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Would you ever give up on your child?


I was watching a show where a father of an adopted boy wanted to disown him due to him being aggressively violent, verbally abusive, consistent trouble with the law, and drug addiction. What's everyone's thought on this? At what point (if any) would you give up on a child?

 

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    Robin Bull (RobinBull) 3 years ago

    I agree. Sometimes we have to limit contact with abusive people. Doesn't matter if they are related or not.


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    Daniel Robbins (Cre8tor) 3 years ago

    Well said. I didn't think of it in my response but very much agree. The term "letting go" comes to mind and is something all parents need to do whether there are problems or not. Can't lose sight that they are people too. Not just "our kids"

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    Robin Bull (RobinBull) 3 years ago

    I don't think that it's always an issue of poor parenting. Look at Ted Bundy. He said he had the best parents and up bringing. Sometimes, narcissists and psychos exist without it being attributed to their raising.