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Money Moral Dilemma: Is it fair for my parents to penalise me for not having children?
edited 25 October 2022 at 6:11PM in Deaths, funerals & probate
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Unfortunately for you, it's their money and their choice what they do with it.
Look at it this way... your brother is at a net loss with those expensive kids!
This means 25% each. If your brother has a wife/partner she will have nothing unless your brother shares his share with her. If anything he's the one that would lose out in that case.
I would really take a good look at yourself and if you did nt want to come across as ungrateful, I would not say anything. They could be giving all the the dogs trust if they wanted to.
What if you have children later? They'd miss out. What if your brother has more children?
Not everyone wants children and nor should they feel obliged. It's a rather outdated view to assume everyone should be in a relationship and/or family. Thousands of people live all sorts of alternative and fulfilling lives which involve neither.
Even the word family = children is outdated.
But I agree other than politely airing your views, that's all you can do. It's their money.
Theres four individuals not two.
It surprises me that you would think otherwise.
your brothers not gaining anything it’s for his children.