Teen Refuses to Be Siblings' Mom: Family Drama Unfolds 🍿😲

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Being the oldest sibling can come with a lot of responsibilities, but should it include parenting your younger siblings? One 16-year-old girl found herself in the middle of a heated family argument when she refused to continue acting as a substitute mom for her 3-year-old sister. Tensions reached boiling point, leaving everyone questioning who's really in the wrong here. 😳💢

Oldest of Four, Tired of More

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Baby Sister, Big Responsibilities

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Love for Siblings, but Exhausted

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Juggling School, Work, and Sibling Duties

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Parents Dismiss Her Struggles

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The Breaking Point

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Standing Her Ground

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Parents' Work Schedule

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Why Always Me?

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Parents' Harsh Response

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Refusing to Back Down

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Morning Aftermath

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Seeking Validation

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Teen's Bold Stand: Right or Wrong? 🤷

This exhausted 16-year-old girl found herself at the center of a family feud when she refused to continue acting as a stand-in mom for her 3-year-old sister. Her parents accused her of being lazy and unhelpful, but she stood her ground, insisting that she's not her siblings' mother. With tensions running high and emotions charged, it's hard to say who's really in the wrong here. Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🌐💬

Commenters sympathize with OP's parentification, urge reporting to authorities. 🚨

FloppyEaredDog | FloppyEaredDog

Lazy, neglectful parents pawn off their child on responsible sibling. NTA.

Auroraburst | Auroraburst

Escape family drama by studying at the library and planning for college 🚀

Pitiful-Enthusiasm-5 | Pitiful-Enthusiasm-5

Standing up against parentification. NTA 👏

NotShockedFruitWeird | NotShockedFruitWeird

Don't feel guilty! It's called parentification. Keep standing your ground. 👏

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"Parentification" is not normal. It's time to set boundaries. 🙏

ArchyDWolf | ArchyDWolf

NTA stands up to irresponsible parents. Username appreciation ensues 😍

Cherrygrove-elk | Cherrygrove-elk

NTA, but brace yourself for unchanged behavior 😔

Lovegivingadvice | Lovegivingadvice

Teen stands up for herself against family pressure. 💪

reeserodgers59 | reeserodgers59

Commenter calls out abusive behavior in NTA post.

worstpolack | worstpolack

Don't let them parentify you! Stand up for yourself 💪

ArmNo8807 | ArmNo8807

Commenter defends teen against abusive parents in family drama 💪

National-Zombie3303 | National-Zombie3303

Boundaries set with siblings over parenting responsibilities. #NTA 👍

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Sister refuses to be a second mom to siblings. Not the a**hole.

Embarrassed_Hat_2904 | Embarrassed_Hat_2904

Teen forced to be a parent? Not the a**hole. 🙌

nathashanails | nathashanails

Standing up to entitled siblings. NTA for refusing parenting role. 🙌

Each0to0their0own | Each0to0their0own

Sibling responsibilities? NTA says oldest child, and we agree! 👍

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Commenter sympathizes with neglected sibling in family drama 😢

pkkmm | pkkmm

Teen refuses to be a mom. NTA. Parents need to step up 👏

xpotential31 | xpotential31

Not the a**hole, but what's the backstory? 🤔

lou2442 | lou2442

Teen forced to be a parent, but NTA for setting boundaries 👏

EggoStack | EggoStack

Don't let your parents make you a parent. 🙏

CriminelleDefense | CriminelleDefense

Teen stands up to family pressure to be a babysitter 🙌

BDizzMcNizz | BDizzMcNizz

Breaking free from guilt: NTA stands up to family pressure 👏

Goda6511 | Goda6511

Teen refuses to be parentified by siblings. NTA wins.

winsomebunny | winsomebunny

Don't let your parents parentify you. Stand up for yourself! 💪

plsletmenap | plsletmenap

Parents neglecting their duties, NTA for refusing to help. 🙌

Ok_Employment_7630 | Ok_Employment_7630

Empowering response to family drama. You go, NTA! 💪

mythologicalhoe | mythologicalhoe

Commenter calls out irresponsible parenting, deems OP NTA

Much_Luck2470 | Much_Luck2470

NTA. Oldest sibling forced to parent siblings, now in therapy. 😭

httpawkwxrd | httpawkwxrd

Don't burden a child with parental responsibilities. #NTA 👍

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Teen struggles with parentification and plans to move out soon 🙏

svnvfhcrmcs | svnvfhcrmcs

Being a built-in babysitter at 16 is tough. 😔

backwoodcowboy | backwoodcowboy

Focus on school, seek scholarships, and leave the parenting behind. 👏

Coco_Dirichlet | Coco_Dirichlet

Standing up to toxic family dynamics. 🙅‍♀️

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16-year-old forced to parent siblings; called 'lazy bitch' for refusing. NTA

Kettlewise | Kettlewise

Don't be the parent. Focus on your own life 🙌

ButterscotchOk7516 | ButterscotchOk7516

Teen overwhelmed with caring for siblings, NTA, parents are selfish 😢

peoplearejerks69 | peoplearejerks69

Teen receives support to report abusive parents to CPS 👏

JCWa50 | JCWa50

Being a sibling doesn't make you a parent 🚫👨‍💻. You're NTA, focus on school 📚

SJRealz | SJRealz

Don't let them treat you like a free babysitter 🙌. Your parents need to take responsibility.

TieSpecialist | TieSpecialist

Teen calls out unfair family dynamics in a fiery comment 💥

kuhboose-1 | kuhboose-1

Commenter supports OP's actions and condemns dad's behavior 👍

Positive-Ratio5472 | Positive-Ratio5472

Teen stands up to parents and refuses to be a parent figure. NTA 👏

Reading4Drama | Reading4Drama

Commenter defends teen against neglectful family. 👏

AdAppropriate3602 | AdAppropriate3602

Sibling not a parent: NTA, parents are abusing you 😡

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Sibling forced to be parent shares advice: set boundaries 👍

Legitimate_Apple_779 | Legitimate_Apple_779

Teen's refusal to take care of siblings causes family drama 😢

Wpcgg1740 | Wpcgg1740

Teen refuses to be a babysitter for entitled siblings 😱

Mabelisms | Mabelisms

Heartbreaking comment on family abuse and manipulation 😢

CuteBat9788 | CuteBat9788

Don't be the mama! 🙅‍♀️ NTA, parents need to step up.

PhoenixEcho1 | PhoenixEcho1

Sibling forced to be a parent, NTA for refusing. 🙌

velvetcrystals | velvetcrystals

Teen refuses to be parentified, sets boundaries with AH parents 🙏

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Escape is the only option. You are NTA 🙏

Buddhadevine | Buddhadevine

Teen refuses to be parentified, rightfully so. #NTA 👏

jonstoppable | jonstoppable

Parents get called out for bad behavior. NTA wins.

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Encouraging advice for a teen in a tough family situation 💪

Ijustdontworkhere | Ijustdontworkhere

Parents expect too much, commenter calls them out. NTA 👏

Perigold | Perigold

Teen refuses to be a mom to her sister. NTA 👏

Different-Letter7117 | Different-Letter7117

Being asked to be a parent at 17? Definitely NTA 👏

azemilyann26 | azemilyann26

Teen refuses to parent siblings, NTA. School should be priority.

ConfidentPotential43 | ConfidentPotential43

Commenter shows support for teen in difficult family situation 🙏

caitthegreat2483 | caitthegreat2483

Supportive comment calls out parents as 'massive a**holes' 😱

Disgusted-PI | Disgusted-PI

Teen deemed NTA, but what caused family drama? 🤔

bookshelfie | bookshelfie

Sibling responsibilities can be overwhelming. NTA for setting boundaries 🙏

Medical_Category_147 | Medical_Category_147

Teen resists being a parent figure in abusive household. 🙏

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Taking responsibility for siblings causing family drama 😕

Confident-Zombie568 | Confident-Zombie568

Stay strong and prioritize your education 🎓

Ummokkayyy | Ummokkayyy

Teen takes stand against being a parent to siblings 🙌

EfficientWatch8121 | EfficientWatch8121

Don't let your parents take advantage of you. 🙏

Defiant-Historian800 | Defiant-Historian800

Prioritize education and avoid family interference. NTA 👍

Spicy_Alien_Baby | Spicy_Alien_Baby

Teen defends decision not to be siblings' mom. #FamilyDrama

HomeworkDry4850 | HomeworkDry4850

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