Mom Calls Out Dad for Favoritism: Is She Right? 😲

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We all know that parenting can be a tough job, but what happens when one parent accuses the other of playing favorites with their children? In this story, a mother of three calls out her husband for being a 'bad dad' to their youngest daughter, Megan, who has different interests than her siblings. While the father is an avid fan of video games, Star Wars, and anime, Megan prefers princesses and Barbies. The mother believes her husband is ignoring Megan's interests and pushing his own onto her. Let's dive into the details of this family drama. 😮

Family of Five: Shared Interests

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Dad's Excitement to Share Hobbies

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Two Kids, One Interest

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Megan's Different Interests

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Dad's Struggle with Acceptance

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Halloween Disappointment

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Christmas Conflict

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Megan's Turn to Play

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Dad's Reluctance

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Mom Steps In

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Dad's Reaction

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Mom's Second Thoughts

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Update: Will's Apology

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Daddy-Daughter Day

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Dad Learns a Valuable Lesson

In this emotionally charged family drama, the mother calls out her husband for being a 'bad dad' to their youngest daughter, Megan, who has different interests than her siblings. Will, the father, struggles to accept Megan's love for princesses and Barbies, and the mother believes he's ignoring her interests in favor of his own. After a tense Christmas, the mother confronts Will, leaving him hurt and upset. However, it seems the confrontation may have been the wake-up call he needed, as he later apologizes to Megan and plans a special daddy-daughter day out to see the Frozen musical. 🎭💕 Will this be the turning point for their relationship? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

NTA mom calls out dad for favoring son and shaming daughter 👎

ShotDate6482 | ShotDate6482

NTA calls out dad for favoritism towards other children 😲

MissNikitaDevan | MissNikitaDevan

Don't be that woman who fixes her husband's mistakes 🙏

YMMV-But | YMMV-But

NTA mom calls out dad's misogyny and conditional attention to kids 😲

SweetNatalieMayson | SweetNatalieMayson

Is dad only playing games with the kids to get attention?

Seraphinx | Seraphinx

NTA. A calm discussion with husband can improve relationship with Megan 👍

Primary-Criticism929 | Primary-Criticism929

Father's favoritism towards one child is concerning and unfair. 🤔

jaysea444 | jaysea444

Mom bravely addresses dad's favoritism towards a child. 👏

radioactive_koala | radioactive_koala

Supportive comment: Encouraging parent to accept their child's individuality 👍

GreekAmericanDom | GreekAmericanDom

Mom's concern about dad's favoritism towards certain children.

crocodilezebramilk | crocodilezebramilk

Letting children develop their own identity is crucial for self-esteem. 👍

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Mom calls out dad for favoritism, commenters agree. 👍

UsagiDreams | UsagiDreams

Dad's favoritism causing family tension, NTA calls for change 👍

ISellAwesomePatches | ISellAwesomePatches

NTA calls out misogyny in nerdy fandoms, gets support 👏

ImpressionOk1458 | ImpressionOk1458

Truth hurts, but NTA mom calls out dad's favoritism 😊

Imaginary_Building_4 | Imaginary_Building_4

Empower little girls to like what they want 👸🏼‍💻. Dad needs to make effort too. 👍

missy20201 | missy20201

Calling out favoritism and promoting family activities. 👏

chriswillar | chriswillar

Daughter's interests were dismissed, mom advises dad to include her 👍

WRose287 | WRose287

A heartwarming story of a dad who supported his daughter's interests 😍

thepinkyoohoo | thepinkyoohoo

Dad plays favorites with his own hobby. Not cool. 😡

SloppyMeathole | SloppyMeathole

NTA warns about marriage warning flag and foundation issues 😔

SquishiestSquish | SquishiestSquish

Dad's favoritism sparks debate: Is he forcing his interests?

Professional_Froyo34 | Professional_Froyo34

Validating a mom's concern for dad's favoritism with Megan 😍

dazed1984 | dazed1984

Father accused of bullying child into mini version of himself. 😱

JustAnotherSaddy | JustAnotherSaddy

Encouraging kids' interests is key to being a good parent 👍

HistoricalSources | HistoricalSources

Encouraging child's interests is important for their development. 👍

Aitasuperfan | Aitasuperfan

Dad plays favorites, makes fun of daughter's game. NTA stands up.

RevolutionaryCow7961 | RevolutionaryCow7961

Engaging in outdoor activities: NTA gets helpful advice 🙌

GennyNels | GennyNels

Father's favoritism causes lasting damage to child. NTA.

dream_a_dirty_dream | dream_a_dirty_dream

Mom stands up for neglected child. 👏

Creepy_Addict | Creepy_Addict

Father's favoritism harms all kids, not just the neglected one. 😱

Shrek_on_a_Bike | Shrek_on_a_Bike

Daughter's mom calls out dad for favoritism, comment supports mom. 👍

sammotico | sammotico

Mom calls out dad for favoritism towards daughter's interests 😲

Kettlewise | Kettlewise

Dad's favoritism is limiting his kids' interests. 😔

hobbes_shot_first | hobbes_shot_first

Dad's favoritism hurts one daughter, but he's willing to change 🙏

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Mom accuses dad of favoritism, commenters side with her. NTA 😊

Ornery-Ticket834 | Ornery-Ticket834

Parenting debate: Is aggressive approach justified for poor behavior? 🤔

SuperSalty32 | SuperSalty32

Mom calls out dad for favoritism, commenters agree he's wrong. 👍

Littlesttittlest | Littlesttittlest

Encouraging response to NTA comment on favoritism with helpful advice 👍

WiseBat | WiseBat

NTA. Calling out favoritism and misogyny in parenting. 👏

latenerd | latenerd

Daughter seeks bond with dad through video game, but gets ignored. NTA.

BestFrogger | BestFrogger

Mom stands up for daughter against favoritism, warns of consequences. 💪

Batmans-dragon80 | Batmans-dragon80

Mom defends daughter's interests, calls out dad's favoritism 👏

Stepinfection | Stepinfection

Dad's conditional love affects all his kids. NTA.

NASA_official_srsly | NASA_official_srsly

Breaking gender norms for kids' happiness 😊

AHorseNamedMischief | AHorseNamedMischief

Supportive comment validates OP's actions, shares personal experience. 👍

MichyPratt | MichyPratt

Father accused of misogyny and bad parenting. NTA verdict.

Sea-Butterscotch383 | Sea-Butterscotch383

Is Maddie pretending to like what dad likes? 🤔

AKZ_123 | AKZ_123

Daughter thanks Megan for calling out dad's favoritism in sports.

gurlwithdragontat2 | gurlwithdragontat2

Mom accuses dad of favoritism towards one child. 😐

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Agreeing with the commenter's verdict. 👍

RudeHelicopter4662 | RudeHelicopter4662

Short and sweet: commenter declares 'NTA' 👍

DrOwldragon | DrOwldragon

Father's favoritism sparks outrage and disrespect towards daughter. NTA.

ctortan | ctortan

Mom stands up for daughter against dad's favoritism. 👏 #NTA

ComprehensiveBand586 | ComprehensiveBand586

Dad's favoritism towards masculine things invalidates daughter's femininity. NTA.

runaround_fruitcop | runaround_fruitcop

A dad shares how he encourages his daughter's interests. 👨🏻‍🍳

ChrisTahoe | ChrisTahoe

Harry Potter thread: the ultimate proof in this favoritism debate 🤷‍♀️

someotherstufforhmm | someotherstufforhmm

Parenting favoritism addressed, change is possible. 🙌

AlpineHaddock | AlpineHaddock

Mom stands up to dad's favoritism, and she's not wrong 💪

No-Names-Left-Here | No-Names-Left-Here

Mom calls out dad for favoritism, comment agrees with mom

kittyliklik | kittyliklik

Dad's princess dress-up: a fun solution to favoritism 😂

CartographerNo1009 | CartographerNo1009

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