Teenager Takes Drastic Measures To Prove Cockroach Infestation To Parents

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Stepping on a cockroach
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Living with a cockroach infestation is enough to make anyone feel uncomfortable, but for one teenager, it became unbearable. Despite seeing 15-20 cockroaches in her room every day for months, the girl's parents refused to believe that there was a problem. The girl had been suffering from asthma symptoms which only occurred when she was trying to sleep, and she had been put on various allergy drugs, but the best that doctors could tell was that it must be an allergy. After researching, she discovered that cockroaches can cause respiratory problems, but her parents still refused to call an exterminator. In a bid to make her parents understand how serious the problem was, the girl collected over 100 dead cockroaches and dumped them in her parents' bed. Her parents were livid, but eventually agreed to take action to address the infestation. However, the girl was punished for her actions and grounded for part of her winter break. What do you think - was the girl justified in her actions, or did she take it too far?

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Teenager battles parents' cockroach denial with drastic measures 🪳🏠

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Sleeping with cockroaches? This teenager has had enough 😱

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Taking extreme measures to prove cockroach infestation to parents 🤢

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🤢 Teenager takes drastic measures to prove cockroach infestation to parents 🤮

Living with cockroaches can be a nightmare, but when parents refuse to acknowledge the problem, it can escalate quickly. This 16-year-old girl has been suffering from respiratory problems for years, and she believes it's due to the cockroach infestation in her room. Despite seeing 15-20 cockroaches every day for months, her parents dismissed her concerns as being overly dramatic. So, she took drastic measures to prove her point, by collecting 118 dead cockroaches in bags and dumping them on her parent's bed. The result? Her parents are finally taking action and getting traps and other items to kill the cockroaches. However, the situation has strained their relationship, and the teenager is now grounded and has increased chores. This story highlights the importance of taking pest infestations seriously and the consequences of dismissing someone's concerns. In the next section, we'll dive into the reactions and comments from the community.

Neglected teenager seeks advice on cockroach infestation and abuse.

mari_toujours | mari_toujours

OP's extreme measures to prove cockroach infestation; legal concerns addressed.

Left-Car6520 | Left-Car6520

Commenter suggests calling CPS due to major neglect at home 🚨

terpischore761 | terpischore761

Teen's parents ignore cockroach infestation causing breathing problems. NTA seeks advice.

columbospeugeot | columbospeugeot

Brave move documenting cockroach infestation to prove parents wrong 🤬

Merciless-Mandy | Merciless-Mandy

Expert witness advises gathering evidence and seeking professional help.

AbriiDoniger | AbriiDoniger

Cockroach infestation endangering teen with asthma, parents neglectful. NTA.

alpacaboba | alpacaboba

Teen convinces parents of cockroach infestation with drastic action. NTA.

DinaFelice | DinaFelice

Cockroaches can carry and spread fatal diseases. Protect your health! 🦠

Seliphra | Seliphra

A horrifying infestation story, and the house needs to be de-bugged 🐜🤢

Katz80 | Katz80

When words fail, take matters into your own hands 🙅🏻‍♀️🪳

Ssn81 | Ssn81

Seeking help from school counselor to solve parental problem 🤝

BeepBeepBoop108 | BeepBeepBoop108

Teen's extreme actions to prove infestation justified, but humorous.

Puzzleheaded_Yak_840 | Puzzleheaded_Yak_840

NTA proves cockroach infestation and suggests calling CPS. 🐛

Rtarara | Rtarara

Teen with asthma proves cockroach infestation, NTA 🚫🪳

grimgrrl420 | grimgrrl420

Teenager forced to extreme measures to prove cockroach infestation to parents. NTA 👍

SnooRecipes821 | SnooRecipes821

Dangerous cockroach infestation, seek help from authorities or doctor 🚨

OrganicExperience428 | OrganicExperience428

Protect yourself 🐜🚫 Get outside help to address infestation concerns.

ComfortableEmu7791 | ComfortableEmu7791

Offering a sympathetic ear to a traumatized teenager

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Empathizing with the teenager's struggle 😔

bloonfroot | bloonfroot

Heartbreaking neglect situation, seek help from trusted adult 💔

Dry_Outside_2870 | Dry_Outside_2870

Teen collects evidence of cockroach infestation to report parents to CPS 🤢

lordmwahaha | lordmwahaha

Teenager justifies extreme action against cockroach-infested parents, seeks help.

Left-Act | Left-Act

Commenter advises teenager to seek help for dangerous living situation.

SoloBurger13 | SoloBurger13

Cockroach infestation is a health hazard. Get help ASAP! 🐜🚫

dredre0702 | dredre0702

Cockroach infestation is no joke 😬 NTA for taking action

Ruralraan | Ruralraan

A teenager's living nightmare with cockroach infestation at home.

Comfortable_Fun_9872 | Comfortable_Fun_9872

Teen takes drastic action against cockroach infestation, parents called out

randolphmd | randolphmd

Proving a point with live cockroaches in parents' bed. NTA

foxbell88 | foxbell88

Neglected cockroach infestation prompts extreme measures, NTA advises caution ⚠️

Skurtz8446 | Skurtz8446

Serious advice on calling CPS for cockroach infestation concerns 🚨

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Disturbing situation with roach infestation, NTA for taking action 🐜🤢

Cool-Classic-1123 | Cool-Classic-1123

Encouraging reply urges teenager to seek help and stay safe 🙏

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NTA, neglected teenager seeks help for cockroach infestation and gaslighting parents.

Griffinsforest | Griffinsforest

Empathetic reply to teen's distress over cockroach infestation.

i_lost_my_password | i_lost_my_password

Don't let your parents disregard your health concerns 👌

satinssagger | satinssagger

Desperate teenager resorts to extreme measure to prove cockroach infestation.

7thatsanope | 7thatsanope

Don't let the shock factor override the real problem 🐜👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

NiteOwl94 | NiteOwl94

Discover how cockroaches can affect your health and get treated!

Scrubatl | Scrubatl

Offering sympathy and a solution to escape cockroach-infested home ❤️

Prize_Regular_6036 | Prize_Regular_6036

Gross but necessary: Teen places cockroaches in parents' bed to prove infestation. NTA.

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Don't suffer alone, seek help to get rid of cockroaches 🐜🚫

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Proving parents wrong: Teen takes drastic measures 🤯

Xixono | Xixono

Dealing with neglectful parents and a cockroach infestation 🤢

platypus_monster | platypus_monster

Teen proves cockroach infestation, neglectful parents. NTA advice shared.

SpeedBlitzX | SpeedBlitzX

Standing up for your health and taking action against roaches 🙅‍♀️

SleepySouthie | SleepySouthie

Teenager exposes cockroach infestation, seeks help for untreated mental illness

lady_skendich | lady_skendich

Teen's drastic measures to prove infestation leads to family turmoil 😬

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Don't suffer in silence, prioritize your health! 🙏🏼

Crafty-Ambassador779 | Crafty-Ambassador779

If your parents are ignoring your pleas for help with a cockroach infestation, reach out to CPS or a trusted adult for support 🪳🚨

heismystarlight | heismystarlight

Empathy for a disgusting situation 🤢

LizzieBunny95 | LizzieBunny95

Proving a point with roaches, NTA and needs help.

wangus_angus | wangus_angus

Commenter offers advice and empathizes with teenager's situation 💪

87camaroSC | 87camaroSC

Teen suffers due to parents' neglect, needs to speak up 🗣️

Wide-Disk-4306 | Wide-Disk-4306

Gaslighting is not okay 😔. Hope you're safe now 🙏

princesskashmir200 | princesskashmir200

Clean ducts and filters for cockroach infestation prevention! 🚫🪳

CelticArche | CelticArche

Cockroaches causing asthma, NTA for taking action against parents' denial 😷

Warm_Kaleidoscope973 | Warm_Kaleidoscope973

Allergy to cockroaches is no joke 😷

blindbat84 | blindbat84

Commenter sympathizes with OP's extreme action to prove infestation 🤢

DrinkingHippo | DrinkingHippo

Neglected child takes extreme measures to prove bed bug infestation.

BigRedD1sappointment | BigRedD1sappointment

Don't let roaches bug you, seek help from trusted adults 💪

pickinNgrinnin | pickinNgrinnin

Teen seeks advice on cockroach-infested home, controlling father.

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