19-Year-Old College Student Feels Replaced: Thanksgiving Drama Unfolds 🦃🎭

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Ah, Thanksgiving! A time for family, food, and... familial drama? This is the story of a 19-year-old college student who found himself in a peculiar predicament. As he prepared to leave for college, his parents dropped a bombshell - they were planning to host a foreign exchange student in his room. The twist? They waited until the last minute to tell him, and expected him to be okay with it. Fast forward to Thanksgiving, and our young hero is now faced with a tough decision. Let's dive into this emotional rollercoaster. 🎢

The Unexpected Dinner Conversation 🍽️

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The Uninvited Guest 🏡

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The Facebook Post that Changed Everything 📲

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The Replacement Saga Begins 😲

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A Joke or a Jibe? 😅

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A Bitter Goodbye ✈️

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The Thanksgiving Ticket Home 🎟️

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The Last Straw 🥀

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The Thanksgiving Showdown 🦃

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The Christmas Compromise 🎄

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The Parental Verdict 👪

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The Thanksgiving Turmoil: A Tale of Family, Feelings, and a Foreign Exchange Student 🦃💔

This college student's tale is a rollercoaster of emotions. From the shock of being 'replaced' by a foreign exchange student to the hurt of being laughed at by his own parents, his journey is one that resonates with anyone who's felt sidelined. The final straw? Being told he'd have to sleep on the couch during Thanksgiving. Our young hero decides to take a stand, choosing to spend Thanksgiving his own way. But the drama doesn't end there - his parents label him as childish. As we head into the festive season, we're left wondering - who's really in the wrong here? Let's delve into the world's reactions to this family fiasco. 🌍🔍

NTA: Stand up for yourself and find a supportive Thanksgiving!

Vegetable_Sundae5557 | Vegetable_Sundae5557

NTA: Celebrate Thanksgiving your own way and create new traditions 🦃

Testingthrowaway00 | Testingthrowaway00

Parents' neglect and erasure of OP's presence during college years.

Flibertygibbert | Flibertygibbert

NTA: Parents disregarded your feelings, consider staying at a hotel 🛍

ToriBethATX | ToriBethATX

NTA. Your feelings are valid and family relationships are at stake.

harleybidness | harleybidness

NTA: Family replaces college student's room, causing hurt feelings 😢

squirlysquirel | squirlysquirel

Parents behaving badly? NTA stands up against childish behavior. 🙌

Due-Compote-4723 | Due-Compote-4723

College student feels replaced by stranger in personal space 😱

StolenPoliceUnicorn | StolenPoliceUnicorn

No a-hole here, just better communication needed. 🗣️

Alpacaliondingo | Alpacaliondingo

Parents prioritize charity over child's feelings. NTA. 👏

anitarielleliphe | anitarielleliphe

Valid feelings about feeling replaced. Communicate with your parents 👍

anyname6789 | anyname6789

NTA: No courtesy given, definitely rude of them. 🙄

redpanda0108 | redpanda0108

NTA. Dorm is not "home". Parents acted thoughtlessly, uncaring. No offense.

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NTA. Parents don't care, brace for more rejection. Lower expectations.

itsminimes | itsminimes

"YTA for feeling entitled to a shrine. Have a mature conversation."

kasuchans | kasuchans

NTA - College student feels replaced by parents' decision. 🏡

curious382 | curious382

Parents' lack of communication causes Thanksgiving drama. NTA.

Bachpipe | Bachpipe

NAH. College student feels replaced, but it's their call for holidays 🦃

IllustratorNew8801 | IllustratorNew8801

Not the a**hole - drama unfolds during Thanksgiving 🦃

Lani_567 | Lani_567

Parents gave away room without consent. NTA. Thanksgiving drama.

Ancient-Transition-4 | Ancient-Transition-4

Immaturity and entitlement: a lesson for the young 😱

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Commenter questions the significance of gender and expresses suspicion. NTA.

Scout78604 | Scout78604

UK vs US: Different perspectives on college students' bedrooms 🤔

TillyMint54 | TillyMint54

NTA: Enjoy Thanksgiving with a friend's family! 🦃

ThxItsadisorder | ThxItsadisorder

19-year-old college student feels replaced and seeks revenge on parents

Silent_Syd241 | Silent_Syd241

NTA, parents being shady, find alternative for Christmas break 🦃

oldlady2013 | oldlady2013

Parents destroyed your vision of home, NTA. 👏

Omnio89 | Omnio89

NTA for feeling replaced, but have a calm conversation with mom

CuriousOdity12345 | CuriousOdity12345

Parents neglected OP, NTA. Enjoy Thanksgiving with a friend! 🦃

floridfox | floridfox

Sibling's step grandparents forced him to sleep on air mattress 😱

aes07011 | aes07011

Not the a**hole: Thanksgiving drama sparks heated discussion 🦃

Sunnyandbright007 | Sunnyandbright007

NTA. Concerns about exchange program approval and legal documentation. 🤔

JanusMZeal11 | JanusMZeal11

Parents could have been more considerate in accommodating you. NTA 🙏

pepperann007 | pepperann007

Empathy for a mistreated college student. Parents can be difficult.

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NTA: Revenge is a dish best served in a nursing home 🦃


Skipping Christmas after Thanksgiving drama? Not the a**hole! 😊

Ok-Abbreviations4510 | Ok-Abbreviations4510

Parents replaced me? NTA. They gave away my room and ignored me 😢

bunbun821 | bunbun821

NTA, parents being inconsiderate. Fair compromise needed. Don't demean women.

alaskadotpink | alaskadotpink

NTA, but your parents should have handled this more respectfully. 🙅

dragonsfriend-9271 | dragonsfriend-9271

Parents replaced you at home? NTA, that's not cool 😒

Dogmother123 | Dogmother123

Writing a letter to express feelings and improve communication 📰

MadWitchLibrarian | MadWitchLibrarian

NTA. Feeling replaced in your childhood home. Understandable and relatable.

meekonesfade | meekonesfade

Unappreciated guest? Find a new Thanksgiving family! 🦃🎭

SpecialistAfter511 | SpecialistAfter511

Parents mishandled situation, commenter supports OP. Drama ensues. 😱

fjewel95 | fjewel95

Engaging with family and friends during Thanksgiving drama 🦃

LogicalVariation741 | LogicalVariation741

NTA: College life vs. childhood nostalgia, a delicate balance 🦃

SaraAmis | SaraAmis

Skipping Thanksgiving to avoid uncomfortable dynamics with parents and exchange student 👍

toebeantuesday | toebeantuesday

NTA. Parents replaced you for Thanksgiving, spend it with friends 🦃

DonTreadOnMeIMADuck | DonTreadOnMeIMADuck

Valid feelings of not feeling welcome at home during holidays.

isi_na | isi_na

19-year-old college student feels replaced by parents. NTA, stand your ground! 💪

DumpsterR0bot | DumpsterR0bot

Growing up means letting go. NAH for staying at school 👍

Kushali | Kushali

Family replaces college student with foreign exchange student 😭

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NTA. Thanksgiving drama escalates. Stay away until she's gone. 😱

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NTA. Parents dismissive of feelings, treating you as child and adult 🙅

Ok-Wrangler-8175 | Ok-Wrangler-8175

NTA - Parents need to consider their child's feelings too 🤷🏼‍♂️

Leading_Interview_37 | Leading_Interview_37

NTA: No need to go home if you're uncomfortable 🏠

soleileluna | soleileluna

Not the a**hole - Thanksgiving drama takes center stage 👑

rachlee65 | rachlee65

NTA, your mom is brushing aside your feelings 🙅

Bear_Jake | Bear_Jake

Moving out can be tough, especially when your room changes 😢

Sunshine_butta_bikit | Sunshine_butta_bikit

NTA: Disconnect and enjoy a drama-free Thanksgiving! 🦃🎭

PA_Archer | PA_Archer

NTA. Bratty behavior until couch expectation. Drama unfolds. 🦃🎭

yourcatsbff | yourcatsbff

Sleeping arrangements for Thanksgiving causing family tension. Seeking resolution.

Qualityhams | Qualityhams

Parents' house, your feelings matter. NTA, but talk it out.

NaviMagic | NaviMagic

Parents keep room for 22 years, expect visit but no accommodation 😡


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