Teen Buys His OWN Christmas Gifts After Years of Being Excluded! 💔

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🎄 Christmas is supposed to be a time of joy, love, and family... but for one 17-year-old, it's become a source of pain and exclusion. 💔 After losing his mother 5 years ago, he's been living with his father and stepmother, watching as her kids get spoiled while he's left out in the cold. 🥶 But this year, he decided to take matters into his own hands and buy himself some gifts. 🎁 Little did he know, this act of self-love would spark a family drama that has everyone questioning who's really in the wrong. 😳 Get ready for a holiday tale that's sure to tug at your heartstrings and make you wonder... is he the a-hole? 🤔

🎄 A Not-So-Merry Christmas Tale 😢

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😔 Holidays Bring Heartache

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🎁 No Gifts for the Forgotten Son

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🤷‍♂️ Dad's Dismissive Shrug

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🛍️ Taking Matters Into His Own Hands

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🎀 Gifts for Himself, Gasp! 😲

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😠 Stepmom's Hurt Feelings

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🙄 Dad Defends Stepmom

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😤 Calling Out the Crappy Treatment

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😢 Hurt Feelings All Around

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😡 Bratty or Bad Parenting?

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🙊 Silent Treatment Ensues

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👵 Grandma's Got His Back

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🤔 So, Is He the A-hole?

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🎄 A Christmas Conundrum: Forgotten Son Buys His Own Gifts, Sparks Family Feud 😱

In this heart-wrenching holiday tale, a 17-year-old boy finds himself excluded from the Christmas gift-giving by his stepmother, who lavishes presents on her own children while leaving him empty-handed. 💔 Fed up with years of being left out, he takes matters into his own hands and buys himself some gifts, only to face backlash from his stepmother and father. 😠 With accusations of rudeness and ungratefulness flying, the family is left divided. 🙊 Even grandma chimes in, siding with the forgotten son. 👵 Now, the question on everyone's mind is... who's really the a-hole in this festive fiasco? 🤔 Let's see what the internet has to say about this emotional rollercoaster of a Christmas story! 🎢

Stepmother spoils her kids, dad doesn't protect OP. NTA.

milee30 | milee30

Encouraging comment validates feelings, offers support, and suggests alternatives. 🙌

bbvy24 | bbvy24

Teen excluded by family buys own gifts. NTA comment agrees.

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Teen buys own Christmas gifts to spite exclusion by parents.

Fatal_S | Fatal_S

Taking control of your own happiness, NTA 🎁

minizookeeper | minizookeeper

NTA! Dad excluded son from Christmas gifts for 5 years 😠

Mary-U | Mary-U

Teen rightfully calls out dad and stepmom for excluding him 👏

KatJen76 | KatJen76

Teen takes matters into his own hands after years of neglect 💪

ApartLocksmith1 | ApartLocksmith1

Encouraging reply to a teen who was excluded from Christmas gifts 🎄

Salem729606 | Salem729606

Stepmom's exclusion is unacceptable. NTA for buying own gifts.

komarovfan | komarovfan

Dad's failing as a parent, NTA for buying own gifts 👍

Citychic88 | Citychic88

Excluded from gifts, teen takes charge. NTA 🎁

halroxy | halroxy

Excluded from Christmas: Teen's father and stepmother are the a-hole 💔

rhysepoos | rhysepoos

Step siblings get spoiled, but OP buys his own gifts. NTA 👏

sophia_but_better | sophia_but_better

Dad is being awful by excluding you from gifts 🎁❌

catzrob89 | catzrob89

Father is solely responsible for excluding you from gifts 😔

Feeling-better2day | Feeling-better2day

Lazy and sexist father and evil stepmother exclude teen from Christmas. 😞

wilburstiltskin | wilburstiltskin

Impressive 17-year-old adopts self-care, buys own Christmas gifts! NTA 👏

pacingpilot | pacingpilot

Stepmom and dad are NTA for celebrating Christmas, but for excluding OP.

ArtemistheFartimus | ArtemistheFartimus

NTA stands up to exclusionary parents with a thoughtful gift 🎁

LocalHeathen | LocalHeathen

NTA buys own Christmas gifts after being excluded 🎁

Vicks_Jayy | Vicks_Jayy

A helpful video on dealing with emotional blackmail. 👍

survivingtheworst | survivingtheworst

Heartbreaking story of a neglected child. 😢

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Stepmother gets a taste of her own medicine. NTA 👏

Scribb74 | Scribb74

NTA 🙅‍♂️ Don't bother with toxic family. Stand up for yourself.

Dana07620 | Dana07620

Teen's stepmom might not be the a**hole, but his dad is 🤬

Raam57 | Raam57

Empowering response to neglectful family's guilt-trip. ✌🏻

EquivalentTwo1 | EquivalentTwo1

Heartbreaking story of stepmother's exclusion, NTA. Merry Christmas, OP ❤️

PellyCanRaf | PellyCanRaf

Teen buys own gifts after exclusion from family Christmas. NTA.

AnteAnima | AnteAnima

Teen excluded from Christmas gifts buys his own. NTA 💪

SavageAsperagus | SavageAsperagus

Supportive comment advises teen to spend Christmas with grandma 👥

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NTA. Commenter expresses fury towards father's behavior, empathizes with OP.

idiggory | idiggory

Stepmom excluded me from Christmas, NTA for buying own gifts. 🎁

BigRedKetoGirl | BigRedKetoGirl

Redditor sympathizes with OP and calls out family's behavior. 👏

CasTheMagicDragon | CasTheMagicDragon

Mature teen takes Christmas into his own hands. 🎄

dischdunk | dischdunk

Supportive comment for excluded teen with frustrating family situation.

Calmandwise | Calmandwise

Teens NTA response to hurtful exclusion from parents at Christmas 🎄

3colt3 | 3colt3

Heartbreaking exclusion by family; grandmother and commenter support OP. NTA.

A-RovinIGo | A-RovinIGo

Stand up for yourself! NTA for buying your own gifts 💪

iluvcats17 | iluvcats17

Empathetic commenter supports teen's rightful gift giving, slams family behavior. 😔

petra_vonkant | petra_vonkant

Empathetic comment shows support to teen facing exclusion at home ♥

sambino_the_albino | sambino_the_albino

Heartfelt comment offers to send gift, supporting NTA judgement. ❤️

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Teen takes matters into his own hands for Christmas gifts 🎄

Malarkay79 | Malarkay79

Stepmom and dad suck, NTA for buying own gifts. 👏

Resident_Bitch | Resident_Bitch

Teen excluded from Christmas buys own gifts, NTA according to commenter

Squinky75 | Squinky75

Stepmom gets mad at teen for buying his own gift 🤯

glasssa251 | glasssa251

Keep doing you! 🙌 You're not responsible for their behavior.

ChuckGreenwald | ChuckGreenwald

Heartfelt comment shows compassion towards neglected teen. 💔

CaityR1986 | CaityR1986

Stepmom and dad excluded teen from Christmas gifts, commenter disagrees. NTA 👏

iseeisayibe | iseeisayibe

Excluded from family Christmases, OP is NTA for speaking up.

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Heartbreaking story of a mistreated teen who deserves better 😢

mranster | mranster

Engaging revenge plan suggestion with humorous tone 😂

HolliWood84 | HolliWood84

Heartwarming comment from a supportive mom, sending virtual hugs 💕

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User suggests creative revenge on gift-excluding family. 😈

lildorado | lildorado

Gifts or not? Clarification needed before judging. 🙂

foxbones | foxbones

Curious about the other side of the story 🤔

Deathtofalsesludge | Deathtofalsesludge

Family favoritism is not okay, even during the holidays. 🎄

Jerkrollatex | Jerkrollatex

Step siblings and their mom excluded teen from gifts. NTA.

frimrussiawithlove85 | frimrussiawithlove85

Stepmom excludes OP from gifts, NTA for buying own presents. 🎁

JCWa50 | JCWa50

Not the a**hole and possibly a wizard 🧃

psyducker8 | psyducker8

Empathetic comment offers support to excluded teen 👏

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Grandma's got your back 👍 NTA, stepmonster needs help

grouchyrn | grouchyrn

Supportive comment tells OP to ask grandma and ditch toxic family.

Miss_Melody_Pond | Miss_Melody_Pond

Heartbroken parent offers to send gifts to excluded teen. ❤️🎁

KuntiOff | KuntiOff

Validating NTA comment about exclusion from Christmas gifts. 👏

bipanik | bipanik

Stepmom is a jerk, but teen takes matters into his hands 👏

tired-soul- | tired-soul-

Teen takes matters into his own hands for Christmas presents. 💪

Coast-Prestigious | Coast-Prestigious

Teen faces abuse and neglect from stepfamily, NTA for speaking out. 👏

CareFrenchieN | CareFrenchieN

Supportive comment applauds person for treating themselves and standing up. 💯

LunarMuphinz | LunarMuphinz

Playing favorites could lead to disowning parents. 💔

KingAlastor | KingAlastor

Stepmother excluded teen from Christmas gifts, got mad when he bought his own. NTA.

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Encouraging OP to get out of a toxic household 🙏

ThatGirl_Tasha | ThatGirl_Tasha

Teen stands up for himself against exclusion by stepmom. NTA! 👏

s0methingclev3r | s0methingclev3r

Teen takes Christmas into his own hands, supported by commenter ❤️

WhySoManyOstriches | WhySoManyOstriches

Growing up excluded from Christmas gifts, this commenter empathizes with OP.

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Stepmom drama? NTA takes charge of own Christmas gifts 💪

the-little-chef-94 | the-little-chef-94

Heartbreaking comment on a cruel and neglectful family. 💔

ClazN | ClazN

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