Dad Asks If He Is Wrong To Charge Ex For Babysitting Their Child

In a perfect world, people have children and then stay together, but that’s definitely not how the cookie crumbles sometimes. Separated parents often struggle to manage raising a child and trading it between their homes. You get two Christmases but at the price of being passed back and forth in a Taco Bell parking lot every other weekend. You win some, you lose some. 

A dad on Reddit’s AITA page asked if he was in the wrong for making his ex pay for his babysitting after she had to call him with short notice. While people might be quick to side with a mother in situations like this, there is a lot more to the situation. 

Here’s his explanation:

Definitely not the first time this has happened

She was not a fan of his solution

People on Reddit immediately took sides:

More Assholes Right This Way:

Hannah Riley

Hannah Riley a comedy writer and content editor with ADHD living in Seattle, Washington.