Uncle's Tough Love or Cruelty? The Dinner Drama That's Dividing a Family 🍽️😲

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Meet our 45-year-old protagonist, affectionately known as 'Chef Uncle'. He's taken on the noble task of caring for his 15-year-old niece, Shelly, after her mother had to leave due to tax issues. Chef Uncle, already feeding a family of 8, is known for his meticulous meal planning and portion control. But when Shelly, a big girl at 5'4" and 320lbs, asked for a second helping of dinner every night, Chef Uncle found himself in a culinary conundrum. Should he stick to his calorie-conscious cooking or cater to Shelly's cravings? 🤔

Chef Uncle Steps Up 👨‍🍳

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Meet Shelly, the New Addition 🙋‍♀️

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Chef Uncle's Kitchen Rules 🍽️

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Dinner Drama Begins 🍲

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Chef Uncle Draws a Line in the Sand 🚫

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Shelly's Social Media Outburst 💻

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Chef Uncle's Dilemma 🤔

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A Plate Full of Drama: Is Chef Uncle Right or Wrong? 🍽️🤷‍♂️

Chef Uncle is in the hot seat, with his niece Shelly accusing him of starving her. His crime? Refusing to serve her two plates of dinner every night. While he insists he's promoting healthy eating habits, Shelly claims he's forcing her to lose weight. The situation has even spilled over onto social media, with Shelly airing her grievances for all to see. Chef Uncle, however, is torn. He wonders if he should relent and cook extra, considering Shelly's emotional turmoil. After all, a few extra plates wouldn't hurt his wallet. But would it hurt Shelly in the long run? The jury's out on this one. Let's see what the internet thinks of this culinary conundrum... 🍔🥦🍕

NTA. Stay strong and don't let her bully you. 👏

panic_bread | panic_bread

NTA. Offer extra veggies as a side to fill her up 🌱

km4098 | km4098

NTA - Cooking for her is already a lot of work! 😲

Limp2myLoom | Limp2myLoom

NTA for enforcing healthy eating habits, but stressed about social media backlash. Also, super organized food-wise! 😍

nova345 | nova345

NTA. Setting a good example for her health and future.

aymoo987 | aymoo987

NTA: Concerned about her health, but is tough love necessary? 😳

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NTA: Commenter shares personal experience of childhood starvation and offers support ❤️

Sarahmartin0911 | Sarahmartin0911

Feeding her well, but is it tough love or cruelty?

No-Quiet-8208 | No-Quiet-8208

NTA, niece needs therapy to cope with mom's absence 🙏

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Setting boundaries and teaching consequences for social media behavior. 🙌

righteousredo | righteousredo

NTA. Shelly's entitlement backfires as you refuse to be her personal chef 😲

justmeat23 | justmeat23

🍽️ A military-like operation? NTA for portion control, but is it enough?

cassowary32 | cassowary32

Encouraging self-sufficiency and healthy eating habits 👍🏻

LeftTurnNow619 | LeftTurnNow619

NTA. Have you explained concerns about her weight? Consider counseling. 🙏

helrazr | helrazr

NTA: Encouraging healthy choices, but is it tough love or cruelty?

Restin_in_Pizza | Restin_in_Pizza

Supportive comment, spreading positivity. Keep it up! 👍

harleybidness | harleybidness

"NTA but you need to take her to the doctor. 👨‍⚕️ She's on track to develop health problems too, if she hasn't already."

ComprehensiveBand586 | ComprehensiveBand586

Food as a coping mechanism: the slippery slope of emotions 😲

Cat-mom-4-life | Cat-mom-4-life

NTA. Feed her, ignore social media, post food pics 😋

wolfstardobe | wolfstardobe

Standing up for health: Tough love or body shaming? 🚴🏻

MoonGladeLadyBug | MoonGladeLadyBug

Empathy and support for a child's well-being and family dynamics. 💚

SnooSongs7226 | SnooSongs7226

NTA: Tough love or cruelty? Dividing family over dinner drama 🤪

OnionsAreForThePoor | OnionsAreForThePoor

Fair or harsh? NTA. Hungry? Cook your own food, OP's rule.

Unoriginal_rt | Unoriginal_rt

Using food as a coping mechanism is harmful. NTA! 🙏

Helpful_Candidate_92 | Helpful_Candidate_92

A disabled person wants to move in! Who gets the spot?

Goda6511 | Goda6511

Empowering independence: Teen cooks own dinner, family debates parenting style

teresajs | teresajs

Suggest therapy, but be sensitive to her eating issues 🙏

saintphoenixxx | saintphoenixxx

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