Giving birth to a child is one of the most important days in the life of any woman, and according to many doctors and parents, the presence of the father during childbirth allows for closer family bonding.
Many parental training courses and health professionals recommend a partnered delivery, but as we all know, that’s not always feasible.
Being cheated on is the worst, it doesn’t matter how long you’ve been with the person or how much you care about the situation, no one likes to be made the second option.
Being cheated on when you’re pregnant with the adulterer’s baby is a level of hurt of its own. In the vast majority of cases, this ends in divorce – as in this story. However, here the divorce was only the beginning.
This story went viral on Reddit’s “True Off My Chest” community and has already collected over 14.1K upvotes and nearly 2K different comments. The author of the post wrote her side of the story, merely wanting to express her feelings, and in return received vast amounts of support.
This distraught and nervous mother told Reddit, “I don’t want my ex-husband in the delivery room. I thought it went without saying but now people act like I’m the devil.”
Well soon to be ex. We are separated and I’m waiting for the divorce to be finalized. He cheated on me with someone he works with. We have been trying for a baby for 3 years and when I told him that I was finally pregnant he broke down and confessed. I asked for divorce and he moved out. he moved first in with MIL. Now he lives with his AP.
Here’s the full story, as the OP tells it:
Later on, OP added an edit to the post after receiving so much support and positive feedback.
Redditors in the comment section offered advice and support for the OP, validating her feelings and setting her on a path of healing and new beginnings. Below are some of the top comments:
What advice do you have for this user and women everywhere going through similar situations? Let us know!