If the enabling from everyone doesn't stop you'll never change. I love you more than you'll ever know and because I do walking away hurts a lot less than watching you repeatedly ruin your life making endless bad choice you know you shouldn't.
Our instinct is to protect. It is hard to understand that the consequence of the moment is protect them in the future. The hardest thing I face is the pain in another, especially the child I hold so dear in my heart, Autumn Lauren!
My Promise To My Children oh yes so true. I do so because you are my children. Love you both more than my own life. Some can only look from afar but I do not nor will I ever because I am your parent I am your dad.
I'm not your friend. I'm your Mother. I'm here to give you the BOUNDARIES that YOU NEED to become a functional responsible adult. You may hate me now but, I don't care. It's my JOB to raise a responsible adult. NOT NURTURE bad habits in my teenage child .
"Unconditional love doesn't mean you have to unconditionally accept bad behaviors." Don't let loved ones treat you badly and that means parents, siblings, offspring, extended family and long term friends.