Woman SLAMS Friend for Demanding Free Childcare! 😠

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Diply | Diply

Picture this: you have a friend who's constantly complaining about the lack of help she gets with her kids, blaming the disappearance of the so-called "village" that used to support parents. You, on the other hand, are childfree and enjoying your life, but you've had enough of her complaints. So you tell her the truth, that you're actually glad the village doesn't exist anymore, because it was built on the unpaid labor of women. But instead of understanding your point, she calls you selfish and a bad feminist. Ouch! 😬 Let's dive into this drama-filled story and see what went down.🍿

Meet Bella and her Village Woes 🏘️

Potential-Alaska6412 | Potential-Alaska6412

Society's Downfall? 😱

Potential-Alaska6412 | Potential-Alaska6412

No Village, No Fun? 🚫🎉

Potential-Alaska6412 | Potential-Alaska6412

Breaking Free from Obligations 💪

Potential-Alaska6412 | Potential-Alaska6412

No Help for the Childfree? 🤷

Potential-Alaska6412 | Potential-Alaska6412

Triggered by a Holiday ✈️🎶

Potential-Alaska6412 | Potential-Alaska6412

Selfish Childfree Accusations 😠

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The Village Vanished, and So Did Their Friendship 😢

Our protagonist had enough of her friend Bella's constant complaints about the lack of help she receives with her kids due to the disappearance of the "village". She finally speaks up and says she's glad the village doesn't exist anymore, as it was built on the unpaid labor of women. She's happy to no longer be socially obligated to help others with their kids for free. But Bella doesn't take it well, accusing her of being a selfish childfree person who wants mothers to suffer. She even calls her a bad feminist and a terrible person, and their friendship takes a major hit. Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...🤔

Unpaid women's labor relied on; friend not ready for child 😬

EtoileFragile | EtoileFragile

Being childfree doesn't mean you can't support parents. NTA

Shitsuri | Shitsuri

Friend calls parenting 'suffering' and demands free childcare. NTA response.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Support system ≠ free babysitting. NTA stands firm 💪

guppytub | guppytub

Debunking romanticized 'village' mentality for parenting. NTA.

similar_name4489 | similar_name4489

Don't get caught up in her BS. You're NTA 👏

KronkLaSworda | KronkLaSworda

Friend demands free childcare and gets upset when refused. NTA.

Beginning_Ad_1371 | Beginning_Ad_1371

Historical inaccuracy exposed! NTA calls out entitled friend. 🤯

SirDaeltanFernagdor | SirDaeltanFernagdor

Unpaid babysitters ≠ village 🤨 #NTA

AwarenessEconomy8842 | AwarenessEconomy8842

NTA commenter calls out entitled parenting culture and social obligation.

Dora_Diver | Dora_Diver

Woman calls out friend for entitled attitude towards free childcare. 🤑

tiny_198855 | tiny_198855

Parenting without support is hard, but community matters too 👍

cryrabanks | cryrabanks

Friend demands free childcare, but commenter NTA and offers insight.

Auntie-Mam69 | Auntie-Mam69

Suggests empathizing with the friend and arranging a fun day out 😊

Ok-Stretch7308 | Ok-Stretch7308

Grandmother explains why parents are solely responsible for childcare. NTA 👏

No_Mathematician2482 | No_Mathematician2482

ESH. Friend misuses proverb, confrontation unnecessary and potentially hurtful. 🤷‍♀️

Zealousideal-Law-513 | Zealousideal-Law-513

Standing up for single women and their choices. 💪

napsrule321 | napsrule321

Friend demanding free childcare gets called out for hypocrisy 😏

embopbopbopdoowop | embopbopbopdoowop

Single parent shares how to create a support system. 💪

ms_sinn | ms_sinn

Friend wants free childcare to avoid parenting responsibilities 😔

[deleted] | [deleted]

Debate on feminism and mothering vs. wages gets heated 🤪

thomaeaquinatis | thomaeaquinatis

Neither of you showed compassion. Parenting can be isolating 😢

ExactTadpole5918 | ExactTadpole5918

Parenting isn't a one-way street! 😠

BreadButterHoneyTea | BreadButterHoneyTea

Friend defends struggling friend, calls out lack of empathy. 🔥

chrysanthemumwilds | chrysanthemumwilds

Friend demands free childcare, commenter calls her out. NTA 😎

AbleRelationship6808 | AbleRelationship6808

Parent highlights importance of support system but cautions against entitlement.

etds3 | etds3

No obligation for free childcare. Help if you want 👍

Live_Solid_1918 | Live_Solid_1918

Entitled friend expects free childcare, commenter critiques capitalism and individualism.

Specialist-Gur | Specialist-Gur

Generational differences make it hard to rely on 'village' help. 😕

Ok-Context1168 | Ok-Context1168

Friend demands free childcare, but NTA says kids are HER responsibility. 👍

Agostointhesun | Agostointhesun

Being a parent is hard and it's okay to struggle 😓

Baldricks_Turnip | Baldricks_Turnip

Supporting each other doesn't mean free nannies 😠

Evinshir | Evinshir

Debunking the 'Village' myth: raising kids is hard work. 😠

Leighgion | Leighgion

Friend demands free childcare, both parties need a reality check 😠

mmhmmyesokay | mmhmmyesokay

Friend demands free childcare, commenter says NTA, calls entitlement whiny 😠

HoshiJones | HoshiJones

Debate on the concept of “the village” and annoying friends. ESH.

skweekykleen69 | skweekykleen69

An ESH comment warns about the loss of community support. 😱

LowerEntertainer7548 | LowerEntertainer7548

User defends the importance of a 'village' upbringing. 🙏

yiotaturtle | yiotaturtle

Both parties seem selfish and misunderstand how 'the village' worked 😒

MonitorBrilliant119 | MonitorBrilliant119

Friend regrets motherhood, demands free childcare. NTA stands up.

lookingForPatchie | lookingForPatchie

Brutal response to entitled friend's demand for free childcare 😠

Next_Craft5639 | Next_Craft5639

The downsides of 'The Village' and modern parenting demands.

Echo-Azure | Echo-Azure

Criticism towards commenter for their lack of empathy. YTA.

aravah_and_allon | aravah_and_allon

Creating a metaphorical 'village' for friends with kids 🌝😊

ThxItsadisorder | ThxItsadisorder

Friend demands free childcare, commenter says NTA and gives advice 💁‍♀️

MissKrys2020 | MissKrys2020

Misunderstanding the concept of "the village" 🙄

ryancm8 | ryancm8

Personal responsibility: No child, no free childcare 🙏

Plus_Data_1099 | Plus_Data_1099

Empathetic commenter suggests seeing both perspectives in argument. 🙂

WendroidCymru | WendroidCymru

Choosing to be child-free is a selfless, sensible act. 👏

abitofasitdown | abitofasitdown

Kindness begets kindness without expectations. NTA.

part-time-whatever | part-time-whatever

No free childcare for entitled 'parent in name only' friend. 🚫

[deleted] | [deleted]

Debunking the myth of "The Village" 😠

jjrobinson73 | jjrobinson73

Nostalgic reflection on the role of women in childcare.

No_Individual_672 | No_Individual_672

Friend demands free childcare, but NTA says nobody's obligated 👍

TheLastLibrarian1 | TheLastLibrarian1

Discussion on lack of childcare services in the US vs Denmark.

My_MeowMeowBeenz | My_MeowMeowBeenz

NTA shuts down entitled friend demanding free childcare 😍

Holdontomyfur1 | Holdontomyfur1

User shares their experience with unsupportive family and childcare.

Status_Ease_3100 | Status_Ease_3100

Building your own village. NTA and heartwarming community support 😍

Repattingwaswrong | Repattingwaswrong

Empowering childless women, one articulate comment at a time! 💪

sausagerollsister | sausagerollsister

Childless person sympathizes with OP, suggests being authentic. NTA 😊

ScaryButterscotch474 | ScaryButterscotch474

Different opinions on the definition of 'village' for parents. 😐

storagerock | storagerock

Gender debate and unrealistic expectations lead to AH behavior.

FifthFormCooler | FifthFormCooler

NTA stands up for herself and women everywhere against entitled friend 😠

Swimming-Dot9120 | Swimming-Dot9120

Opinions on individualism and feminism in childcare exchange. 🤔

PartOfTheTree | PartOfTheTree

Parent misses freedom but friend has naive expectations of childcare.

Inner-Nothing7779 | Inner-Nothing7779

Traveling Europe as a groupie? Not in the village's job! 😂

Dank009 | Dank009

Friend wants free nanny, commenter says hire and pay sitter. NTA

Novel_Fox | Novel_Fox

NTA. The village never referred to free childcare. Your friend sounds lazy. They're hers. 😠

mauvebirdie | mauvebirdie

Don't feel guilty for living your life 🙌 NTA

lonelyronin1 | lonelyronin1

Building a village requires mutual support and investment. 👏

StrangeArcticles | StrangeArcticles

No responsibility for friend's childcare demand. NTA 😎

TwinGemini_1908 | TwinGemini_1908

Choosing to be a parent does not make you entitled. 🙅‍♀️

Pentagramdreams | Pentagramdreams

Childfree person stands up against entitled parents demanding free childcare! 🙌

CurvePuzzleheaded361 | CurvePuzzleheaded361

NTA calls out entitled friend for demanding free childcare. 😠

SoulRebel726 | SoulRebel726

No one should feel obligated to provide free childcare. NTA.

CosmosOZ | CosmosOZ

Mid-50s commenter sympathizes, says not every retiree wants childcare duty. 😠

liveswithcats1 | liveswithcats1

User questions entitled mother's demands for free childcare. 🤔

mcderrick | mcderrick

Choosing to have children doesn't entitle you to free childcare 🙏

BasketNo1006 | BasketNo1006

Capitalism has isolated nuclear families, parenting is hard in America. 😢

MaybeHughes | MaybeHughes

Community vs Individualism in Childcare 🌍

lai4basis | lai4basis

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