Sister Blames Nephew's Hearing Loss on Everyone but Herself 😱

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We all know that one family member who refuses to take responsibility for their actions, right? 😒 Well, this story is about a sister who constantly drops off her kids at her sibling's place for a break. Despite numerous requests to stop this behavior and turn down the volume on the kids' headphones, she never listens. But when her 9-year-old son is diagnosed with significant hearing loss, she's quick to blame everyone else. 💔

Unannounced Visits and Babysitting 🙄

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Ignoring the Headphone Volume Warning ⚠️

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Sister and BIL Tell OP to Butt Out 😤

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Nephew's Hearing Loss Diagnosis 😢

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Sister's Hysterical Reaction 😭

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OP Loses It and Confronts Sister 😡

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Sister's Angry Response 🤬

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OP Faces Consequences 😔

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Sister in Denial About Her Role in Nephew's Hearing Loss 🙅‍♀️

In a classic case of refusing to accept responsibility, this sister is quick to blame everyone but herself for her son's hearing loss. Despite being warned about the dangers of loud headphones, she continued to ignore the advice. When confronted by her sibling, she lashes out and threatens to cut off all contact. Now, the heartbroken sibling is left wondering if they should apologize or stand their ground. 💔😢 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

Sister refuses to accept blame for nephew's hearing loss 😱

Dyerdon | Dyerdon

NTA. Don't worry, she'll come crawling back for help 😉

WebbieVanderquack | WebbieVanderquack

Support for commenter's concern about nephew's hearing loss. 👍

genXastrolady | genXastrolady

Debate on whether headphones caused nephew's hearing loss, skepticism expressed 😕

Oracle5of7 | Oracle5of7

Honesty is the best policy, even if it hurts 👍

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Lock her out 👍 for some peace 🌌

Elfich47 | Elfich47

NTA comment suggests letting sister learn her lesson with babysitting 🤔


Clarification on the severity of nephew's hearing loss 👥

mcgillhufflepuff | mcgillhufflepuff

Sister's behavior leads to NTA judgement and family rift 🤷

TypicalManagement680 | TypicalManagement680

Engaging in a reasonable debate about who's to blame 🤔

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NTA defends herself and suggests a chicken and egg scenario 🤔

hanniballactator | hanniballactator

ENT diagnosed hearing loss, but commenter suggests other possible causes. 👀


Commenter sympathizes with OP's delivery, predicts sister won't stop contact.

gestaltdude | gestaltdude

Commenter agrees with blaming sister, adds sarcastic twist 😂

Poprock077 | Poprock077

Apologize to mend the relationship and offer to take kids 😊

smalltimesam | smalltimesam

Suggesting calling authorities for neglectful parents. 🚨

singer96 | singer96

Are the headphones too big for the child? 🤔

TheRenraw | TheRenraw

Financially stable sister and family mooch off expensive meals. 🍽️

MamaTries | MamaTries

Sarcastic suggestion to gift a sign language book 😂

Mabama1450 | Mabama1450

NTA stands firm on house rules despite sister's negligence 😱

LongTallMatt | LongTallMatt

NTA for blaming both parents, apologize for delivery 😊

Avebury1 | Avebury1

Commenter finds sister's threat amusing, supports OP. 😂👍

Dana07620 | Dana07620

Deafness as a blessing? A unique perspective on hearing loss 🤷🏻‍♂️

mplaing | mplaing

Deafness not a dealbreaker, normalise it and don't ostracise 👥

Sardonic_Scazons | Sardonic_Scazons

Heartbreaking hearing loss may be permanent, but hope remains 😢

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Supportive comment helps grieving sister reflect on her actions 🙌

Iwillsingyoulullabys | Iwillsingyoulullabys

NTA and sympathetic towards nephew's hearing loss. Sister may continue behavior.

BreannaMcAwesome | BreannaMcAwesome

Buy headphones for kids to limit decibels. Sister's TA 😑

cedarvhazel | cedarvhazel

Childhood trauma caused by narcissistic parents 😢

bb8chickentendies | bb8chickentendies

NTA. Set boundaries and apologize for poor timing. 🙏

DatChicaPen | DatChicaPen

NTA commenter refuses to engage in family drama 👏

verdebot | verdebot

NTA commenter sympathizes with OP and predicts sister's reaction.

anonanondoot | anonanondoot

Deaf commenter empathizes with nephew's hearing loss 👀

viktoryarozetassi | viktoryarozetassi

NTA calls out entitled sister's behavior, doubts she'll change 😱

Deerpacolyps | Deerpacolyps

Commenter shares experience with hearing loss and offers advice.

chandler-bingaling | chandler-bingaling

Relatable comment about difficult family members 😍

Alliegibs | Alliegibs

Commenter empathizes with sister's guilt but supports OP. NTA 👍

ieya404 | ieya404

Commenter shows empathy for sister's guilt over child's hearing loss 😢

Cucciolia | Cucciolia

Defensive parent refuses to take responsibility for child's hearing loss 🤯

Gamers_are_oppressed | Gamers_are_oppressed

NTA. Redditor shares personal experience and offers helpful advice 👍

Anra7777 | Anra7777

NTA. Family honesty is important 👍

soullessginger93 | soullessginger93

Aunt tries to help, sister blames others for nephew's hearing loss 🤷

beberae87 | beberae87

Setting boundaries with family. NTA 👏

SavageAsperagus | SavageAsperagus

Commenter defends nephew, calls out sister's bad parenting 👏

GhostCandy13 | GhostCandy13

NTA commenter calls out sister's hypocrisy on babysitting 😎

Nielleluvzu628 | Nielleluvzu628

Setting boundaries without enforcing them is counterproductive. 🙅

sweadle | sweadle

Audiologist advises on nephew's hearing loss. Sister should listen 🚯

susanaviieiira | susanaviieiira

Sister gets called out for her behavior. 😎

steelgripphoenix | steelgripphoenix

NTA stands up to sister's guilt trip over nephew's hearing loss 😊

RetractableLanding | RetractableLanding

Clear NTA judgement with no further discussion 👍

Canuhearmegloria | Canuhearmegloria

Sarcastic reply to NTA comment calling them a villain 😂

NatureCarolynGate | NatureCarolynGate

NTA calls out lazy parenting and predicts sister's inevitable return 😎

Western-Result8780 | Western-Result8780

Commenter agrees with NTA and questions volume level 🤔

seba_make | seba_make

NTA solves babysitting issue and calls out BS. 😱

DaisyDA1985 | DaisyDA1985

NTA suggests a sneaky solution to unannounced visitors 🤪

Oh_Wiseone | Oh_Wiseone

Neglectful sister sparks call for social services 🚨

lchastain | lchastain

Commenter supports OP and jokes about babysitting break 😂

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Sister blames nephew's hearing loss on OP despite warnings 🤷‍♂️

Looming_cat | Looming_cat

Enjoy the child-free time, truth hurts, NTA 👍

monday-night-fuckbal | monday-night-fuckbal

Commenter sympathizes with child and suggests boundary-setting with sister.

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Commenter finds silver lining in sister's behavior towards nephew 🙌

Adora90 | Adora90

Unapologetic commenter stands by truth, deemed NTA by community 👍

Pitrat3 | Pitrat3

Commenter not at fault for nephew's hearing loss 🙂

persephonetulip | persephonetulip

NTA stands up to sister's bad parenting and sets boundaries 👏

Gigafive | Gigafive

NTA suggests sister is unfit parent, predicts family drama 😐

squeaktoy_la | squeaktoy_la

Balanced judgement on nephew's hearing loss responsibility 👍

whoopiecushions | whoopiecushions

Parenting win: Using kid-friendly headphones to prevent hearing loss 👏

ronearc | ronearc

NTA comment blames device dependence for nephew's hearing loss 😱

readersanon | readersanon

Commenter suggests nephew's hearing loss may not be sister's fault. ESH.

MetalUnique | MetalUnique

NTA commenter shows empathy and concern for sister's children 👍

RockNMelanin | RockNMelanin

Commenter empathizes with child's preventable hearing loss. 😢

esqweasya | esqweasya

Commenters agree: Not the a**hole in this situation 👍

Samhain34 | Samhain34

Parent doubts headphones caused hearing loss, calls out family's behavior 🤔

SweeetasCinnamon | SweeetasCinnamon

Audiologist's percentage diagnosis seems fishy, NTA for being skeptical 🤔

dancingpianofairy | dancingpianofairy

Commenter defends the accused sister with a NTA verdict 👍

iThe666 | iThe666

NTA tells sister what she needed to hear. 😊

AdImpressive82 | AdImpressive82

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