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I have a 14 y/o stepdaughter who I have completely lost all trust in. She lies, is sneaky, has gotten arrested for shoplifting (8th grade) and just recently got caught smoking pot at another school. I also found pot, papers, lighter, body spray and a condom in her bag. My husband really doesn't know what to do anymore. He has taken all electronics away, has had her delete all social media on her computer. I have pretty much stopped talking to her because I simply don't trust her. She does see a counselor. There is a lot more to this than I have room for. It seems to me there is a total lack of respect for her father, myself and authority for that matter, herself too. She really doesn't seem to have remorse about any wrong doings she does. She has created this and I don't think I will ever trust her again, but how can her father regain trust in her? Any comments or suggestions?Answer Question
Answer by KristiS11384 at 6:56 PM on Jan. 24, 2013
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Answer by luvmygrandbaby at 7:58 PM on Jan. 24, 2013
Can dad join in on some of the counseling sessions? It will take time, lots of time. And of course, lots of effort on her part. If that were my child, she would have no outlet except school, chores & sleeping until she earned her privileges back. It's a tough age - GL
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