Responsibilities of children

Case 409


Up to what point do you have to keep obeying the commandment to honor your father and mother? My father has a business and, because of his poor life choices, he ended up owing back taxes.... He started another business, and put it in my name without even consulting me.... The same issues began once [...]

Case 4092021-01-20T02:31:02-07:00

Case 400


I am twenty-nine years old and have a nine-year-old daughter.... Eight years ago my mother died of cancer, and I was left responsible for my eleven-year-old sister and my sixteen-year-old brother.... We were not doing well financially, and I decided to start a business, but I made the mistake of mortgaging the house that my [...]

Case 4002021-01-20T02:27:04-07:00

Case 374


I decided to take care of my mother due to the fact that none of my siblings could get along with her (she was very hard on us all her life).... We always had conflict in our home, and I shielded myself so that I wouldn’t be affected by what she said to me. I [...]

Case 3742021-01-20T02:38:58-07:00

Case 371


I work in a hardware store that my dad owns. I like this kind of work, but there are some things that make me very uncomfortable, since there have been occasions when my dad has bought stolen merchandise.... And he doesn’t pay all the taxes that are required for his sales.... I feel like I [...]

Case 3712021-01-20T02:37:53-07:00

Case 358


My mom and dad fight a lot because my mom thinks that my dad has another woman, and my dad insults my mom. I don’t know what to do. I think that you can help me know what I have to do or what I should say to my parents. Dear Friend, Thank you for [...]

Case 3582021-01-20T02:59:03-07:00

Case 366


My father’s aggressive behavior during my childhood harmed me to such a great extent that now I have problems with my speech and in my nervous system. He treated my siblings, my mother, and me very badly. Now that I’m a teenager, I’m supporting him, with no hard feelings for the harm that he did [...]

Case 3662021-01-20T03:02:52-07:00

Case 340


I am a professional.... For the past three months, my relationship with my father has been almost unbearable. I made the decision to pull away from him somewhat, because ever since childhood he has abused me verbally and physically. Now, instead of helping me grow as a person, professionally and even spiritually, he keeps criticizing [...]

Case 3402021-01-20T02:50:05-07:00

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

Case 291


I am a thirty-two-year-old woman. Ever since I was a child, I have hated the man who says he is my father. I don’t know him and I’ve never seen him. From what my mother told me, he didn’t want me to be born. He asked her to have an abortion because he didn’t intend [...]

Case 2912021-01-20T03:33:24-07:00
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