Dad Blocks Grandparents' Visits Unless They Treat Sons Equally 🚫👵👴

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Imagine having to choose between your parents and your children. That's the tough decision one dad had to make when his parents started treating his adopted son differently from his biological son. 😡 After a series of incidents, he decided to lay down the law and block his parents from visiting his younger son unless they agreed to treat both boys equally. 💔 But now, his extended family is calling him out for putting his adopted child before his own parents. 🤔

Becoming a Father to an Adopted Son 👨‍👦

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Grandparents' Initial Reaction 😒

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A New Baby and a Shocking Comment 🤰

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Laying Down the Law ⚖️

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Favoritism Continues 😤

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Avoiding a Scene 🍽️

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Confrontation at Home 🏠

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Extended Family Outrage 😠

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Daycare Drama 🚸

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Family's Disapproval 😒

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Setting Conditions for Visits 📝

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Family's Accusations 🤬

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Dad's Tough Decision: Family or Fairness? 🤔

This dad is caught in an emotional tug-of-war between his parents and his children. 😔 His parents' blatant favoritism towards his biological son has forced him to set strict conditions for future visits, including apologies to his wife and elder son, and an end to any open favoritism. 🚫 But now, his extended family is accusing him of putting his adopted son before his own parents. 😡 Is he doing the right thing by standing up for his family, or is he going too far in blocking his parents from seeing their grandchildren? 🧐 Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

Blood doesn't make family. NTA stands up for his child. 👏

xInsomniCatx | xInsomniCatx

NTA, protecting both sons from favoritism and harmful beliefs. 👏

glom4ever | glom4ever

Adoptee shares personal experience, supports OP's decision to prioritize fairness.

Anti-Charm-Quark | Anti-Charm-Quark

Putting your wife and children first is always the right move 👍

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Grandparents crossed the line, NTA. Protect your child 👏

RedditUser123234 | RedditUser123234

Adopted son is family, grandparents must treat him equally. 👨‍👩‍👦

Garden_Weed_Tender | Garden_Weed_Tender

Protecting older son from hurtful grandparents. Family members are AHs. 🚫👵👴

wind-river7 | wind-river7

Adopted son is their child, NTA for blocking grandparents' visits 👍

TrayMc666 | TrayMc666

NTA. Red flags of favoritism can breed resentment and tear families.

Silaquix | Silaquix

Stepson treated equally by grandparents, dad's ultimatum justified. 👍

dart1126 | dart1126

Standing up for your family and being a good man 👏

trishsf | trishsf

Supportive comment applauds father's actions in standing up for family. 👏

notlisamidnight | notlisamidnight

NTA parent stands up for adopted child against discriminatory grandparents 👏

Worldly-Letterhead61 | Worldly-Letterhead61

Grandparent chooses love over favoritism, supports OP's decision. ❤️

Ill_Dragonfly_6673 | Ill_Dragonfly_6673

Setting boundaries with grandparents, NTA receives support from commenters. 👍

Frosty_Emotion_1431 | Frosty_Emotion_1431

Parent stands up for child's fair treatment. Empathy appreciated. 👏

Unknown_Frog_12 | Unknown_Frog_12

Cutting off grandparents for favoritism. NTA. Kids come first 👏

Mau36 | Mau36

Protecting your child from trauma, NTA. Family, YTA. 👏

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Cutting off toxic family members is difficult but necessary. 👏

SnooPets8873 | SnooPets8873

NTA dad protecting family, but what about inheritance inequality? 🤔

He_Who_Is_Right_ | He_Who_Is_Right_

Adoptive father stands up for son against grandparents' favoritism. NTA 👏

Enough-Process9773 | Enough-Process9773

Heartfelt support for OP's decision to protect their child. ❤️

IndividualRoyal9426 | IndividualRoyal9426

Supportive comment applauds father for standing up for his son 👏

AppeltjeEitje1079 | AppeltjeEitje1079

Choose your little family over toxic extended family. NTA. 👍

lilmsbalindabuffant | lilmsbalindabuffant

Suggests a potential solution to avoid mishandling the situation 👍

BrightSpot9 | BrightSpot9

Adopted son treated unfairly by grandparents, NTA for standing up.

Kettlewise | Kettlewise

Stepdad stands up for both sons, blood or not. 👏

spikeymist | spikeymist

NTA dad receives support for standing up to unfair family.

butterfly-garden | butterfly-garden

Step-family solidarity! 👏🏼 You're a fanfuckintastic person. 😊

Shy-Prey | Shy-Prey

Protective dad stands up for son against unfair family treatment. 💪

alv269 | alv269

Setting clear boundaries is important for healthy relationships. NTA.

Senti2com1 | Senti2com1

Protecting older child from favoritism. Grandparents care only for biology.

twayjoff | twayjoff

NTA stands up against family's unequal treatment of stepchild 👏

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7-year-old's comments about bio dad raise red flags. NTA response.

throwingutah | throwingutah

NTA stands up for family against mistreatment, sets fair requirements.

mr_diva | mr_diva

NTA, family should treat all sons equally. 👏

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Support for dad's decision to treat sons equally. 👏

BoyzMom13 | BoyzMom13

Adopted child deserves equal treatment. OP is NTA. 👍

FineAppearance1648 | FineAppearance1648

Heartwarming comment, reminds us of the good in people ❤️

WannabeAlien2340 | WannabeAlien2340

OP receives support after standing up to unfair grandparents. NTA 👏

Pretend_Green9127 | Pretend_Green9127

Stand your ground for equality. Don't tolerate disrespect. 💪

Starfish-1982 | Starfish-1982

Protecting children from abuse over grandparents' desires. 👏

Time-Tie-231 | Time-Tie-231

Cutting toxic grandparents out is the right move 👌

Specific-Succotash-8 | Specific-Succotash-8

NTA. Amazing father! Adopted child is your child, end of argument. 👏

bamf1701 | bamf1701

Breaking the cycle of toxicity 💪🏻👏

claireclairey | claireclairey

Cutting off toxic family for favoring one son over another 👊

Fire_or_water_kai | Fire_or_water_kai

Dad stands up for son's rights against abusive grandparents. #NTA

WholeAd2742 | WholeAd2742

Adopted child's family is true family, biology doesn't define it. ❤️

i-likemild-chaos | i-likemild-chaos

Choosing your family is your right. NTA 👍

MostlyGhosty485 | MostlyGhosty485

Father stands up for son against unfair treatment by grandparents 👏

ghosts-on-the-ohio | ghosts-on-the-ohio

Setting fair boundaries to protect kids. NTA 👏

halyasgirl | halyasgirl

Adopted commenter supports dad's rules for grandparents' visits. NTA.

Vivid_Key7949 | Vivid_Key7949

Stepdad praised for loving his stepchild, declared NTA (not the a-hole)

NoeTellusom | NoeTellusom

Cutting off grandparents after attempted kidnapping. NTA. 🚨

rebarocks518 | rebarocks518

Grandparents mistreating child, commenter supports blocking visits. NTA. 👏

ohsogreen | ohsogreen

Adoptive dad receives support for standing up for son's rights 👏

cheeky-cupcake | cheeky-cupcake

Parent stands up to cruel grandparents, commenters applaud bravery 👏

princessofperky | princessofperky

Standing up to family favoritism. NTA comment wins support.

Pixoholic | Pixoholic

Protective dad takes action against unequal treatment. 👏

HyenaShot8896 | HyenaShot8896

Protecting children from harm, NTA advises caution on grandparents' rights.

Physical_Repeat5202 | Physical_Repeat5202

Setting boundaries is important for healthy family relationships. 👍

fanofpolkadotts | fanofpolkadotts

Adopted children should be treated equally. NTA 👍

Green_Seat8152 | Green_Seat8152

Adopted person thanks OP for being a stand-up dad 👏

SafiiriNoir | SafiiriNoir

Choosing a father figure is a child's right 👨🏻‍💻👨🏻‍💻. NTA for prioritizing your son's needs 👏.

gunslingerofkatet19 | gunslingerofkatet19

Standing up for your child is always the right thing 👏

Vivid_Knee_5159 | Vivid_Knee_5159

Heartbreaking experience with favoritism, but kudos to OP for parenting well ❤

Great-Grade1377 | Great-Grade1377

Setting boundaries is NTA, but allowing toxic people is YTA 🚫👵👴

MrHodgeToo | MrHodgeToo

Protecting your children from toxic family members. 👏

elderoriens | elderoriens

Protecting children from toxic behavior. Good call, NTA! 👍

River_Song47 | River_Song47

Standing up against unfair treatment of children. NTA 👏

Relative-Regular766 | Relative-Regular766

This dad is setting the standard for good parenting 👏

Icy_Curmudgeon | Icy_Curmudgeon

Supervising visits and gifts to prevent favoritism. NTA's solution 👍

sreno77 | sreno77

Cutting off grandparents for playing favorites. NTA, press charges threat.

anxiousgeek | anxiousgeek

Supportive comment applauds dad for setting boundaries with grandparents. 👏

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