Man Refuses to Help with Mother's Funeral: A Family Feud Erupts 💥

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A family is torn apart after the death of their mother, as one sibling refuses to help with funeral plans or be named in the obituary. The man claims his mother was a bully who tormented him throughout his life, while his siblings remember her as a loving parent. The family feud has escalated, delaying the funeral and causing even more heartache. 😢💔👩‍👧‍👦

A Mother's Death: Mixed Emotions

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Searching for a Reason

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A Painful Childhood

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Cruel Words from a Mother

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Finding Refuge with Friends

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A Life Away from Her

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Relief in Her Passing

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Siblings Want Involvement

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Refusing to Contribute

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A Demand for His Name's Removal

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The Argument Continues

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Sibling's Plea for Support

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Fighting Delays the Funeral

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Attempts to Draw Him In

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Family Torn Apart by Funeral Feud 😢👩‍👧‍👦

The family is in turmoil as they struggle to come to terms with their mother's death and the conflicting emotions it has stirred. While the siblings remember their mother as a loving parent, one brother recalls a childhood filled with torment and cruelty. The ongoing argument has delayed the funeral, causing even more heartbreak for the family. As they try to convince him to participate, he remains adamant about staying away from the funeral and having his name removed from the obituary. Will the family find a way to heal? 💔👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

NTA for refusing involvement in abusive mother's funeral. Stand firm.

TrayMc666 | TrayMc666

NTA, family pressuring OP to split funeral costs, not caring about OP's wishes or well-being. Financially motivated. 💰

DrunkOnRedCordial | DrunkOnRedCordial

NTA stands up to family, enjoys holidays with loving family 👍

KJoD83 | KJoD83

NTA. Family feud erupts over mother's funeral arrangements 💥

Aquarius052 | Aquarius052

NTA. Family invalidates OP's experience and expects perfection. 👍

mxster_queen | mxster_queen

NTA stands their ground and suggests a unique obituary 💀

knittingneedles321 | knittingneedles321

Support for NTA comment, disagreement in replies with strong language 💬👍👎

Asaneth | Asaneth

Suggesting a savage obituary for abusive mother sparks agreement and warning

Bjnboy | Bjnboy

Celebrating a monster's demise: NTA sparks agreement and advice.

FakinFunk | FakinFunk

NTA takes the high road, suggests singing 'Ding Dong' 🎶

PuttingTheRonInWrong | PuttingTheRonInWrong

Stand your ground! 🙌 Respect your wishes and boundaries. NTA.

klurtin | klurtin

The commenter and a reply discuss the difficulty of siblings understanding the impact of a abusive mother, concluding with NTA.

Proud_Fisherman_5233 | Proud_Fisherman_5233

Take a stand and set boundaries. Protect yourself and money. 💪

outstanding_move_ko | outstanding_move_ko

Cutting off toxic family? 👋🏻 NTA and keep your money.

BeaArt78 | BeaArt78

NTA. Don't let them guilt you into paying for anything. 👍

dirtywetdreams | dirtywetdreams

Navigating grief and family dynamics: advice for the misunderstood NTA 🙏

SpaceCommuter | SpaceCommuter

Celebrate freedom from abuse, block toxic family and move on 📷🎉

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Sarcastic NTA comment sparks no-reply discussion on funeral etiquette 😂

Era_or_smth | Era_or_smth

Setting boundaries is important for mental health. NTA.

EmYeaItsMe | EmYeaItsMe

Unapologetic NTA gets support for being true to themselves 👏

JamieLainey123 | JamieLainey123

Defending against family pressure. NTA. 👏

findingmyself37 | findingmyself37

Not the a**hole. Grieving siblings want homage from victim.

FarNorthern | FarNorthern

Unapologetic NTA declines mother's funeral, suggests champagne and fireworks 🍾🎆

SPolowiski | SPolowiski

NTA for refusing to pretend to mourn your abuser 👍

YouFlatterMeBrian | YouFlatterMeBrian

Commenter sympathizes with OP, calls out siblings for abuse. NTA 👍

pinnnsfittts | pinnnsfittts

Sibling betrayal and manipulation: Don't fall for it. NTA 👍

Tacos_and-tequila | Tacos_and-tequila

Get revenge by writing a bad obituary and give ultimatum 💥

OneJobToRuleThemAll | OneJobToRuleThemAll

Sibling conflict over funeral expenses, with a hint of inheritance.

AffectionateHand2206 | AffectionateHand2206

Sibling shares experience of caregiving for abusive father, NTA.

MBuhnie | MBuhnie

Breaking the cycle of abuse can mean cutting off family 💔

Cevanne46 | Cevanne46

Setting boundaries with family is tough, but NTA for prioritizing self-care 👍

Indy_Anna | Indy_Anna

Defending not attending mother's funeral. NTA 👌

PathA2020MLS2007 | PathA2020MLS2007

NTA. Closure and boundaries are important for healing. 👏

embopbopbopdoowop | embopbopbopdoowop

Sibling drama: Stand your ground with NTA comment 💪

Due-Compote-4723 | Due-Compote-4723

Respectful NTA comment on funeral planning for estranged mother 👆

Aitasuperfan | Aitasuperfan

Commenter supports OP's decision to not help with mother's funeral.

Time-Tie-231 | Time-Tie-231

Sibling pressure to forgive mother is selfish, NTA stands firm 👊

Idontlikesoup1 | Idontlikesoup1

No obligation to help with funeral. Send condolences instead. 🙏

TheNapQueenIsHere | TheNapQueenIsHere

Dark humor sparks no sympathy in comment section 😑

ThatOneDudeFromIowa | ThatOneDudeFromIowa

Sibling squabbles over funeral expenses, commenter supports OP's stance. 💰

AhoraNoMeCachan | AhoraNoMeCachan

NTA stands up to family drama at mother's funeral 👏

101037633 | 101037633

Standing up to abuse: One person's NTA verdict 👏

jl9802 | jl9802

Sibling drama: NTA for refusing to help with mother's funeral 👏

i_like_cats_okay | i_like_cats_okay

Self-care and self-love advice for the NTA

Tricky_Assignment604 | Tricky_Assignment604

Commenter suggests revenge in obituary, sparks controversy 💥

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Commenter advises setting boundaries and showing compassion during family feud. 👍

mayfeelthis | mayfeelthis

Suggest a celebratory funeral to stop family feud 💃

LePingre | LePingre

Sibling drama over funeral expenses. NTA stands firm. 👍

twinklingblueeyes | twinklingblueeyes

Not the a**hole and a petty suggestion for revenge 😜

Eryzell | Eryzell

Cutting toxic family ties: NTA's decision to move on 👍

Floppybuttcheeks | Floppybuttcheeks

NTA for not helping with mother's funeral. Consider going NC 👋

user_ERK | user_ERK

NTA. A coworker's kids buried their abusive mom face down 👍

GodsGiftToNothing | GodsGiftToNothing

Setting boundaries with toxic family members. NTA stands firm 💪

ProfessionalGold2819 | ProfessionalGold2819

Standing up to toxic family dynamics. NTA wins this round 💯

Find_me_at_the_beach | Find_me_at_the_beach

Don't stress about the obituary, focus on your well-being 😂

Rilenaveen | Rilenaveen

Sibling conflict over mother's funeral: commenter defends OP's stance.

mireagy | mireagy

Commenter defends man's decision not to help with mother's funeral

Cookies_2 | Cookies_2

Sibling conflict over mother's funeral and mistreatment. NTA wins.

Mintyfresh2022 | Mintyfresh2022

Dealing with the death of an abusive parent 😢

Findingbalance5454 | Findingbalance5454

Redditor stands up for themselves in a difficult family situation 🙌

NowWithMoreChocolate | NowWithMoreChocolate

NTA: Commenter sympathizes with OP's decision not to help with funeral

gwhiz007 | gwhiz007

Sibling guilt-trips over mother's funeral. NTA. Cut contact. 👍

forkocharles | forkocharles

Savage suggestion shuts down family's funeral drama. NTA wins.

froggiestfriend | froggiestfriend

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