Sister's Financial Struggles: Is It Time to Cut the Cord? 😤💸

Diply Social Team
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Imagine having to put your own life on hold to financially support your sister's luxurious lifestyle. That's exactly what's happening in this family, where one sister, Lucy, and her husband, Nick, are living the high life while their relatives foot the bill. But when Lucy announces she's pregnant, her sister reaches her breaking point. Is it time to cut the cord and let Lucy fend for herself? Let's dive into this emotionally charged story. 😤💸

Living the High Life 🚗✈️

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The Financial Crisis Begins 💰

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Family to the Rescue! 🆘

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Grocery Rotation 🛒

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Feeling the Financial Strain 😓

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Husband's Sacrifice 💔

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Baby Plans 🤰

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Surprise Pregnancy Announcement! 🎉

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Putting Lives on Hold 😠

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Baby Shower Debate 🍼

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Drawing the Line ⛔

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Family Disagreement 😤

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Brother's Support 🤝

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Taking a Stand 🚫

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Financial Doubts 💭

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Enough is Enough: Time to Cut the Cord? 🤔

After years of financially supporting her sister Lucy and her husband Nick, our protagonist is at her wit's end. With Lucy announcing a new pregnancy, the sister can't help but feel that her own life is being put on hold to keep Lucy afloat. As the family debates whether to throw a baby shower, our protagonist takes a stand, questioning whether she should continue to provide financial support. With tensions running high, let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 💭🔥

NTA calls out sister's financial irresponsibility with fiery emojis 🔥💸

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Financially struggling sister should downsize, not leech off family. 💰

Alliegibs | Alliegibs

NTA suggests selling cars and living below means to pay debt.

risasmiles18 | risasmiles18

Financial support for family member, but at what cost? 💰❌

loverlyone | loverlyone

Redditor calls out OP for being a doormat 😳

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NTA suggests downsizing, being frugal, and not enabling irresponsible behavior. 👍

overpregnant | overpregnant

Seeking clarity on the sister's financial situation 🤔

CassieBear1 | CassieBear1

Don't cripple yourself financially for able-bodied family members. YTA. 🤯

FireSafety101 | FireSafety101

Time to pull up their big kid panties and fix it 👍

lovemuppet | lovemuppet

Don't set yourself on fire to keep her warm 🔥

IkeaYayas | IkeaYayas

Enabling family member's financial irresponsibility: time to stop? NTA 👏

gobsmacked247 | gobsmacked247

Curious commenter wonders about sister's financial situation. 🤔

Godhelptupelo | Godhelptupelo

Enabler no more: siblings urged to stop subsidizing sister's life. 💸

CyborgsRHere | CyborgsRHere

Enabling sister and husband? YTA according to commenter. 🤯

LeMot-Juste | LeMot-Juste

Questioning the sister's financial choices and responsibility to fund.

IGiveBagAdvice | IGiveBagAdvice

User suggests downsizing and getting part-time jobs to solve financial issues.

honey-badger-hunbot | honey-badger-hunbot

Cutting off sister's financial support is necessary for her growth. 👍

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Don't be a doormat. NTA. Toxic family situation 💯

MarbleBalloons | MarbleBalloons

Don't let them take advantage of you. Stand your ground. 💪

Mystik-Spiral | Mystik-Spiral

Enabling financial dependence? YTA and so is your brother. 🤷‍♀️

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Set boundaries and don't feel guilty for not financing them. 💯

hawkcarhawk | hawkcarhawk

Harsh but fair: commenter suggests cutting off financially irresponsible sister.

whatistrashpanda | whatistrashpanda

NTA comment suggests leaving financial situation, warns of legal precedent.


Don't enable their behavior. Recommend options to solve debt problem. 💰

Smiley-Canadian | Smiley-Canadian

Enabling financial irresponsibility? Time to cut the cord! 😱

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Sibling's financial irresponsibility: NTA suggests cutting off support. 💸

AOneWingedAngel | AOneWingedAngel

Generous financial support, but it's time to cut the cord. 💰🔪

space-pandas | space-pandas

Cut the cord! NTA. Don't let them leech off you 💸

ChemicalParfait | ChemicalParfait

NTA. Enabling irresponsible behavior is toxic. Cut the cord 💪

ababyyoda | ababyyoda

NTA. Enabling their behavior won't solve their financial problems 👍

PrncessConsuela | PrncessConsuela

NTA: Sister's financial struggles are not your responsibility 💸

BKP1996 | BKP1996

Is the sister disabled or just living an expensive lifestyle? 🤔

omgwtfbbq_powerade | omgwtfbbq_powerade

Enabling adult siblings financially? NTA says it's time to stop 💸

MasterOfKittens3K | MasterOfKittens3K

NTA comment suggests selling luxury items and moving in with parents

holylolzbatman | holylolzbatman

User questions OP's lack of agency in giving money to sister.

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Cutting off family members for financial irresponsibility 💸

rayray_craycray | rayray_craycray

NTA, having a baby while relying on family support is irresponsible. 💰👶

bill-end | bill-end

NTA commenter suggests cutting off financially struggling sister's family.

Order66-Cody | Order66-Cody

NTA thinks sister needs to live within her means 💸

Elfich47 | Elfich47

NTA calls out entitled behavior and unfairness in family finances 💯

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Family enabling sister's financial scam, need to cut the cord 💸

BustAMove_13 | BustAMove_13

NTA suggests cutting off financially self-centered family. 💸

Jackniferuby | Jackniferuby

Boundaries are important. NTA/NAH. Have they tried downsizing?

MerryGifmas | MerryGifmas

Taking a stand on financial responsibility. NTA all the way! 💸

UncertainWeasel | UncertainWeasel

Enabling family's financial irresponsibility? NTA says grow a spine! 😡

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Put a hold on your life, not your money. NTA 💯

hereforthedrama | hereforthedrama

Enabling family members: ESH, sister and BIL are leeches 👎

wallflower_13 | wallflower_13

Sassy reply suggests possible misuse of funds. 🤫

sunalee_ | sunalee_

Surgeon's sister relies on him. NTA for cutting financial support.

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Stop enabling! Lucy can get a job, downsize, declare bankruptcy. NTA 👏

BelliAmie | BelliAmie

Sibling financial support? NTA, tough love is necessary sometimes. 👍

daschle04 | daschle04

Cut the cord! NTA commenters agree sister's mooching. 💸

thatonepersoniam | thatonepersoniam

Setting boundaries with family's finances. NTA 👍

FlippingPossum | FlippingPossum

Suggests cutting off sister's financial support due to reckless lifestyle 💸

cassandracurse | cassandracurse

Let her figure it out 👍. NTA. Stop subsidizing her life.

MiaGrecia | MiaGrecia

Curious commenter questions family's lack of debt solutions. 🤔

SarkyCherry | SarkyCherry

Husband called a saint, sister and family members AHs 🤯

loudent2 | loudent2

NTA suggests ways sister can reduce debts and avoid dependency. 💰

sai_gunslinger | sai_gunslinger

NTA but you suck here for accepting this ridiculous agreement. 🤔

RikMoscoso | RikMoscoso

Sister and BIL need to cut back and pay debt. ESH.

arahzel | arahzel

Encouraging comment suggests ways for sister to become self-sufficient. 💪

Sugar_Spice_weird | Sugar_Spice_weird

Sibling's financial support for 40-yr-old surgeon? Cut the cord! 😱

robbietreehorn | robbietreehorn

Curious about the surgeon's spending habits amidst financial struggles 🤔

TeamChaos17 | TeamChaos17

NTA comment calls out sister and BIL's selfishness 🔥

unicornblood_12 | unicornblood_12

NTA, but enabling financial irresponsibility? Time to cut the cord! 💸

ittybittymomma | ittybittymomma

NTA calls out entitled family for unrealistic lifestyle expectations. 💸

AmbivalentAsshole | AmbivalentAsshole

Cutting the cord on family finances 💸💸

vodka_philosophy | vodka_philosophy

Enabling family needs financial planning, sister's actions hurt siblings.

mockingbird82 | mockingbird82

Enabling sister's financial struggles? YTA. $5,100/month assistance explained. 💸

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Confused commenter questions why family is funding sister's luxury lifestyle 🤔

StrongAtArmWrestling | StrongAtArmWrestling

Curious about brother-in-law's finances, asks for details. NTA.

handsfull13 | handsfull13

Cutting financial support may be the wake-up call they need 💰

valentinesanddragons | valentinesanddragons

Cutting financial support for entitled family. NTA 👏

cinnabonmermaid | cinnabonmermaid

NTA, family shouldn't have to fund a lavish lifestyle 💸

kaismama | kaismama

NTA suggests cutting financial support for irresponsible siblings. 💸

HappierKate | HappierKate

NTA suggests downsizing and cutting off family's financial support. 💸

marshmueller | marshmueller

Sibling relying on OP for money, time to cut cord 💸

Ejs1983 | Ejs1983

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