Father Tells His Daughter From Previous Marriage To Shift When His Son Is Born.

Being parents is a wonderful journey. However clashes do happen between parents and children. Read the story and help this father to solve his problem.

Source: Reddit

I (M32) have a daughter Harper (F14) from a previous relationship. I have full custody and her mom is not involved in her life.

5 years ago I married my wife Nina (F31). We tried to have a child but couldn’t. We went to the doctor and it turned out I can’t have anymore kids due to some complications. We decided to use a sperm donor and the result was a son, Mark, who was born a few months ago.

The problems started when Nina got pregnant. Harper wasn’t happy about it. When Mark was born things got worse. Before this Harper and I used to spend 2 days a week together, just the 2 of us without my wife but after Mark was born I couldn’t do that anymore. I can’t just leave my wife alone for 2 days a week with a newborn and Harper has been very angry about it.

The main problem started 3 days ago. Nina and I decided to make a nursery for Mark instead of having him in our bedroom for multiple reasons.

Our home has 4 bedrooms, 2 master bedrooms on one side and 2 bedrooms on the other side. One of the master rooms is ours, the other one is Harpers. It was very hard for Nina and I to go to the other side of the house multiple times at night when Mark wakes up so I asked Harper to pack her stuff and go to one of the bedrooms so that we could give her room to Mark.

At first everything seemed alright. She said ok and went to her room and started packing but less than an hour later my brother showed up at our home, asking for Harper. She had called him and asked him to take her. She came out of her room with her stuff, told me “you can give it to your son now” and left with my brother. I told her she could only go for one night but it has been 3 days and she is not back and won’t even talk to me.

I’m receiving calls from my family all calling me Jerk and other names. I dont trust their judgement, they very clearly favor Harper. She was the first grandchild in our family and everyone’s favorite. They are trying to accept Mark as my son but I could see that they haven’t been able yet so I decided to post here and get some unbiased opinions. I¬†need some advice on if I’m wrong?

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