College Student Fed Up with "Caregiver" Role for Autistic Roomie 😠

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🚨 Buckle up, folks! We've got a juicy tale of dorm room drama that'll have you on the edge of your seat! 🍿 Meet our protagonist, a 20-year-old college student who's been stuck with the role of caregiver for her autistic roommate, Sarah. 😩 But here's the twist: Sarah might not be as helpless as everyone thinks! 😲 Our girl has had enough of the double standards and is ready to spill the tea. ☕ Get ready for a wild ride filled with messy roommates, party girls, and a whole lot of autism-related misconceptions! 🙄

🚨 Dorm Room Drama: The Autistic Roommate Dilemma 🚨

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😡 Forced into Caregiving: When Enough is Enough! 😤

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🙄 The Autism Excuse: Is it Valid or Just Manipulation? 🤔

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🕵️‍♀️ The Truth Revealed: Sarah's Hidden Capabilities! 😲

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🛑 Enough is Enough: Taking a Stand Against Unfair Treatment! ✊

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🎉 Party Girl Sarah: Cleaning Up While She's Out! 🍾

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🔄 Switching Roommates: The Ironic Twist! 😅

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💪 Autism ≠ Incompetence: Setting the Record Straight! 📣

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🤷‍♀️ AITA for Refusing to be an Unpaid Caregiver? 🙋‍♀️

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🚨 The Autistic Roommate Saga: A Tale of Betrayal and Double Standards! 😱

Well, well, well... looks like our protagonist has found herself in quite the pickle! 🥒 Forced to play caregiver to her autistic roommate, Sarah, she's had enough of the unfair treatment and double standards. 😤 But here's the kicker: Sarah might not be as helpless as everyone thinks! 😲 Turns out, before the babying began, Sarah was perfectly capable of taking care of herself. 💪 Now, our girl is taking a stand and refusing to be an unpaid caregiver, much to the dismay of Sarah's friends and family. 🙄 But the irony? No one wants to take her place as Sarah's roommate! 😂 Let's see what the internet has to say about this juicy drama! 🍿

Boundaries with roommates should be established upfront 🙅

avasarala25 | avasarala25

You're not her caregiver ✍️. Bring this up with administration 👨‍🎓.

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Stand up for yourself! School should help remove caregiver burden 💪

MiddleAgedCool | MiddleAgedCool

Autistic roommate taking advantage of college student. Change situation ASAP 😠

Neravariine | Neravariine

Respect for neurodiversity and boundaries 👏

Sunflakes2012 | Sunflakes2012

Being a caregiver to a roommate isn't fair, NTA 👍

slang_tang_ | slang_tang_

Don't let yourself be taken advantage of! Speak up 👍

Flat_Contribution707 | Flat_Contribution707

Stand up for yourself and document everything 👍

S70nkyK0ng | S70nkyK0ng

No more free labor. Offered to be paid $150/hr 💰😠

CanterCircles | CanterCircles

Empathetic comment encourages college student to prioritize themselves and their well-being. 🙌

Head-Computer5350 | Head-Computer5350

College student draws a line with roommate's caregiver expectations 🙌

TinyRascalSaurus | TinyRascalSaurus

Supporting autistic roommates without harmful stereotypes and learned helplessness 👍

HannahAnthonia | HannahAnthonia

Draw a hard line and ask for a new room allocation 👍

squirlysquirel | squirlysquirel

Student refuses to be caregiver for roomie with autism 🙅‍♀️

cjennmom | cjennmom

Autistic commenter defends independence, supports college student's frustration. 😊

Beneficial_Step9088 | Beneficial_Step9088

Empathetic response validates frustration with caregiver role.

Significant_Win6431 | Significant_Win6431

Living with autistic roommate not the issue, bad fit is. NTA.

AndSoItGoes24 | AndSoItGoes24

Stand your ground and set boundaries with your roommate. 💪

mdthomas | mdthomas

College student seeks advice on caregiver role for autistic roommate. NTA

ashnxght | ashnxght

Take back your time and life with the box method 📦

Huge_Industry_1259 | Huge_Industry_1259

Roommate using neurodivergence as an excuse, NTA for setting boundaries 🙏

WbdigoQueenie | WbdigoQueenie

Fed up college student seeks help to deal with caregiver role. 😠

Conscious_Air_2466 | Conscious_Air_2466

Don't be coerced into a caregiver role. You're NTA 👏

natdiego | natdiego

Certified therapist agrees, being a caregiver for autistic roommate sucks 😱

crazymastiff | crazymastiff

Autistic roommate's needs shouldn't overburden college roommate. NTA.

EyeFun3023 | EyeFun3023

Roommate not caregiver. Good for you standing up! 🙌

Algebralovr | Algebralovr

Student speaks up against unfair caregiver responsibilities for roommate.

Bitter-Conflict-4089 | Bitter-Conflict-4089

Roommate frustrated with caregiver role for autistic roommate. NTA.

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College is for earning a degree, not babysitting 😠

AstronomicalObserve | AstronomicalObserve

Set boundaries and stop being her caregiver. 🛑

Choco_guru12 | Choco_guru12

Don't sacrifice your education for your roommate's needs 👍

jenniw3g | jenniw3g

Breaking stereotypes of caregiving for autistic people. NTA 👏

MembershipJaded5215 | MembershipJaded5215

Setting boundaries with roommates is important for everyone's well-being 🙌

Guarenita | Guarenita

Roommate can't take care of herself, NTA suggests family help.

Castilian_eggs | Castilian_eggs

Being a caregiver should always be voluntary. NTA for requesting transfer. 🙌

redcore4 | redcore4

Living with Aspergers doesn't make you dependent. #NTA 👏

memkwen | memkwen

College student seeks advice on room change due to caregiver role.


Stand up for yourself and don't enable others. NTA 💪

No_Character7056 | No_Character7056

Don't be a caregiver for your roommate. NTA 👏🏼

Ok-Abbreviations4510 | Ok-Abbreviations4510

Student sets boundaries with autistic roommate's care responsibilities. NTA 👍

SirMittensOfTheHill | SirMittensOfTheHill

College student seeks justice for being exploited as caregiver 😠

AnotherRTFan | AnotherRTFan

Teaching autistic children to be self-sufficient. NTA.

Happy_Flow826 | Happy_Flow826

Stand up for yourself! Don't let caregiving interfere with education! 💪

Miserable-Living9569 | Miserable-Living9569

Autistic commenter suggests finding new roommate or switching rooms 😊

TheEphemeralNight | TheEphemeralNight

Supportive reply from fellow caregiver. 🤗

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Dealing with an autistic slacker and creep at work. NTA. 😠

oblivious_fireball | oblivious_fireball

Student frustrated with caregiving role for autistic roommate, seeks transfer

realshockvaluecola | realshockvaluecola

Not responsible for her care. Take it up with RA. 👍

HunterDangerous1366 | HunterDangerous1366

You're her roommate, not her mother. NTA. 😊

AmazingLark | AmazingLark

Billing for caregiving? Not a bad idea actually! 💡💰

Poison-Dart-Frog89 | Poison-Dart-Frog89

Stand up for yourself and seek help from school admin. NTA 💯

BooksAndStarsLover | BooksAndStarsLover

Get out before getting gaslit more: NTA advice 😠

Procrumpets22 | Procrumpets22

College student wants to transfer room due to caregiver role 😠

wolofancy | wolofancy

Roommate's autism shouldn't be excuse for being a servant. NTA 😊

Bleah100 | Bleah100

Be assertive and treat your roommate as an adult 💪

MaryK007 | MaryK007

Roommate taking advantage, NTA for wanting change.

Apprehensive-Joke594 | Apprehensive-Joke594

Roommate's behavior is unacceptable, set boundaries and stand firm 😠

MaryK007 | MaryK007

"NTA!" College student accused of faking caregiving for autistic roommate 😠

Environmental_Act811 | Environmental_Act811

Don't let your roommate's condition become your responsibility 🙌

wayward_painter | wayward_painter

Cooking and cleaning for an autistic roommate? NTA. 😠

bab_101 | bab_101

Roommate accused of lying about needing caregiver, NTA verdict.

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Standing up for yourself and your boundaries 💪

RoadNo9352 | RoadNo9352

Stand up for yourself and ask to move out 🚶‍♂️

Possible_Laugh_9139 | Possible_Laugh_9139

Autistic person agrees with OP and gives advice on self-care 👍

rk800s | rk800s

University should intervene to resolve caregiver conflict 👍

JBB2002902 | JBB2002902

Roommate's needs not your responsibility. Request a room change. NTA 👍

cassowary32 | cassowary32

Advocating for disabled housing and reporting to RA to help 🏠

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Autistic roommate needs to find alternative solutions for personal care 😠

Unusual-Ride1010 | Unusual-Ride1010

Autistic roommate needs support, not babying. Room reassignment advised. NTA 👍

Dogmother123 | Dogmother123

Autistic adult calls out lazy entitled behavior, encourages fair treatment. 👏

SamuelVimesTrained | SamuelVimesTrained

Setting boundaries is important. You're not responsible for everything. 🙌

JalenTargaryen | JalenTargaryen

Roommate won't take care of their own autistic needs. NTA 😊

Pretend_Librarian_35 | Pretend_Librarian_35

RN supports OP, advises friends to educate themselves about autism 👍

Most_Bicycle6185 | Most_Bicycle6185

Neurodivergent parent agrees she's NTA and suggests charging for services. 👍

LateEvening6026 | LateEvening6026

Don't be taken advantage of! 💸 Stand up for yourself. NTA

NASA_official_srsly | NASA_official_srsly

College student fed up with caregiving role for autistic roomie 😒

SammyLoops1 | SammyLoops1

Student rightfully refuses caregiver role for autistic roommate 🚫🤲

Blackstar1401 | Blackstar1401

Don't let anyone weaponize your kindness! NTA 👏

The_Blue_Adept | The_Blue_Adept

Autistic person calls out roommate for using autism as excuse 🤯

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Roommate not entitled to caregiver role, NTA 😊

Less_Ordinary_8516 | Less_Ordinary_8516

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