All in the Family
Breaking up isn’t easy. Whether it’s a mutual agreement, someone was unfaithful, or any other scenario, splitting up can be very hard.
You may not know where to turn, or you may find yourself being consoled by an unexpected person. What if that unexpected person was related to your ex? Now, imagine you fall in love with this person. Before you know it, you’re dating your ex’s sibling! Weird, right?
Well, thats what happened to some of these families. But, that’s just one story of how people started dating their ex’s relatives. Redditors reveal what it’s like to experience this strange family dynamic. Check out the stories!
I worked with a guy whose wife cheated on him, and married the guy. The husband of the cheater consoled the wife of the cheating husband, and they ended up getting married. Now the kids still have their original parents but in a different rotation. People are weird. (beejers30)
My dad dated my aunt first. He proposed and she turned him down saying she was too young (18). Six months later my mom and him got married.
My mom was freshly divorced from a physically abusive man and had two young boys to take care of so I think that had a lot to do with her motivation. My dad had a good job and had always had a thing for her, just dated the sister as a second best, he said. Sad but they were married for 25 years before he passed.
However, I was raised believing my aunt was a drug addicted prostitute. My mom hated her because of an incident where my aunt tried to win him back…by stripping and sitting on his lap…at my 1st birthday. The whole situation was a family secret till I was older. (yourfaceistaken)
Gay as a Rainbow
My mom used to date my dad’s younger brother. They broke up but remained on friendly terms and a few years later my dad got together with my mom. They all get along great. Turned out my uncle is gay as a rainbow, that probably helps. (randomt2000)