Evil Stepmother Kicks Out Stepdaughter to Make Room for New Baby

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A stepmom shared her story of asking her stepdaughter to move out so she and her husband could have room for their new child. There isn’t room for them both, but the stepdaughter reacted badly when asked to move out to make room for her new sibling.

What To Expect When You’re Expecting

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The original poster (OP) explained that she is currently pregnant with her first child. She and her husband live in a two-bedroom home with her stepdaughter. Now that the baby is on the way, OP and her husband need more space, and they cannot afford a new home.

OP asked her husband if he thought it would be a good idea to ask her stepdaughter to move out so they could use the room for the baby. OP reasoned that her stepdaughter is an adult and works full-time, so it is time for her to move on.

It’s Time for You To Move On

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OP’s husband agreed, and they brought it up with her one night at dinner. They offered to help her out with the first two months of rent. OP also said she would go shopping with her for decorations for her apartment.

OP said they tried to be as gentle as possible, but she was very quiet. She pulled OP’s husband aside later and told him that despite working full-time, she could not afford to live on her own.

Maybe She Didn’t Hear Me the First Time

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OP’s husband told her that she didn’t need to move out now they are trying to find space for the baby. The other day, OP was home alone with her stepdaughter and brought up the subject of moving out again.

She offered to help her find a roommate, but her stepdaughter snapped at her, told her to leave her alone, and locked herself in her room.

OP’s husband was upset when he got home and told OP to leave her alone and not bring it up anymore. OP said things have been awkward and uncomfortable since then, which has made her pregnancy more stressful.

The Masses Weigh In

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The Reddit community was far more sympathetic to the stepdaughter in this situation.

One user said, “Info: So you and your husband can’t afford another place to live but you expect her to?”

Another added, “Exactly, I was just about to post that if the two adults can’t afford 3 bedrooms, how do they think the young adult probably just starting her career can afford 1.”

High Cost of Living

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Another chimed in, “YTA. It is hard for young adults these days. Unless they marry an older guy with $$$. Your baby can stay in the room with you for the first months. You are being unrealistic about decorating a new place. Leave the discussions with her to your husband.”

She Could Contribute to Household Expenses

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Another user offered a solution. “If she contributes some rent and groceries, would you be able to afford a 3br? More cost-effective than two places, and she wouldn’t feel so pushed out.”

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

Petty Revenge? His Neighbor Thinks He Owns the Street Parking Spots in Front of His House Until He Is Given a Taste of His Own Medicine

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About three years ago, a new neighbor moved into the house across the street from the original poster’s (OP) house. This new neighbor had five boys at the time; the youngest was 15 years old, and soon he turned 16.

Petty Revenge? His Neighbor Thinks He Owns the Street Parking Spots in Front of His House Until He Is Given a Taste of His Own Medicine

Entitled Much? Sister-In-Law Wants Her Daughter’s Disney Trip Paid For Because It “Takes A Village”

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The family of the original poster (OP) had a tradition of going on fun trips on the kids’ 10th birthdays. OP’s parents had done it for the whole family, and now they want to continue doing it for their grandchildren.

Entitled Much? Sister-in-Law Wants Her Daughter’s Disney Trip Paid For Because It “Takes a Village”

She Came Home And Her Wedding Dress Was Gone, He Had Returned It Because It Was “Too Expensive”

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Imagine coming home and finding your wedding dress missing from the closet… and then finding out your fiancee returned it to the store without asking you.

A Reddit user shared her story of going off on her fiancee for returning her wedding dress.

She Came Home and Her Wedding Dress Was Gone, He Had Returned It Because It Was “Too Expensive”

He Thought It Was Odd He Was Invited to His Niece’s Wedding but After Driving for 600 Miles He Found Out Why

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A Reddit user shared a story about how he was invited to his niece’s rehearsal dinner 600 miles away, which he thought was a bit weird, but he was about to find out why he was invited.

He Thought It Was Odd He Was Invited to His Niece’s Wedding but After Driving for 600 Miles He Found Out Why
 

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Originally posted 2023-10-27 11:00:53.