Responsibilities of children

Case 825


I am twenty-six years old, and for two years I have been in a secret romantic relationship with a man who is eleven years older than I am. My mother... in her effort to protect me, won’t allow me to make my own decisions.... She doesn’t accept that I want to be independent and have [...]

Case 8252024-03-12T20:17:44-07:00

Case 822


I had always hoped that my future wife would love my parents, and she did before we were married. But ever since the day of wedding preparation, relationships went south. My parents had disagreements with my in-laws, causing my wife to start harboring resentment toward my parents... and things went from bad to worse on [...]

Case 8222024-02-22T12:38:33-07:00

Case 812


I have been married for forty-four years. But ever since my father died twenty-two years ago, my relationship with my husband changed because I dedicated body and soul to the care of my mother, who is now eighty-two years old. I am her only child. I stopped taking care of my husband because my mother [...]

Case 8122024-01-22T12:04:49-07:00

Case 805


My parents got divorced when I was nine years old. Since then, there has been no peace in my life. My father, who is twenty years older than my mother, goes from woman to woman, and he brings them with him when he is permitted to visit me at home.... My mother has been in [...]

Case 8052024-01-22T12:04:49-07:00

Case 795


My mother is elderly and needs special care. My sisters and I have tried to shoulder this responsibility together, but I would like to have her with me all the time. I am married and have two children.... One of my sisters has told me that we should admit her to a home for the [...]

Case 7952023-08-06T11:19:42-07:00

Case 765


My father married a young woman who is thirty-eight years younger than he. She doesn’t allow him to have any relationship with his children from his deceased first wife, that is, my mother....   Recently my youngest brother had emergency surgery.... He was in critical condition... but my father doesn’t want to go visit him.... [...]

Case 7652023-02-14T20:44:58-07:00

Case 745


Twenty years ago I lived with my parents. They didn’t get along. My mother was sick, and I cared for her.   My father had a second family, and he told me to leave the house because, if I didn’t, he would. Since I didn’t want my mother to suffer if my father left, I [...]

Case 7452023-02-14T20:47:24-07:00

Case 739


My mother has been losing her memory. I take care of her twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. She is bedridden now. My father died a few years ago, and she confuses me with him.... The occasional times when my aunt can take care of my mother so that I can get out [...]

Case 7392023-02-14T20:48:10-07:00

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

Case 703


I am a single, thirty-three-year-old woman, living with my parents and younger sister.... Since I am the only one with a stable income, I pay for almost all the expenses of the household. My parents’ income only covers the rental of the house. A few years back I got a loan to cover a significant [...]

Case 7032023-02-14T20:57:11-07:00
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