15 year old teenage son

Teresa - posted on 01/07/2016 ( 1 mom has responded )

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Hello fellow moms! I have a 15 year old son who is so disrespectful towards me. He doesn't do his homework and is failing his classes. I feel so overwhelmed and drained by him. So far he hasn't gotten in trouble with harsh consequences but I see it coming. I have enabled his behavior and I'm struggling on what to do. Help!

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Raye - posted on 01/07/2016

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You're right, he does it because he gets away with it. You have to be consistent having consequences for breaking the rules. Yes, I know it's draining. And if it's been let go, you're going to get a lot of push-back when you start enacting consequences before it gets better. But if you don't start at some point, then it will keep getting worse and never better.

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