Responsibilities of children

Case 452


I am almost thirty-five years old. I am currently living with my mother because I haven’t been able to find a job. My mother suffers from depression.... For as long as I can remember, she has never supported me in anything.... When I look for a job and an opportunity presents itself, she always makes [...]

Case 4522023-06-08T16:09:09-07:00

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 4092023-02-18T22:00:30-07:00

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 4002023-02-18T21:50:36-07:00

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 3742023-06-05T19:50:16-07:00

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 3712023-06-05T19:49:46-07:00

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 3662023-06-05T19:48:46-07:00

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 3582023-06-05T19:46:31-07:00

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 3402023-02-18T22:20:07-07:00

Case 214


My mother gave birth to me when she was an unmarried teenager. I grew up in a household with a grandfather and uncles who are alcoholics.... In spite of the fact that my mother never hit me, she caused a gaping wound that is difficult to heal. She is also an alcoholic and, even though [...]

Case 2142023-06-08T20:56:26-07:00

Case 170


My relationship with my mother was very weak because she was an alcoholic.... It was so difficult that she eventually decided to move to another country. When she had been there for seven years, she got infected with AIDS and died. That was six years ago. I couldn’t go to help her, to be with [...]

Case 1702023-06-08T19:24:43-07:00
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