Ex Denied Her Mother's Ashes 😱 Who's Right?

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We've all heard stories of family drama, but this one takes it to a whole new level. A man is torn between his loyalty to his ex's family and his ex's demands. After their divorce, he stayed close to his ex's family, especially her mother, Greta. When Greta passed away, her will left her ashes to our protagonist, causing a rift between him and his ex, Emily. But is he wrong for refusing to give her the ashes? Let's dive into this emotional rollercoaster of a story. 😢💔

A Childhood Friendship Turned Romance

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

Family Ties and Tragic Loss

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Marriage and Divorce

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

Drifting Apart

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Staying Close to Greta

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

Greta's Battle with Cancer

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

Emily's Lack of Support

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

Breaking the News

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

The Funeral and Will Reading

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

Eulogies and Tears

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

Unexpected Inheritance

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

Ashes to Ashes

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

A Heated Argument

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

Deciding Greta's Final Resting Place

kermitthefraud92 | kermitthefraud92

A Year to Change Her Mind

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A Heartbreaking Dilemma 💔

Our protagonist finds himself in a heart-wrenching situation. After staying close to his ex's family, especially her mother Greta, he's left with her ashes in her will. Emily, his ex, demands the ashes, but he refuses, believing he has a stronger connection to Greta. With the support of Emily's sister Carol, they decide to spread Greta's ashes in her favorite place but give Emily a year to change her mind. As the clock ticks, the question remains: is he doing the right thing? Let's see what the internet thinks of this emotional dilemma... 💭

Respectful suggestion for honoring deceased's wishes and family members' feelings.

zparrowhawk | zparrowhawk

OP is NTA for keeping her mother's ashes from neglectful daughter.

RinoTheBouncer | RinoTheBouncer

Gracious OP invites estranged family member to scatter ashes 🙌

zeusmom1031 | zeusmom1031

Respecting the deceased's wishes is non-negotiable. 🙏

soundslikeaduck | soundslikeaduck

Respecting the deceased's wishes and considering all family members. 🙏

Human_Pickle_2362 | Human_Pickle_2362

Greta's choice respected, Emily's behavior questionable. Spring deadline reasonable. 👍

Tantrums_and_Tiaras | Tantrums_and_Tiaras

Spread the ashes without Emily? NTA takes no prisoners 💪

halienist | halienist

Sisters grieve differently, memorial jewelry may bring comfort 😢

smalltimesam | smalltimesam

Compassionate comment reminds us to be kind in difficult situations 🙏

Opinionu | Opinionu

NTA. The deceased's wishes should be respected. 🚩

No_Proposal7628 | No_Proposal7628

Suggests a compromise to honor mother's ashes. 🙌

SnooPeppers1641 | SnooPeppers1641

Love and kindness prevail, NTA for honoring your mother's wishes ❤️

smanyideas | smanyideas

Will readings are just in movies, not real life. 🎬🤔

ashleighamandia | ashleighamandia

Compromise suggested for ex-couple's dispute over mother's ashes. 👍

LotusLizz | LotusLizz

Grieving daughter's strange choice sparks debate, but no a**holes here.

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A delicate situation - commenter thinks everyone sucks here (ESH)

MsTerious1 | MsTerious1

Suggests sharing the ashes to avoid being the a**hole 🙏

ishkobob | ishkobob

NTA for following Greta's wishes, but Emily may feel guilty.

Effective-Lychee-992 | Effective-Lychee-992

Compromise was possible, denying all ashes was harsh. 😕

Vampiregecko | Vampiregecko

Compassionate comment offering support and declaring NTA.

Spiritual-Phoenix | Spiritual-Phoenix

Grieving daughter denied mother's ashes. NTA for waiting.

farmerkaren81 | farmerkaren81

Suggests alternative to spreading ashes, gives benefit of doubt. 👍

munchikin | munchikin

A mother's ashes left to ex, not daughter. Who's right?

fluffandstuff1983 | fluffandstuff1983

A heartfelt plea for compassion and empathy towards the ex.

razorteef | razorteef

Respecting the deceased's wishes is important, NTA 🙌

Limerase | Limerase

Inheriting ashes causes family feud 😠

Abc123dorayme321 | Abc123dorayme321

Following the will doesn't make you a saint 🤬

celloecho | celloecho

Clear NTA, follow Greta's wishes. Consider small urn for ex.

Serenity1423 | Serenity1423

Respectful NTA comment suggests compromise for disputed ashes ✌

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Spread your mother's ashes at the river. NTA.

CadieWithTheLaugh424 | CadieWithTheLaugh424

Honoring a loved one's wishes, NTA. Consider a keepsake for Emily.

YarnHooker74 | YarnHooker74

NTA for not giving ex belongings willed to you.

Cimbrun | Cimbrun

Heartwarming comment about a deceased loved one's ashes 💕

treats_for_chewie | treats_for_chewie

Heartfelt comment on mother's ashes and inheritance 😢

Ok_Astronaut_3711 | Ok_Astronaut_3711

Family drama over ashes, commenter offers condolences and advice.

JCBashBash | JCBashBash

Suggests a thoughtful way to keep ashes and consoles OP ❤️

heady-brat | heady-brat

Ashes rightfully hers, no debate. Executor did their job. 👏

ConansQueen | ConansQueen

NTA found love and support in non-blood family, Emily should respect wishes 👍

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Compromise suggested for ashes, but respecting daughter's choice.

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Greta's approval brings comfort to commenter who denied ex's request 🙏

Shaneaux | Shaneaux

Respecting the departed's wishes can bring out the worst 😱

DiabloStorm | DiabloStorm

Inheritance entitlement drama. NTA, you were there for her.

goonerfrog10 | goonerfrog10

Inheritance drama: NTA keeps mother's ashes against sister's wishes 😱

Alkervah | Alkervah

Honoring a loved one's wishes is important. Gracious and kind.

Bunny_OHara | Bunny_OHara

Suggests compromise for ashes, offers closure for stepdaughter 🙏

epiyersika | epiyersika

Ashes rightfully willed to commenter. Ex has no claim. 🙌

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Ex denies ashes, commenter says NTA and offers support 🙏

gayerfish | gayerfish

Don't wait too long or you'll have a brick 😂

Biiiiiiiigoof25 | Biiiiiiiigoof25

Supportive comment defends OP's actions in ex dispute. 👏

BeyondCautious | BeyondCautious

Respecting a loved one's wishes: NTA for spreading ashes 💛

ProbablyNotADuck | ProbablyNotADuck

Claim your rightful inheritance, NTA 👑

IanOPadrick | IanOPadrick

Waiting a year to spread ashes, NTA and very kind 🙏

AwwwJeeze | AwwwJeeze

Empathetic reply acknowledges ex's perspective and offers kind compromise 👍

Crazymom-659 | Crazymom-659

Compassionate suggestion for keeping a part of mother's ashes 🙏

unicornsgloriousanus | unicornsgloriousanus

Honoring a loved one's wishes is NTA, keep them safe ❤

NuttyMouthful | NuttyMouthful

Respecting a loved one's will is not up for debate. 👍 #NTA

Finiariel | Finiariel

Daughter denied mother's ashes, commenter says NTA.

Mech-in-Train | Mech-in-Train

Respecting the deceased's wishes is non-negotiable 💔

bookaddict1991 | bookaddict1991

Respecting dying wishes 🙏. NTA for fulfilling them.

SapphoWasADyke | SapphoWasADyke

Spreading ashes in a river is illegal, YTA for that 💀

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