Mom Slammed as She Charges Teen Daughter Rent Then Spends It on Her Son | 22 Words

A mom has caused huge controversy online for displaying what appears to be some blatant favoritism - and it has honestly divided the internet ...

People are really torn on this topic.

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And honestly, there are some good points on both sides ...

Now, for most parents, gender isn't too important.

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Regardless of whether the baby will be a boy or a girl, all that really matters is that they're happy and healthy.

But one mom has come under fire this week.

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For what can seem, on the surface, like choosing her son over her daughter.

The story came about from an anonymous post on Mumsnet.

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"How do you square this without causing resentment?" she asks.

"Daughter (17) is working full time on an apprenticeship course."

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"We are charging her rent/keep/petrol equivalent to 25% of her take home."

"Son (18) up until now was planning to leave college and get a job."

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"He announced yesterday that he is now accepting the three University offers he got a while back."

"As an aside he's just split up with his GF of two years who was absolutely definitely in no way the reason he wasn't going…"

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"So we will be in a position of taking money from daughter and sending money to son."

"Which has totally changed the dynamic."

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"I'm really conscious of causing resentment from daughter who already suffers a bit with middle child syndrome and jealousy."

"If you've been in this situation what did you do?"

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"I want daughter to contribute for lots of reasons, none of which go away just because son now needs three more years of support."

What do you think of this conundrum?

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