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The last 3 years my r.ship with my 15 yr olds Son has gotten worse. He was continuously swearing at me, breaking property in our house, refused to come home, refused to engage in conversation without getting mad. He loves to smoke pot and cigarettes. I've contacted law enforcement 3 different occasions, and wthout going into specifics, they weren't helpful. He was arrested last summer for stealing a bike on a dare. Probation is completed. As far as I know, he's not breaking that kind of law, however, he purchases pot on a regular basis. It's gotten so bad that I had to make a really hard decision. I rented my own house out and let my Son's bestfriends family move in. They live there, along with my Son, yes my son, without me. Some have said i abandoned him. I did not. I take care of all his needs except for a shelter. I talk to him every day and see him every other day. His father died over 6 yrs ago of crack overdose. Noah had a crazy childhood.He seen us fight all the time, he was left at crack houses, out in the car in the dark while his dad made drug deals. My family isn't supportive, they give their opinion but have never stepped up to help. Ive looked into bootcamps, teen ranches, counselors, either I would have to be wealthy to pay for these services, or, well, the 3 counselors I found weren't a good fit. The church we used to attend had a few teen leaders to mentor Noah. Slowly, that dicipated as well. Please help, anyone. I don't really think i made a terrible dcision to let him live with his friends family, because the day I decided it was like this...We were yelling, he threw my phone across the room, shattered my phone, and shattered the tv stand. He threw a coffee cup and broke that as well. This breaking things in the house has slowly increased. He seems so angry and wants an escape but i can't reach him and get close. I can't find anyone to step in and help. I had to step away from our living together because it was getting potentially dangerous for both of us. He cusses me out to no end, screams, does what he wants, and when I've lost my cool, I do the same. I was so stressed, I went to the hospitallast November, with heart attack symptoms. I love my Son with all of my heart, and I want a good relationsip with him. If there is anything anyone can say or do, or offer, I am listening...Answer Question
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