Sister Demands 'Custody' of Kids She Gave Up 😲

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Imagine adopting your sister's children, raising them as your own, and then five years later, she wants them back! That's the situation one woman finds herself in after her sister, Annie, gave up her daughters due to postpartum depression and an inability to care for them. Now, after losing her job and moving back in with their parents, Annie wants to regain 'custody' of her biological daughters, Sophie and Laura. But the adoptive mom isn't having it, and the family is now divided. Let's dive into this emotional rollercoaster of a story. 😓🎢

Annie's Struggle with Motherhood 🤱

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The Cycle Continues ⏭️

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Another Baby, Another Struggle 👶

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Annie's Decision to Leave 🚪

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Stepping Up to the Plate ⚾

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The Adoption 📝

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Annie's Return 🔄

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An Unusual Custody Request 🤔

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Annie's Demands 📣

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Standing Firm 🚫

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Family Pressure 🌡️

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Defending the Family 💪

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Accusations Fly 😠

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A Smaller Household? 🏠

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A Family Divided: The Battle for 'Custody' 🌪️

Annie's return and demands for 'custody' of her biological daughters have caused a rift in the family. The adoptive mom stands firm, insisting that she and her husband are the girls' parents, not babysitters. She believes that allowing Annie to step in now would be detrimental to all six of their children. Yet, Annie and their parents argue that she deserves a chance to prove herself as a mother. As the battle continues, the family remains divided, with emotions running high and no clear resolution in sight. Let's see what the internet has to say about this heart-wrenching situation... 💔🌐

Supportive comment applauds OP for standing their ground against sister's demands.

FactBearsEatBeetss | FactBearsEatBeetss

Protect your kids from the 'bored' aunt's custody demands. #NTA 😜

cabbage9988 | cabbage9988

NTA for not giving custody to an unpredictable absentee parent 🙏

bybytheway | bybytheway

Protecting kids from flaky sister who gave up rights 😲

TimeandEntropy | TimeandEntropy

User calls out sister's selfishness in custody dispute 😠

lovebeinganasshole | lovebeinganasshole

Aunt has no right to claim custody of your children 😒

Pretend-Panda | Pretend-Panda

Formerly unfit mother demands custody of kids she gave up 🤯

Terradactyl87 | Terradactyl87

Sister gave up kids, now demands custody. NTA for refusing.

mckinnos | mckinnos

NTA, but be clear about your sister's role as an aunt 😊

BeepBlipBlapBloop | BeepBlipBlapBloop

User disagrees with sister's attempt to regain custody 🙅

mlfern90 | mlfern90

Sudden custody demand raises red flags. Financial motive suspected. #NTA 😐

MadamKitsune | MadamKitsune

Expert advice needed for complicated custody situation involving biological mother.

green_goblin23 | green_goblin23

Sister wants custody of kids she gave up, family takes her side 😠

awkwardly_competent | awkwardly_competent

Adoption is permanent. Sister's attitude is selfish. NTA. 🙏

InsideWafer | InsideWafer

Does Annie really care about the kids or just herself? 🤔

Kobayashi_Kanna | Kobayashi_Kanna

Debating custody of kids with a history of abandonment 🤔

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Giving up legal rights means no 'custody.' NTA, set boundaries ⚖️

WW76kh | WW76kh

User argues against sympathy for sister who gave up kids.

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Birth mom gave up her chance, NTA for keeping custody 😊

v2den | v2den

Stand your ground! Did she even try to get to know them?

Clawhauser91 | Clawhauser91

Aunt wants custody of kids, but NTA says she's wrong. 😍

wetscoastwanderer | wetscoastwanderer

Assertive response to sister's unreasonable demands 💪

lukibunny | lukibunny

Annie's sister demands custody of kids she gave up. NTA.

wind-river7 | wind-river7

Sister can't just demand custody after giving up her kids 😒

crybabythot | crybabythot

Grandparents' concern for daughter over granddaughters' trauma is misplaced 🙄

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Heartbreaking story of failed attempt to reunite with drug-addicted parents.

Manfred_2323 | Manfred_2323

Sister wants custody of kids she gave up. NTA raises concerns 🤔

cassowary32 | cassowary32

Choosing to protect the kids was the right call. 👍

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Aunt demands custody of kids she gave up. Commenters say NTA.

annabannannaaa | annabannannaaa

Daughters' stability should not be compromised for flighty mother 🙅

maggienetism | maggienetism

Bio sister wants kids back after abandoning them. NTA. 👏

PeteyPorkchops | PeteyPorkchops

"NTA. They are not toys or shiny baubles." 😲

firenoodles | firenoodles

Standing up to family pressure. NTA for setting boundaries. 💪

jeneffinlovely | jeneffinlovely

Sister wants custody of kids she gave up? NTA says Redditor.

soullessginger93 | soullessginger93

NTA. Valid concerns raised about sister's motives and parents' influence 🤔

dca_user | dca_user

NTA commenter advises against giving custody to irresponsible sister.

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Curious about Annie's sudden change of heart 🤔

zorbostho | zorbostho

Protecting the kids from a selfish sister 🚨. NTA and send a certified letter to prevent trespassing.

Viperbunny | Viperbunny

Reconnecting with a toxic family member can be harmful 😔. Stand your ground. NTA.

RedheadedWildling | RedheadedWildling

Adoptive parent defends family against sister's selfish demands 🙏

scrannyB | scrannyB

Annie can't choose to be a parent only when it suits her. NTA.

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Suggests a compromise to introduce 'Aunt Annie' to the kids. 👍

jenmrsx | jenmrsx

Sister gave up legal rights, now demands custody. NTA. 👍

Forsaken-Pay-4119 | Forsaken-Pay-4119

Unemployed sister wants custody of kids she gave up 😳

Equal-Independence-1 | Equal-Independence-1

NTA couple legally adopted son, bio dad wants relationship now. Stand your ground! 💪🏻👌🏻

HSamet11 | HSamet11

NTA commenter defends keeping custody of sister's kids.

CobaltAce51 | CobaltAce51

Sister gave up custody, now wants it back. NTA says comment.

NotSoSilentWatcher | NotSoSilentWatcher

Children's feelings matter, not just objects. NTA for standing firm 👏

yardshark | yardshark

Adopted kids are permanent. Set boundaries or cut contact. NTA 👍

iluvcats17 | iluvcats17

Protect your daughters, trust your instincts, and stand your ground! 💪🏻

CoCoNa88 | CoCoNa88

Protecting the kids from unstable birth mothers. You're NTA 👏

MrsKG1003 | MrsKG1003

NTA. Stand your ground and keep doing what you're doing 👍

coldgator | coldgator

NTA for protecting your children from an immature sister's demands 🙌

Defiant_Doc | Defiant_Doc

NTA OP deemed sister unfit for ditching kids. Kids' choice matters.

SLATS13 | SLATS13

Sister gave up kids, now wants custody. Commenters say NTA.

sopranna23 | sopranna23

Sister demands custody of kids she gave up, commenter advises going No Contact and protecting kids with a restraining order. NTA.

oikorapunk | oikorapunk

Putting the kids first 🙌 NTA makes the right call.

Sheldon_Cooper_1 | Sheldon_Cooper_1

Taking care of the kids is wonderful. What do they think?

rossgough | rossgough

NTA. Allowing contact when things calm down could be beneficial.

PeggyHW | PeggyHW

Supportive comment applauds OP's decision to keep her kids

Carys_Vaughn | Carys_Vaughn

Putting the kids first, not Annie. #NTA 👍

amjay8 | amjay8

NTA, sister's past actions and family's response are questionable 🤔

SG131 | SG131

PPD is common but refusing therapy and moving away is selfish 😑

iAmTheRealDeeDee | iAmTheRealDeeDee

Sister wants custody of kids she gave up, NTA responds

waxillium_ladrian | waxillium_ladrian

Abandonment has consequences. NTA. Protect your family 🙏

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Setting boundaries with family members is important for mental health 🙏

Mission-Cloud360 | Mission-Cloud360

Adoptive parent stands up to sister's selfish 'custody' demand 👏

unhappy-camper- | unhappy-camper-

Friend with PPD managed not to abandon baby for 5yrs. Sister just wants benefits without dirty work. NTA.

addictivemischief | addictivemischief

NTA for not giving custody to unstable sister living with parents 😲

xlambshanksx | xlambshanksx

NTA stands up for parental rights amidst family drama 👏

twistedpanic | twistedpanic

NTA! Protect YOUR daughters!!! 😍

luvingme | luvingme

Sister wants 'custody' of kids, commenter calls out absurdity 😂

katieryn | katieryn

Mother should not give up custody to selfish sister 😱

lizzyborden666 | lizzyborden666

Sister gave up custody, now demands it back? NTA, you're parent.

ThrowRA765980 | ThrowRA765980

Firm NTA stance against sister's custody demand 🙌

mprieur | mprieur

Adoptive parent shuts down bio mom's custody demand. #NTA 👏

soph_lurk_2018 | soph_lurk_2018

Let the kids decide when they're ready. #NTA 🙌

patriciamarie2020 | patriciamarie2020

Sister wants custody of kids she gave up. Commenter says NTA.

EarthBelcher | EarthBelcher

Adoptive parent defends custody against biological sister's claim. #NTA 👏

Kryptoseyvyian | Kryptoseyvyian

Internet stranger validates OP's decision to keep custody. ✌🏻

MotherhoodEst2017 | MotherhoodEst2017

NTA suspects sister's motives for wanting custody of her kids 🤔

Catfactss | Catfactss

PPD can affect bonding, but sister's demand is insane 😲

PlaneCulture | PlaneCulture

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