A 23-year-old woman shared her experience on Reddit about calling the police on her brother after he left his three children unattended on her porch. The brother often assumed she would babysit without confirming, leading to a confrontation when she had plans.
One day, her brother insisted on dropping off the kids despite her prior plans. Threatening to call the police, she was shocked when he proceeded. Finding the children on her doorstep, she called the police, who then involved Child Protective Services. Her brother and his wife lost custody, facing charges.
Despite agreeing to become the legal guardian, she faced guilt and family blame. Only her grandfather supported her decision. The Reddit community largely supported her, emphasizing the importance of setting boundaries and holding the brother accountable for his actions. Many praised her for prioritizing the children’s well-being and acting in their best interests.