Adult children

Case 789


I have two sons who are eighteen and twenty years old.... Their father died nine months ago from a brain tumor.... [During that time,] I had to leave home to work in order to make ends meet, and I lost control of them.... Both refuse to help with any housework, and my health is not [...]

Case 7892024-05-13T22:01:33-07:00

Case 781


I have a grandson that I raised like a son because his parents abandoned him.... I love him with all my heart.... He has always told me that he would still be a virgin when he got married.... But two weeks ago I found a negative pregnancy test in his bedroom.... I confronted him, and [...]

Case 7812023-05-10T20:21:54-07:00

Case 777


I am forty-seven, married, and have three children. My eldest daughter, who is twenty-three and is about to finish her professional degree, is pregnant and has never introduced us to the father of the child. It is difficult for us as a Christian couple to know how to deal with this situation.... We thought we [...]

Case 7772023-04-10T18:53:10-07:00

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 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 7232023-02-14T20:54:10-07:00

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 6892023-02-14T20:59:46-07:00

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 6822023-02-14T21:00:49-07:00

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 6752023-02-14T21:01:49-07:00

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 6232023-02-14T21:49:47-07:00

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 5962024-04-09T20:10:35-07:00
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