💔 Family Feud: Stepmom's Accident Ignites Battle Over Stepdad's Care 🏥

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Picture this: your mom marries a man who makes it clear he doesn't want a relationship with you or your siblings. Fast forward a few years, and he's diagnosed with Parkinson's. As his condition worsens, your mom becomes his primary caregiver. But when she suffers a terrible accident, the responsibility falls on you and your siblings. 😰 What would you do? Read on for a story of family conflict, moral dilemmas, and emotional turmoil. 📖

The Unwanted Stepdad 🚫

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Parkinson's Diagnosis 🩺

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Mom's Accident 😢

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A New Plan for Mom 🏠

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Stepdad's Care Becomes an Issue 🤔

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Stepsister's Refusal 😤

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Finding a Solution 🏥

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Mom Comes First ❤️

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Family Torn Apart: Who's Responsible for Stepdad's Care? 🤷‍♀️

In a situation where family bonds are already strained, a stepmom's accident leaves her unable to care for her husband with Parkinson's. The responsibility now falls on her children, who never had a close relationship with their stepdad. They reach out to their stepsister for help, but she refuses, calling them heartless for suggesting a care facility. 😡 With their mom as their main priority, they're left to make tough decisions about their stepdad's future. Let's see what the internet thinks of this complicated situation... 🌐

Step-sister refuses to help stepdad, OP considers care facility. NTA.

bobledrew | bobledrew

Stepfather's children refuse responsibility, stepsiblings guilt-trip OP. NTA.


Caregiving is tough, NTA for finding a safe facility 🙏

capriolib | capriolib

Stepmom receives support for taking care of family over stepdad.

goodstuff2020 | goodstuff2020

Step sister wants OP to take care of dangerous stepdad. NTA.

ChocolateChipShame | ChocolateChipShame

OP's mother unable to make decisions, call adult protective services. NTA

Evil_Mel | Evil_Mel

Debate over responsibility for stepdad's care. NTA vs. mother's role 🤔

Gogowhine | Gogowhine

NTA stepsister expects you to care for dad she won't. 👍

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Family divided over stepdad's care and selling the house 😢

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Power struggle between step-siblings over stepdad's care 🤝

NightNurse14 | NightNurse14

Stepdad excluded them, now needs their help. NTA.

tileman1440 | tileman1440

Stepping back from care responsibilities: NTA comment and agreement.

Min_sora | Min_sora

Stepmom's stepdaughter thinks she's heartless for not wanting to care. NTA.

jammy913 | jammy913

Step-siblings refuse to pay for stepdad's care, criticize sister's decision. 👎

OrcEight | OrcEight

Commenter advises turning to APS for emergency guardianship for stepdad. NTA.

misma83 | misma83

Stepmom wants to dictate care for stepdad but won't step up? NTA

Catatomical | Catatomical

Daughter refuses to care for sick father, is NTA.

iwanttoquitposting | iwanttoquitposting

Stepdad's care is a danger to mom's health, facility best option 💔

Brave_Pilot8017 | Brave_Pilot8017

Step-sister criticized for not taking responsibility for stepdad's care. NTA.

haveitgood | haveitgood

Stepdad's care is not your responsibility. NTA 👍

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Let adult services handle it. NTA for prioritizing your mom.

Dazzling-Chicken-192 | Dazzling-Chicken-192

Family member questions if mother and stepfather are capable of decision-making.

commenter23450 | commenter23450

Daughter accuses stepmom of being heartless for abandoning her father

jinxdrain | jinxdrain

Plan ahead and consult an elder care attorney for end-of-life decisions.

PanamaViejo | PanamaViejo

Stepdad's children uninterested in his care, family feud ensues 🤷‍♂️

icebluefrost | icebluefrost

Suggesting assisted living for stepdad and mom after her recovery 🙌

terracottatilefish | terracottatilefish

Stepdad's daughter won't help, stepmom's injured, NTA for seeking care.

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Encouraging NTA comment suggests trying for better care with empathy.

amberlc002 | amberlc002

You're not responsible for your mom's husband. NTA 👍

Kaiser93 | Kaiser93

Not the a**hole! Tell us more, we're intrigued 🤔

TeepShow76 | TeepShow76

Stepmom prioritizes her mom over stepdad. NTA 👍

Avasgg | Avasgg

Caregiving spouse's fall ignites family feud over stepdad's care. NTA.

EquivalentTwo1 | EquivalentTwo1

Compassionate OP tries to prioritize mom's health in messy situation 🙏

PetuniaGoBlue | PetuniaGoBlue

Expert advice on how to handle stepdad's care and finances 💼

[deleted] | [deleted]

When stepkids don't step up, APS is the right move 🙌

Scary_Offer2479 | Scary_Offer2479

Stepmom prioritizes stepdad's safety over his own kids. 💯

meliocoilean | meliocoilean

Family conflict over stepdad's care and who should pay 💰

loopylandtied | loopylandtied

Legal documentation may help resolve the battle over stepdad's care 📜

ladylilac | ladylilac

👍 NTA- You're doing your best. Communication is key.

MonkeyPolice | MonkeyPolice

Stepdad's care is in limbo due to family financial situation 💰

IntermittenSeries | IntermittenSeries

Stepmom's snarky comment sparks cold family feud 👎

Dull-Environment2759 | Dull-Environment2759

Facility is better equipped. NTA for choosing it. 👍

ohyerasofa | ohyerasofa

Learn about filial responsibility laws and your responsibilities as a stepchild. NTA.

hdmx539 | hdmx539

Stepmom's struggle caring for stepdad, stepsister shirks responsibility. NTA.

PurpleAquilegia | PurpleAquilegia

Stepdad's past behavior may have led to lack of support. NTA.

aam1884 | aam1884

Not the a**hole. But what sparked the battle?

narnarqueen | narnarqueen

Stepmom's stepchildren refuse to care for stepdad. NTA. 👍

Fun_Client_6232 | Fun_Client_6232

Compassionate decision to prioritize stepdad's care receives support (NTA)

xxKEYEDxx | xxKEYEDxx

Stepdad's care ignites family feud, step-sister called out. NTA

that_fork_is_mine | that_fork_is_mine

Stepmom cleared of blame in family feud over stepdad's care 👏

sarahlenk | sarahlenk

Stepmom not at fault for stepdad's care. Expensive and difficult decision.

auntie_stacey | auntie_stacey

Stepdaughter demands care for stepdad but rejects nursing facility. 😑

topazpink777 | topazpink777

Moving a parent to care can be tough. NTA offers advice.

blanchekitty | blanchekitty

When stepdad needs care and his own kids won't help...🤔

NikoDemon | NikoDemon

Stepmom refuses to help, but blames you for seeking care. NTA.

lyanx123 | lyanx123

Stepmom's NTA comment hints at strained family dynamics 🤔

hunnyjo | hunnyjo

Stepmom not at fault, but consider stepdad's care for mom's sake 🙏

Thissitesuckshuge | Thissitesuckshuge

Navigating family dynamics and elder care can be emotionally draining 😢

theory_until | theory_until

Step sister refuses to care for dad, commenter NTA 👍

NYCstraphanger | NYCstraphanger

Stepmom refuses to help care for stepdad, calls OP heartless. #FamilyDrama ❤️

Tessie1966 | Tessie1966

Step siblings paying for stepdad's care, but why? 💰

[deleted] | [deleted]

Stepmom's accident sparks family feud over stepdad's care. NTA wins.

knowledgeseeker2424 | knowledgeseeker2424

Stepdad's care is not your responsibility. Seek legal advice 👍

Scarletzoe | Scarletzoe

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