Adult children

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 7542022-10-25T19:54:32-07:00

Case 723


I am twenty-four years old, and I live with my parents. I have deep sadness in my heart because of my mother.... She got very angry because I didn’t become a doctor, and she compares me with my younger sister, who was able to finish her degree program before I did.   I have fallen [...]

Case 7232022-03-28T13:50:02-07:00

Caso 689


I have a seventeen-year-old son who says that he is an atheist. He participates in prayer and religious activities with the family, letting us know that he does it out of respect for us, even though he doesn’t believe in any of it.... I’m not sure if we should continue asking him to participate, or [...]

Caso 6892021-07-30T16:53:09-07:00

Case 682


My thirty-one-year-old daughter lives with me and has an eight-month-old baby girl. The father of the baby lives in a dream world, is violent, and has addictions. My daughter has become emotionally dependent on him.... I am anxious because I don’t know when he might suddenly turn violent, hitting her and humiliating her with ugly [...]

Case 6822021-07-30T15:08:19-07:00

Case 675


I have a twenty-three-year-old daughter. She is the product of forbidden love with a man who has a wife and two children.... I was always very careful that no one find out about us. He has been financially responsible for my daughter, and gave her his last name, but has not been with her all [...]

Case 6752022-05-26T15:47:27-07:00

Case 623


My continuous battle has been with my twenty-three-year-old daughter, who will not agree to help around the house. She is an excellent student... but we have constant conflicts because she doesn’t want to do anything except wash her clothes and clean her room. When I ask her to remove her plate from the table, wash [...]

Case 6232021-01-20T00:45:00-07:00

Case 596


Our only son is twenty years old and is very rebellious.... He dropped out of the university three times, disappointing us and causing us to lose money. He prefers his deadbeat friends and bad habits, and one time he even hit me. My husband and I became very scared of him.... I got to the [...]

Case 5962021-01-20T00:30:51-07:00

Case 578


My daughter is almost twenty-two years old, but I don’t want her to go out with her friends nor her boyfriend, nor to stay out all night. I have gone to the extreme of threatening her and asking her to move out of my house, though I then wished I hadn’t. I don’t want to [...]

Case 5782021-01-20T00:51:37-07:00

Case 560


I am fifty-six years old. I got married when I was seventeen and we had four children.... My husband was always unfaithful to me. My children grew up, and I got a divorce when they were teenagers. I worked very hard at up to four jobs at a time so that my children could become [...]

Case 5602021-01-20T01:27:55-07:00

Case 554


I have three children. My oldest daughter, who is twenty..., has stopped studying and doesn’t want to continue. She feels like she’s being forced to study. When she stays out all night, I can’t rest. I am worried and am praying that nothing happens to her. On numerous occasions I’ve attempted to go and pick [...]

Case 5542021-01-20T01:24:32-07:00
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