Brotherly Love Put to the Test: Man Refuses to Help Parents with Sibling Anymore 😱

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Imagine being a 13-year-old and suddenly having to help raise your newborn brother, taking on responsibilities that your parents should be handling. Fast forward to age 22, and this young man is now expecting a child of his own with his girlfriend. However, his parents still expect him to help raise his now 9-year-old brother, Tyler. Tired of the responsibility, he finally puts his foot down, causing a rift between him and his family. 😬👣

An Unexpected Sibling

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Growing Up Too Fast

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A Full-Time Job

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No Escape from Responsibility

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A New Chapter Unfolds

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Parents Still Expect Help

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A Shocking Request

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Taking a Stand

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Parents' Irritation

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Demanding Parents Step Up

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First Time Not Giving In

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Parents Lose It

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Worried About Tyler's Feelings

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Starting a New Family

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Feeling Guilty

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The Struggle of Balancing Family and New Responsibilities

This young man has been shouldering the responsibility of raising his younger brother, Tyler since he was 13. Now, at 22 and expecting a child of his own, he's finally taking a stand and telling his parents they need to step up and parent their child. His parents are furious, accusing him of turning his back on his brother and them. 😤💔 Will this family find a way to mend their relationships, or will the young man have to choose between his new family and his brother? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🧐

NTA... If your brother is neglected, make tough calls to intervene 😱

Crazy_Comment_Lady | Crazy_Comment_Lady

Parents' absence at games: dislike or lack of energy? 😱

jlorde9 | jlorde9

NTA: Parentification is abuse. Set boundaries and maintain connection with brother 👍

Invisibleamber | Invisibleamber

NTA - Prioritize your own family and live your own life 👍

Swegh_ | Swegh_

NTA. Protecting yourself from parental abuse. Tyler will understand 👍

bisexual_fool | bisexual_fool

NTA: Seek guidance to ease out of parenting role for brother 👍

CanDanMaam | CanDanMaam

Age gap between siblings sparks curiosity. Parents' age?

Incompetentpharma | Incompetentpharma

NTA, but parents are bad 😱

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NTA. Parents shouldn't burden you with their mess. Stand your ground! 💪

Sheikah77 | Sheikah77

NTA. Your parents need to step up and be parents 😱

trin2trin | trin2trin

NTA. Communicate with Tyler about the baby and parental responsibilities. 🗣️

angelmr2 | angelmr2

NTA. Parents need to step up and actually parent their child 😱

Dracon_Pyrothayan | Dracon_Pyrothayan

NTA. You've done enough. Focus on your own family now. 👨‍👩‍👧

Consistent-Leopard71 | Consistent-Leopard71

Taking on the role of a parent at a young age 😱

WalktoTowerGreen | WalktoTowerGreen

Sibling caregiving boundaries crossed. NTA, parents need to step up. 🙏

Infamous-Wasabi-9007 | Infamous-Wasabi-9007

NTA, seek therapy, invest in brother for future childcare help 🙌

dusklight | dusklight

NTA. Parents expect OP to take care of sibling despite distance 😱

gwynhiblaidd | gwynhiblaidd

Parents abused OP, NTA for prioritizing girlfriend and baby 💜

halebear | halebear

NTA - Balancing love for brother and new baby 💛

FoxMonkaayy | FoxMonkaayy

NTA: You're not responsible for your sibling, focus on your own kids 👍

sangfoudre | sangfoudre

Standing up to sucky parents, NTA. Brotherly love prevails! 👏

DubiousPeoplePleaser | DubiousPeoplePleaser

NTA - Don't abandon your brother, find time for just you two 🙏

DuranDuran | DuranDuran

NTA - Show Tyler love before baby arrives. 💙

heretomeetthedog | heretomeetthedog

NTA: Parents made you a single parent. Get a babysitter 😱

CatOutrageous9135 | CatOutrageous9135

Parents accused of neglecting child, commenter supports sibling's decision. 😱

Deerpacolyps | Deerpacolyps

NTA, but talk to your brother. Show him you care 👍

Inside-Suggestion-51 | Inside-Suggestion-51

NTA suggests adoption as a solution, parents may actually agree 😮

Hyche862 | Hyche862

Age shouldn't prevent being a good parent 👨‍🎓

zeebobo1 | zeebobo1

NTA: Parents shouldn't have made you parent, enjoy sibling time 😊

GlumPie8709 | GlumPie8709

NTA- Time for therapy: address parentification and set boundaries. 🙌

stonedmedusa | stonedmedusa

NTA 👌 Your family comes first. Help when you can 🙏

that-bro-joshy | that-bro-joshy

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