Young Woman Steps in for Neglectful Ex: Savior or Meddler? 🤔

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Diply | Diply

Imagine coming home late at night to find a child in distress, and the only other adult around is too engrossed in video games to care. This is the predicament a 21-year-old woman found herself in when she discovered her ex-boyfriend's 4-year-old daughter, A, sick and crying in her room. The young woman, who admits to having little experience with children, stepped up to the plate. But was she right to intervene? Let's delve into this emotional rollercoaster. 🎢

A Late Night Discovery 😱

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A Neglectful Father 🎮

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A Distressing Situation 😢

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A Child in Need 🤒

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A Call for Help 📞

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A Mother's Anger 😡

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A Late Night Drive 🚗

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A Furious Ex 😤

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A Grateful Mother 🙏

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A Hospital Stay 🏥

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A Diagnosis and a Dilemma 😷

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A Plea for Patience 🙇‍♀️

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A Happy Update 😊

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A New Ally for Mom 👩‍👧

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A New Beginning 🌅

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A Young Woman's Dilemma: Savior or Meddler? 🤷‍♀️

In a whirlwind of events, a young woman found herself in the role of a temporary guardian to her ex's sick child. Faced with a neglectful father and a distressed child, she made the tough call to take the child to her mother. This decision sparked a heated argument with her ex, leaving her questioning her actions. As the dust settles, the child is now safe and recovering, and the young woman has found herself an unexpected ally in the mother. But the question remains: did she overstep or did she do the right thing? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🌐

NTA, you did the right thing. 👍

Funky-Spunkmeyer | Funky-Spunkmeyer

OP steps in to protect child from neglectful father. 👏

Altruistic-Tea7709 | Altruistic-Tea7709

NTA - Stepping in to protect a neglected child 💜

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Ex neglects sick woman; commenters agree he's the a**hole. 💯

stillpretending13 | stillpretending13

NTA: Heroic intervention saves child from neglectful ex. 👏

Appropriate-Energy | Appropriate-Energy

👏 NTA - You did the right thing, ex sounds toxic. 👍

gedvondur | gedvondur

Protecting A from a neglectful father: a courageous and necessary act. 👏

xMissMx | xMissMx

NTA: Dad prioritizes game over child's well-being. You stepped in! 👏

ReportIllustrious236 | ReportIllustrious236

Supportive commenter advises leaving the situation for good. 👍

allenna | allenna

NTA. Get away from this guy ASAP! 😱

Sensitive_Coconut339 | Sensitive_Coconut339

Kindness and empathy save neglected child. NTA! 👏

Overall-Cloud-8304 | Overall-Cloud-8304

👏 Stepping up when the ex fails: true parenting hero!

angeleings1 | angeleings1

👏 NTA! You saved that poor baby from a terrifying situation!

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NTA saves the day, but should she stay or go? 🤔

Babaychumaylalji | Babaychumaylalji

👏 NTA - A true hero stepping in for neglectful ex! 👏

SkinnyCitrus | SkinnyCitrus

Breaking up with an idiot: NTA and a poor kid. 👏

grillcheezesammiches | grillcheezesammiches

NTA saves daughter from neglectful ex: Is she a savior? 👏

Tinycowz | Tinycowz

👏 NTA! Stepping in to save a neglected child. Bravo!

Likeomgitscrystal | Likeomgitscrystal

NTA! Saving a child from abuse 💪

the_acid_lava_lamp | the_acid_lava_lamp

NTA! Protecting a child from neglectful parenting. You did amazing! 👏

DirectionMiserable | DirectionMiserable

Compassionate young woman steps in for neglectful ex. 💛

CouldBeGayer333 | CouldBeGayer333

You're a hero! The child's mom will be forever grateful. 👏

Pseudo-Data | Pseudo-Data

👏 You're a hero! Standing up against child abuse 💪

Coocooforcaocao | Coocooforcaocao

NTA stands up for neglected child, ex called out for irresponsibility. 👏

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NTA: Stepping in to protect a child from neglectful ex 👏

knightfrog1248 | knightfrog1248

Commenter advises woman to escape abusive relationship and run away 🏃‍♀️

terrificsmith | terrificsmith

👏 Stepping up to protect a child from neglectful father. Bravo!

Hoedegra | Hoedegra

NTA for stepping in, but consider calling CPS for negligence. 🤔

Tinkerbell_2013 | Tinkerbell_2013

👏 NTA for stepping in and being a caring savior! 🌟

NomadicusRex | NomadicusRex

👼 NTA. Help her mother gain custody! ✊

20eyesinmyhead78 | 20eyesinmyhead78

NTA OP steps in as a savior for neglected child! 👏

pandarose13 | pandarose13

👏 NTA! You saved the day and protected the child! 🙌

Glyxxie | Glyxxie

👏 NTA! You're a true hero, standing up for what's right!

unitedcandian | unitedcandian

Putting the child's safety first, NTA! 🙌

UnhappyCryptographer | UnhappyCryptographer

Commenter wants someone to leave, drama brewing! 😳

sir_bumble | sir_bumble

NTA. You did the right thing 👍

shayjax- | shayjax-

👏 NTA - You protected a child from abuse. Don't feel guilty.

Forward_Squirrel8879 | Forward_Squirrel8879

NTA: Savage clapback shuts down ex's high horse. 🤣

NyxtheRebelcat | NyxtheRebelcat

👍 NTA. You did the right thing, despite his anger.

new_clever_username | new_clever_username

NTA. Reporting ex's neglect to CPS, offer support to mother. 👍

knittedjedi | knittedjedi

NTA: Heroic woman saves neglected child, calls for help! 👏

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🚨 Call CPS! Neglectful ex prioritizes game over child's well-being. NTA! 🚨

Megalon84 | Megalon84

👏 NTA for stepping in and being a true savior! 🦸‍♀️

atomicalex0 | atomicalex0

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