Dad ABANDONS His Kids with Ex-Wife After Mom's Death - Is She Wrong to Refuse 'Mom' Title? 🚨

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🚨 Buckle up, folks! We've got a wild ride of a story for you today! 😱 This tale is packed with all the juicy drama you crave - divorce, affairs, blended families, and a whole lot of heart-wrenching emotions. 💔 Our protagonist, a strong and compassionate mom, finds herself in a sticky situation with her ex-husband's kids. Will she rise to the challenge and find a loving solution? 🤔 Let's dive in and find out! 👇

💔 A Heartbreaking Tale of Divorce and Blended Families 😢

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😱 Shocking Betrayal: Husband's Affair Leads to Double Pregnancy Drama! 🤰

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💒 Speedy Second Marriage: Ex Ties the Knot Just 6 Months Post-Divorce! 💍

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😠 Ex Accuses Mom of Creating Family Divide After Her Reasonable Boundaries 🚫

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💪 Strong Mom Moves On, Focusing on Her Kids' Happiness and Health ❤️

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🙏 Compassionate Ex-Wife Steps Up to Help Grieving Ex and His Kids 👨‍👧‍👦

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🗓️ New Normal: Kids Spend Weekdays with Ex-Wife Due to Her Flexible WFH Schedule ⏰

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😳 Awkward Moment: Ex's Kids Start Calling Her 'Mama'! 👩‍👧‍👦

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🙅‍♀️ Ex Dismisses Concerns, Insisting She's 'Pretty Much Their Mom' Now 🤦‍♀️

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🗣️ Mom Takes Matters Into Her Own Hands, Explaining the Situation to the Kids 💬

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💕 Loving Yet Firm: Mom Clarifies Her Role to Ex's Kids Over Breakfast 🥞

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👦👧 Kids Understand, Asking What to Call Her Instead 🤔

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😡 Ex Lashes Out, Calling Her a 'F*ing B*tch' for 'Crushing' the Kids 🤬

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😢 Guilt Sets In: Did She Make the Right Choice for the Grieving Kids? 💔

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🤗 Auntie to the Rescue: Finding a Loving Compromise for Ex's Kids ❤️

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👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Time for a Serious Talk: Mom Lays Out Options for Kids' Living Arrangements 🏡

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😞 Ex Seems Checked Out, Uninterested in Kids' Well-Being 😔

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🚨 Red Flags: Ex Makes Excuses, Doesn't Want Full-Time Responsibility 🚩

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😲 Shocking Indifference: Ex Unfazed by Possibility of Kids Moving Cross-Country 😞

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😢 From Mama to Auntie: Navigating the Complexities of Blended Families 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Well, well, well... this story sure took us on an emotional rollercoaster! 🎢 Our fierce mama bear 🐻 found herself in a tricky spot when her ex's kids started calling her 'Mama' after she stepped up to help them through a tough time. 😢 But with a heavy heart, she knew she had to set boundaries and explain her role to the little ones. 💔 The internet weighed in with some great suggestions, and now she's rocking the 'Auntie' title like a boss! 💪 But the drama's not over yet - her ex seems to be dropping the ball big time, and she's laying down the law to ensure the kids are taken care of. 👮‍♀️ Will he step up to the plate, or will our heroine have to take matters into her own hands? 🤔 Stay tuned, folks - this story's just getting started! 😲

Ex-husband is manipulative and playing you. Don't let him win! 😠

YeahIgotanopinion | YeahIgotanopinion

Being a motherly figure goes beyond titles. NTA 👏

87_north | 87_north

Setting boundaries as a stepmom is understandable and important 👍

TheoryAddict | TheoryAddict

Single mom praised for being a great mom, but needs child support 💰

Mewmewlikethat | Mewmewlikethat

Ex-wife establishes clear boundaries with kids, not harsh. NTA 👍

GypsyBuckingham | GypsyBuckingham

NTA for not wanting to be called 'mom' after father's abandonment 🚨

Alyssa_Hargreaves | Alyssa_Hargreaves

Taking care of your ex's kids isn't worth being mistreated. NTA 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

NTA and start documenting now. Watch out for your safety. ⚠

littlefiddle05 | littlefiddle05

The ex's affair revealed - and Dad is a cheater 🤫

Traditional-Bed9449 | Traditional-Bed9449

Setting boundaries with a*hole ex who insulted her. 👏

squidinosaur | squidinosaur

Respectful ex-wife deserves appreciation for raising her late partner's kids 🙏

Kellymargaret | Kellymargaret

Setting boundaries, NTA for not taking 'mom' title 👍

reclaimation | reclaimation

Being referred to as 'Miss Leila' doesn't make her the a-hole 💁‍♀️

Kettlewise | Kettlewise

Stepmom not wrong, dad needs to be grateful. 🚨

fatolderlady2 | fatolderlady2

Set boundaries and move on from the cheating ex 👏

blingalee1802 | blingalee1802

Ex started 'Mom' thing, NTA for not continuing it. 👍

devilsadvo886 | devilsadvo886

Stepmom takes on motherly role, ex-wife gets upset. NTA.

bitchofeskar | bitchofeskar

Suggests coming up with a nickname with kids for closeness 🙂

MzOpinion8d | MzOpinion8d

User warns OP to set boundaries with ex-husband for the kids' sake 🚨

1-2-buckle-my-shoes | 1-2-buckle-my-shoes

Ex-husband's abandonment sparks outrage and support for ex-wife.

Cherrygrove-elk | Cherrygrove-elk

Being a maternal figure is enough, NTA. 👍

knotthemessenger | knotthemessenger

Stepping up for your ex's kids doesn't make you mom 💗

The_final_frontier_ | The_final_frontier_

A reasonable conversation gone wrong, NTA for setting boundaries 👍

ollyman97 | ollyman97

NTA for refusing 'mom' title after ex-husband's lack of gratitude 🙏

mornis | mornis

Setting boundaries was the right call. Don't enable his behavior! 💪

partypancakesbacon | partypancakesbacon

Ex-husband causing damage by pushing ex-wife into 'momma' position. NTA.

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Stepmom receives respect for refusing 'mom' title after dad's infidelity.

Melanie-Littleman | Melanie-Littleman

Unpaid labor and boundary issues with ex-husband. 😔

volatile-ish | volatile-ish

👏 Going above and beyond as a step-parent, setting boundaries. #NTA

GypsyBuckingham | GypsyBuckingham

NTA. Men need to take responsibility for their kids. Watch out.

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Struggling single mom deserves financial support from absentee ex-husband 💰

PhantomStrangeSolitu | PhantomStrangeSolitu

Confusion and chaos in a large blended family. 🤷‍♀️

dnmnew | dnmnew

Supportive comment encourages step-mom to be a positive maternal figure 👍

MomIrishTwins | MomIrishTwins

User shares personal experience and supports the mother's decision 👍

jlorde9 | jlorde9

Being a stepmom doesn't make you their mom. NTA 👍

Accidentloilit | Accidentloilit

Ex-husband trying to manipulate her into being a mother again. NTA 🚨

Quicksilver1964 | Quicksilver1964

Respectful reminder that mother figure doesn't equal mother title. 👍

emherrera1960 | emherrera1960

NTA receives support for dealing with ex-husband's disrespect and labor.

gelatoisthebest | gelatoisthebest

NTA OP, but be careful not to enable his irresponsibility. 🚨

No_Recording9016 | No_Recording9016

Single mom advice: Sue for child support to do nice things 👍

No_Respond_8394 | No_Respond_8394

Being a mother figure is more than a title, but 'Momma Leila' could signify your relationship. NTA 👍

Extension_Honeydew62 | Extension_Honeydew62

Ex-husband referring to her as 'mama' could be a red flag 🤯

Khali1987 | Khali1987

Ex-wife refuses 'mom' title and commenters agree ex-husband is A-hole 👎

FifiIsBored | FifiIsBored

Protecting yourself and your family from a negligent ex-partner 🔒

Angel-4077 | Angel-4077

Ex-husband has boundary issues and is ungrateful. NTA. 🙅

waitingforchange53 | waitingforchange53

NTA comment calls out absent father, sparks no replies.

kiwi_klutz | kiwi_klutz

Ex-husband being a brat, you're NTA for refusing 'mom' title 😍

dellaevaine | dellaevaine

NTA, but set boundaries with ex and don't take his kids.

patrislove | patrislove

Brutal truth bomb in the replies 🤯

snowboard7621 | snowboard7621

Choosing between 'Miss Leila' and 'Auntie Leila' for step-kids 🤔

WhatABaker | WhatABaker

Children calling her 'Mama' won't change their situation. NTA.

JWJulie | JWJulie

NTA, ex's true colors showed when he abandoned his kids. You're right.

dce42 | dce42

Being a mother figure doesn't require the 'mama' title 💛

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NTA for refusing to be emotionally taken advantage of 👏

Speakklife | Speakklife

Setting boundaries is important. NTA. 💪

MobMotherScitah | MobMotherScitah

Ex-wife is NTA for taking care of ex-husband's kids.

besupergood | besupergood

Respectful NTA stands up for late wife's memory and kids' mental health 👏

cassowary32 | cassowary32

Ex-wife provides childcare for his kids, he insults her. NTA 👏

juswundern | juswundern

Calling her 'Mom' is not necessary, Aunty is a fair compromise 🚨

Scully152 | Scully152

Ex-wife not wrong for refusing 'mom' title - NTA comment

Ok_Efficiency_9309 | Ok_Efficiency_9309

Respectful communication and boundaries make you NTA in this situation.

Ok_Smell_8260 | Ok_Smell_8260

Being a caring auntie is enough, NTA for refusing mom title 👍

GlumPie8709 | GlumPie8709

Setting boundaries with ex to avoid guilt-tripping and single parenting 🙌

Pumpkin__Butt | Pumpkin__Butt

Dad started 'mama' business, can't hack parenthood alone. NTA 👍

Roux_Harbour | Roux_Harbour

Father accused of pushing kids to call ex-wife 'mama'. NTA.

nail-artlover | nail-artlover

Ex-husband criticized for abandoning kids, needs to prioritize them 👥

Not-a-Kitten | Not-a-Kitten

Engaging comment applauding OP for being a lovely 'mama' figure.

elodierae | elodierae

Ex-husband's sexism and insensitivity towards grieving children. NTA 👏

South_Cantaloupe2156 | South_Cantaloupe2156

Is refusing 'Mom' title justified? NTA explains why

MistressLyda | MistressLyda

Stepmom politely declines 'mom' title, ex-husband overreacts. NTA 👏

xXDarkTwistedXx | xXDarkTwistedXx

NTA praised for being a wonderful person, but warned to protect herself and kids from ex who may rip them away and not appreciate her role. 🙏

katherinemma987 | katherinemma987

Ex-husband using kids to get back together. NTA.

SnooAvocados6720 | SnooAvocados6720

Handling grief with grace 🙏

Jerkrollatex | Jerkrollatex

NTA. You're not their mother in any legal sense 👍

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You're NTA but their dad is a coward 👏

Rattkjakkapong | Rattkjakkapong

Being manipulated into a role you didn't sign up for 🤷‍♀️. Don't let him win.

HistoricalReception7 | HistoricalReception7

Setting boundaries with ex-husband to avoid future complications 🙌

[deleted] | [deleted]

Ex-husband takes advantage of her kindness; she's NTA.

idrow1 | idrow1

NTA for setting boundaries with ex and being a supportive figure 🙌

Katy_moxie | Katy_moxie

Compassionate comment acknowledges tough situation of abandoned kids with NAH verdict.

Blahblahblah210 | Blahblahblah210

Ex-husband taking advantage of the situation, NTA for refusing mom title.

taschana | taschana

Supportive comments for a woman refusing 'mom' title. ❤️

TheBlueLeopard | TheBlueLeopard

NTA for not wanting to be called 'Mom' after caring for them.

domingerique | domingerique

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