Sister Skips Brother's Funeral After Years of Abuse 😱💔

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Imagine growing up with an older brother who despised you from the moment you were born. For one woman, this was her reality. Her brother, Lance, made her life a living hell, and their parents struggled to put an end to his abusive behavior. After years of torment, the sister finally found peace when Lance moved out. But when tragedy struck and he lost his life, she faced a difficult decision: should she attend her abuser's funeral? 🤔💔

A Lifetime of Torment 😢

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Parents Struggle to Intervene 🥺

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The Tornado Incident 🌪️

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Lance Moves Out 🏠

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Rare Encounters 🤐

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Tragic News 🚗💥

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A Difficult Decision ⚰️

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Parents Beg for Attendance 🙏

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Standing Her Ground ✊

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Parents' Fury 😠

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Boyfriend's Support ❤️

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Update: Clearing Things Up 📣

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Making Amends with Parents 💕

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Meeting Her Nephews 👦👦

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Family Divided Over Funeral Decision 😔🤷

Despite the backlash from her family, this brave woman stood her ground and refused to attend her abusive brother's funeral. Her parents eventually came around, apologized, and made amends. Now, she's finally getting the chance to meet her nephews. 💕👩‍👦‍👦 But, the question remains: Did she make the right choice by skipping the funeral? Let's see what people have to say about this heart-wrenching situation... 💬

Skipping abusive brother's funeral - NTA, but strained family relationships 💔

everythingyellow22 | everythingyellow22

Skipping abuser's funeral, OP is NTA but parents are.

Stabmesomemore | Stabmesomemore

NTA for skipping abusive brother's funeral, family ignored abuse. 👍

whynousernamelef | whynousernamelef

NTA for not attending abusive brother's funeral. 👏

Alert-Potato | Alert-Potato

Skipping the funeral of an abusive brother - NTA 👏

SmoochNo | SmoochNo

Commenter finds closure at abusive cousin's funeral 😭

fantasticfugicude | fantasticfugicude

Family cuts out abused sister for not attending abusive brother's funeral 😔

BushElk | BushElk

Skipping an abuser's funeral is okay. NTA 👍

TheArkangelWinter | TheArkangelWinter

NTA. Funerals should be for those who actually loved the deceased 💔

Aromatic-Ice-968 | Aromatic-Ice-968

Commenter judges abuser and enablers, uses NTA and AHs 👍

flowersandpeas | flowersandpeas

Skipping abusive brother's funeral: NTA, but consider parents' feelings 🙏

DeadInnlife | DeadInnlife

NTA commenter refuses to attend abusive brother's funeral. 😱

candysncr | candysncr

NTA. Commenter highlights parents' role in creating abusive brother. 👏

compassionfever | compassionfever

Commenter supports OP's decision to skip abusive brother's funeral. 💪

Kore888 | Kore888

NTA. OP stands up to abusive brother and parents, prioritizes mental health 👏

Trania86 | Trania86

Respecting the deceased's wishes 🙏

Critical_Aspect | Critical_Aspect

Skipping abusive brother's funeral: NTA, no need to pretend. 👍

upthecreekwthnocanoe | upthecreekwthnocanoe

Support for skipping abusive brother's funeral. NTA 👏

try1988 | try1988

NTA commenter criticizes parents for cutting contact with second child.

Jollydancer | Jollydancer

Victim receives support for skipping abuser's funeral. 👏

MsSonderbar | MsSonderbar

Skipping brother's funeral after years of abuse - NTA explained 👍

UnnecessaryReactions | UnnecessaryReactions

Curious about the effectiveness of intervention in abusive behavior 🤔

combatwombat1192 | combatwombat1192

Debate over attending abusive brother's funeral sparks conflict 🤷🏼‍♀️

AlwaysPlaysAHealer | AlwaysPlaysAHealer

Setting boundaries after abusive brother's death. NTA 👍

FirebirdWriter | FirebirdWriter

Redditor's wise words: 'A dead AH is still an AH' 🙌

Humanbeingplschill | Humanbeingplschill

Survivor refuses to attend abuser's funeral, not the a**hole. 👍

AlreadyAway | AlreadyAway

Toxic parents threatening to disown their abused child? NC ASAP! 😱

Difficult-Field3054 | Difficult-Field3054

Parents downplayed abuse as sibling rivalry. Not the a**hole (NTA).

Bloubloum | Bloubloum

Sibling reconciles with parents after skipping abusive brother's funeral 🙏

Fetivers | Fetivers

Victim-blaming? Not cool. This commenter gets it 👏

AlaskaNebreska | AlaskaNebreska

Survivor stands up to abusive brother, internet approves 👏

soullessginger93 | soullessginger93

NTA. Your parents chose your abusive brother over you. 👍

The-Moocat | The-Moocat

NTA: The brother's final act of bullying was to stand up for yourself. Remember this moment when your parents come crawling back 👍

nopedontcareatall | nopedontcareatall

Standing up to abuse takes strength, not pride. NTA.

tompba | tompba

Growing up in tornado territory can be terrifying. NTA OP 🙏

MaineGirl_1923 | MaineGirl_1923

Funerals are for the living, and in this case, it's necessary. #NTA

Sparky9367 | Sparky9367

Commenter agrees with NTA verdict, CPS should have intervened 👍

Daymutez | Daymutez

Family loyalty shouldn't excuse abuse. NTA 👍

Fun-Calligrapher980 | Fun-Calligrapher980

Victim of sibling abuse finds support in comment section 👏

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Resentment lingers even after death 💔

zoomzoom42 | zoomzoom42

Funerals are for the living. NTA for not attending.

A_Brit_Abroad | A_Brit_Abroad

Heartbreaking NTA comment on losing a sibling to abuse.

Hutchoman87 | Hutchoman87

Skipping the funeral was justified. NTA. But funerals aren't places to speak ill of the dead. 🙏

cat_is_cat | cat_is_cat

Skipping abusive brother's funeral, NTA. Parents chose abuser over you 💔

ReadTheRainbow42 | ReadTheRainbow42

Don't be pressured to be the 'bigger person' forever 👍

Secure-Illustrator73 | Secure-Illustrator73

Sister refuses to attend abusive brother's funeral 😱💔

meoemeowmeowmeow | meoemeowmeowmeow

Skipping the funeral was the right decision. NTA 👍

AJs3rdAlt | AJs3rdAlt

Skipping abusive brother's funeral, NTA. Family needs counselling. 🙏

BarbarianSpoonie | BarbarianSpoonie

No regrets: commenter supports sister's decision not to attend funeral 👍

sbargos | sbargos

Victim and supporters wear red to abusive relative's funeral 👍

GrandmasBigEyes | GrandmasBigEyes

Brother locked sister out during tornado warning, NTA for skipping funeral 🌧

loneOstrich | loneOstrich

Debate on whether sister should have attended abusive brother's funeral 🤔

deadlyhausfrau | deadlyhausfrau

Parents should prioritize mental health, not just their own grief. 👏

StitchandReuben | StitchandReuben

Standing your ground and prioritizing your own healing 👏

PeachBlossom1234 | PeachBlossom1234

Skipping abusive brother's funeral: NTA and absolutely correct 👍

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Standing up to abuse, even from family, is important. #NTA 👏

Neither_March4000 | Neither_March4000

NTA, abusive brother put on pedestal, parents abandoned only remaining child 😔

TofuDumplingScissors | TofuDumplingScissors

Sibling abuse and neglect, justified no-show at funeral. NTA 👏

Hooligans_Momma | Hooligans_Momma

Internet stranger says karma is a b***h to abusive brother. NTA 👍

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