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I have a 20 yr old junior in college. She is a only child and going to a private college in a medical field. We are paying 100% for her college and she is 100% dependent on us money wise. She has a boyfriend of 1 yr. Previous to this in high school she had the same bf for all 4 yrs. So I have dealt with birth control and sexual issues with her. She has tried various bc pills over the yrs and all give her side effects. She was considering a IUD 2 yrs ago and then broke up with her bf and was not going to be sexual active so didn't need any birth control. I actually know when she is having her period because she is sick the first day or two of every cycle. We are pretty close and talk every day when she is at college. So I do know she has missed a period which isn't entirely abnormal for her. I have no idea really what her sexual relationship is with her bf, but guessing from the pass and also finding a condom after his last visit to my home over the summer I can guess. So I am worried. I finally asked her and she said is sure she is not pregnant and I said how sure with her replying 80-90%. Well the tuition bill is due in 2 wks......$8,200 for 2nd semester and we are not wealthy people. I won't go into details but, if she were pregnant I see no way she could continue next yr (senior year) and so what would be the point of paying out another $8200. My questions for someone to help me with is what would you do if you were me?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 8:30 AM on Dec. 29, 2012 in Adult Children (18+)
Tell her you want her to take a pregnancy test next week right before her tuition bill is due. Tell her if she is only 80-90 % sure this isn't sufficient for you. No pregnancy test no tuition. She's a smart girl she'll take the test.
Answer by RyansMom001 at 8:57 AM on Dec. 29, 2012
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Answer by charlotsomtimes at 10:10 AM on Dec. 29, 2012
None of us can tell you how to spend your money. That is for you, your husb & your dau to decide. As far as going to college while pregnant, it can be done. Even if the baby comes before then end of a semester, she could take an incomplete & have time to make it up for a grade. It's not impossible. Hard yes, but impossible, no. I hope for her sake she is not & will take extra precautions next time. She has a lot at stake. GL
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