Tenant Refuses to Babysit Neighbor's Kid: Heartless or Justified? 😲

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Diply | Diply

Living in a shared space can be tricky, especially when it comes to boundaries. One tenant found themselves in a tough spot when their neighbor's 6-year-old son started to rely on them for food and entertainment. The situation escalated when the tenant's boyfriend brought over pizza and snacks for an early Valentine's Day celebration, leaving the little boy heartbroken. But who's really in the wrong here? Let's dive into the story. 😬

The Living Situation 🏠

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Meet the Neighbors 👋

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A New Addition 🧒

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Hungry Eyes 👀

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Cody's Request 🥞

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Setting Boundaries 🚫

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Pizza Night Drama 🍕

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Adult Time Only ⛔

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Heartbroken Kid 💔

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Landlord Gets Involved 📞

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Cody's Reaction 😠

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Dean's New Arrangements 🚗

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Boundaries Crossed or Just a Misunderstanding? 🤔

This tale of shared living and crossed boundaries has left many wondering who's in the right. The tenant, who just wanted to enjoy their living space without being responsible for their neighbor's child, or Cody, the father who may have needed a helping hand? While the situation has been resolved for now, with Dean spending his days elsewhere, it's clear that the relationship between these neighbors may never be the same. What do you think about this sticky situation? Let's see what the internet has to say... 🍿

Establishing boundaries early on with entitled neighbor dad. NTA.

betsssss | betsssss

NTA for setting boundaries with entitled neighbor and avoiding childcare.

squirrelsareevil2479 | squirrelsareevil2479

NTA for refusing to babysit neighbor's kid. Landlord handled situation.

MidMagi | MidMagi

Assuming age and gender aside, NTA for refusing babysitting duties. 👍

Aromatic-Ice-968 | Aromatic-Ice-968

Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid, justified or heartless? 🤔

Flippn_Freddy | Flippn_Freddy

Landlord praised for handling neighbor's babysitting request 🙌

TypicalManagement680 | TypicalManagement680

Tenant stands up for themselves against entitled neighbor. 💪

Aggressive-Sample612 | Aggressive-Sample612

Gender bias called out in NTA comment, sparks discussion 👨‍🗫

Kettlewise | Kettlewise

Neighbor asks tenant to babysit, tenant says NTA, dad is responsible. 🙏

Momofthree821 | Momofthree821

Setting boundaries and avoiding bad habits. NTA. 👍

Fleegle2212 | Fleegle2212

The landlord seems to have taken the tenant's side 👍

thequejos | thequejos

NTA and landlord shouldn't get involved. Cody's in the wrong 🙄

Alwaysmoredogs | Alwaysmoredogs

NTA stands her ground against sexist neighbor, boyfriend judged unfairly 😠

Azizass | Azizass

Neighbor's kid? Not your responsibility. NTA 👍

Thia-M | Thia-M

Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid. NTA! 😊

HappyRainbowSparkle | HappyRainbowSparkle

Neighbor's kid, neighbor's problem. NTA for setting boundaries. 😊

herroyalhiker | herroyalhiker

Neighbor refuses to babysit entitled dad's kid, justified 👍

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NTA for refusing to babysit neighbor's kid 🙌

900Degreez | 900Degreez

Tenant refuses to babysit, commenters agree: NTA 😊

Bostonguy50 | Bostonguy50

Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid, justifiable according to comment.

chubby-wench | chubby-wench

Man refuses to babysit neighbor's kid, suggests making a pancake 🤪

No_Journalist5009 | No_Journalist5009

Neighbor's entitled behavior towards babysitting justified? NTA stands firm. 😍

ghostcraft33 | ghostcraft33

Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid, justified concerns raised 😐

just_n_observer | just_n_observer

Not their kid, not their responsibility. NTA 👍

Kltpzyxm-rm | Kltpzyxm-rm

Not the a**hole for refusing to babysit neighbor's kid 🙌

sarahhelen2 | sarahhelen2

Neighbor's kid needs attention, but tenant is NTA for refusing 😊

snowwhitesludge | snowwhitesludge

Tenant not at fault for neighbor's poor planning 😊

Tasty-Tale-3390 | Tasty-Tale-3390

Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid and gets called a snitch, but commenters agree with their decision. #NTA 😊

Floridaman12517 | Floridaman12517

Setting boundaries with neighbor's kid: NTA, not responsible 🚫👶

BelovedxCisque | BelovedxCisque

NTA for not babysitting. Similar to neighbor wanting free cooking.

WellieThomas | WellieThomas

Neighbor complains about tenant not babysitting. NTA wins.

rosefurcoat | rosefurcoat

NTA for not babysitting. Dad's entitlement deserves Reddit post 😂

Murky_Table_358 | Murky_Table_358

NTA - No babysitting obligation, no matter the circumstances! 🙌

dr-sparkle | dr-sparkle

New parent demands neighbor make pancakes for his kid. NTA wins.

OneTwoWee000 | OneTwoWee000

Neighbor's entitlement backfires. NTA prevails. 👏

Inner_peas2021 | Inner_peas2021

Gender discrimination in babysitting? Unacceptable 😡

MiaOh | MiaOh

Neighbors debate communal space usage for work vs leisure 🤔

NinjaDefenestrator | NinjaDefenestrator

NTA. Unusual living situation with a child, find non-shared rental. 🙂

Cultural-Guide1325 | Cultural-Guide1325

NTA calls out irresponsible dad in custody dispute 😲

Perfect_Cookie | Perfect_Cookie

Tenant refuses to babysit entitled neighbor's kid. NTA wins!

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Neighbor's kid? Not your problem! NTA 😊

Mpg19470 | Mpg19470

NTA refuses to babysit neighbor's kid, calls out bad parenting 😱

Twiddlydumbthumbs | Twiddlydumbthumbs

Neighbor's kid, neighbor's responsibility. NTA for setting boundaries. 👍

fiio83 | fiio83

Neighbor's entitled behavior gets rightfully called out. 💯

MaskedSonnet | MaskedSonnet

OP sets boundaries with neighbor's kid, landlord called. NTA.

RequirementOdd | RequirementOdd

Neighbor tries to force free childcare, gets rightfully called out 👏

warricrsmind | warricrsmind

Neighbor refuses to babysit, citing safety concerns. NTA. 🙌

Glittering_Pear8956 | Glittering_Pear8956

OP not obligated to babysit neighbor's kid. NTA 👍

britbabebecky | britbabebecky

NTA! Refusing to babysit entitled neighbor's kid. Hilarious snitch accusation.

mango__bowl | mango__bowl

Maintaining boundaries with neighbor's kid: NTA 💯

SnappyCapricorn | SnappyCapricorn

Neighbor left kid alone, assumed woman tenant would babysit. NTA.

Candace32183 | Candace32183

Compassionate response to neighbor's kid situation. 🤗

brightlightdrkshadow | brightlightdrkshadow

Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid. NTA, Cory needs to do better.

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Redirecting neighbor's kid: NTA or heartless? 🤔

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Neighbor's kid? Not my problem. NTA 😊

vrcraftauthor | vrcraftauthor

Setting boundaries is important. NTA for refusing to babysit. 👏

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Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid, NTA and justified 😊

starwarschick16 | starwarschick16

Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid, sparks debate 🤔

links96 | links96

Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid and gets called a snitch. NTA.

Dogismygod | Dogismygod

Neighbor refuses to babysit, called 'snitch' for not feeding kid 😒

mrsshmenkmen | mrsshmenkmen

Setting boundaries is important. Dad is the a**hole here 👎

ThankYouOlive | ThankYouOlive

Neighbor demands free babysitting, commenter says NTA. 👍

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Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid. NTA, and potentially risky.

Draigdwi | Draigdwi

Tenant not obligated to babysit neighbor's kid 👍

fluffyduckhair | fluffyduckhair

Tenant refuses to babysit neighbor's kid, NTA. 🍞

BettieBublz | BettieBublz

Grandmother sent kids to me, refused to babysit. NTA. 😊

gripschi | gripschi

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