Do any of you pay part or all of your child's rent? Has this helped you? Are you glad you do it? Any regrets?
It's hard because addicts lie so you never know if you are enabling or helping. My daughter would swear she was sober and working the steps and we would find out that she was really drugging/drinking.Its hard cause its a fine line between enabling and helping
Wow, I haven't watched Dr. Phil in a long time but I would have loved to have seen his response to that.I was watching Dr. Phil today and he had a 60-something son complaining that his 90-year-old mother wouldn't support him financially. He and his wife were both able-bodied and perfectly capable of finding jobs to support themselves.
This here, in 40 words, surely less than 50 you have told the story of my life of the past year or so.Yet, we would have to make sure its not allowing him to buy weed. And how would I do that? I refuse to get into the bargaining with him and setting up contracts that he will do this and that. Experience has shown me that he will agree to anything but not honor it.