Disrespect & Disobedience: Adult Child

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Four Hour Curfew for an 18 Year Old?

My 18 year old daughter just turned 18 in March. She has a job of her own, is responsible with it and her chores at home, pays her own phone bill, and even buys any extra items needed around the house which she claims makes her responsible. However, she keeps asking for a permanent curfew of 11 pm no matter when she leaves but my husband and I believe that she shouldn't be staying away from the house for anything longer than four hours at a time; depending on when she leaves do we give her a set curfew. If she leaves at 3 pm then she needs...

Acting Up

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Defiant 10-Yr Old Boy

My oldest son (10) is extremely strong-willed and is becoming more and more defiant every day. The least little request is met with opposition. I tried giving him more responsibilities (small chores and such) and had to stop because the constant fighting was stressing me out. Now we fight constantly over the normal routines like bedtime and brushing teeth. Brushing teeth is the latest--he simply refuses to do it unless essentially forced. No amount of rational conversation from me (or the dentist) seems to make a difference and...

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Adult Child Issues

Hi Moms, When does an adult child, mine for instance he is 20 become...

Clothing & Makeup

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18 Year Old Daughter

Hi, My 18 year old daughter is sleeping overnight with a boyfriend. I have told her that this is not acceptable to me and that it is definetly not ladylike. She told me she would not do it again. Then she turns around and says shes going for a little whild and I call at 4:45 am and she answers the phone(which she did not do before) sleepy like and tells me she is on her way. I tell her what is the point at this time of the morning and that she should have taken her clothes with her. I told her she could not be a tramp around me and...

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Adult Child Issues

Hi Moms, When does an adult child, mine for instance he is 20 become...

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Need Makeup Help

First off let me say I never wear makeup but am starting to think it would...