My Parents Divorced And Made Me Choose

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  • Story By Ruth | Subscribe Our Channel: https://bit.ly/2J5HP7j This is Ruth. Her story is kind of sad, because it's about how her parents recently got divorced. Ruth’s parents were married for 20 years, and at least in her eyes they’d always seemed like the ideal couple. It’s true that they were pretty different, but she thought it was that classic case when two people complete each other just like two pieces of a puzzle. Her dad is a big, quiet man, always ready to give a kind smile to anyone. Her mom is the exact opposite – a firework of a person. She’s always talking or doing something, laughing noisily and having arguments with people. So, what did they have in common? RUTH. She was an only child and they both adored her. Some time after her 15th birthday, Ruth’s parents said they needed to talk to her. She hated that “We need to talk” stuff, and straight away felt pretty nervous. Her bad feeling was correct, as she soon heard that phrase every child dreads: “We decided that we need to divorce. You’re grown up and we hope you understand us.” Well, she acted very considerately, and didn’t ask a thing about what had happened. But one thing bothered her above all. How come she’d never notices they weren’t getting along anymore? All of a sudden their life became a real hell. They started the divorce process like two civilized people, and kept it up like that when dividing their assets...until it came to the most precious thing – their daughter. Both her mom and dad wanted her to live with them, and was determined to stand their ground. “Mom? Dad? I’m a person, not a thing! Maybe you could ask me what I want?” Ruth thought. Now Ruth had always known she would need to grow up one day, but didn’t expect that it would have to happen so soon. The three of them were still living together, but it was no longer their nice cozy home anymore. Ruth noticed one thing in particular that was worrying her a lot. Her mom was trying to win her affection in any way possible. She started buying her expensive stuff and took her out to spas and restaurants, and generally started acting more like her best friend than her mother. It was nice, but didn’t give her a good feeling. The worst thing was that when they were alone she always tried to convince Ruth that her father was a weak person or that he was too busy to give her attention, and plenty of other not very nice things. Whereas her dad was acting like he’d already lost – he was there always looking sad, eating his dinners all alone and staring at her like a kicked dog. Right before the court date, Ruth accidentally overheard something super-painful. Her mom and dad were having a private conversation, and she heard her mother say: “If you claim that you can’t take care of Ruth, I’ll let you see her freely anytime you want; otherwise I’ll accuse you of being violent and will do everything I can to limit your time with her. Do as I say, because you know that she'll choose me anyway!” Ruth felt like she’d been struck by lightning. Her eyes were opened at once to just how manipulative her mom was. And this blackmail was horrible! She heard her dad give in to her mom just so he would have the opportunity to see her. She was overwhelmed, and at that moment made her decision. The next day, to everyone’s shock, she said that she wanted to live with her dad. Her mom looked like she’d been slapped in the face, and her dad burst into tears right there in front of everyone. Afterwards, Ruth stayed on to live with her dad, and once her mom had left she felt bitter inside. With their “friendship” over, she called Ruth from time to time just to tell her what an ungrateful traitor she was. Ruth didn’t know how to answer her. Ruth was convinced that she had done nothing wrong, though. Whereas her dad was now totally happy, always caring, always asking for her opinion and giving her nice treats. She now had lots of freedom, which was really handy for a 15-year-old girl. Ruth wanted to go overnight to a music festival, and her dad on this occasion stood firm and said that he wouldn’t let her go because she was too young. She cried and yelled but he said it wasn’t up for negotiation. Desperate to go, she suddenly shouted at him: “You know what? If you don’t let me go, I’ll call mom and ask her to let me live with her!” That kicked dog expression appeared once more on her dad's face; he just said “Ok. Do whatever you like,” and left the room in silence. Ruth stood there unable to believe how much she’d just screwed up. She felt so ashamed! At that moment, she realised how much she had inherited her mother’s personality traits. She had that same trait of being a shameless manipulator that Ruth detested her for. But soon she also realised that she could understand her mother a little better now: she had manipulated Ruth and blackmailed her dad because she had been desperate, and she did it for something way more serious than her daughter’s petty teenage whims.
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  • pilzerfa
    pilzerfa Biraz önce

    CAN I FUCKING STOP GETTING YOUR SHIT ASS VIDEOS IN MY RECCOMENDEDS I SWEAR TO GOD

  • sharkboys 24
    sharkboys 24 Biraz önce

    My parents got a divorce to and when me and my brother left our dad we both cried but we see our dad every summer and every Christmas

  • Fortnite NZ
    Fortnite NZ Biraz önce

    This is just like when you friends that ask you to chose your mum or your dad I'm just like stfu

  • YEEE EEE
    YEEE EEE Biraz önce

    I know how you fell:
    My mom and dad got an divorce when I was 5 and what they did so I can see my dad every weekend but my mom said "I want to see her on weekends to" I have to see my dad every other week sometimes he didnt even pick me up...Then my mom wouldn't let me go to him for at least 4months..... Years went on and I saw my dad, but when I was little I thought my mom was the villian by saying mean things to my everytime at the meetup spot but I heard my mom over the phone to her friend about how my dad did this and that 7 years ago and as the more I thought about it I believed he once I heard her say "he smokes weed and still my keys to go out places" and he still smokes know.....So my dad was a bad person then but I never thought to see my mom and dad hugging each other and agreeing to be friends....I was in joy to see that because my dad changed too
    Today October 23 2018 I'm going to be dads this week and I'm happy about it too

  • FlamingoWins Forever
    FlamingoWins Forever Biraz önce

    My parents are still together and I'm happy about that I feel bad for people that have divorced parents tho 50% of the people I know have divorced parents. It's sad tbh.

  • Kit And Wolf Plays
    Kit And Wolf Plays Biraz önce

    My parents devoriced too i dont really get to see my dad i have to wait two weeks to get to go to his house!

  • Marilyn vlogs
    Marilyn vlogs Biraz önce

    I wouldn't be able to choose, I would have said. Two weeks with one two weeks with the other. So this way it's equally distributed and none get mad or smth like that. But I don't think they will diverce, after all, they have been 30 years married and barely fight. I feel lucky to have them

  • its_jasonplays gamer
    its_jasonplays gamer Biraz önce

    Thx i need to pick a choice my mom bc she is nice never hit me my dad is like a demon i choose my bc she said we can to enything my dad never let me go no were i just stay in my house like i was lock

  • Adrian Perry
    Adrian Perry 4 dakika önce

    There go your problem you said you love your mom more if someone ask which parent you love more you should say I can’t choose

  • junjou romantica for ever ; D

    I am 15 years old and my parents divorced too lädt year and somehow i can relate quite well because they made me choose too they said that i would be old enough for this and just Mike in this story my mother tried to bring me in her side said that my father was worthless and had a lot of money he had to pay back and told me that when id live withher she'd buy me a dog and that wed had more money. and i have four siblings and i all asked them who theyd stay with they all said they would stay with dad and so i decided to stay too. my mother is a Person that always seeks fights and such and so she made my mothers half of the family cut out my father so they werent allowed to invite him to my Cousins birthday vor my grandpas birthday they cut him out just that she would be happy and that was the Moment i understood just what Kind of Person my mother is and since then i was hurt by her childish way of behaving and i dont really like her anymore but i put up with her cause she is still my mother

  • Fairysecretary
    Fairysecretary 10 dakika önce

    I am litterly crying... her poor DAD! WHYY!

  • alaa mohmed
    alaa mohmed 12 dakika önce

    my parents divorced when i was a baby ;c but they are back now for me and my brother's c: and i feel sad cause my dad dosent live with me he lives in a house far from where i live and my mom cannot take care of me and i really miss my dad i didnt talk with him in 19 months...i miss dad ;c crys

  • Megan Feldhan
    Megan Feldhan 14 dakika önce

    The best part was 6:51

  • MR SHEEP
    MR SHEEP 18 dakika önce

    I have det same proplem ecxept my parents arent angry at eachother they are only divorced Because my dad cheated on my mom for Another women

    So this video helped me and I cried a bit in the end

  • Dileeni Monteiro
    Dileeni Monteiro 22 dakika önce

    I like Minecraft just saying please respond plesss

  • Incinerator gaming Ks
    Incinerator gaming Ks 26 dakika önce

    Stupid mom

  • wings of freedom
    wings of freedom 29 dakika önce

    I dont think its important to share your story especially for people with divorced parents and guess what my parents divorced ever since i was 1 week old how do you think i feel

  • Javier's Career
    Javier's Career 30 dakika önce

    my mom and dad devorec when i was 3

  • Bert_Sampson
    Bert_Sampson 31 dakika önce

    My Mom and Dad hate each other. My dad always forgets to get her a gift for their anniversary. He does a lot of stupid stuff to get her mad. My dad has been kicked out of the house a ton. I don't blame her for doh for it. I hate him too. He strangles me all the time. One time he forgot to pick me up from soccer practice. He can eat my shorts.

  • Fortnite Fan
    Fortnite Fan 37 dakika önce

    All of the disk likes are socio paths

  • Xastava Plays
    Xastava Plays 39 dakika önce

    Did you still go to the Festival though?

  • MyLoveAndHappiness1
    MyLoveAndHappiness1 40 dakika önce

    How do we share our own stories?

  • The Lord Void
    The Lord Void 45 dakika önce

    I haven’t seen my dad in 13 years. I feel her pain.

  • Avery Maldonado
    Avery Maldonado 47 dakika önce

    U don't do that. Never ask a child to choose between parents

  • Skylar Twilight
    Skylar Twilight 48 dakika önce

    I didn't get to choose, I got stuck with my mooooom, and now I got rage,

  • Sam 'n Jayz
    Sam 'n Jayz 54 dakika önce

    I haven't seen my dad for 7 years and my mum got married to another guy and now I feel like they replaced my dad . Jack my dad if ur reading this u definintly won't but ik u know my YouTube account so if ur reading this love u

  • Godd Life
    Godd Life 1 saat önce

    This feels a bit fishy... I think this is fake.

  • Super Gangster
    Super Gangster 1 saat önce

    Who would dislike lol

  • Gemma Dowling
    Gemma Dowling 1 saat önce

    Hearing this makes me happy that my dad left before I was born

  • Alozios
    Alozios 1 saat önce

    Well this is just amazing should I say people please give this lots of likes share do eanything :P

  • OG gaming
    OG gaming 1 saat önce

    same thing my mum and my real dad got Divorced and i live with my mum but i love them both now i live with my step dad and my mum .

  • Aden Mabute
    Aden Mabute 1 saat önce

    I feel bad for you... I hope you get better

  • Good Dog
    Good Dog 1 saat önce

    I Choose death
    Fist closes and punch the air like I'm gonna nae nae, then proceeds to fortnite dance *shoot* *shoot*

  • A Duck
    A Duck 1 saat önce

    Just chose the mom.She raised you didnt she?

  • shark bro
    shark bro 1 saat önce

    Parent are divorced too they started when i was 3 im 9 now it happened in 2013

  • Lea Castel
    Lea Castel 1 saat önce

    And now I’m living with my dad

  • Lea Castel
    Lea Castel 1 saat önce

    I have the Same life

    My parents divorced too

    But I have a sister and now I have a stepmom which has a baby boy

    I’m happy now

  • Rvvrvtvt Ddexe
    Rvvrvtvt Ddexe 1 saat önce

    My parents divorced when I was 5 it happens so fast he pulled us all in the room and said they were getting divorced then he just left out of the room I was like um... Dad? And sometimes I cry to this day about ir