The answer to my nightmare
I'm a widowed dad trying to raise my teenage son as best as I know how, as best as I can. But I guess I'm a total failure. He got kicked out of Grade 11 for non-attendance/drug use, went to rehab, but to no avail. Went to life skills courses, but to no avail. Enrolled in another school to complete Gr. 11, but to no avail. Comes in at 3.00 - 4.00 every morning, the dog barks, wakes me up. Won't do any chores around the house, his bedroom and bathroom are a total disaster. In fact, he don't give a rat's ass
He could well be the cause of my early death!
But at least I've tried everything to help him, but he has to want to be helped. And there's the rub - he has to want the help. Unless, he is forced into being helped. And the only rational answer I can think of is