Wealthy Mom-To-Be BLASTED for 'Robbing the Poor' by Thrifting! 🤰💸

Diply Social Team
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Picture this: You're a soon-to-be mom, excitedly shopping for your baby's essentials at your local thrift store. You've always loved finding great deals and reducing waste, so this is right up your alley. But then, another pregnant shopper spots your Tesla in the parking lot and suddenly accuses you of robbing the poor! 😲 Is there a certain income level where it's unethical to buy secondhand? Let's dive into this mom-to-be's story and see what unfolds. 🤰🛍️

Expecting a Baby 🍼

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Why Thrift Shopping? 💸

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Thrifting Since College 🎓

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Bonding Over Bargains 💕

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Checking Out 🛒

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Awkward Moment 😬

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Accusations Fly 🗣️

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Different Perspectives 🤔

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Apologies and Disagreements 💔

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The Ethical Dilemma 🧐

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Tesla Mom vs. Thrift Store Police 🚘👮‍♀️

Our thrifty protagonist is expecting her first child and has been shopping for baby essentials at not-for-profit thrift stores to save money and reduce waste. She strikes up a conversation with another pregnant shopper, and they bond over their great finds. But things take a dramatic turn when the other woman spots our protagonist's Tesla and accuses her of taking advantage of thrift stores and robbing the poor! 😱 Our protagonist apologizes but stands by her eco-friendly and budget-conscious shopping habits. Is she in the wrong? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🌐💬

A supportive comment with compliments and an offer to thrift together.

girlandagun | girlandagun

Former thrift store board member encourages shopping for charity 🛍️

OkeyDokey234 | OkeyDokey234

Supportive comment reminds to not judge too harshly. 🤝

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Thrift shopping is NTA regardless of income, says commenter.

Puzzle__head | Puzzle__head

Thrifting is ethical and sustainable, NTA for doing it. 👍

ivraatiems | ivraatiems

Don't let anyone shame you for thrifting! 🙅‍♀️💰

howtogetmystuff | howtogetmystuff

Thrifting is sustainable, NTA for buying used clothing. 🎉

superfastmomma | superfastmomma

Secondhand shopping is eco-friendly regardless of income. NTA.

Motor_Crow4482 | Motor_Crow4482

Thrift shop is for everyone, NTA for shopping there.

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Thrift shops sell donated items, not just for the poor. 🧐

RandomGuy_81 | RandomGuy_81

Thrift stores are for everyone, profits go towards those in need. NTA.

nidoqing | nidoqing

Thrifting isn't a crime, NTA! Keep rocking those pre-loved clothes ❤

LindenDrive | LindenDrive

Thrifting knows no income bounds! NTA 👍

ClothesQueasy2828 | ClothesQueasy2828

Buying certain things from thrift stores, like cribs, requires mindfulness. 👍

Bnmh95 | Bnmh95

Thrifting is not the problem, reselling for profit is. NTA.

JustheBean | JustheBean

Thrifting 'robs the poor'? NTA shopper defends charity & waste reduction 👏

ThinkCow83 | ThinkCow83

Thrifting is a smart way to save money and splurge! NTA 👏

OnlyIllustrator5298 | OnlyIllustrator5298

Thrifting success story and defense against stuck-up woman. 😎

EntertainmentGood996 | EntertainmentGood996

Thrifting for profit angers some as less fortunate miss out 👎

Affectionate-Emu9574 | Affectionate-Emu9574

Thrift away! 🙌 NTA for not sharing financial status.

Fair_Text1410 | Fair_Text1410

Buying used baby clothes is an excellent idea for combatting waste 👍

stroppo | stroppo

Thrifting is eco-friendly and doesn't mean ripping off the poor. NTA 💯🏻

Daaylight | Daaylight

Buying secondhand for kids is practical and not only for poor. NTA 👍

vipersweb | vipersweb

Thrifting isn't just for the poor, NTA for shopping there 👏

CatToastParadox | CatToastParadox

Thrifting for wealthy moms isn't a crime, it's eco-friendly 🌌

Working-on-it12 | Working-on-it12

Thrifting isn't just for the poor, NTA for shopping there 👏

shadow-foxe | shadow-foxe

Sustainable living vs. perceived luxury: Thrifting dilemma 🌐

miriamec | miriamec

Thrifting for personal use is okay, but profiting off charity is gross. 🤔

CheerilyTerrified | CheerilyTerrified

Tesla owner defends thrifting wealthy mom-to-be against judgmental comments.

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Being wealthy doesn't mean you can't be financially smart 💰

Worth_Raspberry_11 | Worth_Raspberry_11

Thrift shopping fine except for flipping plus-sized items. NTA.

Ok-Bus2328 | Ok-Bus2328

Wealthy mom-to-be criticized for thrifting, comment defends perspective. 👍

Inner_Art482 | Inner_Art482

Thrifting while wealthy: Should you 'hide yourself' to avoid backlash? 🤔

RandomGuy_81 | RandomGuy_81

NTA for thrifting and caring about the environment 🍄, strange reaction from jealous friend 🤔

Aluanne | Aluanne

Thrifting is a great thing to do, just remember to donate! 👍

rk800s | rk800s

Buying second-hand items is eco-friendly and practical. NTA.

33ayin | 33ayin

Support for NTA who defended thrifting against judgmental friend 👏

depressivedarling | depressivedarling

Thrifting is not robbing the poor, it's reusing and donating! 🙌

Affectionate_Ice_658 | Affectionate_Ice_658

Thrifting mom-to-be gets NTA support for eco-friendly shopping ✌️

lurkerlove1467 | lurkerlove1467

Thrifting for the win! Overconsumtion is a serious problem 💯

s0ftlysoft1ysoftly | s0ftlysoft1ysoftly

The ethics of thrift shopping as a wealthy person 👍

whateverwhatever1235 | whateverwhatever1235

Defending thrifting as supporting the poor. NTA 👍

jstnrgrs | jstnrgrs

Thrifting is common sense, designer items not necessary for babies. 👍

Sashi-Dice | Sashi-Dice

Thrifting for vintage clothes is a treasure hunt! 👍

smokecracksometimes | smokecracksometimes

The stigma around thrifting and wealth addressed 👏

Designer-Bid-3155 | Designer-Bid-3155

Sustainable fashion wins! NTA for buying secondhand clothes 🎉🎀

goldentealcushion | goldentealcushion

Buying secondhand is good, but acknowledging privilege is important too 👏

applegge | applegge

Thrifting for baby clothes is smart and NTA. Congrats! ❤️

StarryNight7z | StarryNight7z

NTA for thrifting. Commenter sympathizes, praises sustainable lifestyle 👏

makeitcool | makeitcool

Thrifting debate: NTA says stores love all business, not just charity.

FLSunGarden | FLSunGarden

Supportive reply to wealthy woman's thrifting backlash. 👏

Boring_Possible_1938 | Boring_Possible_1938

Thrift stores fund community projects, not for those in need. NTA.

Mysterious_Ad7461 | Mysterious_Ad7461

Defending Tesla affordability and supporting the mom-to-be's lifestyle. 🙌 NTA

cecilpenny | cecilpenny

Thrifting can be problematic, but this mom-to-be is doing it right! 💯

ParaGoofTrooper | ParaGoofTrooper

Thrifting as a wealthy mom-to-be can be a sensitive topic 😬

sableonblonde | sableonblonde

Thrifting is a great way to not be wasteful 👍

leahs84 | leahs84

Thrifting for oneself is NTA, reselling thrifted items for profit is nasty 💯

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Saving money and having fun is for everyone! NTA 👏

Lurus01 | Lurus01

Wealthy mom-to-be judged for thrifting, commenter defends her choice. 👍

MKatieUltra | MKatieUltra

Thrifting is for everyone, gatekeeping is ridiculous. 👏

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Tesla owner defends thrifting while being wealthy 💯

MyBeesAreAssholes | MyBeesAreAssholes

Thrifting is for everybody, and it's not taking advantage. NTA 👍

sapphicsapphires | sapphicsapphires

Middle-class couple defends thrifting and privacy, declares NTA 👏

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Buying secondhand for baby is eco-friendly. NTA.

SickPuppy0x2A | SickPuppy0x2A

Rising prices and pickers are ruining thrift store shopping 😢

PariahDogStar | PariahDogStar

NTA for thrift shopping in age of consumerism 👏

Esmereldathebrave | Esmereldathebrave

Thrifting is for everyone, it's become a family sport 🤣

GothDerp | GothDerp

Saving money and reducing waste by thrifting baby clothes. NTA!

RebeccaMCullen | RebeccaMCullen

Thrifting for a good cause! NTA who spreads kindness.

melloyelloaj | melloyelloaj

Thrifting is smart, not robbing the poor. NTA 👏🏼🛍️

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Thrift stores sell donated items, so everyone is allowed to shop.

Restil | Restil

Thrifting for charity and environmentally sound is NTA, income irrelevant 👍

HexStarlight | HexStarlight

Thrifting score of a lifetime, $600 gown for $8! 👏

Mollystar2 | Mollystar2

NTA mom defends thrifting baby clothes due to fast growth rate 👶

AlleMeineEnt | AlleMeineEnt

Support for thrifting and donating to good causes, NTA 👍

Maximum_System_7819 | Maximum_System_7819

Reduce waste, benefit charities \& be NTA! 👍

angeluscado | angeluscado

Shop guilt-free and support charity! NTA for thrifting! 👏

Suchafatfatcat | Suchafatfatcat

Shop at thrift stores! 🛍️ This person was NTA for doing so.

angelmakr9 | angelmakr9

Don't gatekeep thrift shopping! But be cautious with car seats.

Logical-Wasabi7402 | Logical-Wasabi7402

Buying from thrift stores does not rob the poor, NTA.

aloof_lizard | aloof_lizard

Thrift stores face dilemma as wealthy shoppers increase prices. ESH.

Maximum-Ostrich-8189 | Maximum-Ostrich-8189

Thrifting can be eco-friendly and budget-friendly! 👍

Srumlicious | Srumlicious

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