Parents Want Back In After Abandoning Son: Can They Redeem Themselves? 😲

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Imagine being kicked out of your home at 18 for getting your girlfriend pregnant, and then having to struggle for years without any support from your family. That's exactly what happened to one man, who is now 32 and married with two children. After years of silence, his parents have suddenly reached out, asking to be a part of his daughter's life. But there's a catch: they don't seem to care about his son, the very child that led to their estrangement in the first place. 😔👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Kicked Out at 18 🚪

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

Years of Struggle 😓

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Grandparents to the Rescue 👵👴

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

Life Now: Family of Four 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

Mom Reaches Out 📲

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

Parents Want to Be Grandparents 👵👴

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

Venting to Mom 😤

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

No More Contact 🚫

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

Cousin's Opinion 🗣️

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Wife's Support 💑

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Parents' Sudden Interest 🤔

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

Snobby Grandparents? 🙄

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

Cousin's Accusation 😒

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

Feeling Lost 😔

anonymous18365 | anonymous18365

Forgive and Forget or Hold the Grudge? 🤷‍♂️

After years of no contact, this man's parents are suddenly begging for forgiveness and a chance to be grandparents to his daughter. However, they don't seem to care about his son, the very reason they disowned him in the first place. His cousin thinks he's being petty by not allowing them back into his life, but he's unsure if he wants his children exposed to their judgmental and snobby attitudes. What do you think? Should he forgive and forget, or is he right to protect his family from their past mistakes? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 💭👩‍💻

NTA. Parents must treat both kids equally to earn trust back. 👍

AmethysstFire | AmethysstFire

Commenter supports OP's decision to not let toxic parents in.

Staceyrt | Staceyrt

Abandoned parents want to be grandparents but OP is NTA 🚫👴

sweetjacket | sweetjacket

Grandparents abandoned son, now want back in. NTA sets boundaries.

Pseudo-Data | Pseudo-Data

NTA. Keep them blocked, they only wanted your daughter. 😱

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NTA OP's cousin sides with parents, but they have hidden motives 🤔

Veridical_Perception | Veridical_Perception

NTA. Toxic parents prioritize granddaughter over abandoned son. Don't reconnect.

Queen_Red | Queen_Red

OP lays down heavy boundaries with parents wanting back in. 👍

JCWa50 | JCWa50

Commenter warns of potential danger from cousin, receives conflicting reply.

StormingBlitz91 | StormingBlitz91

Congrats on your achievements! Keep toxic parents out. 👏

i_hatecoriander | i_hatecoriander

Grandparents denied: NTA comment on parental responsibility. 🚫

Demaskull | Demaskull

Grandparents show favoritism, NTA for not letting them back in. 👍

maggienetism | maggienetism

Commenter praises OP's achievements and independence. 💪

eaglefeather_ | eaglefeather_

In-laws > Outlaws. NTA. Congrats on the new addition! 🎉

TamsynQhere4memes | TamsynQhere4memes

User doubts parents' regret, declares NTA. 😐

mild_screaming | mild_screaming

NTA. The grandparents had their chance and blew it. 👏

sundayontheluna | sundayontheluna

NTA commenter advises blocking toxic cousin from son's life 🙌

Lilynuty213 | Lilynuty213

Grandparenting is a privilege, not a right 🙏

RagaMuffinSun | RagaMuffinSun

Grandparents want to meet new baby after abandoning their older grandchild. NTA.

Myfourcats1 | Myfourcats1

No love lost: Commenter says grandparents aren't really grandparents. NTA.

mrbrinks | mrbrinks

NTA commenter applauds tough love parenting, sets boundaries. 💪

MsEngelChen | MsEngelChen

OP stands up to absentee mom in NTA comment thread 💪

AtomicSamuraiCyborg | AtomicSamuraiCyborg

Redemption after years of abandonment? NTA says comment and replies. 🙏

VenterousBrundew | VenterousBrundew

13 years to say sorry? NTA says they deserve forgiveness. 😊

TimeForCaffeine | TimeForCaffeine

Parents abandoned son, now manipulative, NTA for not forgiving. 🙄

Arrogant_Owl | Arrogant_Owl

Grandparent favoritism? NTA calls out unfair treatment 😍

OilSeeYouL8er | OilSeeYouL8er

Parents prioritize daughter, son invisible. NTA warns of further damage. 😱

Victor-Grimm | Victor-Grimm

Grandparents want back in, but are now strangers. NTA.

Ohmannothankyou | Ohmannothankyou

Setting boundaries with toxic family members is important. 👍

Kantotheotter | Kantotheotter

Grandparents favoritism hurts abandoned child. NTA protects family.

rhondavalley | rhondavalley

Grandson ignored by parents in redemption attempt. NTA.

Mesadeath | Mesadeath

Abandoning a child for a new one? NTA's son needs therapy 😢

InvisibleShadow2U | InvisibleShadow2U

Grandparents only care about wedlock grandchild, not abandoned son. NTA.

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Tough love prevails: NTA for not letting parents back in. 🙌

mcsunnishine | mcsunnishine

Short and sweet: commenter declares 'NTA'

Chocolate-Freckles | Chocolate-Freckles

Setting boundaries with toxic parents is important for your family 🙏

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Grandparents demand to meet granddaughter after abandoning grandson for 13 years 😠

RunningTrisarahtop | RunningTrisarahtop

Cousin gets called out for abandoning family. Ouch. 😱

jujuda12 | jujuda12

NTA OP's parents abandoned him, now want redemption? Test waters first.

panda-rampage | panda-rampage

NTA. Parents abandoned son for 13 years, can't just come back. 🙄

gingerdaisy03 | gingerdaisy03

Cousin thinks parents regret abandoning son, but FB message shows otherwise 🤔

dbf06 | dbf06

Grandparents abandon grandson for 13 years, expect instant relationship. NTA.

concretism | concretism

Short and sweet: commenter says NTA, screw them 👍

tcsweetgurl | tcsweetgurl

NTA comment clarifies language usage with a touch of humor 😂

Corrects-Ur-Spelling | Corrects-Ur-Spelling

Curiosity about family dynamics sparks concern in comment section 🤔

Tractorfeed1008 | Tractorfeed1008

Grandparents only want to be involved with 'legitimate' granddaughter. NTA 👍

lolol69lolol | lolol69lolol

Grandparents prioritize daughter over abandoned son. NTA, set boundaries. 👍

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NTA comment warns against abandoning son, damaging him emotionally. 😢

The_Classy_Sass | The_Classy_Sass

Quick grammar lesson sparks no debate in comments 📖

BlairClemens3 | BlairClemens3

Cutting off parents who abandoned their son and grandchild. NTA 👍

HistoricalInaccurate | HistoricalInaccurate

NTA calls out parents for only caring now that it's easy 💯

M3g4d37h | M3g4d37h

User calls out grandparents' motives for wanting back in. 👊

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Grandkids collateral damage in parents' abandonment. NTA verdict.

jtlee3333 | jtlee3333

Grandparents ignore grandson, want to play with granddaughter. NTA.

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Family is a package deal, no space for those who abandoned. 👪

TeeRanbato | TeeRanbato

NTA's parents want to meet grandchild but not son? 🤔

arabindapadhy69 | arabindapadhy69

Support for NTA and concern for cousin's tone deafness. 🤔

Unique-Yam | Unique-Yam

NTA: Parents want back in after abandoning son. Why only daughter?

logirl1975 | logirl1975

Commenter calls out parents' behavior, deems them a**holes. 🤬

ebwoods1 | ebwoods1

Toxic grandparents want back in for social gain, stay strong OP. 👍

Zelanova77 | Zelanova77

Forgiveness for grandparents who abandoned their child? NTA says yes.

Million-Suns | Million-Suns

NTA. They abandoned you when you needed them most. 👎

Rae-O-Sunshinee | Rae-O-Sunshinee

Don't let them back in. You're NTA for setting boundaries. 👍

MaedayDuck | MaedayDuck

Protecting son from favoritism and hurt, NTA made right choice 👍

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Grandparents want back in, but NTA says beware of favoritism 🙅

jthomas287 | jthomas287

Don't buy trouble, let them stay out. 🙅

kreeves9 | kreeves9

Redemption after abandonment? Not so fast, says commenter 🙅

austin_the_boston | austin_the_boston

Cutting ties with family: when is it justified? 🤔

SOFGames | SOFGames

No debt owed to abusive parents. Family you built matters more. 👏

f1lth4f1lth | f1lth4f1lth

No redemption for parents who abandoned their son. 😞

mountaingoat05 | mountaingoat05

Set boundaries to protect your children from favoritism 😎

therealnotrealtaako | therealnotrealtaako

No contact with narcissists. NTA for keeping boundaries. 🙌

Puzzleheaded_Runner | Puzzleheaded_Runner

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