The Unexpected Visitor: When an Absentee Father Returns 🚪👨‍👧‍👦

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Life is full of unexpected twists and turns, but when the past comes knocking at your door, what do you do? This is a tale of a woman who took on the responsibility of raising her sister's children after a tragic loss. After years of absence, their biological father resurfaces, bringing with him a whirlwind of emotions and a request that leaves our heroine in a moral quandary. 🚪💔👨‍👧‍👦

A Young Marriage, A Tragic Loss 🥀

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Stepping Up to the Plate ⚾

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A Blast from the Past 💥

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The Court Steps In ⚖️

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An Unexpected Visitor 🚪

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Standing Her Ground 🛡️

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A Reminder of Reality 🌎

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The Moral Quandary 🤔

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A Doorstep Dilemma: When Family Ties Become Knotted 🚪👨‍👧‍👦🎀

In a heart-wrenching tale of family, responsibility, and moral ambiguity, a woman finds herself in a predicament when her ex-brother-in-law, who abandoned his children years ago, suddenly reappears, asking for help. Despite his pleas, she stands her ground, reminding him of the family she's built in his absence. But as the dust settles, she can't help but question her decision. Let's delve into the internet's take on this complex situation...💔👨‍👧‍👦🌎

"NTA at all. You're doing so much for him! 🚪👨‍👧‍👦"

happy_panda2400 | happy_panda2400

Report to CPS to ensure child's safety. 👍

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Father returns, expects older kids to babysit. NTA calls him out.

vicki153 | vicki153

NTA: Absentee father needs to take responsibility for his actions 🚪

jtillery1 | jtillery1

NTA. Firmly shut down communication and prioritize your own well-being.

Head_Fail_1422 | Head_Fail_1422

"Allow him to abandon another child" - the burden of responsibility 😔

Selena385 | Selena385

NTA, keeping toxic people out of your life. 🚪

TigerDude33 | TigerDude33

NTA. He insults you after showing up unannounced. You owe him nothing. 🚪

PsychologyAutomatic3 | PsychologyAutomatic3

Bio dad's behavior is unacceptable. Document every encounter. NTA.

Barbeqanon | Barbeqanon

NTA: Absentee father tries to reconnect, but kids want nothing to do with him. He only sees them as free babysitters. 🚫👨‍👧‍👦

eThotExpress | eThotExpress

NTA. Call CPS to ensure the kid's safety. 🚨

Whowhatnowhuhwhat | Whowhatnowhuhwhat

"Abandoned child? Call CPS! NTA." 👨‍👧‍👦

Swedishpunsch | Swedishpunsch

NTA. Protecting family from a deadbeat dad 👨‍👧‍👦

Spinnerofyarn | Spinnerofyarn

Family meeting needed to discuss ex-BIL's surprise kids 👨‍👧‍👦

Kitsumekat | Kitsumekat

Document everything and record conversations to protect yourself. NTA! 👏

Bondo_Wallace | Bondo_Wallace

Absentee father returns to exploit teenage kids as free babysitters 🚪

DazedandConfused8406 | DazedandConfused8406

🚫 NTA. Abandoned kids, court shut him down. Alarming doorstep visit.

No_Proposal7628 | No_Proposal7628

Should they consider getting a restraining order? 🤔

Bostonguy50 | Bostonguy50

Heartwarming NTA comment about being an amazing aunt 💜

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NTA - A refreshing perspective on absent fathers. 👏

tacodorifto | tacodorifto

Taking care of his kids? Not your problem. NTA 🙌

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NTA, absent father keeps making kids despite losing custody 🚪

Adorable_Specific_37 | Adorable_Specific_37

NTA. Father's unannounced visit raises suspicions and inconvenience. 🤔

MadamnedMary | MadamnedMary

NTA. Cut off contact and protect your family from him 👊

Quicksilver1964 | Quicksilver1964

NTA. The nerve of this guy! Dumping his kid on you? Stay away! 🚪

Maleficent_Ad_3958 | Maleficent_Ad_3958

🚫 NTA. Deadbeat dad should lose custody until he shapes up.

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Curious about the drama, but it doesn't matter. NTA.

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NTA. You're a good man. CPS might have been necessary.

throwaway123dad | throwaway123dad

NTA: Absentee father tries to abandon another kid, has issues 🚪

Bee5431 | Bee5431

NTA: Expose the father's bs to court and child services 👨‍👧‍👦

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NTA: A dude with a questionable parenting track record 🚪🤷‍♂️

Borgr_man | Borgr_man

No obligation to a child who isn't related 🙅

UisgeRuithe | UisgeRuithe

Not the a**hole. Tell us more about this unexpected visitor!

PlatypusDream | PlatypusDream

NTA. Former BIL is a hot mess. Abandoning kids & expecting you to take another 🚪

Parker1271 | Parker1271

NTA. Father or sperm donor? The truth hurts. 😢

Equal-Independence-1 | Equal-Independence-1

BIL gets roasted for needing a vasectomy 😂

GretelNoHans | GretelNoHans

🚫 NTA. Father abandons kids, takes them to court. Kids refuse contact. 🚫

Cocoasneeze | Cocoasneeze

Deadbeat dad? Not the a**hole for calling him out! 👨‍👧‍👦

periwinkle_cupcake | periwinkle_cupcake

Savage response! NTA shuts down absent father with vasectomy suggestion

SwiggyBloodlust | SwiggyBloodlust

"Wow, this guy has some stones on him." 😲 NTA

markdmac | markdmac

NTA. Absentee father returns, BIL is manipulative and untrustworthy. 🚪👨‍👧‍👦

slothsandunicorns | slothsandunicorns

👍 NTA: Absentee father's motives questioned, potential burden on OP.

SleuthingSloth009 | SleuthingSloth009

No obligation to an absentee father. Focus on your own family. 👨‍👧‍👦

gdx2000 | gdx2000

Supportive comment about fostering ex brother-in-law's offspring. 🤗

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NTA- Ex bio needs to stop having kids... history of ditching them 🚪

nonchalantenigma | nonchalantenigma

Not the a**hole for what? Tell us more! 🤔

Aggressive-Sample612 | Aggressive-Sample612

Setting boundaries with an irresponsible father. NTA 🙌

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NTA. Deadbeat dad wants more? F**k him. Heartbreaking for child. 😢

forceofslugyuk | forceofslugyuk

"NTA: Father returns, claims child isn't his. Drama ensues. 🚪👨‍👧‍👦"

theshinyspacelord | theshinyspacelord

Cutting off contact with toxic people. Good move! 👍

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Setting boundaries with an absent father for everyone's safety. NTA.

SnooDoughnuts7171 | SnooDoughnuts7171

NTA. Exposing the truth and protecting innocent children from abduction. 🚪

Designer-Welcome7362 | Designer-Welcome7362

NTA - Block him! Protect your kids and yourself from him 🚪

jokerkat | jokerkat

NTA. Drama queen dad? 🤣

JaehyoFag | JaehyoFag

👏 NTA - Taking responsibility for your own choices and actions.

Zweijjegger | Zweijjegger

Protect your property! Get a restraining order. NTA 🚨

mewliz | mewliz

NTA. Absentee father dumps kid on you without explanation 🙄

stickaforkimdone | stickaforkimdone

NTA: Absentee father's lies unravel, causing chaos in his marriage. 🚪

DubiousPeoplePleaser | DubiousPeoplePleaser

NTA. Your BIL is an entitled 👨‍👧‍👦 with surprising depths of 👨‍👧‍👦. You did more than you needed to do 👨‍👧‍👦. He needs to organize his own childcare 👨‍👧‍👦 and maybe stop reproducing 👨‍👧‍👦.

emherrera1960 | emherrera1960

NTA: Kids made right call, dad wanted to dump them again. 👨‍👧‍👦

vrcraftauthor | vrcraftauthor

A surprise visit with a potential secret child? 🤯

Jimmyrunsit | Jimmyrunsit

Protecting kids from absentee father, suspicious of his intentions. NTA.

FirebirdWriter | FirebirdWriter

Standing up for the kids against an audacious absentee father! 🙌

Whovric | Whovric

NTA. You're already raising his kids. What more does he want? 🙄

GrizeldaLovesCats | GrizeldaLovesCats

NTA: Absentee father's return sparks skepticism and resentment. 🚪

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👏 NTA for raising his babies while he's incompetent. Get help!

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HARD NTA: Standing up for oneself against an absentee father 🙌

aliasaka007 | aliasaka007

NTA: He's just a sperm donor, you owe him nothing 👨‍👧‍👦

korodic | korodic

Adoptee's opinion: Blood doesn't define family, but boundaries do. 🚪

PettyHonestThrowaway | PettyHonestThrowaway

NTA. Manipulative father using emotional blackmail to force his way in. Protect yourself and your kids. 🚪

Rose212327 | Rose212327

🚫 Restraining order and change your number, he's unstable. 📱

mrs_tori_kayy | mrs_tori_kayy

Absentee father struggles with parenting. NTA for being frustrated.

MyMomIsAPlant | MyMomIsAPlant

NTA. Don't let him drop his problems on your doorstep 🚪

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Setting boundaries with an absentee father. NTA, stand your ground!

niamhk13 | niamhk13

Father's return: Free babysitting and hidden motives? 🚪👨‍👧‍👦

teresajs | teresajs

👏 Fighting for the kids, the judge ruled in their favor!

MurphysLaw1995 | MurphysLaw1995

Doubts about the emergency and concerns for the children's safety 🚨

ebwoods1 | ebwoods1

👍 NTA: Absentee father expects older kids to babysit. Unfair!

Icedteaaaaa | Icedteaaaaa

👏 NTA. Abandoned kids, now wants happy families with new wife?

Marzipan_civil | Marzipan_civil

Shocking entitlement: Absentee father wants you to support more kids? NTA

Abc123dorayme321 | Abc123dorayme321

Father's return sparks controversy over having replacement children. 🚪👨‍👧‍👦

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NTA: Another child dumped on you? That's just unfair 😢

Prettysuccess88 | Prettysuccess88

NTA. Keep referring him to your attorney for safety 🙌

Pale_Cranberry1502 | Pale_Cranberry1502

No obligation to care for his child. He's an idiot. 🙄

Mosschop55 | Mosschop55

NTA. You're a saint and more of a man 👨‍👧‍👦 than he will ever be 👍

miketag8337 | miketag8337

NTA: A strong mom keeping her teens safe from an absent father 🚪

aprilbeingbasic | aprilbeingbasic

NTA, but call CPS to protect the child 👨‍👧‍👦

bibbiddybobbidyboo | bibbiddybobbidyboo

Avoided an abandoned child? Your brother needs to learn!

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