Babysitter's Dilemma: Should She Tell Mom About Dad's Secret Visit? 😱

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Imagine being a babysitter caught in the middle of a divorce drama. That's exactly what happened to one young woman during her first night babysitting an 11-year-old boy. The boy's parents were in the early stages of a divorce, and the father made a secret visit while the mother was away. Now, the babysitter is torn between telling the mom about the dad's visit and protecting the child from potential backlash. Let's dive into this emotional rollercoaster of a story. 😬

First Night on the Job 🌙

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Divorce News 💔

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Unexpected Visitor 🚶‍♂️

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Dad's Surprise Appearance 😳

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A Secret Request 🤫

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Dad's Emotional Manipulation 😥

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Caught in the Middle 🙇‍♂️

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A Difficult Decision 🤔

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Protecting the Child 💔

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To Tell or Not to Tell? 🤷‍♀️

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Mom's Response 📱

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Appreciation and Closure 🙏

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Babysitter's Tough Choice: Protecting a Child in a Divorce Drama 😔

After witnessing the father's secret visit and emotional manipulation, our brave babysitter was faced with a difficult decision: should she tell the mom about the dad's visit, potentially getting the child in trouble with his father? Ultimately, she chose to inform the mom, who thanked her for letting her know. The babysitter is grateful for the support and advice she received, and feels that she made the right choice by standing up for the child. Now, let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

Babysitter caught dad's secret visit. NTA, tell mom everything. 😊

thisisvpointless | thisisvpointless

Tell the mom everything, she has the right to know 👍

Sinjury | Sinjury

Babysitter should inform the mother about dad's secret visit. 🚨

forged_from_fire | forged_from_fire

Babysitter should tell mom about dad's secret visit. 🤔

Kghp11 | Kghp11

Babysitter should speak up and clarify dad's secret visit 🤔

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Concerned commenter advises babysitter to tell mom about dad's visit 😊

FutureJakeSantiago | FutureJakeSantiago

Dad's secret visit? NTA says he shouldn't be there.

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Be brave and tell the truth. Safety first 👍

YeetMyFeelingsAway | YeetMyFeelingsAway

Crime show fan urges babysitter to tell mom about secret visit 😱

Namshoke | Namshoke

Babysitter should inform the mom about dad's secret visit. NTA.

bluedog33 | bluedog33

Babysitter should assert her rights and tell the truth 😊

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Child caught in messy divorce, babysitter handles it like pro 👏

dumbledoresarmy7 | dumbledoresarmy7

Babysitter advises telling mom due to potential abuse and illegality. NTA 👍

cdiddy19 | cdiddy19

Babysitter in a dilemma, should she tell mom about dad's visit? NTA

KeyserSwayze | KeyserSwayze

Babysitter exposes manipulative dad's secret visit to mom? NTA wins!

chickenmeh | chickenmeh

Babysitter caught dad's secret visit. NTA for telling mom.

matchy_blacks | matchy_blacks

Babysitter debates telling mom about dad's secret visit. 🤔

skittle42 | skittle42

Speak up, but be cautious. Don't babysit for them again. 😱

imalreadyannoyed | imalreadyannoyed

Always inform parents of unexpected visitors during babysitting 🚨

bibbiddybobbidyboo | bibbiddybobbidyboo

Babysitter should tell mom to avoid false accusations and overstepping.

MostlyHarmlessMom | MostlyHarmlessMom

Protecting the child should be the top priority. 🙌

Reign_Drop | Reign_Drop

Babysitter caught in a creepy situation, advises to inform the mother.

Molenium | Molenium

Babysitter debates telling mom about dad's secret visit 🤔

diffy13 | diffy13

Babysitter should tell mom about dad's secret visit to protect child 😊

Reddplannet | Reddplannet

Red flag: adults asking kids to keep secrets 🚨

misfitx | misfitx

This commenter advises telling the mom and taking legal action. 💪

DollyOz | DollyOz

Babysitter faces moral dilemma over dad's secret visit. Speak up?

gelastes | gelastes

Trust is key in babysitting, NTA for reporting suspicious behavior 😊

llamamama08 | llamamama08

Supportive comment, encouraging accountability and protection. 👏

meow13x13 | meow13x13

NTA, the babysitter should tell the mom about dad's secret visit 😱

MorgainofAvalon | MorgainofAvalon

Babysitter should inform mom about dad's secret visit. NTA 👍

Decent_Ad6389 | Decent_Ad6389

Suggests innocent phone call to check in and bring up dad 👍

BigTallClock | BigTallClock

Babysitter worried about dad's secret visit, NTA to tell mom 😱

McHater041899 | McHater041899

Honesty is the best policy, even when it involves secrets 😊

lickerishsnaps | lickerishsnaps

Babysitter suggests watching kid at her house to avoid danger 👀

Climbingmountains02 | Climbingmountains02

Babysitter faces dilemma: should she tell mom about dad's secret visit? NTA commenter advises to speak up against emotional abuse 😱

Ladyughsalot1 | Ladyughsalot1

Babysitter uncovers dad's secret visit, advises mom to change locks 😊

Grumpysmiler | Grumpysmiler

Babysitter witnesses secret visit, advises to tell mom. NTA 😊

Armaryllislove | Armaryllislove

Don't keep secrets from parents, NTA advises. Speak up! 🙌

SockSock81219 | SockSock81219

Babysitter advises to tell mom about uninvited dad's visit. 👍

pickelrick_ | pickelrick_

Babysitter's responsibility to report odd behavior to guardian. NTA.

floordit | floordit

NTA commenter praises babysitter's actions, condemns dad's behavior. 👍

BlossomBelow | BlossomBelow

Honesty is the best policy. NTA did the right thing! 👍

momoftatiana | momoftatiana

Supportive commenter hopes for update on babysitter's dilemma. 🙂

romanticiding | romanticiding

Secrets and abuse language? NTA, tell the mom ASAP! 😱

Lucy_Lastic | Lucy_Lastic

Babysitter exposes dad's secret visit to mom, asks what happened 🤔

Shay561 | Shay561

Kudos to the babysitter for handling a difficult situation well 👏

lesbeanmum | lesbeanmum

NTA babysitter did the right thing by telling the mom. 👍

ReasonableFig2111 | ReasonableFig2111

Always trust your instincts and prioritize child safety. 👍

imsorrydontyellatme | imsorrydontyellatme

NTA, but that's a scary situation. Stay safe! 😱

litbiscuit512 | litbiscuit512

NTA suggests telling trusted friend or parent if minor. Seek support.

Peri_Colosa1 | Peri_Colosa1

Babysitter and mom both at fault, locks need changing ASAP 😕

inn0cent-bystander | inn0cent-bystander

Babysitter debates telling mom about dad's secret visit. NTA.

lpaige2723 | lpaige2723

NTA commenter highlights potential harm to child, suggests full custody

exhauta | exhauta

Ex shares a similar experience, finds it terrifying. NTA.

pinkpuppydogstuffy | pinkpuppydogstuffy

Curious about the dad's secret visit? Same. NTA.

washgirl7980 | washgirl7980

Good call! Dad's behavior was not okay and mom deserved honesty. 👍

seba_make | seba_make

Honesty is the best policy. NTA did the right thing. 👍

ShadowGale96 | ShadowGale96

NTA. The babysitter should tell the mom about dad's secret visit 😱

MrBoomin31 | MrBoomin31

Suggests telling mom but warns of dad's abusive behavior 😱

bugscuz | bugscuz

Trust your instincts, the mom deserves to know. 😊

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Stay out of it, could be a toxic situation 🙅

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Safety concerns raised over manipulative dad's secret visit 😱

Okay-Krinkle | Okay-Krinkle

Babysitter did the right thing by telling the mom 👍

danyelley8402 | danyelley8402

Babysitter advises telling mom about dad's secret visit for kid's wellbeing 👍

Conscious-Vanilla | Conscious-Vanilla

Be honest, spill the tea, or be the a**hole 🍵☕

ItsNiki88 | ItsNiki88

NTA advises to tell the mother and change the locks 👍

FairyFartDaydreams | FairyFartDaydreams

Babysitter advises telling mom about dad's secret visit. NTA 😊

Lucia37 | Lucia37

Honesty is the best policy 👍. Protect the child and yourself.

iluvcats17 | iluvcats17

NTA babysitter suspects dad's secret visit, advises telling mom 🤔

flax92 | flax92

Remove the child as the middle man. NTA, tell all! 👍

LimitlessMegan | LimitlessMegan

Speak up! Father's behavior is emotionally abusive towards his son. 🚨

Competitive_Tea2413 | Competitive_Tea2413

Red flags raised! Babysitter debates telling mom dad's secret visit 🤯

independent_together | independent_together

Babysitter caught dad's secret visit, should she tell mom? 🤔

B0r0B1rd | B0r0B1rd

Misunderstandings arise in comment section, communication is key. 💬

MorgainofAvalon | MorgainofAvalon

Babysitter has a moral obligation to tell mom about dad's visit 😱

mercedes_lakitu | mercedes_lakitu

Dad's secret visit puts babysitter in an uncomfortable situation. NTA.

Griffinej5 | Griffinej5

Divorcing dad puts babysitter in tough spot, commenter advises boundaries.

drewcrew88 | drewcrew88

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