"My husband lost his job a few years ago around Christmas time. I told people that we wouldn’t be buying anyone gifts that year including my brother who lives in a different state.
About a week before Christmas, someone anonymously left some groceries and a visa gift card on our doorstep. Because of that, I was actually able to do a little gift shopping for my young kids and made a Facebook post about it, in hopes that whoever had donated to us would see how grateful we were for their gift and let them know that thanks to them, my kids were able to have a small Christmas with a few gifts.
My brother was so “hurt” that I didn’t buy gifts for him and his family that he blocked me from Facebook and basically stopped talking to me, until he sent me an email two years later with a screenshot of my Facebook post and yelled at me for not buying him gifts.
Needless to say, we don’t have a relationship and I’ve cut him out of my life completely…"