He Told His Cousin He Won’t Pay For Her Baby After She Ran Out of Money

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A Reddit user shared his story of telling his cousin he would not pay for her baby after she ran out of money. He won’t give his single cousin more money for her baby, and people are backing him up.

Financially Irresponsible

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The original poster (OP) said he and his cousin have always been close. OP added that sometimes she tends not to think things all the way through.

She frequently makes bad financial decisions and then asks her family to help her out. OP said she’s not horrible with money but that she never budgets and trusts that she’ll make it work somehow.

Plans To Become a Single Mom

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OP said that around two years ago, she told the family she planned to become a single mom in the next few years. Everyone congratulated her, but since a single mom raised OP, he didn’t think his cousin was putting enough thought into the decision. He warned her that a child is a huge financial and emotional decision that she won’t be able to take back.

She accused him of not thinking she would be a good mother, and OP clarified that he thought she would be a great mother but that children are expensive and she should review her budget before jumping into having a child. OP said she still seemed a bit annoyed but agreed that children are expensive and that she had thought it through. OP said he didn’t really believe her but let it go.

Baby Prep

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Six months later, OP’s cousin announced her pregnancy. She spent a lot of money getting everything she would need for a newborn baby. OP noticed that everything she was getting was for a 0-3 month year old, so he went to a thrift store and got her a bunch of baby clothes for a wide range of ages. When he tried to give her the clothing, she called him disgusting and said her baby wouldn’t be wearing “gross” thrift store clothing.

Need a Budget

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OP said he was pretty hurt but just blamed her behavior on hormones and tried to let it go. OP said that just as he’d predicted, four months after the baby was born, his cousin ran out of money and came to him asking for help paying rent. OP said in return for the money, she would need to make time for him to teach her how to budget.

Ran Out of Money

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She never found the time and ran out of money again the next month. She said she didn’t have any money to get new clothes for her baby. OP was upset that she hadn’t listened to him about how expensive kids were and that she had turned down the clothing he had offered. He told her that she was on her own until she could prove that she could manage her money, and she would have to ask someone else in the family for money.

She screamed at OP and told him that he was leaving her baby to die, and after she left, OP began receiving angry calls from relatives who were disappointed that he hadn’t helped her.

She Went Back Home After Her Husband Chose to SHARE THE BED With His Friend and Asked Her to Sleep on the Floor

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One Reddit user posted in the “Am I the ***hole” group on Reddit, asking whether she was wrong for cutting her vacation short and returning home after her husband asked her to sleep on the floor instead of the bed.

She Went Back Home After Her Husband Chose to SHARE THE BED With His Friend and Asked Her to Sleep on the Floor

They DESTROYED His Skid Loader and Didn’t Pay Him Back Now They Want Him to “Get Over Himself”

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Is he holding a grudge, or does he have a legitimate grievance?

A Reddit user has shared a story about how a 10-year-old grudge has caused a rift between her brother-in-law (BIL) and her family.

They DESTROYED His Skid Loader and Didn’t Pay Him Back Now They Want Him to “Get Over Himself”

Woman STORMS Out of Her Baby Shower After Telling off Her DELUSIONAL In-Laws: Who Is To Blame for the Situation?

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Her in-laws were totally delusional, and she just lost it!

A woman, 27 years old, was expecting her first child with her husband. This child was the first grandchild in the husband’s family. Now, we all know the excitement and adoration that comes with the first grandchild’s arrival.

Unfortunately, it was not all jolly for this woman as her husband’s family couldn’t just accept the gender of the child.

Woman STORMS Out of Her Baby Shower After Telling off Her DELUSIONAL In-Laws: Who Is To Blame for the Situation?

Parking War: The Neighbors Keep Parking in Front of His Grandparent’s Home So He Made the City Put a Handicapped Spot There

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A Reddit user has shared his parking wars story after he got the city to put a handicapped spot in front of his grandparent’s house.

Parking War: The Neighbors Keep Parking in Front of His Grandparent’s Home So He Made the City Put a Handicapped Spot There

She Interrupted Her Husband’s Live Stream and Screamed At Him Live, On-Air After He Abandoned Their Child To Catch Up With His Fans

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A woman posted in the “Am I the ***hole” wanting to know if she was in the wrong for interrupting her husband’s live stream and going off on him after the man abandoned their child.

She Interrupted Her Husband’s Live Stream and Screamed At Him Live, On-Air After He Abandoned Their Child To Catch Up With His Fans

 

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Originally posted 2023-10-23 12:00:17.