They say that happy families are all alike and that every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Now, let us add on to that — every family has its own dark, dirty little secret, and each secret is, well, revealed in its own unique way.
Reddit users from all over the world shared with us classified information about their relatives they were either told too late or had to find out on their own. Get ready to read stories that will make you appreciate how unexceptional your nutty family actually is.
There Were More
Katie discover later on that her three children had two more siblings — two older sisters. Taylor and Eadygrace. The two sisters were adopted by another couple from Florida. Within three years, Katie went from being a single divorcee in a new town to a proud mother of three beautiful and loving children. They gave her all the love she ever longed for.
With the love of the children came the love of a man, and shortly after adopting Jackson, Katie met Joshua, an army veteran. It didn't take him long to fall in love with her three children, and soon enough he became part of the family.At first, it was believed that Katie had found her place of peace and that now she could live a quiet and stable life, however, this was not the case.
Her Door Was Left Wide Open
Katie kept her door open for more foster kids to find, even just for a short while, a place of security filled with love and serenity. She knew it was going to be rough, however, she knew this was her calling. Katie can't answer if she will adopt any more children in the future, and she cannot say how many children she will foster over time, however, she does know that she is not getting any younger and sooner or later, she won't be able to bring up any more. No matter how hard she tries.
As for today, she doesn't have a moment of peace and her house is active 24/7. She fosters children of all ages, embraces those who need love and care the most, and fulfills her days with the purest moments in life. Just when she least expected it, her life turned upside down, and as she intended to change these babies' lives by taking them into her home, they unknowingly changed hers.
We all have that one person in our family, the one who likes to judge and give advice no one asked for. You'd assume the person who feels so free to talk about other people's lives would at least be someone who makes sure they do everything right.
Well, there are expectations and then there's reality. Apparently, this person's aunt shouldn't be the one to talk about anybody's life... but she does.
Money, money, money, it makes the world go round, it must be funny in the rich's man world and so on and so forth. But, sometimes it can just be the only evidence left from an unsolved mystery. Such is the case in this story.
This family secret is so secretive, no living person knows the answer to it. When you don't know your mind can run wild and imagine the craziest things. Well, guess they can use all these coins to hire a private investigator, right?