Adolescents (Discipline/Instruction/Care)

Case 420


For the past six years I’ve been living with the father of my two younger daughters. When we met, I had a daughter who was almost seven. After living together a while, my second daughter was born, and that’s when the trouble started. He began to verbally abuse my oldest daughter. Now she is going [...]

Case 4202021-01-20T02:34:52-07:00

Case 390


I have a fifteen-year-old daughter. Her father died when she was seven, and since then she has been disrespectful and rebellious. She now has a twenty-one-year-old boyfriend. Not long ago she secretly went off with him, and the next day came home drunk, having had sex with him. Her paternal grandmother and paternal uncles say [...]

Case 3902021-01-20T02:46:26-07:00

Case 370


I have a thirteen-year-old daughter who came to live with me about twenty days ago. She has always lived with her mother, but her mom spends too much time at work and my daughter has always felt lonely.... She wants to live with me in order to have someone to take care of her and [...]

Case 3702021-01-20T02:36:58-07:00

Case 343


When my older daughter was fourteen, she started a relationship with an eighteen-year-old. I did not approve, but in order to keep them from sneaking around, I let them see each other in my home with strict guidelines. Three years have passed, and now my daughter is no longer that guy’s girlfriend. Recently I noticed [...]

Case 3432021-01-20T02:51:31-07:00

Case 352


I have been married for two years, and we have an eight-month-old daughter. My husband has a thirteen-year-old daughter from his first marriage, and she has been living with us for five months.... I feel tired, and the truth is that I don’t want to live with the girl.... There are times when she is [...]

Case 3522021-01-20T02:56:18-07:00

Case 349


About a month ago, my father slapped me for not giving him the TV remote control. Everyone in the family was upset about it, and since that day I have not spoken to him. I don’t know what to do. I want to forgive him, but every time our paths cross, I can’t say even [...]

Case 3492021-01-20T02:54:59-07:00

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 217


My daughter is fourteen and very intelligent. She does well in school, but has told me that she thinks she is in love with a young man. It scares me to let her have a boyfriend when she is still so young. It could cut short her studies. Besides, for me dating is a step [...]

Case 2172021-01-20T04:11:55-07:00
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