06-17-2018 01:46 AM
I am sorry you guys are going through this. It feels so helpless when are kids are going the wrong direction an we know it. I have a 15 year old daughter that smokes pot even though she knows it could lead to addiction and I do not approve- I have had the talk with her that if she were to wind up in jail due to a bad choice I would leave her there. Still not sure it sinks in.
You are doing awesome setting boundaries and sticking by them- I know its so difficult to do. Especially when you know the grief you get from your teen from doing so. Sometimes I guess all we can do is guide them but ultimately its there choice.
Sometimes I wish my kid was 3 again. Even those tantrums would be more welcome.
06-20-2018 02:48 AM
06-20-2018 09:47 AM
Hey @Sallyanne, I am so sorry this sounds incredibly upsetting. It's good that you can at least get rid of what is in your home. When you say you're preventing him from leaving the house, what do you mean? Here to listen.
06-24-2018 01:44 AM
Thanks breeze xx he was sneaking out in the middle of the night. I now set the burglar alarm and he doesn't know the code so they will go off if he attempts to go down stairs. I have removed the bedroom door now so I can monitor him more closely. I haven't smelt cannabis for a few days. I'm not daft I know that he will continue but it won't be in my home!
06-24-2018 10:09 AM
06-25-2018 07:59 AM
Thanks xx he's got used to the alarm. He moaned about the door for a few days.... he had an en suite for privacy when changing... I've actually had more interaction with him of late!
06-25-2018 07:10 PM
@Sallyanne this is sounding positive. How have the interactions been between the both of you lately? Sounding like the boundaries are proving beneficial which is awesome
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