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  1. Blindsided

    When The Unknowing Tell You What You Need To Do

    This is my first post, so bear with me. I hope it’s not too confusing. My daughter’s, alias-May, dad died suddenly at age 55. Now her dad’s brother’s wife is reaching out to me on FB, alias-Sal. Sal says her boy (May’s cousin) visited May in her current home state, where May can get Medicaid...
  2. RedCedar

    Estrangement

    After four months of having my 36yo son living in my home to "get on his feet", four months that he spent stoned pretty much 24x7 and excelling at Twitter and RPG's, four months in which he saved NO money, four months in which I drove him back and forth to his part-time job, four months during...
  3. SomewhereOverTheRainbow

    ADHD 27 Year Old Daughter - Narcissistic?

    I always blamed myself for my daughter struggling through life. She was only 2 when my marriage broke up and then I struggled to get on my feet. She went back and forth for visits at her dad's and there was a lot of turmoil. But there was a lot of good too. I remarried and my current husband...
  4. Littleboylost

    Codependency and Good parenting where is the devide

    I am trying to find a balance between being a good parent and not being codependent. I have made a list in my journal of terms of codependency and parenting. Needless to say there is a tremendous overlap. Where does parenting and good guidance end and codependency being? I grapple with...
  5. Littleboylost

    Communication Critical

    as some of you may know AS who has refused to follow through with rehab has been given 14 days to leave the house. We have re keyed the locks and he is only allowed in when we are home and not to have anyone in the house. He broke his cell phone and asked me to fix it. I told him I needed the...
  6. Littleboylost

    Whats in a debate

    I belong to a support group on Facebook and there was a debate on what causes addiction. It got very heated and I found it upset me a great deal. It made me challenge and reevalute my own perceptions and position on Addiction. What I have learned over the past years in this crazy ride through...
  7. L

    How to choose between two children-help me please

    Oh boy. Like many people here, I struggle with a soon to be 18 year old bipolar daughter who is in denial. I have owned her illness but she has not. I have tried multiple doctors, theripists and energy healers. Virtually no progress and it wasn't better on medications with the horrible side...
  8. Denise2017

    30 Year Old BiPolar Daughter Going Downhill (again)

    Hello and thank you for this forum. I am so glad I found it. I am new here and this is my first post. I have a 30-year-old daughter who was diagnosed as Bipolar (possibly Borderline) at about 13 years old. She can not hold a job. She has relied on boyfriends and an ex-husband for a place to...
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