Responsibilities of children

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 8052023-10-16T20:14:42-07:00

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

Case 668


I received a friend request on Facebook from my father, whom I have not heard from for the past thirty years. When I was seven, he abandoned us for another woman and the family that he made with her. I overheard him asking my mother to tell us that he was dead and that we [...]

Case 6682023-02-14T21:03:26-07:00

Case 337


I am a sixteen-year-old girl, and for as long as I can remember, my family has had a lot of problems because of my father.... He was unfaithful to my mother..., he insults me using very foul language, and he is very selfish. My mother takes care of all of us. She basically is both [...]

Case 3372021-01-20T03:27:09-07:00

Case 313


I am twenty-four years old, and this year I met my father for the first time. He abandoned my mother and me by moving to another country before I was even born. I can’t deny that I grew up with resentment toward him, but I had forgiven him.  When I met him, I hugged him [...]

Case 3132021-01-20T03:05:38-07:00
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