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  1. M

    15yo wants to try acid, what do I do?

    My daughters are very close. My 18yo privately informed me that her sister (15yo) told her she just tried mushrooms and now wants to try acid. She said she has all of this under control and makes good decisions, but she wants to do this. I also learned she has a boyfriend who was caught using...
  2. F

    Help! Fiance Continues to Enable Her Daughter

    I hope you can share some guidance and insight. My fiancé is enabling her daughter and it’s spilling into/affecting our relationship. Some background: We live together – have dated 4.5 years, both in our mid-50s, plan to get married in 3 months. She has 2 adult children (both early 20s)...
  3. C

    I have almost giving up..

    I was looking into possible contacting dcsf when I found this...my two 15 year old twins are out of control and I live in fear all the time..they quit school, they do drugs, have sex, steal, lie, and do not have any respect for me or the police or themselves and I don't know what to do..my...
  4. D

    Our 12y/o son

    hi - this is my first posting here. My son is our youngest of 4 boys and he has been difficult since the day he was born. We are a blended family but he’s very close to his two half brothers and close in age too. We have always had easy friendly relations with my husbands ex and a tremendous...
  5. runawaybunny

    Large study finds higher rates of early substance use among children with ADHD

    A new study published online in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry found that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) engaged in substance use at a younger age than those without ADHD and had a significantly higher prevalence of regular marijuana and cigarette...
  6. Littleboylost

    A Visitor Came a knocking “

    Hi to all of you. I am keeping up with all the posts. I am commenting when and where I can. I am struggling. The story of the hungry ghost came to mind. I think I have certainly had a visit from such a creature lately and it has taken over my house...
  7. T

    Why do I always question myself?

    My D.C. Is 16 years old. I won't go into his whole history, but these behaviors have been going on for 7 long years. He was just suspended for 2 days from school for fighting. This is his 2nd code of conduct disorder (for sports). Last year he got one for smoking pot. The school went easy on him...
  8. The exhausted tiny bear

    Not even sad just numb borderline don’t care

    Well daughter ran away I reported it but honestly I’m not to worried maybe if they find her in drugs the system will do something about versus me struggling to keep her in line I’m at my wits end she came home lied about the principal and the profanity shirt then started screaming and throwing...
  9. The exhausted tiny bear

    Everyday is bad day we no longer have good days

    Not even one hour of being back to school after Christmas break and I get a phone call she’s wearing a shirt that says f you it could be worse atleast this time it’s not revealing a body part Should I just lock up most of her clothes up and give her specific outfits two for home two for school...
  10. Littleboylost

    Ripped off

    well I suppose I should be greatful that I know where my son is, that he is not being arrested and not out of his mind on hard drugs, and that he is safe and warm. Well ok I am, but I am also feeling really angry and completely ripped off. We have been home for 9 days and we saw son for all of...
  11. Littleboylost

    Son is in Jail

    Son is in jail. Essentially he is the biggest Duper going. A con artist extraordinaire! Drug addict, con artist and possibly a true sociopath. The day he met me and begged to come home he used 2 foreign account cards stolen from my husband to make 3 withdrawals. All in all over 12/13 days...
  12. Sami12088

    Help with my 13 year old step daughter.

    Sorry this may be a long story. So my husband and I are a mixed family he has 2 girls from a previous marriage M 11 and N 13, and I have a son E 6. We have been living together almost 4 years. We both have full legal and physical custody of our children as both our our ex s are addicts...
  13. L

    I am paralyzed with fear

    I have nothing left to give. My daughter went off to college right after high school and immediately decided she was free and she could party and live a fun crazy life. Even though we did not have the money, she refused to get a job while attending school declaring that it was too difficult for...
  14. 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...
  15. S

    Step Daughter...back on the roller coaster

    My emotions are so raw...it's been a tough few months. My husband's adult daughter has lived with us for about a year now, along with her cat (she's lived with us on and off since childhood.) She views every serious discussion as a negative issue, and immediately melts down into crying, and...
  16. Mamaang

    Major struggles with 18 & 15 Year Old and husband travels

    I found this forum last week as I was desperately trying to find advice on what to do about my 18 year old son who is a senior in high school. We discovered he had been smoking pot last year. We started drug testing him and started taking away privileges. At this point, we've taken the doors off...
  17. S

    Adult Daughter Stealing from her mother

    I have a 35 year old daughter who lived with me till about a week ago when I discovered that she stole money from me for the third time and asked her to leave the house. She separated and then divorced from her husband about 1 1/2 years ago. She and my grandson (currently 6 years old) stayed...
  18. 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...
  19. T

    Mother’s love is this right ?

    Hi. I’m new to this forum. I was wondering if anyone has this same experience. My sister’s 14 year old son is taking cannabis. That’s not the issue. The problem is he’s turned increasingly aggressive, has run away from home, been suspended from school (now at high risk of exclusion), is part of...
  20. mollyzuzu

    What will it take to get son put in residential

    Hi all, I have been posting concerning my son in and out of mental hospital, bipolar, autism, adhd, cannabis disorder, substance abuse and the list of diagnosis goes on. He is on a court order not to do drugs, alcohol, steal and he is supposed to listen to his parents till next august. He has...
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