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Is it okay for a the girlfriend of your son to send you a text stating that he was going to be late getting home and that her dad said it was okay?

How would you react to this situation?

I wasn't sure how to react and responded with a text saying "Well, your dad doesn't have to answer to me." Next thing I knew I received another text from her stating that my son was on his way home!

 
marchar2002

Asked by marchar2002 at 7:58 PM on Sep. 7, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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Answers (20)
  • Perhaps the dad just meant that it was okay that your son was at his house late, not that he was getting home late. I think your issue should be directly with your son. You need to tell him that if he's going to be late, he needs to be the one calling you to ASK if it is okay or he'll not be allowed to go out at all for awhile.
    ceallaigh

    Answer by ceallaigh at 2:44 PM on Sep. 8, 2010

  • Same way you did. Your son needs to be the one ASKING if he could be late getting home.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 8:02 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Oh HELLLLLLL no!
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 8:02 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • You handled it well, Id have said the same thing.
    Amaranth361

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 8:12 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • ya he is ur son so why does her dad think its okay to say its alright if he will out past the curfew you have set for him
    nandy90

    Answer by nandy90 at 8:16 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • No that wasn't ok for her to do that. And you handled it well. And I'm sure you aren't done yet.....with your son.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 8:05 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • No. I would not have been okay with that.
    Courtney610

    Answer by Courtney610 at 8:06 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Nope and he tries that... he doesnt ask to go out he tells us and Im like excuse me?
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 8:08 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • I'd've called the dad and had a chat with my son.
    Octobersmom

    Answer by Octobersmom at 8:08 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • I wouldn't have been so nice in the text i would have sent back.
    sweet_mamaof3

    Answer by sweet_mamaof3 at 8:19 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

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