Teen's Dad Gets Him a Cake He's Allergic To 😱: Was It Wrong to Speak Up?

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A 15-year-old boy finds himself in a tense situation after his dad gets him a birthday cake he's allergic to. The teen's relationship with his father has been rocky, as they only started spending time together when he was 8. Over the years, he's noticed that his dad's choices for activities and gifts seem to be more about his dad's preferences than his own. The situation comes to a head when his dad gets him a strawberry vanilla cake, despite knowing about his severe allergy.

A Late Start to Fatherhood 🕒

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Trying to Bond with Dad 🤝

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Dad's Choices Dominate 🎬

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Christmas Gift Gone Wrong 🎁

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Birthday Cake Disaster 🎂

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Allergic Reaction 😨

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Dad's Shocking Response 😠

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Dad's Anger Erupts 🌋

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A Painful Truth Spoken 🗣️

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Dad's Accusations Fly 🤬

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Tension Fills the Air ⚡

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Feeling Guilty 😔

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A Family Torn Apart by Cake 🍰

After receiving a cake he's deathly allergic to, the teen confronts his dad, leading to a heated argument. The situation escalates when the boy suggests his dad would've remembered his allergy if he cared. Now, with both parents upset and the family in turmoil, the teen wonders if he should've kept quiet. What do you think? Share your thoughts and reactions.

Father forgets son's allergy and gets him a cake, gets mad when called out. Commenters agree dad needs to do better. 😱

hello_detour | hello_detour

Teen feels unheard and unimportant to his dad. 😢

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Dad gets allergic son a cake: NTA for speaking up 😱

Mockingbird626 | Mockingbird626

Father forgets son's allergy and blames him for speaking up. NTA 👍

morefacepalms | morefacepalms

Negligent dad buys allergic son cake, demands apology. NTA.

the-mirrors-truth | the-mirrors-truth

Dad gives allergic son a strawberry cake, gets mad when called out 🤯

-astarryday- | -astarryday-

Teen's dad gets him a cake he's allergic to 😱: NTA for speaking up

warisna | warisna

Parent forgets child's deadly allergy, NTA for speaking up 😱

Dustin_Riley | Dustin_Riley

Managing expectations of absent fathers. NTA, focus on you 🙏

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A 'death cake' from dad? NTA for speaking up 😱

HorseWithNoNames | HorseWithNoNames

A heartfelt NTA comment supporting a teen's allergic reaction 🎂

CatteHerder | CatteHerder

Parenting mistakes should be apologized for. NTA 👏

PupsMonkey | PupsMonkey

Heartbreaking comment about a terrible father figure 😢

sarkhan_da_crazy | sarkhan_da_crazy

Parent forgets child's severe allergy, NTA for speaking up 😱

dr-sparkle | dr-sparkle

Supportive commenter offers to be a new dad with humor 😂

ThatgodHermes | ThatgodHermes

Calling out a dad for giving a cake with allergens 😱

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Father's negligence leads to allergic reaction, NTA for speaking up 😱

Cocoasneeze | Cocoasneeze

Supportive comment receives no replies. 😢

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Struggling with a distant parent? NTA, it's not your fault 😟

lotsochocobuttons | lotsochocobuttons

Dad's selfishness is a red flag 🚨

TheBrassDancer | TheBrassDancer

Father's mistake leads to anger instead of apology 🤷‍♂️

fistfarfar | fistfarfar

Stand up for yourself and set boundaries with family 💪

Noctisv020 | Noctisv020

Validating a child's feelings is crucial for a healthy relationship 👍

LillytheFurkid | LillytheFurkid

Father forgets son's deadly allergy, NTA for speaking up 😱

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Father's intentions questioned in NTA comment. 🤔

AcanthisittaAVI | AcanthisittaAVI

Speaking up for your health? NTA 👍

Laramila | Laramila

Supportive comment from someone who went through a similar situation 👍

VividFiddlesticks | VividFiddlesticks

Divorced dad forgets son's lactose intolerance, gets him cake 🤦‍♂️. Son's justified reaction.

somegrumpycunt | somegrumpycunt

When a gift is more about the giver than the receiver 🤔

NetworkHaunting3073 | NetworkHaunting3073

Remembering your child's allergies is basic parenting 👍

Viennah_ | Viennah_

Dad's mistake, not yours. Don't apologize for his negligence 👍

Caitmk | Caitmk

Father forgets son's allergy, gets him cake: Son speaks up. #NTA 🙏

Korlat_Eleint | Korlat_Eleint

Dad forgets son's deadly allergies, gets him cake he's allergic to 😱

LizzyrdCE | LizzyrdCE

Empathetic reply to teen's struggle with self-centered father 😢

TheEmpressIsIn | TheEmpressIsIn

NTA, being served something you're allergic to is messed up 😱

Kai_Stoner | Kai_Stoner

Dad got him an allergic cake, but it's not the first time 😒

Epiffany84 | Epiffany84

Asserting boundaries with family, NTA takes a stand 🙌

Misc-fluff | Misc-fluff

Don't be a mini-me: NTA for speaking up 👏

sueelleker | sueelleker

Stand up to your dad and explain why it's not okay 🙏

AffectionateYak5734 | AffectionateYak5734

Empathetic NTA comment acknowledges flawed father, suggests considering apology.

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Father buys son allergic cake, son speaks up. NTA.

deansterW | deansterW

Heartbreaking story of abandonment and the importance of being seen.

DecentDiscussion7 | DecentDiscussion7

NTA. The harsh truth about imperfect parents and setting boundaries.

tsunamichaser | tsunamichaser

Speaking up about an allergic cake: NTA, dad needs reflection 🤔

Agent_Nem0 | Agent_Nem0

Heartwarming support for young artist in NTA comment section 👏

UnhealingMedic | UnhealingMedic

Teen speaks up about dad's careless behavior, receives backlash. 😢

HRHArgyll | HRHArgyll

Father misses half child's life, gets him deadly cake. NTA.

Sonita88 | Sonita88

Dad's selfish act: getting a cake his allergic son can't eat 😱

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Father neglects son's allergy for praise, NTA for speaking up 👏

KLWK | KLWK

Absentee dad gets son a cake he's allergic to 😱

i_am_nobody_who_ru | i_am_nobody_who_ru

Standing up to manipulative parents. Stay strong 💪

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Teen expresses disappointment in dad's disregard for his allergies and interests.

fromhelley | fromhelley

Struggling to connect with your dad? Here's how to talk.

sirFinhawk | sirFinhawk

Stand up for yourself! NTA. 💪 Sell the PS4 game.

HotConfusion | HotConfusion

Teen speaks up about dad's allergy mistake, gets support.

pastelqueen69 | pastelqueen69

Stand up for yourself and exchange the cake for a sketchbook! 😊

Blackstar1401 | Blackstar1401

Standing up for your health and boundaries is NTA 👏

gemini3890 | gemini3890

NTA. Father's good intentions need clear communication and guidance 👍

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Heartfelt support from a fellow mom. 💕

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Encouraging response to father-son relationship with potential for growth 👍

schoolboy432 | schoolboy432

Self-advocacy is key. NTA, stand up for yourself 💪

sashaisafish | sashaisafish

When gift-giving goes wrong 😕

Aaron123111 | Aaron123111

Lonely commenter finds support after absent father's insensitive gesture 😢

kinkyknickers96 | kinkyknickers96

Dad almost fed his son a deadly food 😱 NTA

tmchd | tmchd

Supportive reply to bad parenting with NTA judgement. 👏

Murka-Lurka | Murka-Lurka

Toxic dad gets allergic son a cake, NTA for speaking up 😱

Mera1506 | Mera1506

Father gets son an allergic cake 🤯, commenter says NTA.

Ok-Pomegranate-3018 | Ok-Pomegranate-3018

Cake allergy leads to attempted murder? NTA speaks up.

cassowary32 | cassowary32

It's not your job to make your dad feel safe 🙏. He needs to work on himself.

mwelch930 | mwelch930

Standing up to a selfish dad who doesn't listen 👊

William0437 | William0437

Breaking the perfect image of a narcissistic father. 😱

PrincessHitari | PrincessHitari

Father gives son allergic cake, son speaks up. NTA.

deadlysnek | deadlysnek

Father gets son allergic cake for birthday, NTA calls him out

moontiara16 | moontiara16

Validating the OP's feelings towards their dad's gift-giving habits 👍

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Empathetic suggestion to help the dad understand the situation 🙏

lunabear72 | lunabear72

Confusion and lack of context in this comment section.

lonecactus777 | lonecactus777

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