Tough Choices: Man Faces Dilemma Over Wife's Pregnancy After Trauma 😢💔

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Imagine the person you love most in the world going through something unimaginably traumatic. Now, add to that a pregnancy resulting from that trauma, and you're asked to raise the child as your own. This isn't a plot from a gripping drama series; it's the reality for one man who found himself at life's most complicated crossroads. His wife, the love of his life, survived a sexual assault and is now pregnant with the assailant's child. As if the situation wasn't heart-wrenching enough, the decision on what to do next has divided their family and friends. Dive into their story, where love, loyalty, and the future are on the line. 🤯💔

A Love Tested by Tragedy 😢

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A Life-Altering Event 💔

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Stepping Up in Dark Times 🌟

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An Unthinkable Dilemma 😱

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A Heart-Wrenching Decision 💔

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Fears of Resentment 😟

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A Compromise? 🤔

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Negotiating the Future 📝

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A Deal-Breaker 😖

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A Final Decision? 🚪

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Facing Reality 💔

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A Complex Identity 🌈

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Facing the Future with Open Eyes 👀

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Love, Loyalty, and the Lines We Draw 🚧💔

In a story that tugs at the heartstrings and challenges our notions of love and duty, a man grapples with the fallout from his wife's trauma and the arrival of an innocent life that complicates their future. With each word, we're reminded of the complex tapestry of human emotions and the tough decisions that sometimes have no right answers. As the community weighs in with perspectives as diverse as the colors of a stormy sunset, we're left pondering the essence of family, identity, and the power of unconditional love. What would you do in his shoes? The conversation is just getting started. 💬💔👣

Protecting your family from a rapist's parental rights 🚨

Specialist_Passage83 | Specialist_Passage83

Divorce and adoption not the only options. NTA for choosing self-care. 👏

Sweaty-School1185 | Sweaty-School1185

Sibling suggesting involvement in pregnancy, commenter opts out. NAH.

shammy_dammy | shammy_dammy

NAH. Husband not obligated to raise wife's rapist's baby. Divorce advised. 👍

effinnxrighttt | effinnxrighttt

Reddit user offers heartfelt support to struggling husband ❤️

Jaded-Kitty87 | Jaded-Kitty87

NTA commenter questions if SA was reported to police.

clearheaded01 | clearheaded01

NTA if you don't want to raise a child that isn't yours. Don't agree to raise the child with caveats. 👍

jjwax | jjwax

Legal complexities and loopholes in paternity disputes 🤔

Fluffy_Doubt6252 | Fluffy_Doubt6252

Divorce now to avoid child support later, says commenter.

thankuhexed | thankuhexed

Legal and emotional challenges for husband in wife's pregnancy dilemma

Little_Syphii | Little_Syphii

Important caveat: Being a stepdad to this kid may hurt them 😢

LadyFoxfire | LadyFoxfire

Compassionate comment offers support in tough situation 🙏

CatPlayGame | CatPlayGame

Professional help crucial for couple grieving loss and trauma 🙏

Wattaday | Wattaday

Consider therapy for both, ultimatums are not the solution 👍

i_kill_plants2 | i_kill_plants2

Legal complexities of fatherhood in a tough situation. NAH 👍

Chaoticgood790 | Chaoticgood790

Debate over language use in sexual assault vs rape. NAH.

todayithinkthis | todayithinkthis

User suggests child would be better off without father's presence 😔

flobaby1 | flobaby1

Harsh judgement on man's dilemma over wife's pregnancy 😢

Winter-eyed | Winter-eyed

Tough love: Commenter advises divorce for unsupportive husband. 😢

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Tough love: Commenter advises man to bow out of pregnancy.

JohnExcrement | JohnExcrement

Complicated legal situation regarding wife's pregnancy after trauma. Seek counsel 👬

IthurielSpear | IthurielSpear

Heartbreaking situation, but commenter suggests divorce for the wife's sake. 💔

CoveCreates | CoveCreates

Man's insensitive comment about stepchild and wife's pregnancy 😢

EMWerkin | EMWerkin

Abandoning her now would only worsen her depression 😢

Practical_Expert_240 | Practical_Expert_240

Heartbreaking story of assault survivor and unsupportive husband 😢

Necessary_Range_3261 | Necessary_Range_3261

The commenter raises concerns about OP's wife's decision-making process. 🤔

raonstarry | raonstarry

Man faces backlash for asking wife to choose between him and child

agbellamae | agbellamae

NAH, but wife needs support after trauma, not abandonment 😢💔

Aadorabledead | Aadorabledead

User calls out OP for being unsupportive and abusive towards wife 👎

Michelle_Ann_Soc | Michelle_Ann_Soc

User calls out OP for treating wife's rape child as stepchild.

marchcrow | marchcrow

Support your wife no matter what, marriage is for life ❤️

musixlife | musixlife

Get a paternity test and lawyer up to avoid presumptive paternity. 💔

JuliaX1984 | JuliaX1984

Incompatibility and trauma. Hoping for justice. 💔

Cybermagetx | Cybermagetx

Navigating complex emotions and responsibilities in a difficult situation 💔

Ok_Effect_5287 | Ok_Effect_5287

NTA or a**hole? A tough dilemma for a traumatized couple 😢

Milamelted | Milamelted

Commit or leave, don't do it in a half-ass way. 👍

starwatcher16253647 | starwatcher16253647

Man faces criticism for insensitive and selfish behavior towards wife's trauma 😢

wrenwynn | wrenwynn

Supportive comment encourages OP to make their own decision ❤️

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Choosing to leave or stay after wife's rape. Tough decision. 😢

FiddleStyxxxx | FiddleStyxxxx

Seek medical help for your traumatized wife instead of leaving 😢

Carolann0308 | Carolann0308

Legal rights of SA person could be mentally exhausting for couple 😢

HubbaBubba454 | HubbaBubba454

Fierce favoritism and unfairness towards stepchild, tough dilemma indeed 😢

Ashamed_Blackberry55 | Ashamed_Blackberry55

Man faces dilemma over wife's pregnancy after trauma. Commenter calls him YTA for not supporting his wife through a difficult time. Raises concerns about the challenges of seeking an abortion.

tinytomagotchi | tinytomagotchi

NTA. The comment calls out the husband for being unsupportive.

jinjur719 | jinjur719

Man faces tough dilemma over wife's pregnancy after trauma. Commenter thinks he's YTA for giving ultimatum and not fully committing to being a father. Recommends therapy for both.

WorseDark | WorseDark

User calls out OP for being TA and unsupportive partner.

Francl27 | Francl27

Man refuses to parent wife's baby, prioritizes DNA over love 😢

Theletterkay | Theletterkay

NTA - Comment section is unanimous in calling out OP's behavior.

SaskiaDavies | SaskiaDavies

User calls out man for immaturity and laying trauma on wife.

ejmnerding | ejmnerding

Harsh comment suggests leaving wife after trauma. Yikes 😱

Academic_Eagle_4001 | Academic_Eagle_4001

User warns man to leave wife to avoid being a terrible dad 😢

CarelessSeries1596 | CarelessSeries1596

NTA but leave ASAP. She needs time to prepare for single parenthood. 👍

Wild_Ad1498 | Wild_Ad1498

User calls out YTA for not wanting to support pregnant wife. 💔

Tracking4321 | Tracking4321

Divorce advice: document comments, get DNA test, don't pay expenses. NTA.

MtnMoose307 | MtnMoose307

Heartbreaking situation, prioritize the child and provide support ❤️

Average_JoeNI | Average_JoeNI

Man not financially responsible if wife pregnant by attacker. Ancestry concerns.

ksarahsarah27 | ksarahsarah27

Controversial comment sparks no replies in tough situation. 🤔

Ok-Chemistry9933 | Ok-Chemistry9933

When it comes to having kids, it's a dealbreaker 💔

Legitimate-Ice-8435 | Legitimate-Ice-8435

It's better to have a clean break now than later. 👍


Respectful NTA comment acknowledges tough situation and potential consequences.

verticaldispute420 | verticaldispute420

Controversial take on SA and paternity, no replies.

Lep202 | Lep202

Having different views on having kids can end a relationship 👨‍👩‍👦👧

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Powerful reminder to prioritize a child's wellbeing over personal desires 👏

Moon_Beam89 | Moon_Beam89

Respecting boundaries and bravery in a tragic situation 💗

StephPlaysGames | StephPlaysGames

Ending a relationship before the baby is born. 💔

Far_Prior1058 | Far_Prior1058

NTA. Raising a sexual assaulter's child is a tough dilemma 🤔

Ninjurk | Ninjurk

Think twice before walking out on your pregnant wife. 😔

boomzgoesthedynamite | boomzgoesthedynamite

Insensitive comment, no replies. Let's move on.

Inevitable-Object228 | Inevitable-Object228

Choosing to raise a rape baby is a personal decision. 💔

Autumn_Forest_Mist | Autumn_Forest_Mist

NTA. Honest communication is key. Divorce may be necessary 💔

North_Risk3803 | North_Risk3803

Clear NTA situation, but check child support laws. Tough dilemma.

rozina076 | rozina076

NTA. Compromised but she won't. It's okay to walk away. 👏

Know_1_7777777 | Know_1_7777777

Respectful advice on a tough situation. NAH.

harbinger06 | harbinger06

Reader questions justice and mother's decision in traumatic pregnancy.

forever17708 | forever17708

NTA! Tough dilemma, but it's her choice to keep someone else's kid.

Caesar_TG | Caesar_TG

Doubting the trauma: A serious accusation or just skepticism? 🤔

therealknic21 | therealknic21

The tough decision of raising a child after trauma 😢

Auhaden72190 | Auhaden72190

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