Divorced Dad's UNBELIEVABLE Response to Son's $3K Dental Bill 🦷💸

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🚨 Buckle up, folks! We've got a juicy tale of post-divorce drama that'll make your jaw drop (and not just from a rogue tooth! 😬). When an 8-year-old boy needs dental surgery, his divorced parents find themselves in a financial face-off. 💸 Dad's stuck with the bills for private school and extracurriculars, while Mom's responsible for health insurance and medical expenses. Seems fair, right? 🤔 Well, not when a $3000 dental bill comes knocking! 😱 Will Dad step up to the plate, or will he leave Mom high and dry? 🙅‍♂️ Let's dive into this tangled web of family finances and find out! 🕷️

🚨 Divorce Drama Alert! 💔

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💸 Momma's Got It Easy? 🤨

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😱 Tooth Trouble! 🦷

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💰 Dental Dilemma 😬

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🙅‍♂️ Dad Says NOPE! 😤

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😏 Remember The Deal? 🤝

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💸 No Cash, No Problem? 🤔

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💵 Dad's Got Dough 🤑

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👦 Son's Surgery Secured! 🏥

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🎄 Holiday Rush? 📅

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🦷 Tooth Trouble Tears Family Apart! 😱

In this wild tale of post-divorce drama, an 8-year-old boy's dental dilemma has his parents at odds. 😬 With a tooth growing from the roof of his mouth, the little guy needs surgery ASAP. 🏥 But the hefty $3000 price tag has Mom and Dad playing a game of financial hot potato. 🥔 Dad, who's already footing the bill for private school and extracurriculars, flat-out refuses to chip in. 🙅‍♂️ Mom, who's responsible for health insurance and medical expenses, is left scrambling for cash. 💸 She even considers selling her blood! 🩸 In the end, Mom takes out a loan to cover the cost, ensuring their son gets the surgery he needs. 👦 But the question remains: who's the a-hole in this dental debacle? 🤔 Let's see what the internet has to say about this family's tooth trouble! 🦷

Divorced parents need to prioritize their son's welfare 👨🏻‍💻 instead of squabbling toddlers 🤔

Dipping_My_Toes | Dipping_My_Toes

Divorced dad not TA for holding wife accountable but sounds petty 🦷

Right_Count | Right_Count

Hold your ex accountable for their own agreements. NTA 👍

ListenPast8292 | ListenPast8292

Standing up for himself and sticking to the agreement 💪

fightingnflder | fightingnflder

Divorced parents' dispute over child's dental bill causes animosity. ESH.

Dragnia | Dragnia

Parenting criticism sparks YTA response

TieFew8487 | TieFew8487

Fair offer by divorced dad regarding son's dental expenses 👍

chuckinhoutex | chuckinhoutex

A scathing comment on a father's petty and harmful behaviour 😠

Environmental_Fig933 | Environmental_Fig933

Child's dental bill reveals income and custody inequality. 🤔

sci_fi_bi | sci_fi_bi

Divorced dad not at fault for ex's financial irresponsibility 👏

UsuallyWrite2 | UsuallyWrite2

Putting pettiness over children's well-being makes everyone TA. 👎

cassi0peia7 | cassi0peia7

Parenting expenses comparison highlights entitlement and co-parenting issues 😑

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Putting your anger aside will benefit your son. YTA 😠

Jess1ca1467 | Jess1ca1467

Taking the high road and finding cost-saving alternatives 💪

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Divorced Dad slammed for using son's dental bill as leverage 👨‍👦‍👦

shikka-pow | shikka-pow

Father called out for belittling ex-wife over son's dental bill 💰

zer0_c00l__ | zer0_c00l__

Is the mom also responsible for the kid's expenses? ESH.

Dresdens_auntie | Dresdens_auntie

Divorced dad stands his ground on dental bill payment. 💪

1962Michael | 1962Michael

Divorced dad gets backlash for not splitting son's dental bill 💰

FierceFeyreisa | FierceFeyreisa

Divorced dad empathizes with ex-wife, but worries about son's future. ⚕️

Kittymom4 | Kittymom4

Divorced Dad takes full responsibility for kids despite ex's neglect 🙏

Defiant_Ingenuity_55 | Defiant_Ingenuity_55

Civil discussion on budgeting and responsibility, NAH. 👍

JustKaren13 | JustKaren13

Divorced dad not the a-hole for holding ex accountable for medical bills 💰

brisemartel | brisemartel

Putting your interests over your son's health? YTA. 😠

Cuuldurach | Cuuldurach

Parenting should involve putting the child's health first. 👍

dazedkatwoman | dazedkatwoman

Suggests loaning money to ex-wife for son's dental bill 💰

jassi007 | jassi007

Criticism of divorced dad's response to son's dental bill. 😒

DLCMotroni | DLCMotroni

Divorced dad defended for son's dental bill, mom's mismanagement blamed.

SassyScott4 | SassyScott4

Ex's refusal to pay medical cost, NTA, commenters confused 🤔

Cuthbert_Allgood19 | Cuthbert_Allgood19

Suggested formal agreement for sharing dental bills 💰

Cheddarbaybiskits | Cheddarbaybiskits

Divorced dad not the a-hole for son's dental bill deal 👍

mdflmn | mdflmn

Divorced dad praised for not letting ex-wife take advantage 💯

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Criticism for bitter dad prioritizing money over child's health 😞

Snuffleupagus27 | Snuffleupagus27

NTA: Parenting includes being financially prepared for medical expenses 💻💸

mrsthibeault | mrsthibeault

Divorced dad takes a stand over dental bill 💪

Manager-Limp | Manager-Limp

Divorced dad praised for holding ex-wife accountable for son's dental bill 💰

many_hobbies_gal | many_hobbies_gal

NTA. The mom didn't plan for emergency, don't cover half.

Hoplite68 | Hoplite68

Would the dad still refuse to pay if ex couldn't pay? 🤔

Resident-Rhubarb7242 | Resident-Rhubarb7242

Divorced dad's dental bill dilemma sparks heated debate 💯

Mountain_Flamingo759 | Mountain_Flamingo759

Agreement broken? NTA dad handles dental bill drama gracefully 😊

Aleksandra2222 | Aleksandra2222

NTA! It's her responsibility 💵, not yours 👏

Alibium | Alibium

Equal love and responsibility for child's expenses. Gaslighting not okay. 🚩

Grand-Corner1030 | Grand-Corner1030

Parenting is not a negotiation. YTA for not paying.

bitternerdette | bitternerdette

Responsibility for child's dental bill sparks debate. NTA.

Gypsy-Nyx | Gypsy-Nyx

Co-parenting communication is key. Don't let hate win. 👏

58_Odie | 58_Odie

Divorced dad called out for vindictive attitude towards ex-wife 😡

YMMV-But | YMMV-But

Helpful tip on dental insurance coverage for anesthesia in US 👍

Majestic-Pepper-8070 | Majestic-Pepper-8070

Financial disputes harming your child? Consider a parenting coordinator 👨‍👦👦👨🏼

Designer-Abrocoma-52 | Designer-Abrocoma-52

Put your child first 💜 YTA reminded to love kid

ProfessionalGrade423 | ProfessionalGrade423

Pay for your kid's surgery, sort out custody later. 👨‍🎓

Momof2togepis | Momof2togepis

Divorced dad not at fault for son's dental bill. NTA 👍

clown_pants | clown_pants

Divorced dad's financial situation questioned amidst son's dental bill 💰

jewelzers | jewelzers

Putting pettiness aside for your child's health is important.

CasWay413 | CasWay413

Splitting expenses based on what kids need is fair. NTA.

JaguarZealousideal55 | JaguarZealousideal55

OP is criticized for being petty and risking his son's health.

gracehm05 | gracehm05

Stick to the agreement. Your ex-wife chose cheap insurance.

livingdream111 | livingdream111

Divorced dad enforces agreement, not the a**hole 👍

mfruitfly | mfruitfly

Divorced dad receives NTA judgement for paying son's dental bill

Complete_Relation | Complete_Relation

US healthcare costs are outrageous. OP, YTA for petty revenge.

aestheticmixtape | aestheticmixtape

Divorced couple disagrees on payment terms for medical bills. ESH.

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Prioritize your child's health over arguing about dental bills ✅

Property_Different | Property_Different

Dad not responsible for ex-wife's poor planning 👍

1001labmutt02 | 1001labmutt02

Both parents have faults, but child should not suffer ❌

mountain_dog_mom | mountain_dog_mom

Redditor calls out parent for disregarding son's health and feelings 😕

ChrissyKittyCat | ChrissyKittyCat

Divorced dad's dilemma: Prioritize son's health or ex-wife's responsibility? 🦷💸

Flower_Distribution | Flower_Distribution

Parenting responsibility debated. YTA called out for neglecting child's health.

murphski8 | murphski8

Divorced dad rightfully enforces agreement with ex-wife over son's surgery 💪

Sykopro | Sykopro

Custody agreements exist for a reason ✌️ NTA's ex must pay.

sacredxsecret | sacredxsecret

Setting boundaries and teaching a lesson without jeopardizing love ❤

Perfect-Pea-1355 | Perfect-Pea-1355

Co-parenting fail: Commenter calls out both parents for poor example 🙅

Time_Key7221 | Time_Key7221

Supportive comment defends dad against unsympathetic misandrists 💪

mexheavymetal | mexheavymetal

Divorced dad teaches ex-wife a budgeting lesson 💰💸

HoldFastO2 | HoldFastO2

Divorced dad stands up for son's dental bill. NTA wins! 💯

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Divorced dad not the a-hole for not paying dental bill 💰

Pronebasilisk | Pronebasilisk

Obvious ESH situation, no energy to explain 😑

internet_fodder | internet_fodder

User questions dad's custody and advises prioritizing child's needs.

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Divorced dad saves the day for son's dental bill 💰💪

Redditfront2back | Redditfront2back

Refusing to pay son's dental bill because of ex-wife. YTA 👎

BeddingtonBlvd | BeddingtonBlvd

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