The $80,000 Betrayal: A Family's Dream House Turns into a Nightmare! 😱💔

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

Imagine being on the cusp of owning your dream home, only to have the rug pulled out from under you. This is the reality for one couple who were promised a generous $80,000 by their wealthy in-laws to help purchase their first home. With a newborn baby and a house almost within their grasp, they were left in a lurch when the in-laws suddenly reneged on their promise. 🏠💔

A Rocky Relationship Rekindled 🌋

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A Newborn Bridges the Gap 👶

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A Generous Offer, A Ray of Hope 💰🌈

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The $80,000 Promise 🏠💵

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A Dream House in Sight 🏡👀

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The Shocking Betrayal 😱💔

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The Fallout 🌪️

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A Desperate Plea 🙏

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The Blame Game Begins 🎭

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Seeking Legal Advice ⚖️

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The $80,000 Question: Who's the Villain Here? 🎭💵

In a whirlwind of family drama, a couple finds themselves on the brink of losing their dream home after their wealthy in-laws renege on a promised $80,000. With a baby in tow and a mortgage they can't afford, they're left grappling with feelings of betrayal and accusations of entitlement. Was it a cruel trick or a case of misplaced expectations? Let's see what the internet has to say about this tangled web of family, money, and broken promises. 💔💸

NTA. Beware of narcissists! Bringing toxic people back is risky 😱

NotSoBunny | NotSoBunny

NTA, cut off MIL and re-examine your 'friends'. 😱

Ostentatiou5 | Ostentatiou5

Lesson learned: Get paid upfront! 👍

AsuraRathalos | AsuraRathalos

NTA faces financial disaster, in-laws' betrayal reveals true colors 😱💔

Cynical_Manatee | Cynical_Manatee

Missing upfront payment caused a $80k nightmare 😱

Squirrelylove | Squirrelylove

"NTA This is about revenge. Cut her out permanently!" 😱

The__Riker__Maneuver | The__Riker__Maneuver

"NTA. Broken promises and betrayal - a homeowner's nightmare! 😱💔"

FreshwaterOctopus | FreshwaterOctopus

Tricked by in-laws: $80k betrayal, house nightmare! NTA for trusting.

TheGingerCynic | TheGingerCynic

NTA - Genuine offer turned nightmare! Cut ties and move on. 👍

Tasty-Biscotti355 | Tasty-Biscotti355

Heartbreaking betrayal by in-laws, cut them out of your lives 💔

IHeartRadiohead | IHeartRadiohead

Proving the $80k gift for mortgage: letter vs actual money? 🤔

xpotential31 | xpotential31

Family's dream house turns into nightmare due to MIL's betrayal

Glittering_Joke3438 | Glittering_Joke3438

Dodged a bullet! Cut ties with toxic in-laws and thrive! 💪

PhillyMila215 | PhillyMila215

NTA. Unwise move, but you were told to count on it 😱

angel2hi | angel2hi

YTA: Promised house, broke promise, expect money. 😱

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A surprising twist in a family's generosity leads to scrambling! 🤮

Own-Difference-8674 | Own-Difference-8674

YTA: Spending money you don't have? Big mistake! 🤦‍♂️

verdebot | verdebot

Betrayed by dream house: NTA screwed over in big way! 😱

marmitesammy | marmitesammy

"NTA: Cut ties for good and escape this nightmare! 👏"

8kijcj | 8kijcj

YTA for expecting support from a toxic narcissist. 🤯

Gimmecheesenow | Gimmecheesenow

Betrayed by MIL's narcissism, OP learns a costly lesson. 😱

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NTA. Betrayed by family after offering financial support. Heartbreaking situation. 😢

bluestrawberry_witch | bluestrawberry_witch

Cut ties with the lunatic! 🚫 Protect your child's well-being!

Monkey_Bulter | Monkey_Bulter

Betrayed by family: NTA, cut ties for your own sanity! 😱

masterredmage | masterredmage

NTA. Lesson learned: always have the money before making big purchases! 👍

puupperlover | puupperlover

NTA. Betrayed by MIL reneging on $80k offer. Understandable anger.

MoonlitSerendipity | MoonlitSerendipity

Lesson learned: Promises can't always be taken to the bank. 💔

Cent1234 | Cent1234

Learn from their mistake: always secure payment before signing! 👍

memeulusmaximus | memeulusmaximus

"Never sign a contract with money you don't have" 📈💔

haysus25 | haysus25

Accepting money from estranged family leads to financial disaster! 😱

Remarkable_Sundae_13 | Remarkable_Sundae_13

Accepting promises from a narcissist? YTA! 😱

Sufficient-Nobody-72 | Sufficient-Nobody-72

When agreements are broken, it's okay to be upset. 😔

Naive_Pay_7066 | Naive_Pay_7066

NTA. Disgusting behavior! Cut them off and get new friends! 👍

Ateosira | Ateosira

Don't trust promises, even from family! 😱💔

Auroraburst | Auroraburst

Not the a**hole! Share your story of betrayal too! 😍

ZealandRedSquirrel | ZealandRedSquirrel

Promised dream house turned nightmare! Cut ties and move on. NTA

jammy913 | jammy913

Refusing help from someone you hate: NTA, but understandable 🙏

WhackAMoleWings | WhackAMoleWings

Risky move relying on them, but NTA for wanting assurance 👍

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Threaten NC to get revenge? Maybe, but LC/NC is better.

The-First-Guest | The-First-Guest

Don't let her play you! Go no contact and move on. 👍

Capable_Ad_976 | Capable_Ad_976

Lesson learned: Get a contract for family and money disputes! 👍

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MIL's betrayal: NTA, cut her off and stop trusting her! 😱

dodo_273 | dodo_273

Wow, not the a**hole! Tell us more about this betrayal! 😮❤️

PFic88 | PFic88

Betrayed by in-laws: Narcissistic manipulation and broken promises. NTA 😱

patrioticmarsupial | patrioticmarsupial

NTA: Broken promises and lost trust, a family left hanging 💔

Dangerous-Chicken-99 | Dangerous-Chicken-99

Betrayed by a friend? NTA, she never intended to help! ✨

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MIL's manipulative game: Wait for desperation, then control with money! 😱

Hungry_Pup | Hungry_Pup

MIL went back on her word, but OP's story seems fishy 😐

lis_amazing25 | lis_amazing25

NTA, but a cautionary tale of trust and shattered expectations. 😱

Addonis1 | Addonis1

Beware of narcissists! Don't trust them with your money! 😱💔

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No money, no house. Everyone sucks here. 😱

Blackdeek04 | Blackdeek04

Betrayal turned olive branch: ESH missed a sequoia-sized opportunity. 😱

FinanceGuyHere | FinanceGuyHere

Don't give her a cent if she blows through her money! 😱

ComprehensiveBand586 | ComprehensiveBand586

NTA. Betrayed by AH sellers, now stuck in permanent poverty. 😱

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NTA: Lesson learned - don't spend money you don't have! 👍

Trasl0 | Trasl0

You're not the a**hole for considering the house offer 💔

Hauchzart | Hauchzart

Betrayed by family: NTA, cut ties for good! 😱

TraditionalLie5267 | TraditionalLie5267

Financial betrayal and long-game revenge in dream house nightmare! 😱💔

Emotional-Ebb8321 | Emotional-Ebb8321

NTA, but trust issues and lack of communication caused trouble. 🙏

rak1882 | rak1882

NTA, but why not get the money up front? 😱

Mysterious_Prize8913 | Mysterious_Prize8913

NTA: A major slap in the face! Time for permanent no contact. 🤪

Deucalion666 | Deucalion666

Lesson learned: Get the money upfront! 👍

NemiVonFritzenberg | NemiVonFritzenberg

Escaping a narcissistic mother-in-law: Going no contact is the key! 🙌

pot_and_kettle_meet | pot_and_kettle_meet

NTA. Consider hiring a lawyer for legal compensation. 👨‍�

Convicia | Convicia

NTA but beware of narcissists controlling you with money. 😱

PurpleWomat | PurpleWomat

Seek legal advice and gather evidence to support your case! 👨‍�

HarrySeldon85 | HarrySeldon85

NTA. They should compensate you for your losses. 💔

zippy_zaboo | zippy_zaboo

"NTA. My mom 'bought' me a house, then betrayed me. 😱💔"

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Legal advice on recovering money for broken oral promise 📃

Mr-UncleCousinX | Mr-UncleCousinX

NTA. Betrayed by a verbal offer, your dream house nightmare! 😱💔

lovebeinganasshole | lovebeinganasshole

Trusting a narcissist? Not the smartest move! 😬

finnaflee | finnaflee

NTA - MIL's broken promise wreaks havoc on your plans 😱

AlternativeAd3652 | AlternativeAd3652

Don't trust gifts from narcs! Sever contact and protect yourself. 😱

thejexorcist | thejexorcist

NTA. MIL and friends are. Shitty situation. Go NC. 😱

OutlawPixieStick | OutlawPixieStick

NTA, but not surprised. They've shown true colors before. 😱

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Lesson learned: Trust your gut and move on! 💪

ChaosNHamHam | ChaosNHamHam

Betrayed by trust. YTA for believing in them. 😱💔

PA_Archer | PA_Archer

Betrayed by dad? YTA goes no contact. Drama unfolds! 😱

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