My stepson has become a terror lately. He lies, steals, and does what he wants, when he wants, no matter what he has been told. He has no respect for others or others belongings. Of note, he has PTSD due to an incident of domestic violence with his mom and stepdad 4 years ago and he gets bi weekly counseling and has the whole time he has lived with us. We are at the end of our ropes and it is especially difficult to deal with as we have a 3 year old who is mimicking EVERYTHING he does! We are about to make the house "military" for him down to a schedule he must follow. Please, Please I need help here! (even his counselor is beside herself at this point) and yes mom is triggering his PTSD horribly by moving back into the home where he was beaten. I understand PTSD but, we can't find an appropriate way to curb his behavior. ANY advice would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you so much,
Desperate mommy of 6
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