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Dad choosing his son’s sports game over his daughters leaves the internet ripped apart

dad Of the two he left the internet torn after choosing to go to his son’s sports game over his daughters.

Posted in reddit‘sr/AmITheA** hole forum, a father with username u/throw3456897away is sharing his story for the ‘AITA’ community to decide if he was wrong to attend his son’s match instead of his daughters. The viral post has over 4,000 upvotes and 1,000 comments.

The Redditor starts by explaining how he got two teensand Emily and Tyler with his ex-wife. Every kid has one last game of their sport for the season. He said that his daughter is competing for the league title while his son will finish seventh regardless of the outcome of the final match.

His ex-wife texted him to where Emily’s game would be taking place, while the Redditor assumed she would attend Tyler’s match scheduled at the same time. I explained to him that one of his teammates was taking his son to the match. She suggested that both parents go to Emily’s game because she wants to make it parents proud.

Millions of high school students participate in sports. for every Next College Student Athlete (NSCA), and popular sports among girls and boys are outdoor track and field, basketball and soccer.

A man chooses his son's sports game over his daughters
A father asks the forum “Amita**hole” if he was wrong in choosing a sports game for his son over his daughters.
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He wrote, “I told her it was just child’s play and we shouldn’t allow our son to be alone in the last game of the season just for ‘pride.’ She replied that Tyler probably wouldn’t even play in the last game. Some of the games the coach only brought in in the last 15 minutes of the game.”

He pointed out that his son suffered an ankle injury during the season and was sitting until last month and now plays only during the last minutes. He was shocked by his wife’s plan. He didn’t want his son to be alone in his last match.

“When I told her about my decision, she kept yelling about how I don’t take girls’ sport seriously because I’d rather watch a meaningless game that our son probably won’t play than see Emily win the cup,” he explained. .

After failing to reach Emily by phone, he called Tyler to reach her. Tyler told the Redditor that Emily didn’t want to talk to him because she was upset that he didn’t show up for her game. Tyler encouraged his father to support Emily rather than attend his game.

“I know he was pressured by his mother because of his voice and because the last word he chose to describe the game is meaningless (it’s also the same word my ex-boyfriend said to me) and because of how much he loves football,” concluded the Redditor.

The original poster (OP) left the internet torn in the comments section.

‘Unpopular [Everyone Sucks Here]. Your ex is if your speculation is correct that she is really trying to manipulate your son, “u/heathahR received the highest comment out of 13,000 upvotes” and I know on paper it makes sense for every kid to get a parent at their game, but not all matches are weighted the same “.

They continued, “There is a good chance that this will be her only match of the championship and the highest peak she will ever reach in her sport. Meanwhile, this is just another normal game for your son who will have five more years he does not deserve. Mention the two years your daughter was out of school so she doesn’t Having conflicting toys like this is a luxury your daughter doesn’t have.”

“sorry but [You’re the A**hole]. Your kid rides with other people to a mandatory game at the end of the season where he probably won’t spend much time playing anyway. He is also two years younger than him and will play a lot of matches in the future. This was a championship match for your daughter, as she was an active player, and obviously having you there means a lot to her,” explained u/jsodano.

“For many children, myself included, seeing that your dad appreciates your efforts regardless of whether you win a championship or fail is very important. I will feel [devastated if] I was the son, and I would associate parental support with achievements like medals etc. this is not good. [Not the A**hole]u/superdude111223 said.

NEWSWEEK I reached out to u/throw3456897away for comment.