Man Turns Brother's Life Around with Tough Love: Cruel or Kind?

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Picture this: You're well-off, living a comfortable life, and then your brother, his six kids, and a truckload of problems come knocking at your door. Do you open your home and heart, or do you slam the door shut? Well, our protagonist, let's call him 'Spiteful Savior', chose a third option. He opened his door but with a catch - they could live rent-free, but not for free. Intrigued? Let's dive into this tale of family, conflict, and tough love. 🏠💔

The Spiteful Savior's Dark Past

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Success Fueled by Spite

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Brother's Big Mistake

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Adding Fuel to the Fire

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Downward Spiral

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Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

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The Catch

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The Rules of the House

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A System of Rewards and Punishments

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The Unexpected Outcome

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A New Beginning

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Friends' Verdict

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Tough Love or Tyranny: The Verdict

So, our 'Spiteful Savior' took in his down-on-luck brother and his brood, provided them with a roof over their heads, and a chance at a better life. But this wasn't a free ride. He enforced house rules, set expectations, and implemented a reward-punishment system. The result? His brother turned his life around, the kids' grades improved, and they're all set to move out soon. But some friends think he ran his home like a military camp. What's your take on this? Was he too harsh, or was this the tough love they needed? Let's see what the internet has to say... 🤔

NTA: Tough love turns lives around, providing stability and tools 👏👏

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NTA provides stable home with boundaries, receives praise for plot twist

matama4matt | matama4matt

NTA provides structure and rules, like a tough but caring mom 💛

PeepsDeBeaul | PeepsDeBeaul

NTA: Turning chaos into order, a life-changing act of tough love! ✨

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NTA. Tough love turns lives around! 🏠✨

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NTA - Friends hating, but tough love turns lives around. 💪

BrazilNut33626 | BrazilNut33626

🤔 How is it possible to have 5 kids with 5 different fathers in 3 years?

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Setting goals and providing structure: Tough love pays off! ✨

kitkat122713 | kitkat122713

NTA, intrigued why you think you're terrible? Honest but misunderstood.

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You improved the lives of 7 people, definitely NTA! ✨

bigyellowcat2 | bigyellowcat2

NTA. Tough love brings stability and rules to struggling family. 💪

melslights | melslights

Bro are you drunk? 🤔

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NTA, but plan for chaos when mom shows up. 👀

iluvcats17 | iluvcats17

NTA - Tough love helped kids and secured their finances. 💪🏼

NotSoSilentWatcher | NotSoSilentWatcher

NTA: Tough love can be transformative, even if unsolicited. 💪

True-Technician3171 | True-Technician3171

Setting fair expectations without being wishy-washy. NTA 🙌

aquasaurex | aquasaurex

A fantastic outcome! Success and humble bragging collide. 🎉

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Heartwarming: Brother adopts all 5 kids, despite divorce and paternity

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NTA - Tough love can be the ultimate life-changer! 💪

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NTA... Tough love turned their lives around. You did good! 👏

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NTA. Military structure provides positive reinforcement for good behavior. 🏅

Teh_Hammerer | Teh_Hammerer

Hilarious critique of an unconventional life-changing approach 😂

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YTA threatens kids with homelessness for bad grades. 😱

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"Am I the a**hole?" Redditors weigh in on self-awareness

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🤔 A complicated family situation, let's hear the backstory!

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YTA gets roasted for poorly written 'savior' fanfic. 🤣

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Life-changing tough love: NTA's impact on those poor children 💗

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NTA: Tough love brings structure and benefits the whole family! 💪

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NTA: Your life, your rules. 🙌

eahmne | eahmne

NTA but strong a**hole vibes. Tough love with positive result 😅

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👏 NTA for turning your brother's life around with tough love!

soft_warm_purry | soft_warm_purry

Setting boundaries and providing guidance for a better household. 👍

AnyConstellation | AnyConstellation

Setting rules and expectations turned their lives around! 🙌

SassyBSN | SassyBSN

NTA: Tough love can be necessary for personal growth. 💪

xsorr | xsorr

Tough love turns lives around! 🏋️‍♂️💪

primejanus | primejanus

NTA, you're not an a-hole! 🙌

shirnatla | shirnatla

NTA provides structure and support, but ex might cause trouble.

GarlickNyaan | GarlickNyaan

NTA. Tough love brings stability and structure to desperate kids. 🏠👨‍👦

Dogismygod | Dogismygod

Most healthy household structure - NTA wins the day! 🏡✨

yourefunnybuddy | yourefunnybuddy

Tough love brings discipline and success. NTA, they thrived! ✨

raerae6672 | raerae6672

Helping brother's step kids thrive 🌟 NTA, friends are a**holes 🙄

hamsandnish | hamsandnish

NTA: You turned their life around with tough love! 👏

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You're NTA! Tough love can be the turning point in someone's life! 💪

juniperfallshere | juniperfallshere

NTA for tough love approach, but be mindful of kids' feelings 😳

PettyHonestThrowaway | PettyHonestThrowaway

Did you pressure the kids to get good grades for stability?

frustratedartstudent | frustratedartstudent

🧐 Suspected trolling? 5 kids in 3 years?! 🤔

AbbyDean1985 | AbbyDean1985

You're not perfect, but you're a wonderful and helpful guy! ✨

Rena_Muffin | Rena_Muffin

Tough love pays off! 🙌 NTA for helping your brother thrive!

BroadElderberry | BroadElderberry

NTA: Tough love brings family back on track 👏

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NTA. Set boundaries in your own home. 🏠

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Setting boundaries saved their future, but what happens after?

KatR_Beanie | KatR_Beanie

NTA, but work on your grammar. Good deed, bad attitude. 😕

Mama_Odie | Mama_Odie

👏 NTA- You're an amazing influence to all these kids! 👏

OpinionatedESLTeachr | OpinionatedESLTeachr

Reasonable conditions? Definitely not the a**hole! 🙌

Rivka333 | Rivka333

NTA, tough love pays off! 🙌 Discipline leads to positive changes.

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NTA: Tough love pays off, sending parents to retirement home 😮

GamingInPink | GamingInPink

NTA - Turning a life around with tough love 💪

theviolethour3 | theviolethour3

NTA. Good job 👍

htrik | htrik

👏 NTA. Inspiring story of transforming lives through tough love.

sigs27 | sigs27

NTA...for this. Keep it up! 👏

Oceanwoulf | Oceanwoulf

Tough love turns lives around! 🙌🏼 Congrats on the transformation!

darthturtle507 | darthturtle507

NTA - Turning a life around with tough love! 🙌

mrscactus97 | mrscactus97

NTA. Kids prove tough love was effective! 👏

One_Discipline_3868 | One_Discipline_3868

NTA. Tough love leads to family flourishing. 💪🌸

rreneei | rreneei

Setting rules and consequences for your home, NTA! 🏡✨

blueboy754 | blueboy754

NTA: Tough love turns brother's life around. Incredible transformation! 🙌

madmaxextra | madmaxextra

NTA - Tough love can be transformative. 🙌

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