨

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Husband's Attempt to Help 🤷‍♂️

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The Truth Comes Out 😡

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The 'Grand Emergency' 🎄

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No Excuses, No Choice 🙅‍♀️

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Mass Texting and Harassment 📲

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Police Involvement 🚔

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Confronting the Family 🗣️

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Ruined Christmas 🎄😠

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Aftermath and Plans 📝

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Unraveling the Chaos 🌪️

The woman's estranged family caused chaos after discovering she had changed her phone number without informing them. Their overreaction led to a series of unexpected consequences, including a potential restraining order. The family accused her of ruining their Christmas, but was she really in the wrong? Share your thoughts and reactions below. 👇

Change your number again and maybe consider moving. NTA 👍

okletsleave | okletsleave

Commenter loves the phrase 'everyone and their left sock' 🤣

rockypecheur | rockypecheur

Family's strange behavior raises suspicions of ulterior motives 🤔💰

ProfileElectronic | ProfileElectronic

Cutting ties with family can be tough but necessary 🙏

rmric0 | rmric0

User advises changing addresses to escape toxic family members.

notsowise_nz | notsowise_nz

NTA comment receives support, with a humorous reply.

Red_Cathy | Red_Cathy

NTA. Congrats on the restraining order! 💯

Particular-Pain-4666 | Particular-Pain-4666

Get the text receipts! NTA, don't go to Christmas 🙌

Kristina-Louise | Kristina-Louise

Family demands Christmas visit at 4am, NTA enjoys holiday alone 🎄

raquelitarae | raquelitarae

Family's 'loving' kidnapping promise to cousin sparks concern 🤔

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Block them all! NTA wins this round 👏

Latter-Ad-4065 | Latter-Ad-4065

Cutting ties with family can be tough, but this reaction is insane 😳

sciencefaire | sciencefaire

Screenshots and police can help with family harassment. NTA.

gingergay97 | gingergay97

Family's sudden obsession with control leads to harassment. 😱

OrcEight | OrcEight

NTA. Estranged family wants control, not genuine concern. Get legal help.

PARA9535307 | PARA9535307

NTA stands up to toxic family, suggests restraining order 🙌

Korlat_Eleint | Korlat_Eleint

Changing your phone number is a hassle, but sometimes necessary 📞

Vanessa-Leen | Vanessa-Leen

Commenter supports OP's decision to change phone number, mocks family

CamelOfHate | CamelOfHate

Supportive comment, wishing OP luck with restraining order 👏

No-Recognition3929 | No-Recognition3929

Cutting off toxic family members? NTA, do what's best for you! 👍

Senior-Radio | Senior-Radio

Invest in home security cameras ASAP to protect from estranged family. NTA

DanTheBurgerMan | DanTheBurgerMan

Family drama escalates over phone number change. NTA needs court order.

Advanced-Extent-420 | Advanced-Extent-420

Cutting off toxic family members is sometimes necessary 👍

this_is_alicia | this_is_alicia

Commenter questions missing info, but others agree it's out of bounds.

SiriKillJenna | SiriKillJenna

Commenter accused of ruining event while out of town 🤷‍♀️

Rikunda | Rikunda

Commenter suggests getting a restraining order against family mafia 🤷‍♀️

ProfessionalTMlurker | ProfessionalTMlurker

Don't call them, contact the police for a restraining order 🚨

Aspen_Pass | Aspen_Pass

No a-hole here! But what's the story behind this comment?

BuxtonFarmer | BuxtonFarmer

Cutting off toxic family during holidays: NTA wins the day 🎁

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Sarcastic reply to NTA comment about family's Christmas priorities 🤦‍♀️

shannamarie91 | shannamarie91

Change your number and run! 🏃‍♀️📱 These people are unhinged.

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Passive-aggressive comment receives no replies 😑


Cutting toxic family ties 👋🚫 and prioritizing safety 🚨

sickofdriving007 | sickofdriving007

Standing up for oneself against entitled family members 💪

MunchAClock | MunchAClock

Don't ruin Christmas over a phone number change 🎄

geven87 | geven87

Protect yourself and fight back with the law 🙌

indigowulf | indigowulf

Cutting toxic family ties for peace 👌

Trick-Dish8548 | Trick-Dish8548

Cut off family, they harass over phone number change. NTA.

PA_Archer | PA_Archer

Congrats on getting free from toxic family. Merry restraining orders! 😂

that_fork_is_mine | that_fork_is_mine

Family demands attendance, insults, and threatens kidnapping. NTA.

keishajay | keishajay

Protect yourself and your peace. Change your number and install security.

electricsugargiggles | electricsugargiggles

Empathetic comment shows support for OP amidst family chaos 👏

ComfortableEmu7791 | ComfortableEmu7791

Cutting off toxic family members is necessary for self-care 👍

emaji33 | emaji33

Family goes crazy over phone number change, NTA seeks justice 💪

7nieko | 7nieko

A humorous take on a common phrase 😂

ninja20 | ninja20

Witchy response shuts down family drama. NTA wins.

xparapluiex | xparapluiex

Threatening kidnapping? They had it coming. #NTA 😎

idcanymore_ | idcanymore_

Changed number, crazy family. NTA. File police report 🚨

Lucia37 | Lucia37

Commenter finds 'everybody and their left sock' comment hilarious. NTA.

SgrRed70 | SgrRed70

A hilarious misunderstanding about a certain body part 🍆

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Family drama over phone number change, but OP is NTA 😊

JamesPildis | JamesPildis

Get revenge with scientology newsletters 😈

Educational_Cup9850 | Educational_Cup9850

Commenter questions family's gaslighting tactics in phone dispute.

BabY_pot4to | BabY_pot4to

Family drama over phone number change, NTA prevails 👍

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Protect yourself and change your number/address. NTA 👍

Temporary-Outcome704 | Temporary-Outcome704

Protect your peace and change your number if you need to 👍🏻 NTA

kylolin | kylolin

Changing a phone number shouldn't lead to family chaos 📞

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Commenter raises concern about kidnapping threat in family dispute.

Mr_Bulldops33 | Mr_Bulldops33

Uncle's behavior is concerning. You're NTA for setting boundaries 👍

BendingCollegeGrad | BendingCollegeGrad

Block or change number again! NTA, they sound crazy 🤯

littlepinkgrowl | littlepinkgrowl

Cutting ties doesn't always cut the drama. 🤷‍♀️

Transmutagen | Transmutagen

When family drama gets too real 😭

Anxious-Marketing525 | Anxious-Marketing525

Changing phone number causes chaos, but OP is not the a**hole

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Toxic family drama over phone number change. NTA wins.

Ok_Assignment_362 | Ok_Assignment_362

Cutting ties with toxic family? You go, NTA! 💯

bogorman6 | bogorman6

Satisfying revenge on horrible family during Christmas 🎄

Chrestys | Chrestys

Block your family and stay safe! NTA 👍

Victronia | Victronia

Family drama turns savage. Commenter supports OP's actions. 👍

yuhju | yuhju

Cutting off toxic family members is necessary for self-care 👍

Deucalion666 | Deucalion666

Setting boundaries with family pays off. No unwanted visits anymore! 🙌

That_Contribution720 | That_Contribution720

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