I have a 22 yr old daughter with a 3yr old son living with me. She knows she would be in the streets if she didnt have the baby. She recently lost her job, Wwhile she was working she did help with rent, her cellphone, and a little food.when needed. I just cant stand the disrespect ungratefullnessfeeling i owe her something.because as a single parent I worked 2 fulltime jobs to support us and I wasnt home alot she resents me. I could go on forever Please help

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Michelle - posted on 12/28/2012

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Then what did you want us to say?

You need to cut the apron strings and give her the ultimatum of move out or pull your weight. Lay down the house rules and if she doesn't want to abide by them then she is out.. She's 22 and an adult!!! Treat her like one and not a child.

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The baby's father is very active in his life. He does give her support and has the baby every other week. I love my grandson but I don't want custody. His father can raise him. I'm done with the whole situation.

Amy - posted on 12/28/2012

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If she's not capable of raising and supporting her child you can try and get custody. I would stop paying her cell too, she's an adult now she needs to grow up.

Janna Ramey - posted on 12/28/2012

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She is obviously too immature to appreciate or understand your sacrifices while raising her. I can only hope that she will grow up before her own child repeats the cycle. I would continue to help, but with a time limit, otherwise you may find yourself her supporter for a very long time. Where is the father? Does he pay child support?

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