Grace J.
Grace has joined the Bright Side team as a writer in 2021. She specializes in trending topics and viral news. With a background in design and architecture, she infuses her work with a unique and visually appealing perspective.

My Husband Says Paying My Son’s Tuition Is “No Longer His Responsibility”

My Husband Says Paying My Son’s Tuition Is “No Longer His Responsibility”

It’s never easy to keep financial matters divided equally in a family, especially when it’s blended. Kate, a Bright Side reader, is facing an issue where her husband of many years refuses to pay for her son’s college tuition but prefers to spend that money on less important issues, according to Kate. She wrote to us, and we gave her some tips on how to handle this tricky situation.

12 People Who Uncovered a Dark Reality Many Years Later

12 People Who Uncovered a Dark Reality Many Years Later

While some secrets may never see the light of day, others might take a few years, or even decades, before they finally become known. And while discovering a hidden truth about our family or a close person can be unpleasant or even frightening at first, it can also help us see our reality more clearly. This newfound clarity can assist us in constructing our identity and moving forward into the future with greater ease.

12 Good Deeds That Ended in a Horrible Twist

12 Good Deeds That Ended in a Horrible Twist
Curiosities
4 days ago

Occasionally, showing kindness can lead to unexpected outcomes, making us reassess our views on life and our willingness to help others. But even in difficult situations, we trust that those with kind hearts will remain true to their nature. Despite any surprises or disappointments in how others respond, we stand by them and encourage them to continue doing good deeds, no matter what.

I Left My Husband Because of What He Wanted Us to Do on Our Wedding Night

I Left My Husband Because of What He Wanted Us to Do on Our Wedding Night
Relationships
5 days ago

Sometimes, it takes only one shocking revelation or unpleasant situation to make us reconsider a significant life step that we’ve taken. Sadly, this happened to our reader, Lana, on her wedding night. After discovering what her new groom wanted to do on their special evening, Lana became furious and decided to seek advice.

I Banned My MIL From Our House After Overhearing What She Told My Husband

I Banned My MIL From Our House After Overhearing What She Told My Husband
Family & kids
5 days ago

We might believe our relationship with our in-laws is as smooth as it can be until one small moment turns everything upside down. This is exactly what happened to our reader Angie, who accidentally overheard her mother-in-law saying something unimaginable behind her back. Angie made the decision to ban her from the house from that day on, and she reached out to us for advice.

My Birth Mom Wants to Reconnect — But I Doubt Her True Intentions

My Birth Mom Wants to Reconnect — But I Doubt Her True Intentions
Family & kids
6 days ago

In just a matter of seconds, a few words have the power to shatter all our beliefs about life and our past. This is precisely what happened to 17-year-old Clarissa when her birth mother approached her after all these years. Clarissa had always believed she was abandoned at birth, but her mother presented a completely different reality. However, Clarissa has deep reasons to doubt her.

12 Stories That Prove Things Are Never What They Seem

12 Stories That Prove Things Are Never What They Seem
Curiosities
week ago

People can surprise us when we least expect it. We might think we have everything figured out about someone or a situation, and just then, a sudden revelation or event puts everything we know to the test, prompting us to reconsider our beliefs. This is precisely what happened to the people in our compilation, who were confronted by an unexpected twist, whether good or bad, that completely changed their perspective.

Best Looks at the 2024 BAFTAs: From the Most Elegant to the Most Striking

Best Looks at the 2024 BAFTAs: From the Most Elegant to the Most Striking
People
week ago

Annually, the BAFTAs bring together the year’s most accomplished actors for a celebration of their work. It’s a prime opportunity for guests to display their elegant and exquisite sense of style. This year was no exception, with celebrities showcasing a range of stunning ensembles and audacious choices that are bound to make a lasting impression in the fashion world.

12 People Who Found Out a Crushing Truth About Their Past

12 People Who Found Out a Crushing Truth About Their Past
Curiosities
week ago

Every family keeps some big secrets that, if they come out, can totally change everything. Feeling uneasy or really confused when we find out a hidden truth is normal. But some folks use that discomfort to get stronger. The people in our compilation have decided to share the secrets they found out about their family’s past online, which can feel freeing.

The Poignant Reason Why Kate Middleton’s Surgery Is Kept Secret

The Poignant Reason Why Kate Middleton’s Surgery Is Kept Secret
People
week ago

Buckingham Palace shared information regarding the medical procedures undergone by King Charles and Kate Middleton, yet they employed different approaches. Regarding King Charles, the announcement preceded his operation, while for Kate, it was delayed until after her surgery. Insider sources suggest a deliberate decision behind this disparate timing strategy.

12 People Who Discovered a Brutal Truth That Shook Their World

12 People Who Discovered a Brutal Truth That Shook Their World
Curiosities
week ago

At any point, our lives hold the potential for significant change when we unearth a hidden truth or unravel the true cause behind a perplexing memory. While these revelations can be shocking and profoundly alter our existence, they often develop into precious life lessons that enhance our wisdom. The people in this compilation serve as a poignant reminder that life is more nuanced than it may initially seem.