Well we have been on a good even keel lately and went to two family therapy sessions since my 16 yo daughter stayed away one night and lied, etc. It's been somewhat better...I still get attitude from her sometimes but she hasn't pulled anything scary lately. The therapy has been good. It forces us to talk about the big and not so big stuff going on when we are not totally upset and heated. It also gives us both a safe place to talk. At home, she usually shuts me off and says she doesn't want to hear anything from me but in therapy she has to listen. The counselor is showing us how we can come to meeting sometimes in th middle and also gives me support for the rules i have because the counselor says I am being reasonable.
The new issue today was daughter's cell phone sometimes shuts off randomly so she says that