Woman Refuses to Fund Niece's College Tuition: Heartless or Justified? 😮

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Imagine this: You're at a family gathering, celebrating your daughter's full scholarship to her dream university, when a relative pulls you aside. They congratulate you, share that their daughter has also been accepted into the same university, and then... they ask you to pay for their daughter's tuition and living expenses. 😲 This is the real-life drama that unfolded for a 45-year-old woman, who, along with her husband, has been raising her late cousin's children as her own. Let's delve into this emotional rollercoaster. 🎢

A Family Tragedy and a New Beginning 🌱

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Stepping Up When Others Stepped Back 🙌

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A Life-Altering Decision 🌟

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A Sudden, Unexpected Request 💰

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A Laughable Proposal? 😂

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A Line in the Sand 🚫

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A Standoff Ensues 😡

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A Shocking Demand 🤯

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The Fallout Begins 🌪️

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A History of Discontent 😒

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A Final Stand 🛡️

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A Cultural Clash 🌍

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Family Feud: A Battle Over College Funds 💥

Caught in a whirlwind of family drama, our heroine stands her ground. After raising her late cousin's children as her own, she finds herself under fire for refusing to fund her niece's college tuition. The niece, who has a history of belittling her adopted cousins, has been accepted into the same university as one of the adopted children. The aunt's refusal to divert her children's college funds to the niece has caused a family uproar. Some family members accuse her of holding a grudge, while others believe she's standing up for her children. This tale of familial strife raises questions about obligation, fairness, and the true meaning of family. Let's take a look at what the internet has to say about this heated situation. 🔥

NTA. Cousin's entitlement and lack of responsibility sparks family conflict 😮

Novel_Ad_7318 | Novel_Ad_7318

NTA: No obligation to finance niece's education. Don't give in! 🙌

No-Jellyfish-1208 | No-Jellyfish-1208

NTA for refusing to fund niece's college tuition. 😮

Dangerous_Beans74 | Dangerous_Beans74

NTA for refusing to fund niece's college tuition. Parents are AH for asking.

shefalls1278 | shefalls1278

"NTA, of course. Don't doubt yourself. Your cousin's sister is incredibly rude, and her flying monkeys deserve to be ignored. You saved money for your children. If they worked hard enough to get scholarships, there are other important uses to which it could be put." 🙏

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NTA. Prioritizing your own children's education is completely justified! 💪

Organic_Extension750 | Organic_Extension750

NTA. You don't owe her kid's education. Block the delusional ones. 😮

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Niece wants free college tuition, but OP says no way! 😮

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Indian family demands college tuition, OP refuses. NTA. 😮

LurkerToPoster100 | LurkerToPoster100

"NTA if she's not your child. Your kids come first!"

wistful-bergamot | wistful-bergamot

NTA. Prioritize your own kids' future. Your niece was unfriendly 😮

that-bro-joshy | that-bro-joshy

NTA: Not your responsibility to fund someone else's child's college 😮

Cupcake_Octopus | Cupcake_Octopus

NTA 😮 You don't owe them college, entitlement is weird 😳

Calm_Initial | Calm_Initial

Cultural differences make for an interesting debate 🤔

Mechanical_Dad | Mechanical_Dad

Aunt refuses to fund niece's college tuition: Is she justified? 😮

flamingobay1764 | flamingobay1764

NTA: Setting up college funds for adopted kids, not obligated for niece's education. 👍

thanto13 | thanto13

Don't pay for niece's tuition! Take care of yourself instead! 🍷

mikailranjit | mikailranjit

NTA. Stick to your guns and don't give them anything. 💪

eternal_entropy | eternal_entropy

Cultural perspective on the definition of cousin brothers 🤔

Mgsmaida | Mgsmaida

NTA - Stand your ground! They earned scholarships, not your responsibility 💪

ThisMommaof7 | ThisMommaof7

NTA: No way! The entitlement is outrageous. Help your own kids. 😮

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"NTA. Your responsibility to cover costs? So weird her mom thinks she's entitled to it. 😮"

Designer-Welcome7362 | Designer-Welcome7362

"NTA. She's being entitled and rude. Don't cave in! 😮"

Snoo_68114 | Snoo_68114

NTA: You're not responsible for your niece's college tuition. 👏

Beezle-Mom | Beezle-Mom

"NTA. Not your job to pay for niece's college tuition. 😮"

Dryadalis3 | Dryadalis3

NTA- Money belongs to T and S. 👍

calaakla | calaakla

NTA: College fund can be used for other future education goals 😮

pvgirl93 | pvgirl93

"NTA. Your cousin's entitlement is infuriating. 😠"

971412llb | 971412llb

529s or savings accounts? Flexibility vs. specific expenses 🤔

Fearfighter2 | Fearfighter2

Cultural confusion: What's a "cousin brother" or "cousin sister"? 🤔

Queen_Sized_Beauty | Queen_Sized_Beauty

Understanding the concept of a cousin brother in Indian culture

silverBells7 | silverBells7

Aunt refuses to pay niece's tuition: justified or heartless? 😡

FangZ- | FangZ-

NTA! No obligation to fund niece's tuition. Adoption acceptance matters.

johnsonabler | johnsonabler

"HELL NO NTA! You're not obligated to pay for another family member's education!"

FrnchsLwyr | FrnchsLwyr

NTA- Your child's money, not your responsibility. They're the AH. 😮

Environmental_Crab59 | Environmental_Crab59

Don't be a fool! Let your kids live a good life! 👍

Claspers69 | Claspers69

NTA: Legally adopted kids come first. Family should respect that. 👏

StatisticianOwn4949 | StatisticianOwn4949

NTA! Your cousin is way out of line. Stand your ground! 💪

NotARobotDefACyborg | NotARobotDefACyborg

NTA, but seeking therapy for considering paying? 🤔

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Flying monkeys should fund niece's tuition if they're so concerned! 👊

Dotfromkansas | Dotfromkansas

NTA. Don't sacrifice your savings for entitled family members. 😮

Fearless_Albatross89 | Fearless_Albatross89

Niece's dreams, your responsibility? NTA - they'll always want more.

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Saving for 18 years, scholarships, and entitlement. 🤔

RipleyB | RipleyB

NTA: Saving for your own kids' college, not cousin's sister's.

FPFan | FPFan

Cultural obligations and dreams clash. Who's right? 🤔

EllieBlueUSinMX | EllieBlueUSinMX

OP's sister didn't help when needed, NTA for refusing.

andriajill | andriajill

NTA: Family or not, your kids come first. 🙌

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NTA. Your money, your choice. 🤷‍♀️ Parents lied, not your problem.

Annual-Contract-115 | Annual-Contract-115

NTA: Expecting others to pay for your child is entitled! 😮

triffidsarecool | triffidsarecool

NTA: Is she heartless or justified? Share your thoughts! 😮

hotbutterynonsense | hotbutterynonsense

NTA. Not your responsibility 😮

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NTA: Standing up for personal financial boundaries 📱

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Save money for future education. NTA. 👍

Mpg19470 | Mpg19470

NTA: Set clear expectations and conditions for financial support. 💰

Interesting_You_2315 | Interesting_You_2315

NTA: The entitlement over someone's money is mind-boggling 😮

Playful-Mastodon-872 | Playful-Mastodon-872

NTA - Parents expecting others to pay for the kid's education 😮

FLKaren | FLKaren

NTA: Aunt's decision sparks debate on financial responsibility. 💪

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NTA. You raised them, she's just after your money. 😮

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NTA: Cousin's entitlement and lack of plan are concerning 🤔

GrassTerrible5262 | GrassTerrible5262

NTA shuts down cousin's comparison with a clever comeback 😎

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NTA: You raised your own kids, not responsible for niece's tuition. 👏

PeakCreative187 | PeakCreative187

Surprising entitlement to money for college tuition, OP not the a**hole. 😮

inquisitiones | inquisitiones

NTA. No obligation to sponsor college. Relationship matters, not owe.

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NTA for refusing to fund niece's tuition. Cousin sister's gaslighting!

Proud2BCDN2 | Proud2BCDN2

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