My Troubled 17 Year Old Grandson Ran Away From Home 5 Days Ago. He Now Wants To Go Back Home But My Son Won't Let Him. Can He Legally Refuse To Let Him Come Back?. He Has No Food, Clothing Or Money & Nowhere Else To Go. I Am Not Able To Take Him. (IL
Tough love is a hard thing but it helps people get their priorities straight or they just won't ever get it. They don't get it if people who care, make it too easy either. Dad is probably doing the right thing, you may not see it, if you are too close to the situation and women generally have trouble with this tough love thing, but troubled teen needs to know that he had it pretty good once so he can experience pretty bad now, then appreciate what he had more and do the right thing to be redeemed. That means he make have to make and keep promises and be more responsible. And that is HIS CHOICE.