Meet Frederick, a ball python who's the center of a family drama. A 15-year-old boy received Frederick as a gift from his grandparents and has been taking care of him ever since. But now, his mom is engaged to a man with kids, and the soon-to-be stepsiblings are scared of the snake. As the families plan to move in together, the pressure is on for the teen to give up his beloved pet. Will he stand his ground, or will Frederick be forced to slither away? 🐍
Meet Frederick, the Beloved Pet Snake 🐍
A Family Affair 💍
Fear of Frederick 😨
Moving In Together 🏠
Roommate Dilemma 🛏️
No Room for the Snake 🚫
Mom's Solution: Let Go of Frederick 😢
Offers for a New Pet 🐶
Standing His Ground 💪
Seeking a Solution 🤔
Considering Moving In with Grandparents 🏡
Alternative Options 🔄
Staying with Frederick ❤️
A Scaly Standoff: Teen Fights for His Pet Snake 🐍
This 15-year-old is determined to keep his pet snake, Frederick, despite his soon-to-be stepsiblings' fears. As the families prepare to move in together, he's offered to move Frederick's enclosure and even considered living with his grandparents to keep his beloved pet. The teen believes that if his stepsiblings just gave Frederick a chance, they'd learn to live with him. The internet is divided on the issue - should the teen stand his ground, or should he let go of Frederick for the sake of family harmony? Let's see what people have to say about this scaly situation! 🐍💬
Teen fights to keep pet snake despite new stepsiblings' fears
Teen's pet snake causing conflict in shared bedroom. NTA.
Teen fights to keep pet 🐍 despite stepsiblings' fears. Suggestions given.
Keep the pet and ask to move into the office 🐍
Teen stands up for pet snake 🐍 despite stepsiblings' fears
🐍 Keep standing up for your responsibility and danger noodle. NTA.
Fear not! Redditor stands up for pet snake 🐍👏
A beloved pet snake causes conflict between step-siblings. 🐍
Don't get rid of a living creature because of irrational fears 🐍. Compromise needed.
Teen stands up for pet snake against step-siblings' fears 🐍
Family expects teen to give up pet snake for new stepsiblings 🐍
Protect Frederick at all costs! 🐍❤️
Teen fights to keep pet snake 🐍 despite new stepsiblings' fears. Commenter sympathizes and suggests alternative options. 😢
Teen fights for pet snake despite blended family tensions 🐍
Don't snake-shame! 🐍 NTA, step-bros should give it a chance.
Commenters empathize with fear of snakes and support OP's love.
Keep your pet snake 🐍, don't let anyone make you feel guilty. NTA 👍
Teen fights to keep pet snake despite stepfamily's fears 🐍
Grandparents as a solution? 🤔
🐍 Stand your ground! Keep your boopnoodle, NTA!
Heartwarming support for teen fighting to keep pet snake 🐍
Stand up for your pet 🐍 and express your feelings clearly 👍
Family moves in, wants snake gone. NTA fights back 🐍
Engage new stepsiblings with education and set rules for Frederick 🐍
Don't let your step-siblings ruin your slithery friendship 🐍❤️
Snake is family too 🐍 Don't re-home for stepsiblings' fears. #NTA
Step-siblings' fears can't take away a girl's pet snake 🐍
Love knows no species! 🐍❤️ Stand your ground, NTA.
Parental insensitivity towards child's pet, a**hole move 🐍
Commenter calls out mom's selfish behavior and priorities 😠
Clear and concise: NTA, end of story 👍
Compromise with step-siblings needed to keep pet snake 🐍
Suggestion to keep the pet snake safe and close by 🐍
Stand your ground and keep your pet 🐍. NTA.
Supportive comment suggests delaying marriage to avoid conflict 👍
Grandparents may be a better option. NTA 🐍
Bonded with pet snake, teen seeks refuge with grandparents 🐍
Step-siblings should learn to avoid the snake, not the owner. 🐍
Snake tax please! NTA, but TA parents and step-siblings 🐍📷
Stepbrother fears pet snake, but mom's new husband is the real issue 🐍
Keeping pets during a family merge 🐍 NTA
🐍 Keep your pet snake! Calmly explain your feelings to mom.
Supportive comment defending pet snake, Frederick 🐍❤️
Home space allocation drama, but pet snake stays 🐍👍
Protect your pet snake 🐍 and stand up to the AHs.
Don't let anyone slither away your happiness 🐍👦🏻👧🏻
Grandparents may help keep Frederick 🐍. NTA wins.
Standing up for your pet 🐍 and your rights. NTA
Mature OP offers options but step-siblings fear pet snake 🐍
Don't let your snake go! 🐍 Family is family. 💕
Grandparents' house may be a better home for Frederick 🐍
Step-sister approves of pet snake 🐍, commenter not the a**hole
Grandparents may be able to help keep Frederick the snake 🐍
Teen shows responsibility for pet snake despite step-siblings' fears 🐍
Snake is family too! Moving without him isn't an option. 🐍
Snake-loving commenter supports teen's pet despite step-siblings' fears 🐍
New stepsiblings on a power trip over pet snake 🐍
Pets are family 🐶 too, don't get rid of them for step-siblings 👥
Don't give up your pet! 🐍 Stand up for yourself!
Sibling rivalry over pet snake and office space 🐍💼
Stand up for yourself and your snake 🐍🐍, don't let anyone bully you. #NTA
A snake-loving teen is caught in a tough spot with new stepsiblings.
Parents forcing pet snake dilemma on blended family. 🐍
Stand your ground and keep your pet snake 🐍👊
Stepdad's kids resent sharing room, mom wants OP to give up pet 🐍
Stand your ground! Your pet snake is irreplaceable 🐍 😎
Snake lovers unite! 🐍 Don't let the haters win. 🙅♀️