My 18 year old has been in his room on the computer or sleeping since he got outa schoo in May. We r encouraging him to get a job. We just told him we will no longer be buy some of food mainstays. When they've gone it's up to him to get them. He's almost out of $ and seeing a therapist. Any other ideas on how we can get him tonget a job?ideas


Michelle - posted on 09/17/2013




You can't force someone to do something they don't want to do.
You need to lay down the rules for your house though. Let him know that he will be charged rent and be expected to pay for his share of the utilities. If he doesn't have the money then he will need to get a job.
What is he seeing a therapist for? It seems like a bit of a throw in comment that you hope no one will notice or it makes a difference.

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