It has been proven that when given the opportunity through medication management, to replace a key function that is missing in individuals with mental illness – they can live completely normal and productive lives.
He took every word that was offered to heart and made changes that even I didn’t think were possible. It will always be a continuous battle considering what we face but the fact that he chooses to face it as a family for not only me but for a “son” that he has chosen to love unconditionally should be an example to step parents everywhere.
Of course, children should not be allowed to disrespect their elders, but some adults really need a wake-up call regarding what is disrespectful and what is a cry for help.
This might possibly be the most confusing issue with these kids. I’m sure that not every child who suffers from anxiety/depression/bi-polar, etc. would be considered a bad influence but in my situation, I want you to remember that this has been going on for many years. It seems that “we” as a family and a … Continue reading Why Are They “The Bad Influence?”
I looked over and silent tears were slowly falling down his cheek. No quivering lip. No sound. Just the tears. He didn’t look at me or couldn’t and very clearly stated, “I know you are tired of hearing it Mom but I really am sorry. So sorry. I’m a disease. I need you to know I tried. I tried.”