Sister Refuses to Buy New Car for Childcare Duties, Sparks Family Feud 😱

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Diply | Diply

Picture this: it's summertime, and you're the only one in your family who doesn't work. Your sister, a single mom, needs help with childcare and asks you to pick up her kids from summer camp every day. You agree, but then disaster strikes - your car breaks down, and it's not worth fixing. You realize you only use the car for this one task, and you'd rather bike everywhere else. So, you decide not to buy a new car and tell your sister you can't pick up her kids anymore. She's furious, and now you're left wondering if you're in the wrong. 🤔 Let's dive into this family drama!

Summertime Struggles 🌞

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Family Guilt 😔

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Car Troubles 🚗

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Biking Enthusiast 🚴‍♂️

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No More Carpool 🚫

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Sibling Dispute 💢

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Edit: Car Situation 🚘

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Independent Living 🏠

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Carless and Carefree? 🚲

Our protagonist finds themselves in a pickle when their car breaks down, leaving them unable to pick up their sister's kids from summer camp. They've been helping their single mom sister with childcare, but now they're questioning if they should buy a new car just for this purpose. They prefer biking and don't want to spend money on a car they'll barely use. The sister is mad, as she can't afford the late pick-up fees and doesn't know anyone else who can help. Is it reasonable to expect our bike-loving friend to buy a car just for this? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

"No car, no childcare" drama 😱

ZarinZi | ZarinZi

Not the a**hole for setting boundaries with entitled sister 💪

AdvertisingFree8749 | AdvertisingFree8749

Doing a favor doesn't mean you owe them money. NTA 👍

2_old_for_this_spit | 2_old_for_this_spit

Offering a rental car suggestion, but sympathizing with financial struggles 😏

MonsterBugStudio | MonsterBugStudio

Boundaries are important, even with family 👭💔

TopOfTheMorning_2Ya | TopOfTheMorning_2Ya

Sister refuses to buy new car for childcare duties, draws line

Ordinary_Mortgage870 | Ordinary_Mortgage870

Financial concerns arise over sister's request, potential childcare conflicts ⚠️

Dull-Technician457 | Dull-Technician457

No a-hole here, but who will take the child to daycare?

sweetnsourale | sweetnsourale

NTA defends against entitled sister who won't compensate for gas.

badpandacat | badpandacat

Not her kids, not her responsibility. NTA 👍

TA122278 | TA122278

NTA commenter calls out family's entitled behavior around childcare.

AtheneSchmidt | AtheneSchmidt

Suggests solutions for sister's childcare problem, not responsible. 👍

RoarKitties | RoarKitties

Unexpected car breakdown leads to family feud over childcare duties. 😠

Elegant_Spot_3486 | Elegant_Spot_3486

Assertive commenter suggests sister should buy or rent a car 👍

slendermanismydad | slendermanismydad

Single parent defends sister's decision, calls out entitlement. NTA 💪

user9372889 | user9372889

No car, not your problem 🤷‍♀️

Sea_Firefighter_4598 | Sea_Firefighter_4598

Sassy comment suggests sister work harder for her kids 👀

Jean-Jeannie | Jean-Jeannie

Mom needs to step up for daughter during difficult time 🙏

ThainEshKelch | ThainEshKelch

Single mom refuses to buy car for childcare, family feud erupts 😬

Turbulent-Army2631 | Turbulent-Army2631

Can't afford new car, NTA for asking family for help 🙏

Big_Albatross_3050 | Big_Albatross_3050

Family feud over sister's refusal to buy new car. NTA suggests using mom's car.

bestgmomever | bestgmomever

Setting boundaries with family. NTA for refusing work for free 👍

Em4Tango | Em4Tango

Set boundaries and don't let others impose their needs on you.

aviva1234 | aviva1234

Sibling's entitled demand for new car sparks justified anger. 😤

quick_fingers_mcgee | quick_fingers_mcgee

NTA. Your sister's entitlement is not your problem 🙌

WayiiTM | WayiiTM

Opinionated comment argues against sister buying a car for childcare duties.

CradleofDisturbed | CradleofDisturbed

NTA for not buying a car to continue doing sister a favor 👍, but can the kids bike home instead? 🚴

GovernorSan | GovernorSan

Suggests alternative solutions to sister's childcare problem. 🤔

bunbun6969 | bunbun6969

A blunt comment on entitled parenting and family feuds 🤬

Late_Persimmon_9404 | Late_Persimmon_9404

Take that, mom and sis! You're not the boss of me 😒

AITAobsession | AITAobsession

No car? No problem! NTA stands firm on sister's demands. 🙅

Samoyedfun | Samoyedfun

Don't be a doormat for family. Mom should step up 💪

WhoIsJolyonWest | WhoIsJolyonWest

Sister won't buy car, but expects free childcare transportation 🤯

mekareami | mekareami

Mom's car broke down, but NTA sister won't buy her one 👍

Accordingtowho2021 | Accordingtowho2021

Coordinating with other parents is a practical solution 👍

RezCoug | RezCoug

Sibling demands free labor and new car? Entitlement much? 👀 NTA

Bergenia1 | Bergenia1

No car, no childcare. OP is NTA for setting boundaries 👍

SummitJunkie7 | SummitJunkie7

Family refuses to help with childcare, commenter suggests solution. 🙂

Larcztar | Larcztar

You helped, but it's not your responsibility - NTA 👍

kcblondemom | kcblondemom

User questions sister's inability to cover childcare costs 💰

NorthPossibility3221 | NorthPossibility3221

Don't let entitled family guilt you into debt 💪

Holiday_Hornet_734 | Holiday_Hornet_734

Stand your ground 🙌, prioritize self-care 💆‍♀️, and set boundaries 🚫

geekgirlwww | geekgirlwww

Parenting responsibilities should not be shifted to siblings. NTA 👍

crystalp83 | crystalp83

Sibling refuses to buy car, commenter says NTA with attitude 😤

GenericAwfulUsername | GenericAwfulUsername

Suggests getting a lawyer to resolve childcare issue. 💼

broomandkettle | broomandkettle

Helpful suggestion for resolving family feud over car duties 👍

butterlytea | butterlytea

Sister wants her to be a chauffeur? 🤔 Let her buy a car! NTA

Poinsettia917 | Poinsettia917

Mom's guilt trip? Mom's car to pick up kids! 😎

Bergenia1 | Bergenia1

Sister won't buy car, but should she also fix it? 🤔

Think-Ocelot-4025 | Think-Ocelot-4025

Late fees can strain relationships. NTA for setting boundaries. 👍

MrCyberthief | MrCyberthief

Sibling boundary issues over childcare responsibilities. NTA wins.

Short-Classroom2559 | Short-Classroom2559

NTA suggests reasonable solution, shuts down mom's argument 👍

Reason_Training | Reason_Training

Being reasonable and setting boundaries in family, NTA 👌

sreglov | sreglov

User suggests a solution and declares NTA. 👍

Satyinepu | Satyinepu

Fair point. Why should OP pay for sister's childcare needs? 👍

N1ghtSt4lk3r482 | N1ghtSt4lk3r482

Live your life, spend your money on what matters to you 🙌

underhand_toss | underhand_toss

Responsibility for kids' transportation lies with the parents. NTA.

South_Front_4589 | South_Front_4589

Sister can't expect childcare without providing transportation. NTA 👍

Diasies_inMyHair | Diasies_inMyHair

Sister expects too much, NTA suggests finding a new job 🙌

Tight_Mistake_947 | Tight_Mistake_947

Curious for an update! NTA for seeking resolution 🤔

jazzypinksno | jazzypinksno

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