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It has been a rough year with my 17y0 DS. Failing school, police involvement, strife with other parents, and the list goes on. He has lost his direction and focus. He talks about all of these great things he wants to do and become. I couldn't take the fighting and the stress and the dysfunction that we both have contributed to. I put him on a cross country train to spend the rest of the summer with my brother in the California Mountains. No electricity, no indoor plumbing, living off the land "Into the Wild" style. My brother is a great guy that has been exactly where My DS is now. I feel such relief that they will get to spend 3 weeks together. I hope my DS gets to see that this world is much bigger than our little midwest town. That he can go anywhere, do anything if he just gets done with high school and stays out of trouble. I do wonder if he will come home......Answer Question
Answer by mrsmom110 at 11:57 AM on Aug. 5, 2012
Answer by kjrn79 at 12:08 PM on Aug. 5, 2012
As long as your Brother is taking good care of him and your son stays out of trouble. Does it matter if he(your son) come back to live with you? As long as your son stays on the straight and narrow you should be happy with it .
Answer by louise2 at 1:12 PM on Aug. 5, 2012
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Answer by GlitteribonMom at 3:15 PM on Aug. 6, 2012