Floored by the difficult child-A's request

Discussion in 'Parent Emeritus' started by Mom2oddson, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. Mom2oddson

    Mom2oddson Active Member

    Today we go to court for difficult child-A's MIP (Minor in possesion/consuption of alcohol). On Saturday, 48 hours before court....difficult child-A calls and asks me if it's okay if he and a few of his buddies come to our house and get drunk! DUH...?

    I said NO of course. Don't know what he did that night.

    I'm just speechless that someone could even think for a moment that drinking 48 hours before an MIP court date would be a good idea. Oh, I guess the key word in that sentence was "think"...obviously, difficult child-A doesn't think.
     
  2. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    Yikes! DDD
     
  3. rejectedmom

    rejectedmom New Member

  4. ThreeShadows

    ThreeShadows Quid me anxia?

    Forever pushing those boundaries...:faint:
     
  5. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    Sheesh. :faint:
     
  6. Bean

    Bean Member

    Sometimes they just need to hear the word "no" and have the comfort in knowing they don't control the entire universe. Seriously. Sometimes I think these kids are frightened of their own power, their power of choice and inability to trust themselves to make good ones.
     
  7. GoingNorth

    GoingNorth Crazy Cat Lady

    Let's just say that if you want a definition of the word 'chutzpah' you just got it.
     
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