Living with a family member who is mentally handicapped certainly has its challenges, a lot of which most people cannot even imagine. Life is complicated, and it's hard to understand the nuanced realities of others' experiences until we sit and hear them out. It's easy to judge, and much harder to listen.
That's why it was so inspiring to see people's empathetic responses to a person who posted about living with a sister with severe autism. Reddit user renegadesrules33 posted to the board "AITAH," which is short for "Am I The Ass Hole," asking if she's an ass hole for hating her mentally handicapped sister. At first glance, this sounds like she is almost definitely the ass hole here, but the way the posts progresses and the responses it received might surprise you.
The original post reads: