Hi Everyone, You might be wondering why i put tattoos in my subject line,,,,, well it is a constant question i get asked from my 15 year old daughter, can i have one and a nose ring,,, the answer is always no, so apparently i'm not fair :) That is the lighter and easier side to my questions in here. My daughter broke our trust a year and a half ago by sending nudes online to some random person overseas, this is after all the information she had been given through school and with us. We took away the devices she had and didn't give them back for quite some time, when i did give her back a phone only when then had trouble with her chatting to a 18 year old, that bought a whole new set of problems with the parents of this boy calling her all the names under the sun as well as myself. Sooo the phone got taken away again. Since she started high school she has not fitted in, and has chosen to mix with the wrong crowd, i have spent time and money on animal therapy, counseling, school counseling, family doctor, long chats etc,,,, She has now been taken out of main stream schooling as we found she has a learning difficulty, since moving to the new school she has met a 16 year old boy who seems to be trying to get his life in order by getting an apprenticeship and learning to control his anger (alarm bells for me) but i will stay optimistic. I suppose i am worried if i dont give her some time out she will run away( she seems really happy at the moment) but i am also worried that she is starting something with the wrong boy and is it okay to let them go out together or should they be chaperoned ( i know old school!!!) and here i was never chaperoned. I have bought up 2 other kids and not had the difficulties i am having now, so many dynamics have changed over the past 10 years.
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