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07 Jan 2010

Am I wrong
I have taken a decision to cut my sisters out of my life. They dont call me to check if i am okay. When I call them they never answer. However, when its payday and they have money problems they know my number. I am a single parent and my ex does not pay maintenance but I will never ask them for money and if I do I pay it back or they always tell me they never have. Our father is not well off so he is not able to help them and our mom passed away many years ago. I got even more angry when I saw on facebook where my sister was looking for one of her friends but she never sends me a message. The money issue has been going on for about 8 years and I' ve had enough because I cannot continue supporting my family as I have my child to worry about. Am I wrong in cutting them off. I still feel guilty about it.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Why on earth should you be expected to financially support your otherwise uncaring sisters ? Why do they expect anyone else to support them, rather than recognizing this as their own duty ?
As Liza says, by all means resolve to give them not one cent more money - but if they are capable of having any relationship with you rather than your money, there's no need to give that up as well.
You have absolutely nothing at all to feel guilty about, for haing made a sensible and over-due decision.

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