Sister's Painful Stillbirth: Will She Find Support After Years of Hostility? 😢

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We all know that family relationships can be complicated, but what happens when a tragic event tests the boundaries of an already strained relationship? One woman shares her story of navigating a tumultuous relationship with her sister, who had always wanted children while she was on the fence about it. When the tables turn and her sister is faced with the devastating reality of a stillbirth, will she find the compassion to help her sister despite their past? 😔

Sister's Baby Fever 🍼

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Pregnancy News 🤰

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Sister's Reaction 😠

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The Decision 🤔

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Harsh Words 🗣️

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Pregnancy Struggles 😞

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Limited Contact 🚫

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Desperate Plea for Help 🙏

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Standing Her Ground 💔

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Mixed Messages 📨

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Sibling Bonds Tested: Can They Heal? 🤝

This heart-wrenching story of a woman refusing to help her sister after a stillbirth has left many feeling conflicted. The sisters' relationship had been strained for years, with the sister lashing out and wishing miscarriage upon the protagonist during her pregnancy. Now, the sister is left to face her own tragic loss alone, reaching out for help from the very person she once hurt. Will they find a way to mend their relationship, or is the damage done? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 💭

Sister's obsession with motherhood led to harassment. NTA.

mattricide | mattricide

Infertility can cause extreme hostility and false accusations, as seen here 😔

19niki86 | 19niki86

What kind of help is she expecting? Emotional, financial, surrogacy? 🤔

16car | 16car

Navigating family trauma and hostility after stillbirth. Stay low contact.

rileygreyy | rileygreyy

Offering emotional support to sister after stillbirth, NTA.

trash_heap_witch | trash_heap_witch

No apologies after 3 years of hostility, NTA 👏

Master-Manipulation | Master-Manipulation

Infertility community can turn rude and abusive, as seen here. 😢

mindcontrolmanatee | mindcontrolmanatee

Sister wished death on her child, now she's going through it 😢

CaffeineFueledLife | CaffeineFueledLife

Bluntly telling sister home truths and cutting ties. NTA. 😡

Narshalla | Narshalla

Cutting toxic family ties for self-care 👌

TypicalManagement680 | TypicalManagement680

Sister's past hostility towards stillbirth now haunts her. 😢

OMG-Why-Me | OMG-Why-Me

Sister jealous of pregnancy, hoped for stillbirth, NTA for cutting ties 😠

PumpkinspicePanic | PumpkinspicePanic

Healing takes time, but is it worth rebuilding with an abuser? 🤔

Trilobyte141 | Trilobyte141

Encouraging NTA comment suggests therapy for sister's unresolved emotions 🙏

Rogues_Gambit | Rogues_Gambit

Commenter believes sister's grief isn't OP's burden to bear. 😕

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Standing up to a toxic family member. 🙅‍♀️

DemiDallas | DemiDallas

Commenter defends OP and questions sister's mental health. 🤔

mrsbuttermango | mrsbuttermango

Cutting toxicity for a better life. Congrats on the baby! 👏

IllustriousComplex6 | IllustriousComplex6

Seeking support for sister's stillbirth, missing family members' involvement 🤔

moonydog5555 | moonydog5555

Sister blames OP for stillbirth, expects support. NTA claps back 👏

doggomother | doggomother

Understanding the pain, but acknowledging the hurtful actions. 🤔

yourlittlebirdie | yourlittlebirdie

Cutting toxic people out is sometimes necessary 👍

shesavillain | shesavillain

Commenter calls out selfish behavior. 🤔

night2016 | night2016

Demanding apologies for past behavior, but is it too late? 😕

Order66-Cody | Order66-Cody

Commenter suggests karma for using universe name in vain. 🤔

Advance-Automatic | Advance-Automatic

Commenter reflects on cosmic symmetry but reminds sister of reality. 😬

StainlessHinge | StainlessHinge

Overcoming the pain of losing a sister and finding closure. 😢

multiplesneezer | multiplesneezer

Commenter calls out sister's lack of responsibility and effort. 👏

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No sympathy for the one who wished death on a child 😒

flaming_crisis | flaming_crisis

Supporting a hurting sister without sacrificing your own well-being. 🙏

Pretend-Panda | Pretend-Panda

Infertility doesn't justify sister's hostility towards OP's pregnancy. NTA 👏

Dragnkat | Dragnkat

Cutting off contact after her hurtful words. NTA 👍

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Supporting someone who is grieving can be difficult. NTA.

stylistlisa | stylistlisa

Infertility is no excuse for wishing someone's baby dead. NTA 😜

Flippn_Freddy | Flippn_Freddy

Choosing to cut toxic family ties for mental health reasons. 🙌

MadamKitsune | MadamKitsune

Setting boundaries with a troubled sister. NTA 👍

NeverRarelySometimes | NeverRarelySometimes

Encourage therapy for sister's grief and anger. NTA. 😢

IcedChaiLatte_16 | IcedChaiLatte_16

Sister's hurtful words may have been a cry for help. NTA 😢

Just-1-More-Try | Just-1-More-Try

Sister's jealousy turns into hostility after painful stillbirth. NTA.


Encouraging therapy for sister's mental health and family planning decisions. 👍

scallen2011 | scallen2011

Questioning the expectations of a sister seeking help. 🤔

clutzycook | clutzycook

Choosing to help someone who wished harm to your child?

sboobekili | sboobekili

Infertility struggles don't excuse mistreating loved ones. Hope for healing 🙏

subrhythm | subrhythm

Toxic sister? Keep your distance, advise professional help. 😕

NJrose20 | NJrose20

Setting boundaries with family is important for mental health. 🙌

whatsthedish | whatsthedish

A cryptic comment with no context. Intriguing or concerning? 🤔

RyanReignbow | RyanReignbow

Commenter refuses to help after years of hostility. 😑

MorgainofAvalon | MorgainofAvalon

Asking the right questions to offer support 🤔

babyempire | babyempire

Commenter refuses to help after sister's past mistreatment. 🤷‍♀️

rendhorn | rendhorn

Suggesting therapy for unhinged sister after stillbirth. NTA.

dembowthennow | dembowthennow

Cutting off toxic family members is necessary for mental health. 🙌

mfruitfly | mfruitfly

Cutting off toxic family members for your child's safety. 🚫

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Protecting yourself and your child from hurtful family members. 🙏

neobeguine | neobeguine

Karma strikes back: commenter judges sister's stillbirth as deserved. 🤪

artemis1860 | artemis1860

User questions support for sister's stillbirth, sparks discussion.

Rgirl4 | Rgirl4

Supporting a sister after stillbirth: What help is needed? 🤔

justatemp82 | justatemp82

No apology, no obligation. NTA stands firm amidst tragedy. 🙌

slboml | slboml

Commenter is not the a**hole, but why? 🤔

Damagedbeme | Damagedbeme

No sympathy for sister who only comes back when in need 😒

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No obligation to support sister after years of hostility. NTA 😊

strab118 | strab118

Supportive comment defends OP's decision to distance from hostile sister. 👏

StarieeyedJ | StarieeyedJ

Commenter is not the a**hole, but why? 🤔

squishy_squish_9 | squishy_squish_9

Protect yourself from family abuse. Change your number. 👍

gemma156 | gemma156

Blocking toxic family members for self-care 👌

Sea_Marble | Sea_Marble

Cutting toxic people out of your life 👌

whatisdoneinlove | whatisdoneinlove

Commenter sympathizes with sister and warns of potential danger. 😱

Sarcastic_Strawberry | Sarcastic_Strawberry

Sister's envy of her sister's child leads to hostility. NTA.

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Sister wants your child? NTA, let the father help.

scandic2020 | scandic2020

Setting boundaries with toxic family members is important. 👍

allonsy90 | allonsy90

Setting boundaries is key to helping her become a better mom 👍

PositiveShake3 | PositiveShake3

Sister's cruelty exposed: NTA gets validation, but at what cost? 😔

CaroAurelia | CaroAurelia

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