Mother Refuses to Share Daughter's College Fund with Half-Brother: Heartless or Justified?

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Picture this: You're a mother who's worked hard to secure a college fund for your daughter. Life has been a rollercoaster, with your ex-husband's infidelity leading to a divorce and a half-brother for your daughter. Now, after years of financial comfort, your ex and his wife have lost everything and want a piece of your daughter's college fund. What would you do? Stand your ground or bend to their pleas? Let's dive into this real-life drama that's got everyone talking. 🍿

A Divorce Born From Infidelity 👶

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The Other Woman Steps In 👠

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A Rocky Start to The New Family 👨‍👩‍👦

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A Sibling Bond Denied 🚫

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Securing the Future 🎓

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The Tables Turn: From Riches to Rags 💸

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A Desperate Plea for Help 🙏

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A Mother's Defiance 💪

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Accusations Fly 🗣️

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A Final Stand 🛑

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A Father's Plea 🥺

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A Mother's Stand: Protecting Her Daughter's Future 💪

In a world where money talks, one mother refuses to let her daughter's future be jeopardized. After a tumultuous past filled with infidelity, divorce, and a strained sibling relationship, she now faces a new challenge. Her ex-husband and his wife, once wealthy and dismissive, have lost it all and are begging for a piece of her daughter's college fund. Despite accusations of spite and greed, she stands her ground, insisting that her daughter's future is not up for negotiation. The drama doesn't end there, folks. Let's see how the internet is reacting to this fiery tale of defiance and determination. 🍿

NTA. Let them lie in their own bed 🙄

btdz | btdz

🚪"There's the door. Let it hit you from behind on your way out."

Tralfamadorians_go | Tralfamadorians_go

NTA. College fund choice. Parent prioritizes own child's future. 🎓

DannyBigD | DannyBigD

NTA: Entitled ex-wife wants your money too? Stay strong 🦌

Bozobozo111 | Bozobozo111

NTA. Protect your daughter's college fund. Don't let others take advantage. 😡

moondoggie1960 | moondoggie1960

NTA: Daughter's money, husband's family behaving horribly. No payback.

ghostforest | ghostforest

NTA. Protecting your daughter's college fund from irresponsible relatives 💰

Confusion-Advanced | Confusion-Advanced

NTA- Ex and his wife's behavior is gross. $5-6k won't make anyone debt-free. They probably want the money for themselves. Separate account for son?

Libba_Loo | Libba_Loo

NTA for protecting your daughter's college fund! 🚫🎓

sailinggoose | sailinggoose

NTA: Not your circus. Not your monkeys. 🙅‍♀️

theDagman | theDagman

Mother's hypocrisy exposed: NTA for refusing to share college fund 💰

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NTA- Ex needs to man up 💪

elladee000 | elladee000

NTA. Daughter's college fund, husband not obligated to fund half-brother. Unfortunate.

ManicPanicPeach | ManicPanicPeach

Mom's justified, but daughter may face manipulation for the money 😕

Kindly_Caregiver_212 | Kindly_Caregiver_212

NTA. Your cheating ex wants fairness? Laughable. Don't give in. 😂

Laines_Ecossaises | Laines_Ecossaises

NTA. Protect your daughter's college fund. 🚫💰

Tugstest | Tugstest

"NTA You could offer to split the amount your Ex can prove he contributed in half. In other words, give half of that $5-6k he contributed for his son and keep the other half for his contribution to your daughter's college. But... it would also be smart to only offer this a payment directly towards his son's college when his son actually attends college. Because it sounds like they've already spent any previous college money they had saved and would spend this money too if you gave it to them now. 'Ex contributed $6k to Daughter's fund. I'm okay with sharing that between the two kids. Let me know when Sin is starting college and I'll pay $3k to his school.'" Reply: "Why would she do any of that? She owes them nothing" 👍"

teresajs | teresajs

👏 NTA. Protecting your daughter's future makes you an amazing mother!

RatioFar1333 | RatioFar1333

Heartless or justified? Mother refuses to share college fund 💔

Damn_Dutchman | Damn_Dutchman

NTA! Offered him money, he refused. They made their bed.

Propofol_Totalis | Propofol_Totalis

Parents at fault for college fund dispute, NTA for refusing

Wise-Caterpillar8301 | Wise-Caterpillar8301

NTA: Mistress is audacious, daughter shouldn't suffer for parents' mistakes 😂

LaNutria265 | LaNutria265

NTA: Your daughter, your responsibility. His son, not your concern.

Minute_Box3852 | Minute_Box3852

NTA: Protecting your daughter's college fund from irresponsible half-brother. 💪

Amythist35 | Amythist35

Generous offer to return contribution, but protect college fund penalties

PleaseCoffeeMe | PleaseCoffeeMe

NTA: Cheating created this situation, he should figure it out 💔

BeerAnBooksAnCats | BeerAnBooksAnCats

NTA. Ex's partner's behavior is gross. Stand your ground! 💪

DJ_Too_Supreme21 | DJ_Too_Supreme21

NTA: Prioritizing your daughter's future is completely understandable. 🙌

zombietrashhand | zombietrashhand

NTA: No way! You owe them nothing! 💸

PtEternity29 | PtEternity29

NTA: Protect your daughter's college fund from your ex's access 💼

Master-Manipulation | Master-Manipulation

NTA: Not your business, just like the guy at the shop 😎

PattersonsOlady | PattersonsOlady

Heartless or justified? The battle over a college fund 💰

EvanWasHere | EvanWasHere

Protect your daughter's future, cut off toxic family members. ✂️

Ok-Homework-582 | Ok-Homework-582

NTA wins the composure award for refusing to share college fund 💪

Reese9951 | Reese9951

NTA. Ex's affair partner wants half daughter's college fund. Unfair!

Vilerook | Vilerook

NTA. Your daughter's college fund, your decision. 💰

airkewld67 | airkewld67

Stand your ground! Your daughter's future, not her half-brother's. 💪

OneTwoWee000 | OneTwoWee000

Fair compromise offered, but is she heartless or justified? 🤔

Relevant-Economy-927 | Relevant-Economy-927

NTA. Protecting your child's future vs. helping step-sibling. 🤷‍♀️

Pinkie_Flamingo | Pinkie_Flamingo

NTA at all. How dare they. 😡

ViolaVetch75 | ViolaVetch75

NTA. Protecting your daughter's college fund is completely justified. 💪

Violet_sky21 | Violet_sky21

Definitely not the a**hole. Let them lay in their bed 😏

auntie_stacey | auntie_stacey

NTA: Daughter shouldn't suffer for parents' poor financial decisions 😔

PettyHonestThrowaway | PettyHonestThrowaway

👏 Setting up your child for success and standing your ground!

DustySwordsman | DustySwordsman

NTA, no sharing college fund with half-brother. Justified 💯

daniel_degude | daniel_degude

NTA, but buckle up and get ready to battle 🤜

Admirable_One99989 | Admirable_One99989

NTA: No obligation to pay for ex's affair baby's education. 💸

Consistent-Leopard71 | Consistent-Leopard71

NTA: Celebrate your victory and send his wife some self-care!

derp_the_terf | derp_the_terf

Parent defends not sharing college fund with step-sibling. 💰

lapsteelguitar | lapsteelguitar

Ex's financial irresponsibility puts daughter's college fund at risk 😡

Apprehensive-hippos | Apprehensive-hippos

Unpopular opinion: Keeping the college fund. 💰

ricecrispy22 | ricecrispy22

Karma darling karma. Not the a**hole.

SarinKiShyra | SarinKiShyra

NTA. Not your kid, not your problem. 🙄

No_Royal_3583 | No_Royal_3583

Defiant refusal to share college fund sparks heated debate 🔥

Cow_Aggressive | Cow_Aggressive

NTA: No college fund? No problem! Be resourceful! 👍

JustAMegan66 | JustAMegan66

Generous offer rejected, insults thrown. Is begging ever effective? 🤔

Proplyd-0628 | Proplyd-0628

NTA shuts down entitled family with epic savagery. 😎

mortstheonlyboyineed | mortstheonlyboyineed

NTA: Daughter's college fund, father's nerve. Justified or heartless?

Fickle-Willow4836 | Fickle-Willow4836

NTA: Family expects unfair financial responsibility. Daughter vs. Half-brother.

Noclevername12 | Noclevername12

NTA- Keep the money! It's your daughter's, not his! 👏


NTA - Keep your money, he doesn't deserve a penny. 💰

Limp_Service_2320 | Limp_Service_2320

NTA. Daughter's college fund is hers. Ex and wife's problem.

Pand0ra30_ | Pand0ra30_

NTA: No job, no money, not your responsibility. 💁‍♂️

LingonberryPrior6896 | LingonberryPrior6896

NTA: No obligation to fund non-relative's college fund. 💰

poodooscoo | poodooscoo

NTA: Protect your daughter's college fund. Set boundaries with family.

Brit_in_usa1 | Brit_in_usa1

Consequences of their actions, NTA. 🤷‍♀️

educatedvegetable | educatedvegetable

Karma strikes back! Homewrecker and cheater get what they deserve. NTA 😈

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🔥 Fiery comment! A confrontation that escalated quickly! 😮

Master-Egg-321 | Master-Egg-321

Laughing at entitled ex's weak backbone. NTA, justified! 😂

is76 | is76

Is it fair to share the college fund? Let's discuss! 💰

justMeinD | justMeinD

NTA: No way I'd give them the 5k back 😈

Characterde | Characterde

Heartless or justified? NTA refuses to share college fund 😡

dehawnted | dehawnted

NTA: Life isn't fair. Get used to it. 🤷‍♀️

Shinjischneider | Shinjischneider

Stepmother wants daughter's college fund, but daughter is justified. 💰

Glittering-Ruin-1296 | Glittering-Ruin-1296

"NTA. You're not obligated to provide for your ex's son."

katzastrophe | katzastrophe

Don't give him the $5k. It's not your money. NTA.

Intrepid-Luck2021 | Intrepid-Luck2021

NTA: Doubtful the money would be used for college anyway 🤔

eregina3 | eregina3

NTA: Daughter's college fund dispute reveals father's true character. 💔

KnightofForestsWild | KnightofForestsWild

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