... My 14 year old had a BF that she recently broke things off with who we didn't like either. ... (5 replies)
... Maybe someone here has gone through this and can give advice on what I should do. A little background. My daughter is 24 and still lives at home because she is trying to get her career started and doesn't make enough to move out. ... (5 replies)
... I would like to thank everyone for their posts...they are very helpful. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you so much for your reply, it is extremely insightful. I am taking a hands off approach now and kind of waiting to see what happens. I am hoping that her better judgement kicks in and helps her see the light.
Your post brings to mind another question, it was established during the fight that if she wanted to see this guy and stay over night with him she had to do... (5 replies)
... ild. We're both 26. Their relationship was a highschool one, not love, 2 years of being together including the time she was pregnant. They separated when their daughter was 1, never married. ... (5 replies)
... I find it strange that your daughter kept her new boyfriend secret must be a reason for that either she knows you would not approve of him. If your daughter has chosen ? ... (13 replies)
... I know kids now days do things a lot different than they did back in my day, but I would never let a daughter of mine date at age 14. My kids thank me today for all the strict rules we had. ... (6 replies)
... This sounds like something to wait out and see where it goes. You said it was a month into the relationship and your step child is 14. Do you remember what being 14 was like? ... (6 replies)
... My story is sad and I am heartbroken. My beautiful daughter began using marijuana in her senior year of high school. ... (10 replies)
... I'm in a very sticky predicament. I am in a committed relationship with my boyfriend who has a daughter who will be 14 in 2 months. ... (6 replies)
... My daughter and I have always butt heads. Probably because we are so alike. ... (4 replies)
... is your boyfriend really a virgin or is that just a line he used on you, and if he's not a virgin, how many STD's might he be carrying, will your boyfriend stick around if you did get pregnant, will you ruin your future, etc..... all very valid fears of a mother who loves her daughter. ... (13 replies)
... o has been in your daughter's shoes.... don't hate the boyfriend. the more you fight with her about the boyfriend, the more strained your relationship with your daughter becomes, the more she will cling to him and not let go. ... (10 replies)
... Hi. My daughter's boyfriend is a total jerk. He is disrespectful to our family, unkind, and selfish. They have a 10 month old baby girl together. ... (4 replies)
... s you at the moment, so i highly sympathise with you. Our family has come to the point my BF doesn't get to see his kids anymore because he went to the shop, his daughter hit his son and he got told off for it. She got told hitting is not acceptable and that if she didn't behave the cartoons would be turned off. ... (10 replies)
... I don't know how much help this would be, but my aunt had the same problem with her daughter. And although my aunt loves her daughter very very very much, she didn't want to be around her. ... (8 replies)
... ther now or long term and that is why things are being handled in a very casual way. Maybe once every two weeks or so he comes to have dinner or something simple like that . Even when we greet each other and my children are present there is NO PDA's , there have been no over nights etc.... ... (6 replies)
... who is really nice, very mellow, never married, has no children etc. Well my daughter is adamant she hates him,but in the next breath will send him a text msg saying Hi how are you? ... (6 replies)
... I don't think your boyfriend's attitude about his daughter stems from the fact that the child is a girl, but because the child is his. ... (6 replies)
... Some good points in this thread.
Sometimes the best lesson you can teach your children is no lesson at all; they'll learn the lesson themselves.
Good points, everybody! :) (5 replies)