Mother's Tough Love or Too Harsh? The Phone-Smashing Daughter and the Fallout!

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We've all heard of kids doing outrageous things for social media fame, but what happens when a teenager takes things a step too far? One mother found herself grappling with this very question when her daughter deliberately smashed her iPhone for a social media post, expecting her parents to simply buy her a new one. This sparked a family conflict that's got the internet buzzing. 🐝

The Social Media Stunt that Started it All

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A Brother's Tip-Off

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Parents' Anger and Disbelief

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The Consequences

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The Rules Continue

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A Father's Change of Heart

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Mother's Stance Remains Unchanged

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The Value of Money

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A Daughter's Backlash

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A Mother's Doubt

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The Fallout: A Family Divided Over a Smashed Phone

In a world where social media stunts are often rewarded with likes and shares, one mother is taking a stand against her daughter's destructive behavior. After her daughter smashed her iPhone for a post, the mother decided to teach her a lesson about the value of money. The fallout has been intense, with the father softening his stance, but the mother standing firm. The daughter, now without a phone and an allowance, is lashing out, calling her mother 'controlling'. But the mother remains resolute, even as she questions her own actions. Let's see how the internet weighs in on this family feud... 💥📱🔥

NTA. Punishments reasonable, but consider basic phone for safety 📱

ICWhatsNUrP | ICWhatsNUrP

NTA - Tough love, but reconsider asking for restitution. 💪

Sneaky__Fox85 | Sneaky__Fox85

"Punishments go beyond teaching consequences. Teach value of money." 👍

MagicMauiWowee | MagicMauiWowee

📱💥 NTA for punishment, but is cutting off allowance too extreme?

shihtzupiss | shihtzupiss

ESH parent takes drastic measures, but compromise reached for flip phone

mygawd | mygawd

Punishing for years over a phone? Resentment, hurt, and damage! 😡

pokethejellyfish | pokethejellyfish

ESH. Extreme punishments for selfish behavior. Suggestions: 1) Tie allowance to chores. 2) Get her a basic flip phone. 3) Revisit paying back the phone and car issues.

galpalnykki | galpalnykki

Teaching respect or multi-year punishment? 📱💥 YTA or NTA?

Crabwithagun | Crabwithagun

Engaging comment and replies on teaching kids about money 💰

Niks_11 | Niks_11

YTA for extreme punishment. Take away privileges, not her existence. 😡

ArchersArrow1983 | ArchersArrow1983

🔥 A heated debate over tough love and parenting styles!

blickyjayy | blickyjayy

📱💥 YTA: Is 3+ years of punishment too extreme?

Tyrone_Cashmoney | Tyrone_Cashmoney

"YTA" - Enforcing strict repercussions vs. teaching a life lesson 😡

CoolCly | CoolCly

Teaching the value of money: punishment or life lesson? 💰

LaPinguinaPeligrosa | LaPinguinaPeligrosa

📱💥 YTA, took it too far man, way too far

Kamikaze_AZ22 | Kamikaze_AZ22

NTA - Tough love and therapy might help the entitled daughter

Swegh_ | Swegh_

Teen's phone punishment causing resentment, suggests alternative consequences. 😕

darkxlife | darkxlife

Parenting advice: Be understanding and supportive, not punitive. 👍

TrixieHorror | TrixieHorror

Smartphones are essential for accessing student portals, a valid concern.

crepesandbacon | crepesandbacon

📱ESH - Daughter needs a phone for safety, but punishment excessive.

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Tough love or too harsh? The debate on phone-smashing punishments! 😮

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Curious about the daughter's age? She's 15 years old! 😮

thicklover | thicklover

Engaging perspective on punishment and teaching lessons for a daughter

DariusIV | DariusIV

YTA. Negative reinforcement is ineffective. Offer a helpful solution! 😊

ReligionLetMeDown | ReligionLetMeDown

Is she free to work and get a phone? 🤔

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