at the end of the semester after having a mental health crisis. Anxiety, depression, short episode of cutting....she was lonely on campus, and had just ended a long relationship with a boy from home.
She has been home from the hospital (on meds short term) this week before going back to campus, and went out with a boy she knows from home and he has said he wants to date her (again), but we have encouraged/implored her to not get serious with anyone for a long time..she told us she said she was not ready. Another boy has also expressed interest in her. I feel somewhat protective of her right now in the dating area.
She should be busting her butt to get caught up so she doesn't have to take a "withdraw" from classes. I'm not seeing it, and it's pissing me off.
She agreed to go back next semester and commute, but after that may want to "take a break."
We inherited a car for her, but we expect her to pay for gas and help with the insurance.
My Dh and I are not ok with this unless she is working full time or doing something of value full time. She has expressed an interest in a public service volunteer position with the Peacecorps or Americorps. Sounds good, but makes me nervous that she wont like it and quit if it's not a good fit.
What do expect of your adult child when living at home, and under the circumstances, what can we expect from our DD?
Asked by Anonymous at 8:03 AM on Apr. 18, 2013 in Adult Children (18+)
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