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Discussion in 'General Substance Abuse Discussion' started by Kathlav55, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. oraclemay

    oraclemay Community Champion

    I am sorry you are going through this but not spending the holidays with your addicted son does not mean you are rejecting him. He leads a different lifestyle that does not fit in with yours, neither is it acceptable to you. It is also unfair to subject other family members to his behavior. If he wants to fit in, he needs to make the changes. Meeting up with him somewhere else will be a better idea. He needs to know what he has to do to be a part of the family and you need to set form boundaries, while assuring him that you still love him.
  2. anorexorcist

    anorexorcist Community Champion

    I'm really sorry to hear about your situation, I send you positive vibes.
    I don't think that rejecting him it's the best idea. I understand that he did a lot of damage to the family but people make mistakes, maybe he needs a second chance, not that open as before but it can be progressive.
    Good luck.