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Would you force your daughter to keep doing this?

Anonymous
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My daughter is 19 and lives with us while going to college. She pays us 250 a month in rent.

Her little brother is 9. He is autistic and is very set in routines and rigidity. He can get comfortable with small deviations after freaking out a little bit, but big ones can send him into a meltdown and bother him for an entire day.

As a tradition, they would go to the park every Sunday morning at 10 for an hour. They have done this for years. Recently, my daughter started to work as a bartender and doesn't get off until 3-3:30am.

She has started to claim she's too tired, too busy and would rather do other things with her Sunday. My son is devastated and freaks out when "park time" rolls around and they don't go. My husband has said that as long as she lives here, I should tell her it's expected she take him.

What would you do?
Posted by Anonymous on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:54 PM
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catrig
by Platinum Member on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:55 PM
No.
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periwinkle163
by Silver Member on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM
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 No she shouldn't be forced to at that age.

Ariellasmom
by Silver Member on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM
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Why can't ya'll take him?
mommyoflittles
by Gold Member on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM
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Its one hour. She can do it. He needs that routin

purpleducky
by Ruby Member on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM
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Why don't you or your husband take him?

HIJKLM
by Ruby Member on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:56 PM
11 moms liked this
No. She's an adult and paying rent. Why don't you take him?
Punchyobuns
by on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:57 PM
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Fuck no. She's an adult with a job and she pays rent. 

Cmgmqmmom
by Ruby Member on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:57 PM
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No, she's not obligated. Why don't you or your husband take him is it's so important?
Foolynroo2
by Emerald Member on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:57 PM
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wow.


Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Sep. 1, 2013 at 8:57 PM
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No she doesn't have to do that.

Good grief.
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