THE HATRED YOU FEEL OVER YOUR 16YR OLD VERSES THE GUILT YOU FEEL FOR HATRED!!! For the last 6 months my 16YR has been a nightmare and has no intention or care factor of changing. I was totally aware of expecting normal teenage behaviours and mistakes, but when there is no remorse or acknowledgement and what it’s doing to me/ the rest of the family - it’s hard. She is our eldest of 3, and has always had signs of anxiety and I would even say mild anti social behaviours. We nearly lost her 6 months ago due to alcohol and I guess that was the beginning, we had given her trust to go to parties etc but after this night, things have never been the same. We have given her the trust back time after time (after normally a week a two grounding - which only has been twice ) but she continues to break the trust by either saying she’s going to the movies but jumping in cars with friends to still drinking at parties , throwing it in our faces that we are strict, which I don’t think we are, we have never been close but we can’t even talk to each other without it ending in an argument. I’ve tried to be better person and honestly there is only so much rudeness that a person can take to break and I do know I have to toughen up but hoping some other parents have experienced similar behaviour and suggest ideas how to get through this . TIA
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