As she battles societal judgment, financial instability, and the calculated indifference of her child’s father, the story reaches its peak when the estranged father surfaces years later with a selfish plea for connection.
OP, a college student, unexpectedly falls pregnant at 19 years old. The father of the child, in a similar academic position, had agreed prior to the event that he wouldn’t expect an abortion if such a situation arose.
Despite OP’s truth, the child’s father spins a tale to his friends and family, claiming OP purposely trapped him with the pregnancy. He fulfills only his legal obligation for child support, leaving OP to struggle emotionally and financially.
Amid the turmoil, OP endures the pain of lost friendships and harassment from the child’s paternal family. Despite societal judgment and the hardships of being a young, single mom, she finds immense joy in raising her brilliant daughter.
Many years later, the child’s father reaches out to OP, expressing his desire to be a part of his daughter’s life. Now married, his sudden interest seems conveniently timed. OP digs deeper on social media and learns that his wife struggles with infertility.
Although the child’s father yearns for a relationship with his daughter, OP strongly resists. She views this gesture as a selfish act to fill the void in his picture-perfect life now that he’s stable and his wife is unable to bear children.