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My Adult Child has Moved Home. Help

By Leslie Vernick | September 29, 2008 |

Question: My adult daughter has moved back home after making a mess out of her life. I think I’ve enabled her to be too dependent on me and now she is acting like an angry teenager instead of a responsible adult. What can I do to help her? Answer: I hear this so often. Well meaning parents have crippled their…

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My Sister Borrowed Money and Hasn’t Paid Me Back

By Leslie Vernick | September 23, 2008 |

Question: Several years ago my sister borrowed a significant amount of money from me to start a new business. She didn’t want me to tell the rest of our family and I honored her request. Now, several years later, she has yet to repay me the loan. She has made one payment but after that, nothing. I am angry and…

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My Wife Disrespects Me in Front of the Children

By Leslie Vernick | September 8, 2008 |

Question: My wife is extremely disrespectful to me and often uses four letter words in front of our children when she’s mad. I’ve told her it bothers me but she tells me to grow up and quit being a baby. I’ve tried just loving her in the hopes that she will change but so far, nothing changes. (Ron in GA)…

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Help, my daughter told me she is gay!

By Leslie Vernick | July 21, 2008 |

Dear Blog Readers: I apologize for my absence from my blog. My daughter recently got married and I took some time off just to be a “mom” and plan and recover from the wedding. It was great! If you want to see a picture, sign up for my newsletter at my home page www.leslievernick.com. A photo will be in August’s…

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