DEAR DEIDRE: SINCE my stepson moved in, my life has been a dwelling hell. Now I’m questioning if we must always simply kick him out.
He’s gone utterly off the rails, and my husband and I are at our wits’ finish. I’m 39 and my husband is 42.
It doesn’t matter what we do, we simply can’t get by means of to him. He’s simply turned 15.
He was once such a pleasant child, nevertheless it’s as if he’s grow to be a special individual.
After his mum kicked him out and he was expelled from faculty we thought issues would change, nevertheless it’s grow to be worse.
He’s since been caught stealing and received himself arrested. My husband has additionally discovered weed in his room.
He says he’s going to alter his behaviour, however I really feel prefer it’s a damaged file.
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Each drawback will get a private reply from one in all our educated councillors.
DEIDRE SAYS: I do know you are feeling like telling him to get out, however that is the very last thing he wants.
Whereas it’s vital you present him love and help, it is advisable set agency however caring boundaries.
On the root of most issues is unhappiness, and he could also be appearing out consequently.
It’s important to speak to him and to hear. Ask him what’s bothering him.
You’d discover it useful to speak every thing over with Household Lives (familylives.org.uk, 0808 800 2222).