She's 14 - she'll get over it. If this boy is really using drugs then you have an obligation as her parent to weather the tantrum and stand your ground. She needs to understand that choosing a boy who uses drugs & hangs out with a bad crowd is not a very "adult" choice & that until she is able to make better decisions for herself, you are in charge. Explain to her that by choosing to use drug, this boy is also choosing not to be a part of her life. Period. As a young woman, she needs to learn to set a higher standard for herslef & her relationships. Stand firm!View Thread
Thank you for your prompt reply. Unfortunately, we don't have any teen centers near us, but I will definately look into a male psycholigist ~ that seems like a good idea.
I don't know what options are available regarding school, but I will check into that as well.
What do you think the consequences should be for the "facebook incident"? Do I enact some sort of punishment that I may not be able to enforce? Do I let it go with the very serious discussion we've already had? Should I look into getting a sitter?
The Facebook account has been closed, but how do I keep him from just setting up a new one, or even know if he does?
He does not have unlimited access to the internet. This was done while at a friend's house.View Thread