WOMAN has gone viral after revealing she is now a parent to a 15-year-old girl despite being just 21 years old herself.
Sharing her story on social media, a mum known as Hunter voiced her concerns that nobody will take her seriously as a parent because of her young age and she already feels self-conscious when she’s with the teen at her school.
In a video she posted via TikTok last year, that has since been watched nearly eight million times, Hunter can be seen sharing her worries over her new parenting role – with the age gap between herself and the kid leaving viewers baffled.
She says: “Me driving down the road and realising I’m 21 with a 15-year-old. No other parents or staff members at her HS are gonna (sic) take me serious.
“I can already feel people asking me what grade I’m in when I go to her events… How am I going to teach her how to drive when I can barely get down the road.”
On seeing the video, a lot of people quizzed Hunter over her relationship with the teen after doing the math and working out that if she was the mum, she would have been six years old when she gave birth.
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“WERE SIX WHEN YOU HAD A BABY,” quizzed one person, while another asked: “So you had her when you were 6 I’m so confused.”
Clearing up any confusion, Hunter explained that no she did not give birth at six years old – the 15-year-old is her step-sister who she filed for guardianship of, after both her parents died.
Hunter explained in a follow-up video: “So many people in my comments want to know how I had a baby at 6 years old. I will answer that for you. The easy answer to that question is that I did not have a baby when I was six.”
“And I thought the best way to keep my sister safe, happy and have all her needs and wants met was to move a couple of states over and live with me.”
She shared: “I am 21, I’m a full-time college student and a full-time worker, but I still put Gracie ahead of my own. Like right now, I’m sitting in my car when all my friends are hanging out because she has practice and I don’t want to leave her, which I’m very happy to do.
“I’m happy to sit here and see how big she’s smiling when she comes out [of school] with all her friends.”