Parent’s 33-Year Marriage Destroyed By Son’s DNA Test


One test revealed all.

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ever wondered about your own ancestry? Well what started as an innocuous DNA test unleashed a tempest of shocking revelations that toppled a 33-year-old marriage, forever changing the course of one man’s life.

While looking into his family history an anonymous man snagged a DNA test during an online bargain hunt which became the catalyst for a rollercoaster ride through his own tangled family tree.

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The explosive confession landed on Reddit, courtesy of the user known as @throwmeaway29305, who bared it all in a riveting thread that would leave readers on the edge of their seats.

Driven by curiosity about his ancestral heritage, the man bought a test for both himself and one for his dad – what could possibly go wrong? Little did they know that their quest for knowledge would send shockwaves through their entire family.

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When the results finally came in, the discrepancies were nothing short of staggering. Father and son, once believed to be related were now faced with the chilling reality that their ancestry didn’t align. The revelation was a bombshell that neither son or father was expecting and sent ripples through the parent’s marriage that had spanned more than three decades.

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In a daring confrontation, our hero confronted his mother with the truth, revealing that she had harbored this earth-shattering secret all along and had never wanted to tell either the husband or the son. After 33 years together the dad asked for a divorce and the relationship was over.

BUT it doesn’t end there. The test revealed the existence of the Reddit user’s real father on a database, along with the astonishing revelation of a possible half-sibling sharing a staggering 26.3% of their DNA.

Companies like Ancestry advertise these kits with special Father’s Day discounts, blissfully unaware of the storm they may be unleashing in unsuspecting households and it seems these harrowing tales of familial revelations have become all too common in an era marked by the rising popularity of online DNA testing kits.

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