Manage episode 274883508 series 1307340
What do you do when you fall in love with someone who has a young adult child at home, and they don’t like you upsetting their very comfortable, dysfunctional lifestyle? This week, I address a question from a gentleman named Christopher who is dating the mother of a 20-year-old son. Christopher is concerned that his girlfriend is enabling her young adult son who abuses cannabis and doesn’t work or help around the house. He cares about her son and wants to help him grow into a capable young man. But, how can he do that without becoming “the bad guy”? Listen in for: • How to know when the situation is right for getting involved in a romantic relationship with a parent • Why it’s hard for parents to end their enabling behaviors in parent-young adult relationships • How to have an open and constructive conversation with a parent about their young adult child ...and more!
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