Question: Dear Luise: I had the sweetest son till he hit puberty then he got withdrawn. When he went to a Big SEC college he wanted t be bigger!! So he started doing steroids and for the last 6 yrs our life has been hell .He has taken this at me where he wants me to die and rip my throat out.we miss him but he has made up things and believes them.I ache for my sweet child. But I have a awesome child who loves us and really knows how our life is. God bless us and all parents who have been good parents and this happens. L.
Answer: Dear L.: Yes, love remains and we do what is needed regarding self-respect. If we accept abuse, we teach it. Blessings, Luise