Mom REFUSES to Make Kids Apologize to Grieving Friend 😱

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Buckle up, folks! 🚨 We've got a doozy of a story for you today. 😱 A simple walk in the park turns into a dramatic showdown between a protective mama bear 🐻 and a grieving mother who just lost her own cub. 💔 Emotions are running high, boundaries are being crossed, and apologies are flying left and right. 🙇‍♀️ But at the end of the day, who's in the right? 🤔 Let's dive in and find out! 🕵️‍♀️

A Walk in the Park Gone Wrong 😱

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Sisters Stick Together During Meltdown 👭

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Adopted Daughter Comforts Her Sis 🤗

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Familiar Face, Unfamiliar Reaction 😳

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Stranger Danger: Unwanted Touching 🙅‍♀️

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Bio Daughter Clings to Mom for Safety 🤱

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Adopted Daughter Follows Suit 🏃‍♀️

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Mama Bear Unleashed: Hands Off My Cubs! 🐻

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Tragedy Strikes: A Mother's Pain 💔

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Apologies Exchanged, Help Offered 🤝

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Mom Stands Her Ground for Her Kids 👩‍👧‍👧

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Empathy Offered, But Boundaries Maintained 🙏

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AITA for Putting My Kids First? 🤔

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Plot Twist: OP is a Mom, Not a Dad! 🙋‍♀️

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Mama Bear vs. Grieving Mom: Who's the A-hole? 🤔

In this heart-wrenching tale, a mother of two special needs daughters finds herself in a sticky situation when a grieving mom oversteps boundaries during a meltdown. 😳 Tears are shed, apologies are made, but the grieving mom demands an apology from the kids. 😤 Mama Bear stands her ground, refusing to teach her kids that it's okay for strangers to touch them without permission. 👊 The internet is divided on who's in the right. 🤷‍♀️ Let's see what the masses have to say about this emotional rollercoaster of a story! 🎢

Standing up for your kids 💪

gaudamn | gaudamn

Heartbreaking loss doesn't justify her actions. Girls owed apology.

the-mirrors-truth | the-mirrors-truth

Teaching kids to apologize for being assaulted? Not okay. NTA 👍

Sofscrib | Sofscrib

Respecting personal boundaries is important. NTA made the right call.

NoelaRose | NoelaRose

Sweet sisterly love praised in heartwarming comment 😍

Loesje2303 | Loesje2303

Daughters not responsible for stranger's emotions. NTA. 👍

PolitePineapple | PolitePineapple

Mom overstepped by asking for apology from grieving friend's daughters. NTA.

WebbieVanderquack | WebbieVanderquack

Compassionate comment defends NTA's parenting decisions 🙌

Viperbunny | Viperbunny

Parent defends kids' reaction to unwanted physical contact. NTA 👍

Bambie-Rizzo | Bambie-Rizzo

Enforcing bodily autonomy is important. NTA for protecting kids 👏

Seraphim676 | Seraphim676

Boundaries crossed: NTA holds her ground against grieving friend.

ThermiteMillie | ThermiteMillie

Teaching kids not to apologize for something not their fault 👍

caluminouswhite | caluminouswhite

Putting children first: NTA refuses to let kids apologize 🙅

Lenformerexaminer | Lenformerexaminer

Kids shouldn't apologize for boundaries, even after a tragedy. #NTA 🙏

Mecha_McEhlah | Mecha_McEhlah

Respect for bodily autonomy even in times of grief. 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

Teaching bodily autonomy is important, NTA for standing up.

WaffleDynamics | WaffleDynamics

Respect personal space. NTA for declining unwanted touch. 🙌

Chance-Contract-1290 | Chance-Contract-1290

Offering sympathy cards is a thoughtful idea. NTA.

HatsAndTopcoats | HatsAndTopcoats

Respect boundaries, always ask for consent ✌

Official_loli | Official_loli

Compassionate comment defends kids' reaction in sensitive situation. 🙌

rbar174 | rbar174

Empathetic commenter understands the situation and advises to leave alone 🙏

Thediciplematt | Thediciplematt

NTA, children don't owe apologies for defending themselves 👍

Momma_tried378 | Momma_tried378

Why force kids to apologize? NTA, it's understandable.

codeverity | codeverity

Grieving mom blocks friend over unreasonable request. NTA.

rock1ngch41r | rock1ngch41r

Respecting adults doesn't always protect kids. NTA dad 👏

jetttward | jetttward

NTA- You did the right thing by your kids 👍

nickygirl19 | nickygirl19

Respectful parenting or overstepping boundaries? NTA comment defends child's rights

ThrutheTrapdoor | ThrutheTrapdoor

NTA. Grief can cause stupid behavior. You handled it well 👍

batclub3 | batclub3

NTA. Empathetic response to unreasonable behavior from grieving friend. 👏

miasabine | miasabine

Empathetic comment supports OP's decision and criticizes insensitive friend. 👏

drunkenwithlust | drunkenwithlust

Respecting kids' boundaries and emotions is important. NTA 👍

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Respectful NTA comment empathizes with disabled son and grieving friend.

poet_andknowit | poet_andknowit

NTA for setting boundaries, but crossed the line at end 🤔

bullzeye1983 | bullzeye1983

Mama bear defends kids from unwanted touch, no apologies needed 🐾

Yellowsunflowerlover | Yellowsunflowerlover

NTA handled situation with empathy, but warned of potential backlash 😱

unicorndontcare69 | unicorndontcare69

Teaching kids bodily autonomy is important, NTA for not apologizing.

Dogismygod | Dogismygod

Parent defends child's behavior, suggests posting to Reddit for criticism 😑

Killmiiplz | Killmiiplz

Suggests a sympathetic approach to defuse situation with grieving friend 🙏

Atschmid | Atschmid

Protecting your children's bodies is a right, not an apology-worthy offense 💪

Clean-Letter-5053 | Clean-Letter-5053

Demanding apology from children makes mom NTA? Nope. 🤔

Extension-Quail4642 | Extension-Quail4642

Teaching children bodily autonomy is important 👏

CryptographerOk5523 | CryptographerOk5523

NTA defended against unnecessary apology demand. Good job, OP! 👏

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Teaching kids responsibility for their actions: a parenting win 💪

iiiBansheeiii | iiiBansheeiii

Teaching kids about consent is crucial ✌️

disguised_hashbrown | disguised_hashbrown

Parent defends child with ASD, NTA for not apologizing. 👏

Rainbow_Pathetic | Rainbow_Pathetic

The power dynamics behind demanding apologies, explained 🤔

Boozed_Ids_Gems | Boozed_Ids_Gems

Grieving woman demands apology from kids for self-defense? NTA!

type1error | type1error

Defending children's behavior, a redditor calls the mother NTA 👏

doodlepoodle78 | doodlepoodle78

Empathetic comment defending children's boundaries with gratitude expressed.

scarybottom | scarybottom

Respect for body autonomy and extrovert boundaries. NTA.

TheFlyTechGuy | TheFlyTechGuy

Stranger aggressively manhandles kids, NTA mom refuses apology 🚫

Maiidesuu | Maiidesuu

Supportive comment applauds mom for protecting autistic daughter's boundaries 👏

TheLurkingGlass | TheLurkingGlass

NTA. Stranger Danger! Kids have right to pull away.

stiletto929 | stiletto929

Parent praised for standing up for kids' boundaries and safety 👏

Blerpsnerp | Blerpsnerp

Teaching kids life lessons is a parent's job! NTA 👍

sarcastagirly | sarcastagirly

Teaching kids bodily autonomy and consent is crucial 👏

jlwolfe6983 | jlwolfe6983

Parenting done right! Empathy and boundaries are key 👍

mfruitfly | mfruitfly

Assertive and sensitive response, prioritizing children's well-being. NTA.

OkapiEli | OkapiEli

Respecting children's boundaries is important. NTA for setting limits 👍

brazentory | brazentory

Teaching children consent and boundaries. NTA 👏

JCWa50 | JCWa50

Respecting body autonomy, even in grief. No apologies needed! 💪

SilentSiren39 | SilentSiren39

Respecting personal boundaries is important, even in grief 🙏

Bdubz29 | Bdubz29

Defending boundaries of non-verbal autistic child. NTA 👏

SuperbPlan8 | SuperbPlan8

Neurodivergent commenter supports NTA and criticizes insincere apology 🤔

StuckInPurgatory39 | StuckInPurgatory39

Respect personal boundaries - NTA for not making kids apologize 👏

ArielOfAutumn | ArielOfAutumn

Supportive comment, praising parent for standing their ground 👏

chefrikrock | chefrikrock

Empathetic commenter supports not forcing kids to apologize 🙌

Flameblaster26 | Flameblaster26

Children deserve bodily autonomy too. NTA handled situation well. 👍

rissaro0o | rissaro0o

NTA comment de-escalates situation with a mature apology 🙌

Kripzilla | Kripzilla

Teaching kids bodily autonomy - NTA gets standing ovation 👏

ajax6677 | ajax6677

NTA. Grieving friend stomped on girls' boundaries, doesn't deserve apology.

fireextinquisher | fireextinquisher

Respectful comment defends bodily autonomy during pandemic. NTA.

lsp2005 | lsp2005

Respecting boundaries with kids is important, NTA comment explains why 🙏

CrowsEatFirst | CrowsEatFirst

Teaching kids accountability and empathy. NTA for not apologizing.

cutegreentea_ | cutegreentea_

User believes grieving friend was emotionally manipulating the mom. NTA.

seamustheseagull | seamustheseagull

Children not at fault for grieving friend's inappropriate behavior 👍

PsilosirenRose | PsilosirenRose

NTA commenter applauds parent for not making kids apologize. 👏

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