23-Year-Old Spills the Tea on Growing Up with Teen Parents 😱

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Imagine growing up with parents who were just teenagers when they had you. This 23-year-old has decided to share their experience of being raised by immature, struggling parents. After moving back home due to the pandemic, they couldn't hold back their feelings any longer. During a family Zoom call, they finally let it all out. 😬👪

Starting College at 23

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The Struggle of Growing Up

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Teen Parents and a Tough Childhood

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Younger Siblings and a Family Zoom Call

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Aunt's Praise and a Bitter Laugh

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Venting Frustration

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The Painful Truth

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Zoom Call Ends

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Love, but No Respect

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Bitterness and Jealousy

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Parents' Apology

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Locking Away

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A Promise to Pay Student Loans

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Too Little, Too Late?

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Decision to Move Out

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Cutting Contact

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The Bitter Truth About Teen Parents

This 23-year-old finally let their feelings out about growing up with teen parents during a family Zoom call. They revealed the struggles of living in poor neighborhoods, attending subpar schools, and feeling neglected. Now, they're 4 years behind their peers and can't help but feel bitter and jealous as they watch their parents be better to their younger siblings. The parents apologized and promised to pay their student loans, but is it too little, too late? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 😓💬

NAH. OP expresses feelings, parents receptive. Therapy could help family dynamics.

567856785 | 567856785

Commenter accuses OP of blaming parents, suggests taking responsibility. Others agree.

anchovie_macncheese | anchovie_macncheese

OP is called out for announcing his feelings to the whole family.

vtheatretech | vtheatretech

Commenter calls out OP for blaming parents and not taking responsibility.

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Growing up in poverty affects children for years, therapy helps. NAH.

AnonymousMowse | AnonymousMowse

Entitled 23-year-old criticized for moving back home during pandemic 🤦‍♂️

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Commenter accuses OP of being ungrateful for their parents' efforts.

Kymaddy | Kymaddy

Commenter accuses OP of immaturity. 🤔

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Growing up with teen parents: NAH judgment sparks discussion 🤔

freezingpixie | freezingpixie

NTA for expressing resentment towards parents for growing up in poverty 😱

ThisisstupidAFpeople | ThisisstupidAFpeople

Commenter receives backlash for criticizing parents' parenting skills 😑

holigramj56 | holigramj56

Commenter accuses OP of entitlement and being behind in school.

DocJ420 | DocJ420

Grateful child defends teen parents, calls out OP's entitlement. 🚩

AHybridofSorts | AHybridofSorts

Validating comment encourages therapy for healing from imperfect parents 🙏

Chadwards | Chadwards

Redditors agree that teen parents are not ideal. 👍

Philaleche | Philaleche

NTA for feeling neglected, but be kind when rejecting help 🙏

nnnnottt | nnnnottt

Advice for healing from childhood trauma and accepting flawed parents.

Puhhhleeze | Puhhhleeze

Comment defends teen parents, acknowledges parenting struggles with empathy ❤️

BrunieBlondie | BrunieBlondie

Commenter suggests therapy and empathizes with parents. 🙌

floppypickle69 | floppypickle69

Don't let jealousy consume you. Focus on the positives 🙌

msbeesy | msbeesy

Growing up with teen parents can be tough, but NAH.

actualreallifebear | actualreallifebear

Commenter defends teen parents and criticizes OP's attitude 🤬

FleafOHenessy | FleafOHenessy

NAH. Commenter sympathizes with OP's upbringing but also acknowledges the efforts of their teenage parents. A reply highlights the emotional impact of being left alone as a toddler.

braveguppy | braveguppy

Parenting struggles acknowledged, but OP handled situation poorly 🙄

just-peepin-at-u | just-peepin-at-u

Growing up neglected by flawed parents, but they're trying to make up for it 😢

floopdoopsalot | floopdoopsalot

Growing up with teen parents had a negative impact on OP 😞

Dana07620 | Dana07620

Commenter calls out OP for publicly shaming parents. 🤪

Phat-Rooster | Phat-Rooster

Commenter calls out OP for shitting on their parents. 💩

philosophunc | philosophunc

Teen mom admits to being a bad parent, seeks forgiveness 😢

fbombmom_ | fbombmom_

Forgiving but not forgetting: A 23-year-old's take on teen parents 🤔

_mz_hyde | _mz_hyde

Commenter calls out OP for bringing up issue on Zoom.

madelinegumbo | madelinegumbo

Growing up with teen parents: NAH/YTA comment sparks discussion.

IllustriousEffort937 | IllustriousEffort937

Commenter criticizes OP's parenting view and calls them an AH

fabulousautie | fabulousautie

NAH commenter advises OP to seek therapy and make amends.

AugustNClementine | AugustNClementine

When trigger words hit close to home 🤪

hnug2 | hnug2

Commenter suggests therapy for bitterness towards teen parents.

Mera1506 | Mera1506

Growing up with teen parents: a delicate balance of love and bitterness 😔

Pickles-151 | Pickles-151

Commenter receives judgement for bringing up difficult past with parents 😕

pnutbuttercups56 | pnutbuttercups56

Empathetic reply suggests therapy and communication for tough childhood experience 😢

og_kitten_mittens | og_kitten_mittens

User accuses OP of being the a**hole for holding a grudge

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Commenter advises OP to focus on positives and seek counseling.

Competitive_Tea2413 | Competitive_Tea2413

Growing up with teen parents left deep scars 😢, therapy helped.

sfcurly | sfcurly

Commenter called out for blaming parents and being cruel 😕

icebergmama | icebergmama

Growing up with teen parents is tough but forgiving is important.

triplebithreat | triplebithreat

Commenter calls out OP for blaming their teen parents at 23.

LydSilverback | LydSilverback

Single parent defends teen parents, commenter disagrees. 🤷‍♀️

du13ious | du13ious

Harshly criticizing your parents isn't honesty, it's being a massive a**hole 😱

GunmetalMimzy | GunmetalMimzy

Commenter accuses OP of blaming others for their own shortcomings 🤔

Chaos_and_Pickles | Chaos_and_Pickles

It's okay to have issues with your upbringing, but therapy helps.

lambda_schmambda | lambda_schmambda

Curious about grades and test scores at 'shitty schools' 🤔

Calm_Initial | Calm_Initial

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