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Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI think my bf is putting me above his kid
[4 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 2 2021 at 16:22 by rainingleaflet RESPONDENTS: oldmainer / susiedqq LAST POST: Dec 4 2021 at 21:35

How do i go about this? Or what do you potentially see happening? I think my bf is putting me above his kid. But also i think its not on purpose. Nor do i agree just saying what i see! I know he loves it when we ALL do something but i know he barely has 1 on 1 time with them so i always stay back and push just him. I know my partner loves his kid but he doesnt go out and get them. The kid is...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryNeed advice about people around my baby
[5 POSTS] CREATED: Sep 9 2021 at 14:49 by Anon1994 RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Sep 10 2021 at 17:24

I have no issue with the father of my child. The issue is his girlfriend. She has anxiety and depression and in the last 2 months has walked out twice for 2 weeks and caused constant arguments with my ex. I'm concerned to have her around my baby when he's in his dad's care. Can I stop her from seeing him as I'm afraid she will kick off or have a moment in the home when my son i...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryIs this child abuse????
[1 POST] CREATED: Aug 12 2021 at 05:42 by Lillypadquinn RESPONDENTS: oldmainer LAST POST: Aug 12 2021 at 13:58

We have a family member who is now an 11 year old female that was adopted by her distant relative at the age of 2 after her own mother fell into drugs and had sexual and physically assaulted this little girl. We will call this little girl Betty. She was adopted by a couple who had grown kids, the youngest being around 30 years old. By happen chance this couple also watched their own grandson...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryAm I wrong for feeling this way?
[12 POSTS] CREATED: Jun 30 2021 at 16:36 by Shay0104 RESPONDENTS: elenaitaly / susiedqq / Soulmate / raeraestl / sophiecan / carter / sonangela7 / arabella5 / 8Twenty8 / Letstalk121 LAST POST: Jul 30 2021 at 23:29

My daughter is 13 and I’ve been married to my husband since she was three. He has always been there for her as a great stepdad. My daughter’s room is downstairs and even though she is 13 he still goes downstairs every night to sleep next to her after I fall asleep at 3:00am and he comes back up every morning. I know nothing is going on and my daughter is completely comfortable around him, she ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryHusband or daughter
[4 POSTS] CREATED: May 4 2021 at 12:36 by Mommy1995 RESPONDENTS: lily31 / 786 / Anonymous1 / Pinkberry LAST POST: May 8 2021 at 14:48

I'll try to make this as short as possible. My husband has an anger issue and my daughter is scared of him so she has chosen not to come back to my house while he's living there. I don't know what to do. She's 13. I feel like I'm having to choose between my husband and my daughter. I need advice!!...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryWhat to do?
[5 POSTS] CREATED: Mar 5 2021 at 18:29 by threepilchards RESPONDENTS: SilviaGirl / Aka / 8Twenty8 LAST POST: Mar 18 2021 at 18:39

Hi, I'm completely new here but my mind is spinning and did not know where to turn for advice. The issue I have is quite complicated... I am 60 and divorced with one child, my daughter who is 28. After splitting with her Mum {we had been together since kids) I met my current partner who I love dearly online. We have now been together nearly 10 years. I felt that I had always had a pretty soun...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryAm I being unreasonable?
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Feb 22 2021 at 00:14 by Genie RESPONDENTS: Aka / lily31 / susiedqq LAST POST: Feb 23 2021 at 14:24

I am 29 and was recently told by my doctor that due to a pre-existing condition I am not ovulating, and if I want to conceive I will need to be referred to a fertility clinic for treatment. I understand that in the UK, you need to be trying for a baby for 12 months before a GP will approve a referral, but the doctor said she would push for one now if I wanted. I desperately want this referral beca...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryHey I suck. People think I don't suck. I'm a phone addict. Help.
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Oct 25 2020 at 17:18 by Anne Non-Yimus RESPONDENTS: luvbirdsoldier LAST POST: Oct 28 2020 at 21:52

Here are 3 highly undramatic and relatively ridiculous problems I am currently crying over, and seem to be crying over a lot, not just recently. I know they sound teenage-angsty, and they are seriously unimportant compared to people with much harder struggles, but I’d really appreciate any help. 1. I am addicted to my phone, to the point of which that my family is concerned over my future, si...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryJust lost a child due to forced adoption CREATED: Jul 3 2020 at 06:10 by Jn

Hi, My son was born at 25 weeks and suffered a number of health issues while in the hospital. He had a bleed in the brain, bleed in the lungs, he had 2 eye surgery’s, he began to have cysts in his brain and I was told he would never walk or talk. At the same time I was in an abusive relationship where things were happening to me at home. I started to not go to the hospital as much as I faced a l...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryIs this normal older teen behavior, or something else?
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Apr 8 2020 at 20:12 by TinCan RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / RollingSun LAST POST: Apr 18 2020 at 02:13

- Is often extremely envious of others and senses condescension and enmity where there isn’t any. Has gotten to the point where it’s mentally painful to them to acknowledge others’s talents- even people like Bob Ross or those who want to teach knowledge in arts kindly are seen as threats. Has avoided people helping them for years due to rage that ensues when trying. -Can rarely ever fe...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryKeep distance
[1 POST] CREATED: Feb 22 2020 at 20:14 by holamay RESPONDENTS: manalone LAST POST: Feb 25 2020 at 04:46

I have 3 children aged over 2O, two boys and a girl. our son who is the middle one never contacts me at all. even on my birthday he never sent a text message to wish me all the best. he sent me a card but it would of been nice to of received a text message too. i sent a text message to him saying thankyou for the card and for putting money towards a present the 3 of them had chipped in to get me. ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryLeaving my little brother
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Aug 16 2019 at 11:50 by nana RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Sep 4 2019 at 07:42

Hello dear people, i was here some years ago regarding my relationship and was helped tremendously (mostly by soulmate, thank you so much for that). now i returned because i am seeking some help with my living situation. 2,5 years ago my mother sadly died from cancer. She was living with my younger brother who was then 17 years old (turned 18 later that year). i am 7 years older, just ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryShould I go back to high school?
[1 POST] CREATED: May 14 2019 at 16:41 by 18yoBoy RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: May 16 2019 at 03:34

I am an 18 yo M. My parents more or less forced me to drop out of high school (I homeschooled) at 14 after the 8th grade. I really liked school, and did very well ( I was that nerd on the math team and everything haha). I’ll be turning 19 in August, and I have the opportunity to return to high school and graduate this coming year if I do summer school and work hard. I am worried I’m too old to...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryGo with my instincts at the risk of hurting my relationship with my sister?
[1 POST] CREATED: Mar 5 2019 at 02:49 by stuckinthemiddle21 RESPONDENTS: lily31 LAST POST: Mar 6 2019 at 09:03

My husband and I feel that my only sister's 8 year old son acts very odd in our family social situations around our 3 year old son. It started when my son was first born 3 years ago. My nephew was 5 at the time and he would always creep around trying to watch his diaper changes or watch me breastfeed. I know small children often have a healthy curiosity but the way he acts just gives u...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryFriends
[1 POST] CREATED: Feb 20 2019 at 01:55 by Kt RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Feb 21 2019 at 21:05

Hi, i have a large friend group made up of 6 of us .. all different personalities and some alike in ways .. we struggle to stop fighting or dissagree on different things .. if 2 people do something without others there is fighting .. currently there is a girl (a) in my group who hates another(b) because of a boy .. i see where she is coming from but still it is a bit unnecessary.. it makes me ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI can't smile
[1 POST] CREATED: Feb 1 2019 at 11:11 by M.I RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Feb 1 2019 at 13:09

So how should i start? Am 15 years old and i can't smile.I suffer from depression and social anxiety . Actually i have that from many years but this year i am more depressed than I've ever been.I cry constantly. think about suicide just as much. I consider my self pretty enough based on social acceptance аnd what people like. You would've guessed that i have lots of friends but i ...

Children advice forum category advice forum category14 year olds can be so obstinate
[1 POST] CREATED: Jan 16 2019 at 23:43 by rubyvee RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Jan 18 2019 at 16:10

My 14 year old grandson and his mom live with my husband and I for over 12 years. From when he was little it has been my interventions that have gotten him "play dates" and ways to do activities with kids his age. His mom seems to think him being on his own, or just she and he doing things together, is sufficient. Through my (great deal of) effort I got he and his mom to go to hi...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryHow do I help my cousin?
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 22 2018 at 01:32 by Sasano RESPONDENTS: bunnyhabit / Altreal LAST POST: Dec 26 2018 at 17:22

For the purpose of this thread I'll call her Annie. She's 13 now and she's always been fairly irritating as a person but nonetheless I've enjoyed her and her family visiting whenever they do. I love her because she is family but whenever she does visit or we visit she always does infuriating things. An example would be just recently my mum and I were clearing out old toys. The...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryAm I an idiot to be a good person who want to help people?
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 20 2018 at 19:39 by .... RESPONDENTS: Dalia_dr / susiedqq LAST POST: Dec 23 2018 at 05:01

I had always tried to be a good helpful person. I like the "thank you" come out from people's mouths. I even would sacrifice my own benefit to help others. I like to help people and been appreciated. However, society keeps showing me that I'm wrong. Some people don't appreciate your help at all. I usually feel like an idiot! And only I take stuff seriously and help others....

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryComparing lives
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Nov 29 2018 at 19:36 by skyla RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / Soccer15282 LAST POST: Dec 12 2018 at 17:26

My husband and I have 3 children. our youngest son is 21 the middle son is 22 years and our oldest is our daughter who is 25. our middle child is living with his girlfriends parents at the moment. He met her whilst he was at university. they want to move in together to a different town eventually and work close to London. he is staying with her family for Christmas which im hurt about because this...

Children advice forum category advice forum categorySome advice please. Should I stop my ex girlfriends contact with our children??
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Sep 21 2018 at 11:13 by TheUnknown RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / bunnyhabit LAST POST: Sep 21 2018 at 12:55

Im a single full time dad and have two children one non verbal with autism. Me and my childrens mother split up about 2 and a half years ago, contact has been very inconsistent since, she decided she could commit to seeing the kids once a week but still only bothers when it suits her. Almost every week I get a message with excuses as to why she cant see them or she may ask if she can come to se...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryConsidering homeschool for safety but anxious about impact to relationship
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Aug 27 2018 at 18:03 by es8898 RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Aug 28 2018 at 21:45

I consider both my wife and I to be level-headed, as much as any parents born in the late 20th century who are raising children in the 21st century can be. That being said, we're seriously considering pulling our oldest son out of school in response to the school shooting crisis, and it's led to a discussion around homeschooling that has me worried about our relationship. I'm st...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryFaked abortion and a child overseas
[6 POSTS] CREATED: Aug 20 2018 at 18:36 by Joe0062 RESPONDENTS: bunnyhabit / susiedqq LAST POST: Aug 26 2018 at 17:59

I'm posting again just hoping someone out there has some kind of understanding of what I'm going through and can relate to me. I posted the problem originally at the start of the year. Here's the link to the original, it's all a lot for me to process and recalling it hurts a lot so I hope someone has the time to read it: https://www.peoplesproblems.org/showtopic/10598/Recently-...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy family is broken
[1 POST] CREATED: Aug 11 2018 at 00:42 by Luna RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Aug 13 2018 at 13:34

My mom got married when she was 22, and I was her first child. No offense to any race or whatever, but my parents both come from India, so over there woman are treated like trash. Ever since my mom got married, she said it has become he'll for her. My dad would get mad for the smallest things, like my mom not being able to pick up his call this one time. My mom never got to graduate college o...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryShould I be okay with this?
[5 POSTS] CREATED: Jul 9 2018 at 05:13 by Zer000 RESPONDENTS: Isobel / lily31 / susiedqq / bunnyhabit LAST POST: Jul 10 2018 at 05:07

This morning my girlfriend, her 20 yr old daughter and myself had a terrible disagreement. I made plans with my girlfriend a week prior to take my Dad to breakfast for his birthday at 9am the following Sunday. We agreed and all was well. This morning I woke and was talking with my partner when she said she was taking her daughter to the gym at 8am. The evening before we discussed that her daught...

Children advice forum category advice forum categorySuffering relationship with alcoholic partner
[5 POSTS] CREATED: Jun 2 2018 at 23:36 by Kat123 RESPONDENTS: MamaBear / 8Twenty8 / susiedqq LAST POST: Jun 17 2018 at 12:47

I want to leave my relationship, even though I love my partner dearly. He is a sweet, kind, soul, no abuse when hes drinking. Just that the drinking is excessive, and dominates any normality I hoped to have in this relationship. Plus his health and business is suffering from the excess. I need some way to do it without killing him. I can't carry on with this lifestyle, he neglects me for...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy mother won’t let me travel on my own, even though I am 18?
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Apr 27 2018 at 02:58 by Kaitlyn.w09 RESPONDENTS: Hextall / bunnyhabit / susiedqq LAST POST: Apr 27 2018 at 17:48

Hello! I turned 18 last month and recently asked my mother if I could go on a trip by myself from florida to Washington for a week. She said “no, you’re not a full adult until you are 18”. Is this ridiculous or do you agree? I’m legally an adult and feel as if I should be able to travel if I’m paying in full, and I hate having to wait until I’m 21 to travel because by then I’ll have ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryTroubled daughter
[11 POSTS] CREATED: Feb 13 2018 at 09:58 by barney RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / Soulmate / Merci LAST POST: Feb 20 2018 at 04:00

hi i am 63 and my daughter is 29 ..15 years ago my son died and then i got divorced as my husband dissapeared..when my daughter was 22 she moved to a city 300 miles away as she said she cldnt cope being around where she grew up..i have supported her emotionally and finacially all this time bailing her out of debt etc.she hasnt worked since she moved as she has depression and is on esa..i took a se...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI'm 13 and i feel like giving up on life
[4 POSTS] CREATED: Jan 24 2018 at 00:30 by mabelmoondust RESPONDENTS: a_guest / Sir Galahad / Soulmate LAST POST: Feb 14 2018 at 19:06

It all started about in July 2017. I became very depressed. I would cry myself to sleep, my body had 0 energy, I felt with out. I didn't have any reasons to live. It felt like I was posessed. I was also suicidal. I would plan out everyone's reactions and I would think of all the ways I could kill myself. I did self harm but that was very minimal, small scratches so I don't really co...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryRecently discovered I have a child overseas
[9 POSTS] CREATED: Jan 1 2018 at 18:41 by Joe0062 RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / 8Twenty8 LAST POST: Jan 19 2018 at 16:09

My life is a bit of a joke right now. I feel guilty for saying that because the 1.5 year old son I have never met will ultimately be the one who is effected the most by the decisions my Australian ex and I make. I spent the last 3 years of my life living in Canada, travelling and working in 3 provinces. It was my dream to travel and have that amazing lifestyle of hitch hiking, risks, snowbo...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryFamily breakdown, looking for advice please
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 20 2017 at 06:50 by Squirrel3 RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / Soulmate LAST POST: Dec 22 2017 at 18:44

My autistic grandson has been thrown out of home by my daughter, he is now living with me. It is a very complicated and long story but please bare with me because I really could use some advice. My daughter (35) and I have had a strained relationship since I met my partner 8 years ago. She hates him and has tried  everything  she  can to split us up. It came to a head in the summer of this y...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryAccess to kids
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 19 2017 at 08:46 by busterdog RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / Soulmate LAST POST: Dec 22 2017 at 18:48

I have a court order in place, I have them every other weekend, from fri afternoon, to sun afternoon. It’s my weekend this weekend. It’s also my year to have my kids over Christmas, as my x wife had them last year. It was agreed I would have them from 7 Christmas Eve to 7 Christmas Day. With this, it pretty much gives me from the fri afternoon right through till x mas day. My x wife is now try...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy mum doesn’t want anything to do with me and I can’t accept it
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 3 2017 at 22:05 by Alanabarton11 RESPONDENTS: Sarah / 8Twenty8 LAST POST: Dec 6 2017 at 20:48

I’m 14 years old and 3 years ago I had a family crisis which was all down to my mum which left the whole family broken.she broke up with my dad and took all his money and left him homeless.a week later,she moved her new boyfriend in with us so I went and lived with my dad and my nans house.i didn’t speak to my mum for a while and she made no effort with me.i started seeing her more often but e...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy kids think that I am a b***h (am I?)
[9 POSTS] CREATED: Oct 8 2017 at 04:25 by rodeogirl RESPONDENTS: manalone / thinkless123 / Soulmate / 8Twenty8 / CROSSroads LAST POST: Nov 12 2017 at 19:56

I have a 30 year old and a 21 year old who were both living at home. My 21 year old moved out and my 30 year old somewhat moved out but was still staying here. The problem is, my husband is the only one working as I am unable to work due to a car accident I was in. So my husband is the only one who is working none stop to pay the mortgage, hydro, put food on the table, home and truck insurance for...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy boyfriend has a son he doesn't see
[1 POST] CREATED: Sep 25 2017 at 14:58 by charwat RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Sep 25 2017 at 21:30

I am 28 years old and have been with my partner for almost 3 years ago. He has 2 daughters from a previous marriage, whom I have known about since the beginning. Although this is difficult for me, we see them every other weekend and I am adjusting well to my role in the relationship. Last summer, my partner told me that he had another child, a son, who was about 2 years old at the time (wou...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryLonely liar
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Aug 21 2017 at 11:07 by ESmhoyGirl RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / Altreal LAST POST: Aug 22 2017 at 07:19

I have social anxiety. It's a weird kind of social anxiety where if someone asks me for a pencil or where we are in a book, I can easily and happily tell them, but the second someone acknowledges me friendly, I get flustered, and most of the time responding by just staring at them in shock as I ignore them and listen to my nervous thoughts instead. This is obviously detrimental to my social l...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryGirlfriend's daughter hates me and guilt trips her??!!?!? Help!!
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Jun 16 2017 at 07:08 by Goingfast RESPONDENTS: Mingliao / Altreal LAST POST: Jun 19 2017 at 17:39

The daughter is 20 with a 1 year old. We got along at first until she told her mom some lies about me and I called her out on it. Duaghter went ballistic on me and now (almost a year later)she still tells lies about me. Mom said thats how she is and is scared if she confronts her she will not be allowed to see her grandson....

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI gave my son up for adoption in my youth: considering contacting, feel shame
[6 POSTS] CREATED: May 10 2017 at 08:07 by whoami RESPONDENTS: manalone / susiedqq / bunnyhabit / Soulmate LAST POST: Jun 2 2017 at 02:02

When I was approximately the age my son is now, 24, I got a real nice Morman girl pregnant. I did not want a kid, and refused to have anything to do with the pregnancy. As the pregnancy progressed she developed a relationship with her co-worker who I ran into at a bar one night towards the end of the pregnancy. We had words and out of no where I 'told him if he was not going to be there for...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI got stuck in my own problem at 19
[1 POST] CREATED: Apr 20 2017 at 23:27 by VanKhag RESPONDENTS: Christy LAST POST: Apr 21 2017 at 10:19

Hello everyone, Im sure that everybody at this age kinda feel the same too. At 19, after leaving high school, i got no closed friend at college. I see people making group of friends, and i dont even know how they could get so well with each other. I cant find someone I could share my story with. So I have to get used to the feeling of being alone. I tried to make my life more interesting but i ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryWhy can't i have a normal life?
[1 POST] CREATED: Apr 10 2017 at 08:22 by TMU-333 RESPONDENTS: progressive.house LAST POST: Apr 10 2017 at 14:28

Hello, i'm a 17 years old male and just hate my life. I'm going to what you could call high school right now and experiencing things most teenagers don't expierience. I know i will sound like a whiny, little b*ch right now but i just have to let it out somewhere. My childhood was actually kinda strange, most of the time it was good but when i entered my teen years, my paren...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI feel like my life is spinning out of control
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Mar 26 2017 at 12:19 by Lozzi RESPONDENTS: progressive.house LAST POST: Apr 10 2017 at 14:30

I recently lost my virginity to rape and I feel as if my life is spinning out of my control. My mom won't let me go anywhere because she's scared that something else bad will happen to me. I know she loves me but she's fucking me up even more because all I do anymore is sit in my room, while other people decide what happens to me. Because she does this, I'm so angry all the...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy son is getting married on his 18th birthday.... very concerned
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Mar 17 2017 at 01:56 by Will1991 RESPONDENTS: SilviaGirl / susiedqq LAST POST: Mar 18 2017 at 04:03

My son has been dating his fiancé for about 2 years. She graduated last year and has been in the Air Force for about 7 months. He is set to graduate this year. My son is very intellectual but also very immature. He has never had a job, doesn't drive yet, and has a tough time taking care of basic responsibilities around the house. He is in JROTC and Civil Air Patrol and plans on going into t...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy younger sister
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Mar 8 2017 at 16:16 by Ashley RESPONDENTS: ang02 / Soulmate LAST POST: Mar 11 2017 at 23:03

My younger sister has developed really bad habits. she'd through stuff around and if asked to pick them up or something she would reply back very harshly. i've been very close to her but i feel that she gets way too irritated annoyed and ill tempered when it comes to regular interaction nowadays. whenever she needs some help regarding her studies she would show up to be very friendly and...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryCreating a step dad relationship
[1 POST] CREATED: Mar 4 2017 at 00:41 by Jenniferneedsadvis RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Mar 5 2017 at 00:19

I am recently married and my husband doesnt seem to want a relationship with my kids due to his strained relationship with his kids. How can i encourage this? ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI need advice on how to go about my situation
[6 POSTS] CREATED: Feb 21 2017 at 04:33 by SAJ20 RESPONDENTS: Sawmeo / rooted316 / alsosusan2 / progressive.house / LovingLife2017 LAST POST: Apr 18 2017 at 20:13

I am a 20 year old. Both of my parents passed way & I took in my sisters. 12, and 17. I moved out when I was 18 I've had to grow up pretty young. I didn't leave because I was a rambunctious teenager my mother had a drug problem and she kicked me out. So there's a little history behind that. My problem is the 17 year old sister is turning to drugs to help cope. (My mom shot herse...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryLove my partner, can't deal with her kids...
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Feb 18 2017 at 03:53 by Frenchman RESPONDENTS: alsosusan2 LAST POST: Feb 18 2017 at 05:24

I am divorced with an 8 yr old daughter who lives in a different country. I have been seeing a wonderful woman for a year now. She is also divorced and has two young boys (4 and 6). The boys' father is still very present, and the boys see him and their mom (my partner) in a 50/50 sort of timeshare arrangement. I have met the boys' dad, and we get on fine. The time I spend with my par...

Children advice forum category advice forum categorySharing custody
[1 POST] CREATED: Feb 13 2017 at 13:22 by reggie RESPONDENTS: broost LAST POST: Feb 13 2017 at 15:11

My sons father wants to take him away for 5 days. He is three and we have never been apart for more than 2 days. I know he is allowed to take him. Emotionally I am not ready. I still want to be part of everything my son does. It kills me that I will have to miss out on these things. I feel like I have always put my son first, his father on the other hand is so selfish. But still I have to be away ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryHow to convince my little sister to move in with us. Please please help
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Feb 10 2017 at 00:27 by JohnSteinbeck RESPONDENTS: alsosusan2 / Scopes LAST POST: Feb 10 2017 at 05:45

Okay. So. First of all, my sister lives with my mom and I live with my dad. My sister (we'll call her Cindy) comes over to the apartment my dad and I live in on the weekends, but she lives with my mom and goes to school in the city my mom lives in. Reasons my sister should move in with us: *Better schools. My mom lives in a very ghetto area and the schools suck. If she moved in with...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryIs it right I have to get treated like this?
[4 POSTS] CREATED: Jan 15 2017 at 13:39 by Theboredone RESPONDENTS: broost / Fugnuk / alsosusan2 LAST POST: Feb 10 2017 at 09:02

I'm 16. I remember it started when I was a 3 year old. At 3, my dad would slap my legs, hit me in the face, scream at me, break my toys everytime I would cry. When I got older around 8 everytime I would run around and be hyper I would get hit with the metal part of the belt, and get yelled at. That went on until late last year, now whenever I say or do anything(I'm basically emotionless ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryLooking for some advice from separated fathers or anyone really
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Jan 10 2017 at 05:47 by Lostandconfuseddad RESPONDENTS: Most Royalblood / Soulmate LAST POST: Jan 10 2017 at 15:06

Hi, I've been separated from my ex partner for roughly 4 or 5 years now, I have two kids to her 10 and 12, currently I live 3 hours away from them, I drive 1200ks every second weekend to pick them up and bring them to my house and then back home again, I have been offered an awesome job opportunity, problem is it's 12 hours away from them, which means I wouldn't see them on the week...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryAm I protecting daughter
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 20 2016 at 03:15 by TubaRose RESPONDENTS: richiro / Altreal LAST POST: Dec 24 2016 at 09:24

My adult daughter who we believe has a undiagnosed mental issue, got out of a very physically abusive relationship a few years ago. After trespassing arrests, bailing her out of jail, suicide attempts, TRO's etc, etc. .. Shortly thereafter, she got into another relationship with someone we believed was a decent guy and she immediately got pregnant. unlike her abusive ex, He did not have h...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryWhat do you think?
[4 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 5 2016 at 11:42 by Kevinw RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / WinterSun / Joly / Scopes LAST POST: Dec 7 2016 at 01:57

I am 53. I don't believe parents should have to support their kids in a way that helps them for their future. I don't believe in getting my son and daughter a learners permit, a license, or teaching them how to drive. I don't believe in letting them get a job to save up money, because I refuse to teach them how to drive, I refuse to drive them(they cannot walk, as we live on a highw...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryForced to share games with little brother and getting a shorter game time
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Nov 28 2016 at 13:11 by the problem guy RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / lily31 LAST POST: Nov 29 2016 at 15:11

I have a little brother who is anoying. We both love to play on our ps4 and playing the same game. He is about 9 years old. Whenever* i come home from school he is always playing. When i ask i get to play about 1 hour and then Its his turn again. We bought this new game and now my twin also wants to play. So we share times playing. 1 hour for me and the 1 hour for my twin brother and 1 hour for my...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryIs what I plan on doing reasonable?
[6 POSTS] CREATED: Nov 26 2016 at 16:48 by Dylan63 RESPONDENTS: lily31 / Mockingbird / richiro / Jazzy / Scopes / Soulmate LAST POST: Dec 22 2016 at 03:20

I am 53. I never considered myself a father before, I have wanted my kids gone for 15 years. They've been in online school for 11 years they're 17 and 18. I have never gotten them a learners permit, license or a car. I refuse to teach them to drive. My parents taught me when I was 16. I just don't believe I should have to do the same for my son and daughter. Since I don't like ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryUninviting someone over for Thanksgiving
[1 POST] CREATED: Nov 23 2016 at 18:30 by Dylan63 RESPONDENTS: Scopes LAST POST: Nov 25 2016 at 18:42

Would it be rude of me to uninvite my neice and nephew over for Thanksgiving? Neither of them own a car, they would be coming along with my sibling. Is it wrong of me to tell my sibling not to bring my neice and nephew? Here is the situation as to why I do not want them coming along. I am wondering why my neice(17) and nephew(19) want to continue being gluttons for. My neice has a 26 inch wa...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMoving to a new highschool, anxiety through the roof :(
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Nov 18 2016 at 03:20 by katie0908 RESPONDENTS: Jaffais1 / lily31 LAST POST: Nov 20 2016 at 14:33

Hi! I'm 16 years old and a sophomore. Firstly, I've always had bad social anxiety. I can't make myself go up to people and try to start a conversation (I've tried to push myself MANY times.) we had to give up my pets before the move (I'm heartbroken) so I'm already not in sound mind. I'm moving from ny to fl, and moving from a tiny school (500 kids) to a bigger o...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryWho is in the wrong?
[10 POSTS] CREATED: Nov 12 2016 at 01:29 by Dylan63 RESPONDENTS: catlady / Altreal / lily31 / LoveSap / Soulmate LAST POST: Nov 22 2016 at 18:10

I am 53, when I was 16 my parents taught me how to drive and they also got me driving lessons. But, I do not want to do the same thing for my son and daughter. They are 17 and 18, I have wanted them both to leave for 15 years, I've had them in online schooling for 11 years, they can't walk places, as we live on a highway cars every where no side walks or areas to walk on. I never drive t...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI have bipolar and ADHD is this normal?
[1 POST] CREATED: Oct 20 2016 at 13:15 by Kevinw RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Oct 20 2016 at 15:16

My name is Kevin, I am 53. I have a son( 18 )and a daughter(17) 9 years ago, I started to distance myself away from them, I had them in virtual online schooling around that time as well. I have ADHD and Bipolar it causes me to have outbursts towards them often. My wife is normally on my side though. When kids were 8 and 9, I stopped celebrating their birthdays and made my wife stop as well. Wa...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryDifficult host family
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Sep 4 2016 at 10:03 by GoingAbroad RESPONDENTS: Lulu2613 / susiedqq LAST POST: Sep 5 2016 at 23:52

Hello all. I am a 23 year old graduated student currently studying abroad in another country. I am posting because I am having some difficulties with my host family and I don't know what to do. I have currently been here for two out of the three months that I will be living abroad, and for the most part I've been able to compromise through all obstacles that have been in my way regar...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryWorst day of my life
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Aug 17 2016 at 15:02 by HelpD RESPONDENTS: momof13yrold / Soulmate LAST POST: Aug 19 2016 at 15:02

I am a 13 year old boy.Today I was cycling with a friend and I managed to get a flat tire, whilst trying to fix it, my phone fell in the water. After fixing it i went to the City centrcentre to see of my phone could be repaired. When i was there i realized i didnt have my wallet with me anymore. In the road back home my tire was flat again. My parents are now really mad, cause I broke my phon...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy child has changed completely!
[17 POSTS] CREATED: Jul 25 2016 at 22:56 by ConfusedBride2B RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / luvbird / Ninalola LAST POST: Jul 26 2016 at 17:12

I desperate for help! My 9 year old daughter who I raised alone for 7 years was the best and most well behaved child. I felt so lucky, she never disrespected me or acted out until the past year. I got engaged a year ago and we bought a house and my daughter's life has improved greatly. She has her own room, gets spoiled by my parent's, my fiance's and her biological father's...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryNot sure whether or not to move because of my teenager
[1 POST] CREATED: Jul 8 2016 at 04:55 by KrazyKatLady RESPONDENTS: ProblemSurfr LAST POST: Jul 10 2016 at 04:48

My husband and I separated about 10 months ago after 10 years together and have been trying to work things out. The big problem is, is that he moved back to his home town about 5 hours away and now wants my teenage son and I to move over there. My son is going to be a junior in high school this next year and is very much into his friends as most teenagers are. My question is do I tell my son w...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryNo idea how to go from here
[1 POST] CREATED: Jul 3 2016 at 22:58 by Feel defeated RESPONDENTS: ProblemSurfr LAST POST: Jul 4 2016 at 16:41

It started with finding the woman that I had been looking for my whole life. She had daughters and I was glad to be a father figure for them. After we moved in together and especially after getting married (18 months after we met), there were some issues with the oldest girl. We mostly attributed this to all the changes and adjustments that came about at once, and tried to deal with eac...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryCustody issues
[1 POST] CREATED: Jun 28 2016 at 18:39 by reggie RESPONDENTS: Ninalola LAST POST: Jul 1 2016 at 18:03

My ex and I broke up because he was not treating me right or doing the right thing for our son. When my son was a baby he bought a boat and spent all his time and money fixing it up. Meanwhile we live in a small apartment and this a 33 year old man. My son is now two and my ex gets him most Fridays over night and two days during the week he brings him back in the evening. He is constantly telling ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categorySon won't talk to family
[4 POSTS] CREATED: Jun 21 2016 at 04:50 by Retired2016 RESPONDENTS: Bob920 / TylerH / Just a momma and stu LAST POST: Jun 23 2016 at 20:47

Our adult son and his wife won't speak to us now for 2 years. They won't speak to anyone on his side of family. They claim we have started a war with them. Our son has a daughter from a previous marriage and he and mostly his wife claim we favor her over their 2 sons. Which is ridiculous and we are very offended they would accuse us of this. Angry words and accusations were thrown back ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryObsession with stepmom beauty
[23 POSTS] CREATED: May 30 2016 at 09:15 by Sam028 RESPONDENTS: skinnygirl / Soulmate LAST POST: Jun 3 2016 at 11:41

Hii, Im Sam twenty one years male.. I have a stepmother aged Thirty-nine.. She is very very beautiful n hot.. .. Fair skin n thick long hair till hips.. You can call her 'beauty Queen' . I often get hardon seeing her.. She visits beauty parlor every week and ties hair in different buns n styles at home.. She's trying to be more beautiful n sexy which I hate.. Dad totally sup...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI don't like children
[2 POSTS] CREATED: May 5 2016 at 05:11 by Emmasimms RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / veggiegirl LAST POST: May 6 2016 at 00:43

My biological son is 7 and my stepson is 3. I don't want to offend anyone or look like a monster by saying this, but I have no interest in children. I truly thought this was a phase; however, it's been 7 years and nothing has changed. I've been told that there is an unbreakable bond between mother and child...I'm still waiting to feel it. Don't get me wrong, I would never ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI don't like children but I have a child, now what?
[13 POSTS] CREATED: May 4 2016 at 17:08 by AntiDelwa RESPONDENTS: PJVL9 / susiedqq / Amms / Soulmate / Sandy D / TCrop LAST POST: May 10 2016 at 17:04

Last year I gave birth to a boy around October, as soon as I could I spoke to a social worker to arrange for Him to be adopted. The baby's dad butted in though claiming that He'll be "there" and raise the child. The idiot has no job , lives with his mother and three other welfare kids. I was so angry because all this guy does all day is smoke and drink. Anyway, so He ha...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI'm stuck in an abusive family and I need out
[2 POSTS] CREATED: May 2 2016 at 01:24 by Dandelion Clocks RESPONDENTS: skinnygirl / PJVL9 LAST POST: May 3 2016 at 02:19

Hello everybody, I'm relatively new to this forum and would like to begin by thanking you all for taking the time to read this. I don't know any of you, but I also don't know who else to turn to, and I don't now if anyone will listen to me. I'm a fifteen-year-old sophomore going into junior year, but I bring with me a heavy burden as I transition. Befor...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy girlfriend's young adult kids refuse to grow up
[4 POSTS] CREATED: Mar 31 2016 at 03:24 by Onedayafilm RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / skinnygirl LAST POST: Apr 1 2016 at 09:55

I'm going to try to make this as short as possible. My girlfriend and I have been together for 7 years and she has 3 kids: 24 year old male, 20 year old female, 16 year old male. The 24 year old has a 5 year old son that lives with his very dysfunctional mother. The 20 year old has 2 year old daughter who we have had custody for the past year and a half. CPS was involved and it was either us ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryConcerning behavior of 22 year old daughter no motivation
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Feb 7 2016 at 01:32 by Polly1 RESPONDENTS: deody / salvator here LAST POST: Feb 8 2016 at 00:59

My 22 year old daughter dropped out of college 2 years ago. She did start taking 1-2 classes online this semester but has no desire to interact with people. She works avg 15 hrs a week in a small business. Most of her time is spent playing video games, sleeping, drinking wine. She seems content with this lifestyle but I am concerned that she is spending too much time alone and doesn't have an...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI'm running away from my baby and his father
[10 POSTS] CREATED: Jan 2 2016 at 10:03 by AntiDelwa RESPONDENTS: thedynamicsofsoul / Soulmate / skinnygirl / Theshouldertocryon / El LAST POST: Jan 10 2016 at 04:19

I'm 22 years old and just got out of an abusive relationship with an older man who also has children of his own. He controlled everything including whether or not we used protection. Regrettably, I fell pregnant and had to leave college. I wanted an abortion but he threatened to kill Me and honestly I never wanted a baby. I never bonded with my son and his existance pissed me off. He is like ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categorySon may be going into care after Christmas
[15 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 25 2015 at 07:51 by sillyname RESPONDENTS: thedynamicsofsoul / Soulmate / almostoutofhope LAST POST: Jan 25 2016 at 19:03

Hello, I suppose I just need a little moral support, or perhaps, I just want to rant. Both my teenage sons are on Child Protection Plans due to emotional abuse by my husband. My DH is not a bad man, he has Asperger's syndrome and cannot regulate his emotions very well. As a result of the abuse, I live with my eldest son (who has AS and borderline psychosis) and my younger son (who is 14...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryBoyfriend doesn't seem to care. I'm torn about what to do
[5 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 9 2015 at 19:49 by Bleeniemibbiwinkle RESPONDENTS: skinnygirl / Soulmate / susiedqq LAST POST: Dec 11 2015 at 12:58

I moved I. With my boyfriend shortly before I gave birth to our first(only) child. He has an elderly dog and I have an adult dog. Shortly After our child was born his dog became ill, started having accidents everywhere, drinking a ton of water and doing gross other things I won't list. He refused to take him to the vet despite my pushing that it's probably nothing that he will have to p...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryChild custody options and opinions
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Nov 1 2015 at 22:47 by Bambolera RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / PJVL9 LAST POST: Nov 2 2015 at 00:29

I'm going to fighting for custody of my children soon and I will need to make an offer to the Court. I'm the father of two girls ages 3 and 4. Currently we are living in the Republic of Panama, but I intend to return to Florida soon. The girl's mother will stay in Panama. I'm not expecting full custody, but had the idea that the girls could live with me during their summer...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryOn again off again what about the kids?
[1 POST] CREATED: Oct 28 2015 at 22:18 by Tryingsohard RESPONDENTS: Soulmate LAST POST: Oct 30 2015 at 19:21

My boyfriend and I have been together on again off again for 9 YEARS!!! we have two kids together. This last time we got back together we swore this was it n no matter wat we were going to fix it. But once again its the same crap except this time he won't work or help me around the house, he has become so lazy its sick. N yes we have talked about it n he's said he would try but still ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryFeeling unwanted
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Oct 17 2015 at 18:58 by SoupSpoon RESPONDENTS: Peace / Jellybean LAST POST: Oct 18 2015 at 16:52

I am a 67 year old single mom to a 37 year old only daughter. She is happily married with three small children. They are my life and my joy. When she was younger, it was just the two of us. We went through a lot of struggles and hardships together. We have always been very close. She is my best friend. In the last few years, we have drifted apart. We used to talk every day and now we only text...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryAngry, upset, hurt, betrayal
[1 POST] CREATED: Oct 8 2015 at 23:05 by justdrop RESPONDENTS: PJVL9 LAST POST: Oct 9 2015 at 23:55

My middle daughter has my only granddaughter. Monday morning my daughter calls an said my granddaughter has a red rash in her private. So when my daughter bring her over for me to babysit so she can go to work. I take my granddaughter to the bathroom so she can use it. I did not find and rash but cut in her private area.I freak out how did my daughter though this was a hash when its cuts. So i wai...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryNeed help with friend issues
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Oct 2 2015 at 21:23 by jamiehall RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / Soulmate LAST POST: Oct 3 2015 at 16:39

hi, I am 14 and having some issues with my friends. i made a post here the other day about how my best friend was getting more distant. however that issue is mending slowly which is good. I mentioned how my best friend (who I will call luke) is good friends with another person too (who I will call tom). I am getting really paranoid now that he likes tom more than me and it sounds really selfish bu...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryJealous high school senior takes boyfriend and taunts / harasses my daughter
[1 POST] CREATED: Oct 2 2015 at 12:07 by Sara454 RESPONDENTS: Soulmate LAST POST: Oct 2 2015 at 17:12

At the end of last year my daughter and her boyfriend broke up, got back together only to break up again. His new interest (a previously engaged senior in high school who dropped out of the army to be with her, she broke it off the next day with him no explanation...he was devastated and she tried selling everything he gave her on craigslist.) She then took my daughters boyfriends phone and decide...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryNeed help with friend issues
[5 POSTS] CREATED: Sep 24 2015 at 17:28 by jamiehall RESPONDENTS: decade / susiedqq LAST POST: Oct 2 2015 at 21:14

Hi, I was looking for some advice from someone because I'm really troubled by my current situation. I have a friend, who i won't name, but he is my best friend and has been for the past year and a half or so. We always walk to and from school together and we talk a lot. Now, i genuinely feel that i couldn't bear losing him as a friend yet recently he has been spending more time duri...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryHow can I help her to want to live again
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Sep 23 2015 at 04:24 by Leeann RESPONDENTS: redapple1107 / PJVL9 LAST POST: Sep 24 2015 at 00:08

For my best friends birthday she wants to chuge down a bottle of aleve i have a week to convince her there's more in this life but all the friends shes had end up leaving her because they commited suiside i dont want her to go down that rode i told her we all care about and love and respect her and i would never want her to go but i couldnt stop her cauce its not my choice and i know it gets ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryChildhood is stuff affecting me but the older I get the worse I get
[9 POSTS] CREATED: Aug 20 2015 at 10:56 by Flame123 RESPONDENTS: skinnygirl / PJVL9 / susiedqq LAST POST: Aug 24 2015 at 03:56

me and my brother got put into care when i was 4 years old but however hard i try i cant forget my past, when i was a child. Ive got depression, dyslexia, adhd and im epileptic. I started getting really angry quikly when i was about 4-5 after i was put in care but now im older when i get angry i lash out but its worse than it was. I feel i cant go near people and as an effect ive been isolating an...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI fear for my brothers 8 year old mind
[8 POSTS] CREATED: Aug 7 2015 at 14:31 by Anonymous IV RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / Soulmate / Dragon pink 1 / HelloUnknownFriend LAST POST: Aug 10 2015 at 07:32

This will be a long read and I will be writing this on my iPhone, so excuse all English mistakes I may make and please take this extremely serious. I love my parents, I truly do. When I think that they might die in a car accident or something else, and think about the future without them, it makes me tear up a bit. However I can't stand them when they make these careless parenting mistakes...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryAdvice needed - childs safety
[11 POSTS] CREATED: Aug 2 2015 at 15:44 by RG01 RESPONDENTS: skinnygirl / susiedqq / Soulmate LAST POST: Sep 7 2015 at 17:36

Hey everyone, got an important question I need to ask . I am terrible at explaining things but I will try my best. Basically, my ex-girlfriend is currently pregnant with my kid but she also has 2 other kids with another ex, he is violent and has hit her loads of times and has also assaulted me once, he should be locked up imo but he seems to get away with everything he does. Because of him ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryProblem with grown up children after break up with their mother in 2003
[1 POST] CREATED: Jul 16 2015 at 09:08 by t3eyes RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Jul 16 2015 at 13:41

I have 4 children to my first marriage. My eldest 2 sons (28 & 30) and daughter (16) don’t want to know me anymore and I have received extreme insults from my 2nd Son. My 3rd Son aged 19 is in the middle and doesn’t think the same has his brothers, so he stays and doesn’t want to compromise them or me. I feel so hurt and much rage! Story: Me and the 4 children’s mother broke after 20 y...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryFatherless, and virtually motherless
[3 POSTS] CREATED: Jun 20 2015 at 10:37 by Orph RESPONDENTS: Sigh LAST POST: Jun 20 2015 at 15:00

Hello, I'm a 20 year old girl. I lost my father almost 2 years ago; he'd committed suicide via burning himself. He was loving, but would hit me many times and criticize me in public. I have also said some unforgivable things to him, for which I'm finding it difficult to forgive myself. An hour ago, today, after a very heated argument with my mother, she said that she's fed up o...

Children advice forum category advice forum categorySwimming pool
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Jun 17 2015 at 20:40 by aza RESPONDENTS: Sigh / Soulmate LAST POST: Jun 18 2015 at 23:37

My pool doesn't have family rooms. When I take my (8 year old) daughter swimming, where do we change?...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryBeen sick, fell for a guy and pretty much messed it up
[1 POST] CREATED: Jun 13 2015 at 02:27 by smulpeter13 RESPONDENTS: LeeHSun LAST POST: Jun 14 2015 at 16:23

I've been sick for the previous 4 months. 2 months ago I met this amazing guy. He texted me while I was in hospital and offered to come see me. In the end I started to fall for him. We had small stupid fights but we never got together. We both liked eachother, well I still do. For the last 2 months, I rejected 5 guys for him, broke up with one for him, went to see him before my important exam...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryBaby due but still luv my ex
[12 POSTS] CREATED: Jun 13 2015 at 00:14 by 2slow RESPONDENTS: smulpeter13 / Soulmate LAST POST: Jun 14 2015 at 20:50

Hi my baby is due next week by a girl I met 9 months ago we have since embarked on a relationship in all fairness she is a wonderful person, but I cant seem to get over my ex of 10 years we were only split 7 months before I met this girl and thus here I am, any advice or opinions would be welcome.......

Children advice forum category advice forum categorySon has rejected me
[1 POST] CREATED: Jun 2 2015 at 06:29 by Beachmum RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Jun 2 2015 at 21:40

Hello everyone, and thanks for 'listening'. My adult son, 33, has been depressed for quite some time. He was in a relationship which produced 2 lovely children but now I can see that he was never happy, spending a lot of time on the couch and not really involved in family etc. I could go on about this but it would take forever even though it is part of the problem, this is not the immed...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryHaving to work
[1 POST] CREATED: Jun 1 2015 at 14:01 by Zebra RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Jun 1 2015 at 19:13

I have two children aged 5 years and 15 months. They have the same father but unfortunately we broke up over a year ago because of issues between us nothing to do with the kids. I am a single mother and he doesn't give me money because he did but he abused the power of having me ask for it and it was very awkward trying to get it. He then got nasty and embarrassed me over it a few times so I ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryIs it a good or bad idea to let my daughter visit her mom in jail?
[3 POSTS] CREATED: May 21 2015 at 21:07 by 3500 RESPONDENTS: Mini_Delirium / susiedqq LAST POST: May 23 2015 at 16:46

my wife will be going to prison for eight months for being involved in a financial crime at the company she is at. I willing to stay with her because I feel She made some stupid mistakes but it was out of character so I think she just got herself into a bad situation and make some poor decisions. And I am not defending her or saying she should not serve her punishment. I told my daughter she is ri...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryConcert Crisis
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Apr 23 2015 at 11:55 by SneakyGiraffe RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / PinkDemi LAST POST: May 9 2015 at 03:49

Hi everyone! I have a problem involving my friends right now. While this isn't a very serious topic, I would still love to have your advice! I'm a 17 year old guy. Anyway, my friends/girlfriend and I do not share the same interest in music. The type of bands i listen to are fare different from that of my little friend group. Any effort to talk to them about some of my interests as fa...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy 12 year old son is fighting at school...
[5 POSTS] CREATED: Apr 20 2015 at 01:42 by Jocelyn707 RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / Violette LAST POST: Apr 25 2015 at 22:34

In the last week, I have received a call from my son's principal at his middle school twice. My son is 12 and is in the sixth grade. The first call was to inform me that another sixth grade child punched my son in his side from behind while in the hallway. My son's reaction was to turn around and punch the child in his face, which gave him a bloody nose. Apparently both of them had been ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categorySister is unforgiving with computer time.
[1 POST] CREATED: Apr 8 2015 at 19:06 by BrokenDST RESPONDENTS: Soulmate LAST POST: Apr 9 2015 at 15:49

I am one more step away from throwing myself into a wall with this. Okay, my five year old sister and I are both gamers, and where I'm living now, we have two computers. The purpose of having two was to easily divide our cycle of usage between each other, so we wouldn't get roped into an automatic argument. At least that's what I THOUGHT would happen. The main problem lies between t...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryNervous about my first school dance (sixth grade)
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Mar 16 2015 at 21:45 by Maria McAndrew RESPONDENTS: Soulmate LAST POST: Mar 18 2015 at 16:13

I need help. This will seem incredibly stupid and self absorbent compared to every other person, but it's been eating at me all year and I think I'll feel better if I get some tips/advice. See, my first school dance is coming up in JUNE, which is a while away but still. Everyone has already caught the dance fever, since it is our first dance. I'm in sixth grade, and it's for el...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI Don't Know What To Choose
[1 POST] CREATED: Feb 28 2015 at 11:42 by KryLife RESPONDENTS: Katierose123 LAST POST: Feb 28 2015 at 18:48

Hello, i am Kry as my nickname,,,im 21, currently im a university student. still have 2 years before i graduate. my first year was great, i met lots of nice people and friends. but it all gradually changed. the second year, i had a huge problem with my family, especially my father. He opposed everything i decide in my life, my studies, my work, my future plan. if i ever try to deny him,he kept say...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI need someone's help, please.
[1 POST] CREATED: Feb 10 2015 at 20:17 by dryyourtears RESPONDENTS: unnamed LAST POST: Feb 11 2015 at 06:02

so i have this friend and she was talking to this boy inschool who i strongly hate with a passion. he made her give him a handjob in the school toilets and that was last year. a few weeks ago she told me she had a text off him saying if you ever want to do anything more to go and see him. he started spreading that it was all fake and she had started the rumour and it hadn't happened when it h...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryShould I date him?
[6 POSTS] CREATED: Jan 28 2015 at 00:50 by alexa_smithhh RESPONDENTS: jam / Violette / susiedqq / Soulmate / Arekkusu12 / gamecockgurl LAST POST: Mar 6 2015 at 07:40

hey guys I'm Alexa and I was hoping someone, ANYONE. could help me with boy advice. so there's this guy that told me he likes me through text. I told him I kind of like him as well. he's super nice, sweet, would never make me do anything I'm not comfortable with, etc. ever since, I've been really awkward around him in person and I can't help it. but basically if I wer...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryBaby doesn't look like her dad
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Jan 3 2015 at 04:05 by Shel RESPONDENTS: Soulmate / Artemorticia LAST POST: Jan 5 2015 at 05:43

I'm filipina hve light skin and straight hair and long , And my husband is thick curly hair and black skin ( black american) We hving a baby girl and she doesn't look like her father at all, My husband hve doubt to me because of that. What can I do to prove to him that his the real father? Thnk you and I apriciated....

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryHelp to talk to my friend
[1 POST] CREATED: Dec 23 2014 at 14:47 by Anonymous123 RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Dec 23 2014 at 22:03

Hello..I'm a teenage girl. I have this amazing guy as a friend. I met him last year at my workplace. He is really cute and funny and sweet. But being the shy girl that I am, I don't talk to him at all. We chat a lot, almost everyday, but talk face to face very rarely. I have been learning in a girls only school since 4th grade, and I find it hard to talk to boys normally. I might like ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy three sons
[4 POSTS] CREATED: Oct 11 2014 at 01:53 by TheFugitive RESPONDENTS: Soulmate / Artemorticia / ceeceemk LAST POST: Oct 30 2014 at 16:16

Hi I am very nervous writing about this but I am so confused and heart broken I don't know what to do maybe someone out there could help out a broken down man with a lot of problems. I have 3 sons 2 by my first marriage one by my second. Lets start with my oldest he is 32 years old married and has 2 children a little girl who is 5 and a little boy who is almost two my grandchildren. I didn�...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryBf's 14 y.o son acting strange to me
[1 POST] CREATED: Jul 23 2014 at 07:12 by backpacker1929 RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Jul 23 2014 at 13:25

Ive been living with my bf and his 2 kids (m 14y.o, f 11y.o) for 5 months now, the kids has been great to me and I treat them love and care in return, sometimes the daughter can get selfish and possessive towards me or her dad or sometimes she doesnt want her dad giving me attention and do stuff that doesnt involve her, but thats just normal in my situation I think so anyway for a month or so now ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryRock and a hard place
[4 POSTS] CREATED: Jul 18 2014 at 10:08 by tempest RESPONDENTS: ColdSnowBunny / Shivangi / K / susiedqq LAST POST: Jul 20 2014 at 23:55

Hi im in a relationship with a lady i love,we have two kids each and after four years of living together apart we bought a house. All of the children were spoken to and agreed it was a good thing to do. There ages are 21,20 19 and 17. there are the usual arguments but nothing to traumatic. ALL the kids work apart from my 17yr old son who dropped out of sixth form and decided to do nothing we spoke...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryAdoption
[1 POST] CREATED: Mar 10 2014 at 22:25 by 1234 RESPONDENTS: susiedqq LAST POST: Mar 11 2014 at 01:04

I am a gay jew, and me and my partner wish to adopt a child. However, we are aware that the childs mother must be jewish for the child to be jewish, but if the child is adopted by two fathers, does the child class as jewish? Or does the childs biological parents have to be jewish? Also, when adopting, do you get info about the biological parents? Because I am worried about adopting a child that ma...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy Mrs and my son
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Jan 31 2014 at 20:53 by liam95 RESPONDENTS: susiedqq / ventura23 LAST POST: Feb 3 2014 at 19:20

a few years ago my son had issues stealing from us because of drugs and wanting to be the big man, his step mum who has been great to him just cant forgive him she drinks a lot and i know she blames both of us for the issues but i cant seem to get either of them to try and mend the issues and its breaking my heart my lad is not all bad and he is trying but he is so obsessed with money and my mrs w...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryCousins
[1 POST] CREATED: Dec 6 2013 at 17:34 by kmb17 RESPONDENTS: Peace LAST POST: Dec 7 2013 at 03:05

I have a 16 year old cousin, who likes to act like she is 25. She has been diagnosed with depression for about a year now. Recently she passed out, and hit her head. When she hit her head she got a concussion. Ever since she had her concussion she has been very angry, and ruthless. I have never seen her like this. She has a boyfriend who is 19. I personally do not like him, and I think he is the r...

Children advice forum category advice forum category17 very soon to be 18 daughter
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 2 2013 at 02:39 by Alwaysonmymind RESPONDENTS: Peter / Kimbo LAST POST: Dec 3 2013 at 14:43

My husband is in the service and we will be moving very soon and our daughter will be 18 right before we move. She want to stay in the state we currently live but we want her to move with us. In the current state she has no family just friends she will stay with. My husband told her if she stays here he will not pay for out of state school and will not help her get a car or anything. Basic he said...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryUntame-able four year old sister?! Help me please!!!
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Nov 22 2013 at 05:27 by BrokenDST RESPONDENTS: Peace LAST POST: Nov 23 2013 at 03:56

Hi it's BrokenDST again. I am seventeen years old and have high functioning autism as a mental disability as well as OCD and ADHD. I have a four year old sister named Sophia. Now no matter what I say, do, or think, I always love my little sister because well, why shouldn't I? I've taught her about video games and she actually proves to be quite intelligent during gameplay (ie. she t...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryShould I or not? CREATED: Sep 24 2013 at 09:31 by JourneyWill LAST POST: Sep 24 2013 at 09:33

So Im 17 in high school and I like this guy. So this guy he's really funny but we never like talk, the closest we can get to a conversation is three sentences. So this guy, I see him looking at me alot, and I've seen him red whenever I'm near him. Well this guy, has a best mate, and they're close as. The best mate has a girlfriend. The problem is, the guy I like and his best m...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI'm not sure if I did the right thing
[4 POSTS] CREATED: Sep 8 2013 at 05:40 by Youngjulie RESPONDENTS: Kaamini / sanae / Sissie LAST POST: Sep 10 2013 at 00:10

I am 16 and i recently had to file a restraining order on my 17 year old ex boyfriend. I broke it off the morning of 9-7-13 after being together for almost 6 months. We've been through a lot and many mistakes he made as I forgave him every time. We got in trouble with my mother about 3 weeks ago and had been on a strict hangout schedule. He was only allowed over twice a week and had to leave ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryRelationships in school
[1 POST] CREATED: Sep 3 2013 at 19:53 by jjjjjjj RESPONDENTS: Izzy 343 LAST POST: Sep 6 2013 at 07:21

I'm 14. I don't know what you mean by stay cool. It's the second school day and I already have my eye on a girl but it looks like she isn't interested in what I have to say and stuff. I don't know how to act around girls and what the definition of 'staying cool' is. The last two days I've been talking to girls very seldom and not really conversations with &#...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMoving from my dad
[1 POST] CREATED: Aug 25 2013 at 00:57 by Zeta RESPONDENTS: Kaamini LAST POST: Aug 25 2013 at 13:44

Let me start out by saying I'm 16 and my step sister showed me this website a couple of days ago so I thought it would be good for me having a second opinion for my situation. My Mom and I were having problems with each other where she was yelling and cussing at me all the time. I didn't do it half as much as she did but I didn't exactly do anything to get her to stop. I moved out b...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryChatroom flashing
[1 POST] CREATED: Aug 20 2013 at 20:32 by GirlyProb RESPONDENTS: J1ntey LAST POST: Aug 20 2013 at 21:39

I'm a 14 year old girl who made a really big mistake. I went onto a chatroom because I was really bored, and a guy started chatting with me. He asked if we could go on camera which i said was ok, and fast forward, I showed him my breasts. I really regret this, and I'm really anxious and I know I made a huuge mistake. After i closed the chat with him (because I had a bad feeling) he told ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryIn love but don't want the same things, he's 45 I'm 27
[1 POST] CREATED: Jul 23 2013 at 22:51 by Ladylll RESPONDENTS: lolita LAST POST: Jul 24 2013 at 01:36

We are together all the time, the closeness and understanding of each other is amazing! His smile, that glint in his eye, his extremely caring nature and jus everything he is is just amazing. He's had kids, been divorced and had the snip(during the marrige), I'm 27 and want marrige and children so much it hurts... I can't explain how much I want to have my own happy family, I'v...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryWhat should I do in this situation, please help
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Jun 7 2013 at 00:22 by Jabberwocky RESPONDENTS: thepurpose / Blue crayon LAST POST: Jun 7 2013 at 09:15

So I'm 15 years old. I've dated people in the past and had fun, but I've never relly gotten that "spark" with anyone, so I haven't had what I would consider a good relationship yet. (So no one gets the wrong idea, I am indeed a virgen) However I have a friend I have known for a little over 7 years now and although we aren't related by blood, he calls me his littl...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryRebuild friendship with a girl who you used to have a crush on
[1 POST] CREATED: May 1 2013 at 01:35 by alfred RESPONDENTS: Izzy 343 LAST POST: May 1 2013 at 20:43

I've had a crush on this girl for a really long time, and lately, I stopped liking her because I found out that she doesn't like me that much, and that me persuading her to like me made things harder for her, because she doesn't want to be mean to me and say that she doesn't like me. I used to be friends with her, but lately, we haven't talked to each other in months. I...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI am confused
[5 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 21 2012 at 05:02 by Thisguy RESPONDENTS: beena / 007 / gvamc / manalone / Saturn LAST POST: Feb 7 2014 at 10:11

Me and my girlfriend have been dating for about 3 months now and i really like a lot. But every now and then she will suggest that i am cheating on her.(witch i would never do to anybody) and every time i say that im not cheating on her she gets really mad and says if you were cheating you wouldn't tell me anyways. This is really getting on my nerves and i dont know what to do please help...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryDistancing from friends CREATED: Dec 3 2012 at 22:17 by Aspiring

I'm a young person, I had a best friend in primary, when we went to different secondary schools we grew apart, slowly, different friends, as time went by we barely saw each other anymore. I went through some bad cycles through secondary - petty friends, girls who weren't good for me. They were immature and they could be mean, witchy. The four of us became three - they all "made ...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy mother is obsessed CREATED: Nov 3 2012 at 20:16 by Mrs. T

In just a few short days, I will be going to visit my very ill grandfather, because I would like to see him and I want my him to meet my son. My son is his first great-grandson. The issue is I don't want to visit my mother. Some background info, my parents divorced when I was 10, and I had to go with my mom. When she got there, she started hooking up with my grandparent's neighbor'...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryLap sit on a girl
[1 POST] CREATED: Oct 21 2012 at 13:46 by popsy RESPONDENTS: Sara_27 LAST POST: Oct 21 2012 at 18:03

i like to sit on a girl's lap. wen i sit on the lap i feel i am being cared. i don wanna kiss,smooch or anything like tat. i jus wanna sit on the lap and feel tat affectionate warmth. i weigh 130 lbs (58 kgs). but being a guy is it wrong to sit on a girl's lap??...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryRelationship problems with the other child
[1 POST] CREATED: Sep 12 2012 at 03:51 by Sky RESPONDENTS: hello LAST POST: Sep 13 2012 at 03:56

Me and my boyfriend have been together for 1 yr and 3 mths, i have a son who is almost 3 and he has a son that just turned 4. We never faught about anything for the first 8 mths then we started having his son around more and we ended up moving in together. 3 mths after that he got full custody of his son and we have been fighting every since cause his son doesnt listen to me and my boyfriend works...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryMy story
[1 POST] CREATED: Jan 25 2012 at 06:00 by Paze RESPONDENTS: narina LAST POST: Jan 25 2012 at 08:35

Got molested along with sister. Father was a drunk. Raped and beat my mother in front of me and my sister. Spent most of my early childhood in foster care or in protected facilities to prevent my dad from killing me and my family. (He had an attempt once or twice). Spent most of my late childhood getting beaten and bullied at school in Denmark because I was from Iceland (and probably kin...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI'm sick of my life! CREATED: Apr 1 2011 at 09:53 by silver1234

i am so sick of my life.It started in the second week of february i was told by my best friend that we couldnt be that close anymore so i was like ok sure whatever because the truth is i really didnt like her most of the time im kinda sick of her bitchy attitude.So we were with our friends we were like 10 or so i wasnt really feeling comfy because we dont talk to each other like we only make small...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryEx harrassing partner CREATED: Sep 16 2009 at 10:04 by charmed84

My partners ex is harrassing him with text messages rubbing it in that she ran off with his kids to move in with another man that she's only known for a week and sending him pictures of him with the kids saying my happy family now, thanks you have done me a favour etc. She agreed to let him see the kids through her lawyer by supervised visits and now she'd rather send him upsetting pictu...

Children advice forum category advice forum categorySo embarrassing! CREATED: Aug 11 2008 at 13:20 by xxj10xx

Well I broke up with my boyfriend a few weeks ago and I still hadn't got over him so I asked my friend what I should do to try and forget about him,she said that I should write down how I felt about him so that night I lay in bed thinking about him and decided to do what she told me so I grabbed my phone and write it down on the new text page for some reason and then I accidently clicked send...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryAm I being childish
[2 POSTS] CREATED: Dec 26 2006 at 23:09 by lolly RESPONDENTS: partridge LAST POST: Dec 27 2006 at 16:18

hi i have been with my partner for 13 years he has a daughter she is 23 years old iam 29 years old and my partner is 43 years old and me and my partner have to children 9 and 11 years old. when i first met my partner he told me about his daughter and it didnt bother me as i knew he wasnt aloud to see her. when she was 14 she decided to get in contact with him i was abit scared at first to meet her...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryWhat to do about a family member that kicks her kids out of the house over her seventeen year old boyfriend?
[1 POST] CREATED: Sep 15 2006 at 18:08 by confusedcousin RESPONDENTS: lexy LAST POST: Nov 2 2006 at 13:28

I am caught in the middle of my cousins family issues. She has an extremely young boyfriend and always chooses him over her four teenage daughters. Every time this happens, they come to me. I can't turn my back on them because I'm the only one they have, but I'm raising seven kids of my own. I just don't know how to handle the situation. confusedcousin...

Children advice forum category advice forum categoryI want bigger boobs, but without medical treatment
[4 POSTS] CREATED: May 4 2005 at 15:45 by Adrian RESPONDENTS: Arnold / kittybear / lubbya / partridge LAST POST: Nov 17 2006 at 14:58

I want to have bigger breasts without having a medical treatment and without paying anything and without taking any medication, too. I really don't want my mom to know. I'm 13 and I'm still as flat as a board. I think people look at me weird because I'm so small. My dance teacher measures people for costumes and I have the smallest measurement of them all. There is a girl at...