I Have Some Disrespectful Grown Children

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    At My Witts End

    My husband and I have been married for 18 years.  I had two married, adult children, and he had two boys, 10 and 14.  I LOVE my husband very much; but from the beginning; I knew his youngest son; had some problem.  He was very defiant, always getting into trouble...
    gram62 gram62
    61-65, F
    1 Response Mar 3, 2010

    Yesterday was my daughters 29th birthday.

    I did not call or text, or send a card because of how disrespectful she is to me. I am all kinds of b@#%$:s to her, every kind of deadbeat parent, she has my grand babies calling her stepmother their grandmother, and when she refers to "her parents" she is talking about her...
    PreciousinGodssight PreciousinGodssight
    56-60, F
    Jun 2, 2015

    My Firstborn

    My oldest daughter was born when I was almost 20. All I ever wanted was to be a mom. I devoted my life to hers. Looking back there were times when I made her the priroty over my younger 2 children, maybe out of guilt that I was divorced from her father and my other 2 belonged...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 7, 2012


    My daughter is now in her early 20s, & she & I were always very close & loved each other immensely. She recently moved cross country after graduating college to be with her fiance, & they will be getting married soon.  The trouble is, she's like a different person, & it's only...
    Lizabeth77 Lizabeth77
    6 Responses Sep 17, 2011

    My Daughter Lies

    My daughter had a medical procedure done Will waiting for the nurse to get her settled they layer down her chart and I looked at it . Only one page where she wrote her Mom. Me is bipolar and her sister has cervical cancer which is not true . I t angered me that she would write...
    Quest45 Quest45
    51-55, F
    Jul 20, 2012

    Direspectful Adult Children

    To make a long story short I have 3 kids son 27, and 2 daughters 22 and 24. Do not have much of relationship with any of them. My son is married with 3 kids of his own and although I did not raise him I tried to be in his life as much as I could. He never calls me I get a text...
    66howard 66howard
    14 Responses Sep 24, 2010

    Disrespectful Adult Child!

    My son and his girlfriend live in Florida and they are expecting their first child.  I live in Michigan and my gift for them was to decorate the babies room.  That turned into a disaster.  It started off that I drove 8 hours and they didn't even have any food to eat when we...
    wagnerk2 wagnerk2
    4 Responses Apr 24, 2012

    Adult Daughter Is Disrespectful...

    my daughter lives 2000 miles away, she is 27, married has 2 kids. When I go back to my hometown where they live I stay with someone else because they don't have room. This last summer when I was visiting, I spent most of the time by myself. I wanted to visit my daughter but was...
    smoopy smoopy
    14 Responses Oct 31, 2011

    Been Hurt By Son For Years

    When our son became engaged to his wife he started completely disrespecting us, he felt that we should help with the wedding expenses that normally the brides parents help with. Since son's wedding was a rush wedding because his finance was having problems with her own parents...
    Ewanna Ewanna
    61-65, F
    Oct 1, 2012

    I Have Decided To Stop Hurting And Leave My Kids Behind. This Too Hurts.

    My name is Cheryl. I am 53, divorced from my children's father. My Son is 33 Daughter is 31. I remarried 5 years ago to a man with a S 22 D 20. My husband Daniel has a mild case of a disability called adult Aspergers and is a loving kind and supportive man. I divorced my ex...
    ccohen13 ccohen13
    56-60, F
    Nov 30, 2013
    a239720 a239720
    3 Responses Oct 9, 2012


    Hi   To make a long story short, my daughter moved out at 17 to be with her boyfriend.  The boyfriend has felony charges and been in the county jail several times for 4-6 months.  My daughter is now 19 and he is 20.  They just had their first child...
    Tanzy10 Tanzy10
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2010

    Fed Up

    So much to write trying to figure where to begin. First, nobody would want my life. Second I never asked forany of it to happen. My 20 year old daughter who moved back in with her baby seeems to think I did. She movedback in cause her horrible convicted felon of a boyfriend beat...
    jomash jomash
    6 Responses Nov 19, 2011

    I could go on and on with how my daughter in

    law step son and my Daughtor in law from my son that passed away , and my other son that married the woman from hell I adopted to boys, and now I am so sorry I did it's been only heart ack, I was raised by wonderful parents and aunts uncles cousins but all of these adult...
    Popy22 Popy22
    61-65, F
    1 Response Dec 26, 2015

    Getting Freed Up

    i have a 24 year old son who hardly ever comes around or calls i can call him and he may or may not answer or return my calls or text,hes very on chalont about our relationship i feel as if we dont really have one not to mention a relationship with his brother and sister still at...
    3221themoose 3221themoose
    1 Response Jan 31, 2012

    Tired Of Living On The Egg Shell

    I raised 4 children on my own.  Even though I was a singe mother, my kids never missed anything any other kids can get involved in. My oldest son was in the community marching band, track and filed team, football team, etc... ever since he was 6 years old. I even volunteered...
    My4kidsss My4kidsss
    2 Responses May 13, 2012

    My Daughter Treats Me Like Criminal On Probation

    This could easily be a very long story, so I am going to try and summarize.I am a 59 year old Father, with two adult children and 4 Grandchildren.Since the divorce in 1979, my Daughter has blamed me for everything and anything...SADLY, THIS IS NOT AN EXAGERATION !For 40 years...
    powderhunter powderhunter
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Apr 9, 2011

    Grown Son Is So Disrespectful

    I just got back from a visit to CA to see my grown son, his wife and their 2 year old son. It was awful! When they came to the airport, my grandson cried when he saw my 9 year old and I and my son said, "well, I guess he doesn't like you"...that comment felt like he slapped me in...
    Heidijo2141968 Heidijo2141968
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2012
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