Hiw to let go

Lorraine - posted on 10/22/2014 ( 1 mom has responded )

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My son is 19 and lives with me. Manipulates me with getting angry, $, mowing since I already listva child that mowing I cave he threatens me to go live with his dad, not excepting responsibility. Should I let him go?

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Ev - posted on 10/22/2014

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Actually, this is a young man here not a child under 18. He can go if he wishes and does not need your permission to leave home unless you have some sort of guardianship of him for other reasons. Let him go live with dad. He might think the grass is greener on the other side of the fence and he might find out differently. He should be going to college, job training, or working and helping to pay for rent or house payment, utilities, food, and other essential things for the household. He should not be getting you to give him money and other things. Do not enable him no more. When he finds out the world does not hand things to him, he will either find someone else to live off of or learn he needs a job fast.

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