The web has sided with a father who went to his ex-wife’s household to look at on his daughter right after obtaining a about text concept from her.
A father who uses the username u/aitadiag posed the query for visitors of Reddit‘s “AmITheA**hole” discussion board, “AITA For showing up to my exes property following our daughter sent me a about concept?” Due to the fact revealed, the post has been given 8,000 upvotes and 2,000 reviews.
Soon after divorcing when their daughter was two, the Redditor and his wife shared 50/50 custody. Since then, his ex remarried and they have little ones alongside one another. Her new partner has a 13-yr-outdated son, the exact same age as the first poster’s (OP) daughter.
There have been about 630,000 divorces in the United States in 2020, in accordance to the CDC.
OP experienced purchased his daughter a mobile phone so she can keep in contact with her mom and dad. He explains that she texts him a whole lot, primarily when she’s remaining with her mom, to preserve updated on her cats.
“I dropped her off at college on Monday, and her mother picked her up like regular. She texted me on and off by college, and at the time additional when she was picked up, but I didnt listen to from her once again that day. It was bizarre, she normally messages me right before bed – but I brushed it off, she’s developing up. She’ll prevent texting me goodnight a single day,” he wrote.
The future working day, he obtained no messages from his daughter. He texts his ex-wife for an explanation. Right after faculty was over, he acquired a text from her daughter reading through “daddy assistance” and practically nothing much more.
He attempts calling and texting his ex which he received no response, so he heads about to her house. Thinking what was heading on, her daughter rushes out along with her stepfather questioning why he was at their home knowing that it’s their 7 days.
Right after an argument broke out involving OP and the stepfather, OP came to understand they had been on a “electronics detox” and no a person could use their products.
“My daughter got upset on Monday night and her stepbrother produced exciting of her, which continued as a result of to the upcoming day at university. She snuck onto her cell phone when she received residence to textual content me, but acquired caught and had it locked away additional,” he reported.
When his ex returned home, she agreed with her new husband that he shouldn’t have arrive in excess of despite obtaining the odd textual content. OP discussed how he owned the phone and his daughter must be in a position to make contact