Adolescents (Discipline/Instruction/Care)

Case 754


A few months ago my elder daughter, who is twenty-five... told me that she was moving out to live on her own. Later I found out that she had a boyfriend and had been sleeping at his house. That broke my heart into pieces, and I didn’t see her or talk to her for several [...]

Case 7542023-02-14T20:45:58-07:00

Case 751


I am thirty-five and my daughter is eleven. Her mother and I broke up when she was three years old.... I have concentrated on my daughter and the conflicts after separating from her mother, so I have never gotten into a new relationship. But my daughter is beginning adolescence now, and she doesn’t want to [...]

Case 7512023-10-16T20:23:56-07:00

Case 697


I am fourteen years old, and my grandmother is the one who has raised me.... I have always been required to attend church, and now they want me to get baptized, but I don’t want to do it. I want to wait until I am sure about taking this important step in my life, but [...]

Case 6972023-02-14T20:57:51-07:00

Case 290


I was married for twenty-four years to a man in whom I believed and whom I loved more than anything. We have a nineteen-year-old daughter and a sixteen-year-old son. Although through the years we faced many difficult situations and marital conflicts, I still valued keeping the family together.... A year ago, my daughter confessed to [...]

Case 2902021-01-20T03:33:08-07:00

Case 263


I just got married, and my husband and I are having problems. I know that it is normal to have problems in marriage, but what hurts me the most is that one of the problems is my twelve-year-old son. My husband is not my son’s father, because when we first met I was a single [...]

Case 2632021-01-20T03:44:26-07:00

Case 254


I am very worried, and I don’t know how to face or resolve this situation. I have a thirteen-year-old son, and a few days ago he stole a credit card from my husband’s niece to order parts for a skateboard on the Internet. He has lied to us about it from the start, swearing that [...]

Case 2542021-01-20T03:40:57-07:00

Case 633


My family is made up of my wife and our eighteen-year-old daughter, who is in her last year of high school. Life with my wife has always consisted of heated arguments and bad words, Unfortunately, my daughter has had to live in that kind of environment, and I feel like she hates me.... I believe [...]

Case 6332023-02-14T21:22:25-07:00

Case 558


A few days ago, I found out that my fifteen-year-old daughter got some tattoos. For some time, she has had a rebellious attitude.... She has been cutting her arms, and I don’t know what to do nor how to discipline her. I have talked with her many times. I have counseled her and dedicated time [...]

Case 5582023-02-14T22:14:28-07:00

Case 541


I was abused by my husband of fifteen years. About eight months after our separation, I began a relationship with a married man. One time my oldest son, who is thirteen, found us kissing. That eventuated in my son going to live with his father, and he hasn’t wanted to see me since then. He [...]

Case 5412023-02-14T22:07:19-07:00

Case 533


I am a single mother. I’ve been living with my boyfriend for a year. He has a daughter and I have a son, both teenagers, and we have been living together as a family. A short time ago we found out that our two teenagers had an inappropriate encounter and, even though they didn’t go [...]

Case 5332023-02-14T22:27:38-07:00
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