Well my 16 yr. olds behavior has been escalating out of control lately .He looses his temper over trivial things and while I understand that may be kind of normal for his age It is NOT ok for him to scream at me call me an f***ing bitch,and get physical with me .so last night that is what happened AGAIN. I have finally decided that's enough and when he comes home from school today I am going to explain to him that because he talked to me that way he is going to lose one of his privileges.I am going to give him the choice of either his I pod or his phone.I am a single parent right now so no, I can't talk to his father about this...my question is... what should I do if he refuses to hand one of them over and how long do you think would be appropriate to keep it? And please ..no bashing, I am not a bad parent by any means just new to all this and alone.Answer Question
Answer by Anonymous at 3:34 PM on Dec. 9, 2009
I am not going to bash you. but You will not like what I am about to say. If your son was my son. And he acted like that. All his privileges would be taken away. You are being nice to him IMO.
Answer by louise2 at 3:35 PM on Dec. 9, 2009
Answer by JLynn0871 at 3:37 PM on Dec. 9, 2009
PS...Forgot to say. It would be months before he would get the stuff back. Depending on his attitude.
Answer by louise2 at 3:37 PM on Dec. 9, 2009
Answer by flowerchid72 at 3:40 PM on Dec. 9, 2009
Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 3:43 PM on Dec. 9, 2009
Answer by SuperMomof3kids at 3:47 PM on Dec. 9, 2009
Answer by JLynn0871 at 3:54 PM on Dec. 9, 2009
You don't have to walk on egg shells. If my son called me a f#cking bitch and got physical with me I would smash his cell phone and i-pod with a hammer in front of him. Then I would leave military school brochures lying around the house.
Answer by Anonymous at 6:16 PM on Dec. 9, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 7:00 PM on Dec. 9, 2009
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