OMG difficult child was just on the news

Discussion in 'Substance Abuse' started by Nancy, May 16, 2012.

  1. Nancy

    Nancy Well-Known Member Staff Member

    husband and I are sitting here watching the news and they are doing a story on a bill they are trying to pass that requires welfare recipients to undergo drug testing before they receive their benefits and who do they interview right outside the welfare office????? Yep difficult child! They ask her her opinion and she says she just did a drug test for her job and said "welllif you have something to hide then don't get assistance." Nothing like the pot calling the kettle black.

    The only good thing I guess is that she did take my suggestions today and went down to apply for assistance.

    I am waiting for the phone to start ringing with all the family/friends who saw our daughter identified on the screen as "difficult child Welfare Recipient."

    Nancy
     
  2. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    Nancy...

    After all she has put you through... The incredulous look on my face (after I snorted in an unladylike fashion at her comment) is probably coming right through the screen.

    But... I hope she DID take your advice... OMG.
     
  3. Nancy

    Nancy Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Yeah my husband said....of all the times we have given her advice she has to pick this day to take it. We almost choked when we saw it.

    Nancy
     
  4. keista

    keista New Member

    OMW! I snorted too! Oh dear! You poor dear!. Hope they only used her first name.
     
  5. Nancy

    Nancy Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Oh no, they used her full name.
     
  6. buddy

    buddy New Member

    unbelievable. well, as you said at least she followed a suggestion, but wow. So you think she passed the test?
     
  7. Calamity Jane

    Calamity Jane Well-Known Member

    Holy Freaking Cow!!:censored2:
     
  8. Kathy813

    Kathy813 Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Unfortunately, one thing that my difficult child learned from her stay at the halfway house was how to fool drug tests. According to her, it is very easy to do.

    Nancy, what else is left for our difficult child's? Sheesh. It just gets better and better. :bag:

    ~Kathy
     
  9. StressedM0mma

    StressedM0mma Active Member

    Ugh. Why is it that even when they do take our advice, it comes back to haunt us.
     
  10. toughlovin

    toughlovin Guest

    Holy cow that is too much....hugs to you Nancy.

    TL
     
  11. dashcat

    dashcat Member

    Oh. My. God.

    It never ceases to amaze me at how they can lie with such utter conviction.

    Dash
     
  12. pinevalley

    pinevalley Member

    That is unbelievable! You must have been so shocked to see her on tv! I can't even imagine what is next for you with your difficult child!
     
  13. rejectedmom

    rejectedmom New Member

    UG! Unbelievablel. -RM
     
  14. Hopeless

    Hopeless ....Hopeful Now

    I was going to say unbelievable but then realized it is something that would happen with my difficult child too. They really have their own thinking process. Sending you hugs!
     
  15. Ephchap

    Ephchap Active Member

    Nancy, my jaw dropped when I read this. O M G. I'm sure you and husband were just stunned. LOL about the first time she ever actually listens and takes advice. Our difficult child's lifestyle is THEIR choice though. We often have to remind ourselves of this fact.

    Sending hugs ... to you and to husband.
    Deb
     
  16. Nancy

    Nancy Well-Known Member Staff Member

    And they just keep replaying it over and over again, both on tv and on their mobile app :sigh:

    Nancy
     
  17. recoveringenabler

    recoveringenabler Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Nancy, yikes, I don't even know what to say, you must just be stunned! What a remarkable turn of events. Hugs to you................
     
  18. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    What really is astounding to me is she obviously cant apply the complete hypocrisy in what she said! Even if she isnt getting much in the way of governmental services, she is taking charity in some form or other. She is certainly not supporting herself completely.
     
  19. exhausted

    exhausted Active Member

    Just beautiful......they have no idea the embarressment and hurt they cause. Sorry Nancy, the hits just don't stop!
     
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