Mom Clashes with Ex-Husband Over Revealing Cancer Diagnosis to Daughter 😢

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Divorces can be messy, but when a life-changing event like a cancer diagnosis is thrown into the mix, things can escalate quickly. A mom (36) and her ex-husband (37) had a heated argument after he revealed his recent cancer diagnosis to their 13-year-old daughter, Leah, without consulting her first. Mom believes this will negatively impact Leah's mental and emotional health, while Dad insists that his daughter has a right to know. 😢💔

Divorce and Shared Custody 🏡

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A Sudden Visit 🚪

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Private Moment with Daughter 💔

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Tears and Hugs 😢

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The Big Reveal 📢

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Mom's Shock 😲

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Dad's Defense 🛡️

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Argument Ensues 🔥

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Mom's Concern 😟

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Dad's Response 🗣️

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Accusations Fly 🤬

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Living Arrangements 🏠

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Sister Steps In ⚔️

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Sister's Scolding 😡

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The Aftermath 🌪️

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A Family Torn Apart by Cancer and Conflict 😔

In a whirlwind of emotions, this mom and her ex-husband clashed over his decision to reveal his cancer diagnosis to their daughter without consulting her. She believes it will have a negative impact on Leah's mental and emotional health, while he insists that his daughter has a right to know and be part of his support system. The argument escalated, involving the ex-husband's sister, and leaving the family in a state of turmoil. 💔😢 Let's see what people think about this heart-wrenching situation...

Mom criticized for trying to hide cancer diagnosis from daughter. YTA.

CrystalQueen3000 | CrystalQueen3000

Redditors call out commenter for being a top 5 YTA

Mad_Cowboy_64 | Mad_Cowboy_64

User calls out mom for not telling daughter about cancer.

liabilityalt | liabilityalt

A commenter calls out OP for not dealing with their cancer diagnosis in a healthy way. 😬

stophittingthyself | stophittingthyself

A scathing comment with no personal attachment or emotion 🤬

ClassofClowns | ClassofClowns

User calls out commenter for lack of empathy towards ex-husband 😬

WaldoJeffers65 | WaldoJeffers65

Parental conflict over revealing cancer diagnosis to daughter. 🤔

Help24-7 | Help24-7

User calls out parent for not telling daughter about cancer diagnosis 😕

SmilePile101 | SmilePile101

Mom faces criticism for wanting to hide dad's cancer from daughter 😕

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User thinks mom is TA for hiding cancer diagnosis from daughter

lmchatterbox | lmchatterbox

Daughter should know. Revealing it now is better. YTA.

apinkjules | apinkjules

Ex-husband reveals cancer diagnosis, mom called out for overreacting. 😕

mostly_bad | mostly_bad

User calls out mother for not telling daughter about father's cancer 😠

FartFace319 | FartFace319

Harsh criticism for commenter's behavior in revealing cancer diagnosis.

NoSpare7516 | NoSpare7516

Divorced mom criticized for not telling daughter about cancer diagnosis. YTA.

chigal1962 | chigal1962

OP is called out for controlling behavior and urged to reconcile.

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Daughter deserves to know, hiding it will damage relationship. 😢

oopsiedaisey17 | oopsiedaisey17

Hiding the truth from family does more harm than good 😢

Fyrsiel | Fyrsiel

Teach daughter to deal with real life now, don't hide it 🙌

Significant-Duck6927 | Significant-Duck6927

Ex-husband's honesty is important, YTA for not supporting daughter. 😢

buttercupgrump | buttercupgrump

Honesty is key, YTA. Comfort your daughter when she grieves. 😢

tlf555 | tlf555

Mother criticized for not wanting ex-husband to tell their daughter about his cancer diagnosis. Commenter defends ex-husband's decision to be truthful and transparent with their daughter. YTA.

muskiesfan1 | muskiesfan1

User calls out mom for trying to hide cancer diagnosis from daughter 😢

Pristine-Mastodon-37 | Pristine-Mastodon-37

A fiery comment calling out a controlling ex-wife. YTA 😠

Electrical_Age_6542 | Electrical_Age_6542

Co-parenting with exes is tough. Communication is key 👍

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Daughter's right to know: YTA for hiding cancer diagnosis 😢

adamarispeaks | adamarispeaks

Parent criticized for hiding cancer diagnosis from daughter. 😢

bacca1124 | bacca1124

User calls out mother for not letting ex-husband reveal cancer diagnosis 😢

Ornery-Clerk1429 | Ornery-Clerk1429

User thinks OP is the a**hole for not letting ex-husband reveal his cancer diagnosis to their daughter. 🤔

jammy913 | jammy913

Harsh comment towards mother, no replies

Ummokkayyy | Ummokkayyy

Parent's cancer diagnosis kept secret, commenter calls OP a monster. 😱

jennmullen37 | jennmullen37

Savage reply shuts down self-centered commenter 🤣

Murderhornet212 | Murderhornet212

Cancer survivor calls out YTA for cruelty towards daughter and ex 😢

keepstaring | keepstaring

User calls out parent for expecting ex to hide cancer diagnosis 😡

AHC444 | AHC444

👀 YTA for not telling daughter about dad's cancer.

aitapuppy_power | aitapuppy_power

User calls out AH behavior, no replies.

Previous_Bird_2765 | Previous_Bird_2765

User accuses mom of using ex-husband's cancer to alienate daughter 😢

Pheonyx11 | Pheonyx11

Parenting conflict over revealing cancer diagnosis leads to YTA accusation

Esabettie | Esabettie

Sibling loyalty at its finest. YTA got what he deserved 😂

KentuckyJelley | KentuckyJelley

Expecting a heads up is reasonable, but it's about daughter 🙏

No_Scarcity3401 | No_Scarcity3401

User calls out commenter for being controlling and insensitive 🙄

Worth_Wallaby5387 | Worth_Wallaby5387

Mom receives YTA judgment for controlling behavior towards ex-husband.

Whateverisclever_45 | Whateverisclever_45

User thinks OP is the a**hole for not telling daughter about cancer.

The_Pip | The_Pip

User calls out parent for not being honest with child 🤔

twiddlywerp | twiddlywerp

User questions OP's mental state for wanting to hide diagnosis

Demovementt | Demovementt

Don't hide the truth from your daughter. YTA for suggesting it. 😢

KoolJozeeKatt | KoolJozeeKatt

A scathing comment with no support from anyone. 🤨

PA_Archer | PA_Archer

Ex-husband has the right to inform daughter about cancer diagnosis. YTA.

Yetanotherpeasant | Yetanotherpeasant

Father has right to know, daughter has right to be informed 😕

SpaceAceCase | SpaceAceCase

Harsh criticism for YTA parent in cancer diagnosis reveal 😱

hello_dali | hello_dali

Hiding a cancer diagnosis from your child? YTA, majorly. 😢

gimmedogcuddles | gimmedogcuddles

Parenting is tough, but honesty is key. YTA. 😢

Sweet_pea_girl | Sweet_pea_girl

Parent criticized for not telling daughter about father's cancer diagnosis 😒

PugRexia | PugRexia

YTA! Your daughter has the right to know about her father's cancer 😢

Babbyjgraham | Babbyjgraham

User thinks OP is the a**hole for pressuring daughter and implying something.

Patient-Change-1623 | Patient-Change-1623

User calls out commenter for being controlling and insane 😱

Thewandering1_OG | Thewandering1_OG

User defends ex-husband's decision to reveal cancer diagnosis to daughter.

s6_maestro | s6_maestro

Harsh criticism for parent's lack of empathy and self-awareness 😬

kirday | kirday

YTA gets called out with no mercy 😱

Inevitable_Second_50 | Inevitable_Second_50

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