Family Forces Teen to Sacrifice Social Life for Sister's Mental Health 😲

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We've all had our fair share of family drama, but imagine being forced to give up your social life and celebrations for the sake of your sibling's mental health. That's exactly what happened to one teenager, who's now an adult and still struggling with the consequences of their parents' decision. The sibling in question was an extrovert with a ton of friends, while their elder sister struggled with severe depression. In an attempt to help their sister, the parents made a controversial decision that would change the course of their family's life forever. 😔

Sister's Struggle with Depression 🌧️

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Parents' Controversial Solution 😳

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No Friends Allowed 🚫

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Years of Isolation 😢

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Skipping School on Birthdays 🎂

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Secret Friendships 🤫

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Dad's Silent Support 🤐

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No Celebrations with Family 🚫🎉

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College and No Contact 📚

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Reconnecting with Parents, Not Sister 👨‍👩‍👧

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Still No Celebrations 🙅‍♀️

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Anniversary Dinner Invitation 🍽️

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Mom's Ultimatum 😠

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No Contact Once More 🚫

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Seeking Opinions 🤔

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Forgiveness or No Contact: A Family Dilemma 🤷‍♀️

Years of isolation and resentment have left deep scars in this family. After reconnecting with their parents but still refusing to celebrate any occasions, the protagonist faced an ultimatum from their mom: forgive or go no contact again. Choosing the latter, they now find themselves at a crossroads, wondering if they're stuck in the past or justified in their decision. Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🕵️‍♀️

NTA - Family emotionally abused OP for sister's happiness. No contact advised.

AngeloPappas | AngeloPappas

Parents' mistreatment of one daughter for another's mental health 😢

tempestelunaire | tempestelunaire

Teen receives support for separating from abusive parents. 👏

If-By-Whisky | If-By-Whisky

Mental illness isn't an excuse to be a horrible brat 😒. NTA OP.

MissAngelicJones | MissAngelicJones

Teen questions family's apology for sacrificing social life for sister's health 🤔

princessofperky | princessofperky

Standing up to family's abuse for sister's mental health 🙌

QueenDemonic | QueenDemonic

Cut ties and prioritize your happiness. NTA 🙌

roman1969 | roman1969

Prioritizing mental health over family pressure. 🙌

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Teen's sacrifice for sister's mental health turns into misery. NTA.

foxiana123 | foxiana123

Teen sacrifices social life for sister's mental health, NTA.

420FLgirl | 420FLgirl

Don't feel guilty for living the life YOU want 🙌

Jillypepper72 | Jillypepper72

Parents unfairly restricted social life to make sister happy. Reconciliation advice?

Roatie | Roatie

Commenter calls out emotional abuse in NTA verdict 🔥

awyllt | awyllt

Celebrating people who didn't celebrate you? NTA, stand your ground 💪

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Teen forced to sacrifice social life for sister's mental health. NTA.

pokegirl395 | pokegirl395

Standing up to family's abuse and going no contact 👊

mango1588 | mango1588

No a-hole here, enjoy that no contact 😊

bdayqueen | bdayqueen

Teen robbed of childhood by family, deserves apology 😢

M4dRu5h1n | M4dRu5h1n

Cutting off family for unfair punishment? NTA, says commenter.

G_Durand | G_Durand

Demanding a genuine apology for toxic behavior from family members 🤷‍♀️

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OP's family forced them to sacrifice their own happiness for sister's mental health 😢. Commenters sympathize and compare family to Cinderella's stepmother 😱

bbblonde1452 | bbblonde1452

Mom asks for forgiveness without apologizing? NTA, you're right.

DaisyInc | DaisyInc

Sibling favoritism leads to unfair punishment and resentment 😔

De5p | De5p

OP not at fault, join r/raisedbynarcissists for similar stories 😊

2xth | 2xth

Teen's sacrifice for sister's mental health praised. Parents criticized. 👏

curiousnerd06 | curiousnerd06

Doubts raised about OP's credibility 🤔

LibertyUnderpants | LibertyUnderpants

Sibling's mental health shouldn't cost you your social life. NTA.

ChiaEFX | ChiaEFX

Teen not at fault, join the insane parents subreddit 😎

DootDotDittyOtt | DootDotDittyOtt

Toxic sister and abusive mom force ultimatum. NTA.

adragon02 | adragon02

Parent's solution to one unstable child traumatizes the other. NTA.

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Family prioritizes sister's mental health over teen's social life 😢

kellendrin21 | kellendrin21

Teen goes no contact after family prioritizes sister's mental health 👏

PlushieTushie | PlushieTushie

No apology from the family? Check out this helpful comment!

RogueBookwurm | RogueBookwurm

Commenter receives validation for standing up to family's demands 👏

Misc-fluff | Misc-fluff

Toxic parenting leads to NC, but mother can't be mad 🙄

The_wayward_painter | The_wayward_painter

Toxic family dynamics and no celebration reciprocity. NTA.

squirrelsareevil2479 | squirrelsareevil2479

NTA. Parents failed both siblings. No contact was the right call. 🙌

Circa1205 | Circa1205

Teen forced to sacrifice social life for sister's mental health. NTA.

Sparklypuppy05 | Sparklypuppy05

Teen forced to sacrifice social life for sister's mental health. NTA.

ComprehensiveBand586 | ComprehensiveBand586

Victim of gaslighting parents seeks genuine apology and compensation. 👏

jeremyworldwide | jeremyworldwide

Cutting off toxic family: empowering or difficult? 🤔

Nikki3to | Nikki3to

Teen accuses parents of abuse for sacrificing social life. 😕

NoStage296 | NoStage296

Toxic family prioritizes sister's mental health over teen's happiness 🤯

Icilina | Icilina

Sibling's mental health shouldn't come at cost of another's. NTA 👏

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A playful comment receives a confused response 😕

ghoulbaby621 | ghoulbaby621

Teen blames parents for sacrificing social life for sister's health 🙄

Gilrand | Gilrand

Teen forced to sacrifice social life for sister's mental health. Neglectful parents.

Arbor_Arabicae | Arbor_Arabicae

Commenter sends birthday wishes to OP's unsupportive family 👏

BetYourSalty | BetYourSalty

Family pressures teen to sacrifice social life for sister's mental health. NTA.

JenAYE2 | JenAYE2

Epic malicious compliance earns NTA judgement 👏

2catsaretheminimum | 2catsaretheminimum

Commenter calls out parents and sister's behavior, supports OP (NTA)

Hedgehog1023 | Hedgehog1023

NTA. No psychologist would have signed off on their actions 😕

free_range_celery | free_range_celery

Impressive response to family's unfair demands, demanding forgiveness is concerning 😕

ScarletteMayWest | ScarletteMayWest

Cutting ties with family for mental health. NTA wins.

Nonservium | Nonservium

Standing up to toxic family for mental health 🙌

thelmarie | thelmarie

Choose yourself first 👍, leave the drama behind 👋

LonelyTrack6 | LonelyTrack6

Commenter calls out family's abusive behavior towards teen 😱

That-Significance150 | That-Significance150

"Time is not an apology." NTA stands up for self.

Terpsichorean_Wombat | Terpsichorean_Wombat

Standing up for yourself pays off in the end 💪

09Klr650 | 09Klr650

Teen sacrifices social life for sister's mental health, goes no contact. 🙌

The_Amazing_Username | The_Amazing_Username

Did the parents apologize for sacrificing the teen's social life? 🤔

james_strange | james_strange

Seeking accountability: Did the family apologize for past mistakes?

AGirlInTheCityy | AGirlInTheCityy

Lazy and inept parenting ruins teen's social life. NTA 👏

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Choosing your own mental health is never selfish 🙌. Virtual hug 🤗❤

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