Social dilemma – Should I go against my father’s wishes for my sister?

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) — Today’s 98.3 TRY social dilemma came from Maureen, and it’s about her father’s will. Here is his email:

Hi Jaime. I have a serious dilemma which I hope you will use. My father recently passed away and appointed me as executor. I am the youngest of my four siblings, but I have always been the most responsible. All in all, my dad left us all the same amount of money, but my older sister tends to be incredibly irresponsible. He left her about half of what he left us. She is furious. She keeps telling me that it’s not fair and that as an executor I should give her the same amount as everyone else. I feel like I should follow my father’s wishes. His state of mind was clear and good before his death. He knew what he was doing in that will. My other siblings are very clear that I shouldn’t change it. But I feel bad for her. What do you think I should do. Thanks for using this dilemma Jaime. It means a lot.


Wow, that’s hard. I think that in the end, I would follow my father’s wishes, even if it would be difficult. It was his money and his will and he knew what he wanted to do with it. I think Maureen is just a middleman. That’s my point of view anyway.

What do you think? Let’s help Maureen and keep me posted on the TRY Facebook page.