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Kid wants a doughnut that isn't his, entitled parents won't tell him no: 'I refused a doughnut to a kid and then called his mom out'

You know… kids are dumb; it's really an undeniable and certifiable fact. In fact, it's not even a programming error rather it's actually one of the features of being a kid; you don't have to know everything or be responsible and can romp around; it's up to your parents, other guardians, or mining foreman to manage that for you and teach it to you in constructive ways. “You can't always get what you want” is one of those first lessons that you're taught in life, and has been an essential part of…
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‘They divorced over a $4 book’: People Share Stories About Petty Divorces

‘They divorced over a $4 book’: People Share Stories About Petty Divorces

People get divorced for all kinds of reasons. They fall out of love, they can't stand their in-laws, they have dissimilar parenting styles, one hates blueberries and the other likes them. Oh wait, that last one was… quite petty. What are the most entertaining but petty reasons people get a divorce? Well, you'll find out once you scroll down and read this oh-so-bitter (but funny) thread about married people who were done with their spouses. For the weirdest reasons. I know people who got divorce…
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‘He’s a tyrant who lacks discipline': Woman yells at her friend when their spoiled 4-year-old throws wife's wedding ring out of the window, gets shamed by friend group

‘He’s a tyrant who lacks discipline': Woman yells at her friend when their spoiled 4-year-old throws wife's wedding ring out of the window, gets shamed by friend group

How a parent disciplines their child is unique to each family, and you must respect that. A child has to learn what is kind and what is unkind, and what is socially acceptable and not—that is the importance of discipline.
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College graduate informs father she won't take care of him in old age, prompting him to move her monthly allowance of $1000 into a retirement plan instead: ‘You’ll be on your own'

College graduate informs father she won't take care of him in old age, prompting him to move her monthly allowance of $1000 into a retirement plan instead: ‘You’ll be on your own'

People in their twenties who are receiving buckets of money from their parents should learn a thing or two about respect. For some reason, spoiled kids treat their parents worse than kids who actually have to work for what they earn. Call it entitlement, call it privilege, call it whatever you want… I think it's absurd. This college graduate was receiving a monthly allowance of $1000 from her father, who was remarried to a woman she hated. The graduate, who we'll call Karen, was always being me…
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'[They] regret moving out': Freeloading family gets a taste of the real world after refusing to pitch in for groceries and bills

The only reason any of us are enduring our workday for the sake of a measly paycheck is because life is expensive. Watching our bills, groceries, car payments, and rent go up every month isn't exactly an encouraging reality, but only a deluded person would think that the luxuries in life (like a full fridge and gas in your car) would come without a price tag–but then again...
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Dad says to dig a hole and don't stop "until I tell you," kid digs a hole over 6ft deep: 'There was a momentary look of shock on his face'

Back in the late 90s and early 2000s there was this book about kids who go to a labor camp to dig holes and learn how to not be little terrors. This book, and later accompanying film, were, of course, known as Holes —a fitting title if you've ever seen one. Anyways, yeah, the kids dig holes to build character—a “hole” lot of other stuff happens in the process that doesn't necessarily relate to digging holes… something about this guy and this donkey in this boat with these onions, but I don't wa…
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‘It sent me over the edge': Employee returns after maternity leave just to quit and put in her 30-day notice, other mothers show support and share their own rage-quit stories

‘It sent me over the edge': Employee returns after maternity leave just to quit and put in her 30-day notice, other mothers show support and share their own rage-quit stories

In this case, the support of a loving husband can only go so far. It's greatly appreciated and needed, but he has never been in your shoes. Luckily, the internet is here to connect anybody with support from others who have been exactly where you are!
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'Hard to explain this dad bod': 36 Childfree adults share the surprising disadvantages of not having kids

Count your blessings, parents
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‘She is living beyond her means’: Daughter $3,000 in debt demands her mom bail her out, mom refuses but offers a budgeting plan, daughter throws adult tantrum

‘She is living beyond her means’: Daughter $3,000 in debt demands her mom bail her out, mom refuses but offers a budgeting plan, daughter throws adult tantrum

How does a parent teach their child the importance of budgeting? It's an essential skill to have as an adult, but a complicated thing to explain to a kid who has only ever handled Monopoly bills…
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Mother gets back at childless ex-husband who pressured her to have kids early: 'I want to send him a "Happy Birthday" message from me & my son'

Mother gets back at childless ex-husband who pressured her to have kids early: 'I want to send him a "Happy Birthday" message from me & my son'

This might have been a situation where the higher road was worth taking. As tempting as it is to twist the knife and be your fullest, pettiest self, there is a limit to how far one should go. It's easy to roll your eyes at the concept, but happiness is the best form of revenge at the end of the day. This mother of a now toddler realized that her ex-husband's 30th birthday was approaching. They hadn't seen each other in two years since their divorce was officially finalized. Their marriage fell…
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Thrifty mom finds a loophole after getting conned by her insurance provider, scoring $0 healthcare for her newborn baby: ‘Thanks for not caring about your employees'

Health insurance can be expensive. While many of us have spent at least a short stint of our lives wondering how we're going to pay for healthcare, it's usually not in our first few months on earth. However, if you're the lucky baby in our next story, you have nothing to worry about because Big Mama discovered a nifty health insurance loophole.
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'Fine, you wanna play rough? Let's do this': Entitled parents try to micromanage the Little League snack stand worker before getting a taste of sweet, sugary revenge

Parents always claim that they're rationing their kiddo's sugar intake for the sake of their child's dental health. It's for their own good, right? Well, we see right through you, Mom and Dad, the real reason you're cutting sugar from your kid's diet is because kids are completely insufferable when they're on a sugar high and unbearably cranky when they're on the come-down.
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School Admin insists on name-based email address policy, teacher gets unfortunately inappropriate email upsetting parents: 'I went ahead and followed orders'

When I was in middle school our school had an unfortunate naming convention for our school usernames that consisted of the first five letters of your last name followed by the first four letters of your first name. Naturally, my username was thus “DicksBra” and you can imagine how much fun we, being a group of 11-year-old boys had with that. Any time my username was required it was gleefully announced or entered to the tune of stifled laughter
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'They need to earn it’: School teacher demands fellow educators discipline students and stop giving them grades they don't deserve, internet reacts

'They need to earn it’: School teacher demands fellow educators discipline students and stop giving them grades they don't deserve, internet reacts

Kids these days… That's a sentence I hear often. 'They're always on their phones, they're not paying attention, they're not putting in the work'. Not all kids. But a lot. And I understand how frustrating it is for teachers and parents to discipline them. There are so many factors involved. One teacher was fed up with the current status and turned to Reddit to complain about what was happening in their school, and most likely in many more. They said that teachers were making things 'too easy' fo…
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Kid breaks his phone at school rather than letting it be confiscated, now the parents want the school to pay: 'You better pay for my son's phone!'

Taking responsibility for your own actions is important and one of the first major lessons that a young kid should learn from their parents. Unfortunately, a bunch of kids were never taught this lesson—or if the seeds were planted… they never took root. When these kids grow up and have kids of their own, predictably the new parents are not the most reliable at teaching their own children a lesson that they themselves never learned, leading to a new generation of entitled people in a vicious sel…
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'I'll keep it safe for you...': Irresponsible woman tries getting her hands on the $20,000 her daughter won in a lawsuit

'I'll keep it safe for you...': Irresponsible woman tries getting her hands on the $20,000 her daughter won in a lawsuit

Life is a roller coaster; there will always be good times and bad times. What matters most is knowing how to take care of yourself to the best of your ability, with the knowledge and resources you need at your fingertips. In the story that follows, a daughter is fighting her mother for money that is rightfully hers. For the most part of her life, the Original Poster (OP) has had difficulty getting along with her mother. However, following an unfortunate incident, OP went to court and was succes…
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