Babysitting Drama: Friend Loses Job, Blames Anxiety and a Missed Text! 😲

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

Ever had a friend who blamed you for their own mistakes? One woman found herself in the hot seat when her friend, who she had been temporarily babysitting for, lost her job due to a missed text and a lack of doorbell ringing. The friend, who suffers from anxiety, left the woman's house without dropping off her child, drove around aimlessly, and then blamed the woman for her job loss. The drama that unfolded is both baffling and relatable. Let's dive into the story... 🍿

The Babysitting Arrangement 🍼

jenbrown0210 | jenbrown0210

The Morning of the Miscommunication 🕗

jenbrown0210 | jenbrown0210

The Silent Arrival 🚗

jenbrown0210 | jenbrown0210

The Aftermath 😠

jenbrown0210 | jenbrown0210

The Consequence and the Confusion 🤔

jenbrown0210 | jenbrown0210

The Suspicion and the Fallout 🕵️‍♀️

jenbrown0210 | jenbrown0210

The Doorbell Dilemma: Anxiety, Job Loss, and a Fractured Friendship 😰

In a whirlwind of miscommunication and anxiety, a woman finds herself blamed for her friend's job loss. The friend, who had been relying on her for temporary childcare, failed to ring the doorbell or knock when she arrived to drop off her child. Instead, she sent a text, which the woman missed, and then drove off, leading to her missing a day of work. The friend now blames the woman for her job loss and their friendship hangs in the balance. Let's see what the internet thinks of this complex situation... 🌐

NTA. Friend's anxiety about ringing a doorbell causes babysitting drama 😲

neverthelessidissent | neverthelessidissent

NTA. Friend's excuse seems fishy, losing trust in them. 😲

Dududidu2 | Dududidu2

NTA - Anxiety is not an excuse, it's her responsibility 😲

TooTall2Function | TooTall2Function

NTA: Friend's job loss blamed on anxiety and missed text! 😲

The_Smiddy_ | The_Smiddy_

Friend blames anxiety and missed text, but is she really?

NYCQuilts | NYCQuilts

Friend loses job, blames anxiety. NTA, dump her! 😲

QueenofKrabs | QueenofKrabs

Anxiety blamed for job loss, but NTA for setting boundaries! 🙌

Less_Seaworthiness_7 | Less_Seaworthiness_7

"NTA she has anxiety about ringing a doorbell but not anxiety about being jobless while a mother to a one year old, wow." 💥

_ShadowWhisperer | _ShadowWhisperer

Anxiety isn't an excuse! NTA, she needs to find a sitter. 😲

sangfoudre | sangfoudre

Commenter questions validity of anxiety excuse, sparks debate. 🤔

pettawawa | pettawawa

Anxiety: A debilitating condition that affects daily functioning 😲

mchursty | mchursty

NTA. Don't let her guilt trip you for helping out! 🙌

bruh_momento_2 | bruh_momento_2

NTA. Just move on. ✌️

SoringDay | SoringDay

NTA. Friend's anxiety doesn't excuse irresponsibility. Seek help for anxiety.

Emotional-Lime-2268 | Emotional-Lime-2268

Anxiety can be crippling, but missing a doorbell? 🤔 NTA!

Lotex_Style | Lotex_Style

Not the a**hole. Doorbell mishap blamed on anxiety, how odd! 😲

diskebbin | diskebbin

NTA: Friend's anxiety and missed text lead to job loss 😲

geogal6969 | geogal6969

NTA: Anxiety caused her to miss a text and lose job 😲

[deleted] | [deleted]

Anxiety excuse or not, doorbell drama is a dealbreaker! 😲

[deleted] | [deleted]

Cut ties with her! 🚫 She blames others for her failures.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Anxiety makes it hard to be rational, but blaming isn't fair. NTA

dungeonphantom | dungeonphantom

Anxiety or excuse? NTA for not being constantly available. 😲

barbaramillicent | barbaramillicent

NTA, but let's not invalidate her anxiety. Hope she gets help! 🙏

meggeggegg | meggeggegg

Favors in 2021: The fastest way to make enemies. 😲

Sepherik | Sepherik

Friend blames anxiety for irresponsibility, NTA. Let her go! 😲

kikivee612 | kikivee612

No a-hole here! Share your babysitting drama stories! 😍

Tall_Tax8030 | Tall_Tax8030

Clever and humorous solution to a babysitting mishap! 😂

fourtallhorsemen | fourtallhorsemen

Agreed to babysit, expecting her. NTA. This is just silly.

napperdj | napperdj

Anxiety affects job? NTA comment sparks discussion on mental health.

Previous_Magician_85 | Previous_Magician_85

Responsibility boundaries: Friend's anxiety shouldn't dictate your babysitting duties. 😲

ditchdiggergirl | ditchdiggergirl

NTA, but friend's anxiety caused miscommunication and blame game 🤷‍♀️

drunkardunicorn | drunkardunicorn

Not the a**hole! Drama unfolds over missed text and anxiety! 😲

SoulStealingGinger | SoulStealingGinger

NTA: Friend needs to grow tf up. 😲

[deleted] | [deleted]

Anxiety makes simple tasks difficult. NTA for expecting communication.

d1scworld | d1scworld

Phone trouble leads to missed texts, NTA for babysitter

Beautiful-Director | Beautiful-Director

NTA: Commenter criticizes entitlement and lack of social conventions. 👏

MoltenCorgi | MoltenCorgi

NTA: Don't be a mind reader, she's at fault for missing work. 😲

gemma156 | gemma156

Anxiety blamed for missed text, but NTA for babysitting drama! 😲

Quicksilver1964 | Quicksilver1964

Anxiety blamed for missed text, but NTA for friend

DanetteGirl | DanetteGirl

No a**hole here! Drama unfolds over missed text. 😲

Aggressive-Sample612 | Aggressive-Sample612

NTA, karma blessed you. Run from this woman. 🙏

hisimpendingbaldness | hisimpendingbaldness

Ring the doorbell, don't blame anxiety! NTA! 🚩

dellaevaine | dellaevaine

Anxiety and job insecurity - the struggle is real! 😲

Strict-Dinner-2031 | Strict-Dinner-2031

Anxiety or not, should she really be babysitting? 🤔

cakemachine88 | cakemachine88

Anxiety or excuse? NTA for not being constantly available. 😲

barbaramillicent | barbaramillicent

Anxiety prevents friend from ringing doorbell at friend's house 😲

[deleted] | [deleted]

Annoyed by people who text instead of knocking on the door? 😂

Sonystars | Sonystars

Don't sit around waiting for a text! NTA! 😊

julzferacia | julzferacia

NTA: You're not responsible for someone else's anxiety. 🙅‍♂️

Lazy_Initiative1464 | Lazy_Initiative1464

Single mom pushes through anxiety to prioritize her child's needs. 👥

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA. Friend needs to work on anxiety for her child's sake. 😲

SquirrelGirlVA | SquirrelGirlVA

Understanding anxiety and miscommunication: a lesson in empathy 💚

NoObstacle | NoObstacle

Parenting fails: Job, kid, but can't ring a doorbell?! 🤷‍♀️ NTA

Dizzy_Eye5257 | Dizzy_Eye5257

NTA. You need better friends 😎

lilyofthevalley2659 | lilyofthevalley2659

Cutting off a mooch disguised as a friend! 😲

the_last_basselope | the_last_basselope

Friend's anxiety not your responsibility. NTA. 😲

Consistent-Leopard71 | Consistent-Leopard71

Friend blames anxiety and missed text, but is she really?

bellePunk | bellePunk

Anxiety over phone calls and doorbells? NTA, but understandable! 😲

GraveDancer40 | GraveDancer40

Friend blamed anxiety and missed text, but NTA?

[deleted] | [deleted]

Unannounced visitor? Definitely not the a**hole! 😎

ChiveNation_12 | ChiveNation_12

Friend loses job, blames anxiety and a missed text! NTA! 😲

HRHArgyll | HRHArgyll

Anxiety excuse? Grow up! NTA for calling her out. 😲

Opinionu | Opinionu

Parenting vs. Doorbells: The Anxiety Dilemma! 😲

[deleted] | [deleted]

Responsibility and anxiety clash in a babysitting debacle. 😲

LordofToomay | LordofToomay

Doorbell therapy? 🚪 That's her problem, not yours. NTA!

RichardBachman19 | RichardBachman19

Parenting and anxiety: a tough balancing act! 🙏

[deleted] | [deleted]

Anxiety and fear of phone calls, but exceptions for important people! 😲

diminutivedwarf | diminutivedwarf

NTA: Friend's anxiety causes job loss, but not your responsibility.

obamaschopsticks | obamaschopsticks

NTA. Anxiety to ring A FRIEND’S doorbell? Just buck up 💪

[deleted] | [deleted]

No good deed goes unpunished. NTA 😲

CompleteAlbatross5 | CompleteAlbatross5

Friend's anxiety becomes an excuse to avoid responsibilities. Good riddance! 😲

FloatingPencil | FloatingPencil

"NTA. Friend's flakiness and lack of responsibility is a dealbreaker. 😲"

kheltar | kheltar

Anxiety over a doorbell? 🚪 NTA, she needs to grow up.

Noggin-a-Floggin | Noggin-a-Floggin

Confused about friends not ringing doorbells? You're not alone! 🤔

[deleted] | [deleted]

Friend's job lost due to anxiety and missed text! NTA

cpomme | cpomme

Friend's job loss over missed text? Seems like an overreaction. 😬

angelmr2 | angelmr2

Friend's severe anxiety causes job loss, but OP not to blame 😲

Professional__BOOB | Professional__BOOB

Anxiety triggers shouldn't excuse flaking on friends. NTA! 😲

Bennemans1984 | Bennemans1984

Avoiding the bell drama: NTA for texting and calling first! 🙌

kdramaaddictedcutie | kdramaaddictedcutie

Filed Under: