23 year old son

Brenda - posted on 06/27/2015 ( 7 moms have responded )




My son is 23 and only works 3 hours a day. he will not get his driving permit and we have to furnish him transportation to and from work. My husband and I are both in our
60s and not in very good health. I can not get my son to understand that he needs to get a full time job. He is talking to this girl that keeps saying she is comming to get him but never shows up and he keeps using this as an excuse for not getting another job. He is lazy and doesn't want to help around the house.


Jodi - posted on 06/27/2015




You don't "HAVE" to do anything. You are choosing to do it. Maybe it is time for him to get out in the big bad world by himself where he will HAVE to step up and be a big boy.


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You aren't helping him by doing all that you do for him now. Tell him to figure out how to get to work by himself. Give a bus timetable if he needs one and that's about it with the support he'll get from you until he starts acting up. He needs to be forced to take action.

Jodi - posted on 06/27/2015




I don't even drive my 17 year old around everywhere. If he can't get off his butt and get his licence and a car (which he hasn't), then he can find his own way to get it done! Even my 17 year old can manage to get himself to work, to school, to his girlfriend's house, to his mate's house......and he still does his chores. Unfortunately, your 23 year old has had it too easy for too long.

Michelle - posted on 06/27/2015




I agree with Jodi, you don't have to drive him around, he can walk or get public transport.
You need to stop doing things for him or he will never do it on his own. Why should he?

♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫ - posted on 06/27/2015




So tell him to leave. He's an adult, and you are in no way obligated to continue to support his lazy butt.
Serve him with a 30 day eviction notice.

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