We've all heard of kids manipulating their parents, but what happens when it threatens an entire relationship? Meet Summer, a 15-year-old girl with an autoimmune disease and a knack for getting her way. Her dad, a single father, spoils her rotten, and his fiancée has had enough. When Summer plays the sick card during a vacation, it leads to a major conflict between the couple. Will their relationship survive? 🤔💔
Spoiled Rotten Summer 💸👑
No Chores, No Problem 🚫🧹
Mood Swing Excuses 😒💊
Winter Break Plans ❄️📆
Vacation with a Friend 🏖️👭
Constant Calls 📞😩
Missing Daddy Dearest 💔👨👧
Sudden Sickness? 🤒🚨
No Fever, No Vomiting 🌡️🤮
Stick It Out! 💪🏼🚫
Daddy to the Rescue 🚗💨
Relationship Rethink 💔💍
Manipulation Accusations 😠🐍
Silent Treatment 😶🕑
Engagement on Thin Ice ❄️💔
When Summer plays the sick card during a vacation, her dad's fiancée calls her out for manipulation. But instead of listening, the dad kicks his fiancée out and drives four hours to pick up his not-so-sick daughter. Now, their engagement hangs in the balance as he reconsiders their relationship. Will love conquer all, or has Summer's manipulation gone too far? Let's dive into the internet's top responses to this dramatic situation... 😬🍿
Stepmother accused of being ableist and controlling, YTA. 👎
Disney stepmom approach? Comment sparks humorous response.
Commenter called out for not respecting fiancé's parenting decisions 👍
Compromise or ship out? Commenters debate fiancé's daughter's role. 😜
Step-mom dismisses step-daughter's illness and refuses to pick her up. YTA.
Commenter calls out OP for being incompatible with dad and manipulative 🔥
Empathy is key. Calling a sick child manipulative is unacceptable. YTA.
Stepmom faces criticism for not letting her fiancé's daughter come home. 😬
🩺 Understanding autoimmune diseases and their symptoms is important. YTA.
Engaging with the challenges of being a stepparent 💔
Commenter calls out OP and predicts end of relationship 😱
Dating someone with kids? Don't be surprised when kids happen. 🤷♀️ YTA.
Denying a sick child from going home is not okay 😔
Priorities first: YTA for telling his daughter not to come home 🙅
Commenter called out for being manipulative, receives agreement 👍
NTA, but OP should have let the fiancé handle it 👍
Commenter accuses OP of being jealous and dismissive towards fiancé's daughter 😑
A commenter calls out the original poster for being jealous and intimidated by her fiancé's daughter, leading to a reply suggesting that the relationship is already over.
Commenter calls out OP for lack of understanding about autoimmune disorders 😕
Dating people with kids? YTA says one commenter 🤪
Commenter advises calling off wedding and remaining childless. 😱
Commenter calls out OP for jealousy and advises to leave 👋
Commenter calls out OP for jealousy over fiancé's daughter. YTA 🤭
Putting your fiancé's child last? YTA, no doubt 👎
OP accused of being TA for not understanding daughter's illness 😱
Commenter calls out YTA judgment, sparks disagreement in replies 🤔
Commenter calls out OP for hating fiancé's daughter. Yikes! 🤨
Commenter calls out OP for being insensitive and selfish 😬
Commenter is called out for being the a**hole, but receives support.
Jealousy towards partner's daughter? YTA 😑💔
Autoimmune disease causing relationship troubles. Move on for better.
Commenter calls out manipulative behavior, deems OP YTA 🔥
Age gap causing tension in relationship, commenter thinks OP is TA
Don't ignore her, she's part of the package 😔
Partner accused of faking fiancé's daughter's illness. YTA. 😱
Curiosity kills the cat, but how long have they dated? 🤔
Dumped already? Ouch! OP needs a reality check 😱
A commenter with autoimmune disease schools OP on invisible illness. 👏
Finding a balance between dating and parenting is crucial 👨🏻👦🏻, but dictating a child's schedule is not okay 🙅
Autoimmune diseases can severely limit physical abilities and cause exhaustion. 😨
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Daughter's sick card exposes manipulation, YTA called out 🔥
Dating a man with a child but seeing the child as interference? YTA 🤷♀️
User calls out OP for being controlling and selfish. Yikes 😱
Commenter calls out OP for overstepping. Yikes 😱
OP's fiancé prioritizes daughter over relationship, commenter advises leaving toxic situation 💔
Enabling vs. assisting: finding autonomy for those with disabilities 👨🤓
Commenter calls out OP for being an insensitive future step-mom 😒
YTA accused of neglecting sick child 😱
NTA, but OP needs to have a gentle conversation with fiancé.
Is it time to let go? 💔
Ouch! Harsh but honest reply to a silent treatment.
A comment explaining the reality of autoimmune diseases. 👏
Love is a package deal 💔, can't handle it? Walk away.