Redditor Feels Guilty About Moving To America And Leaving Their Sister's Child With Her Ex-Husband
However, things took an unexpected turn when she received a work opportunity in Canada and asked if her one-year-old child could stay with the OP temporarily. What was initially meant to be a short stay was extended to two to three years, with the sister showing no interest in taking her child back or arranging the necessary paperwork.
The situation got bad when the Reddit user's mother passed away, so they and their children planned a move to America.
As the departure date approached, the OP tried to contact their sister, but she became unreachable. So they contacted her ex-husband to take the child. This led to a heated argument between the siblings, leaving the Reddit user grappling with feelings of guilt and uncertainty about their actions.
So, the Reddit user came to the online group to ask people for their opinions. Scroll down to read their full post and what people had to say to them.
Here's how the story begins:
OP's sister had a work opportunity in Canada, and since her son didn't have a passport or visa, he lived with them temporarily
OP's sister didn't visit or take him back, and they had to leave him with their mother
After the Reddit user's mother passed away, OP and their children planned to move to America
OP couldn't contact with their sister, so they decided to contacted her ex-husband to take the child, which led to a heated argument
OP added additional information about the story, stating that their sister had a turbulent marriage with her husband, marked by her controlling behavior and outbursts
OPs sister did everything to prevent her husband from obtaining full custody of their child due to his criminal record
OP loves their nephew but found it challenging to raise four children due to financial constraints
OP took a job in America to improve their family's financial situation, tried to obtain a passport for their nephew, but faced legal obstacles
Here's the comments of Reddit users:
Now that you've heard this heartfelt story, we'd love to hear what you think. Who, in your opinion, made the wrong decisions in this family's situation? Was it the Reddit user who had to make tough choices for their family's future? Or was it their sister, who left her child with their sibling and seemed uninvolved?
Share your thoughts in the comments below, as we're curious to know how you see this situation.