My 16 year old, straight A, popular, cheerleader, gifted, christian daughter came home drunk! She has never drank before, never partied, just wanted to see what everyone was talking about. I am beside myself! I can't quit crying. I can't stop thinking of the state of mind she came home in. I can't stop thinking of what could have happened. I just can't get over this. I feel so betrayed and feel as though she is "tainted" and my heart is shattered. How do you get past this?
I understand. She came home....you are blessed. It doesn't cut the hurt or the heart break but she is okay.
In the big scheme of things....this is minor. I know right now you can't see it.....but I promise it is. She is still your straight A student, she is still your daughter, she is still all those things you thought she was.....she made a mistake.
We have all made mistakes. I'm sure God is working in her life....even now....even more so now. Talk with her. Give her direction gently. I'm sure you are a praying mother....God listens...she is safe and home.(cont. below)
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Answer by Sassywidow72 at 10:24 PM on Dec. 29, 2008
My reply is always, "I have no room in my heart for fear when it is filled with faith." Children may stray from the "nest" and their teachings but they always come back home.
She will be okay. You will be okay. ((Hugs))
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