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Old 05-05-2018, 06:53 PM
 
Location: Mayacama Mtns in CA
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Hahaha, my mother was the same way. She would yell and scream about how no one helped her, but a kid isn't walking around thinking, "Gee, the living room looks as if it needs dusting, I think I will do that."

Wondering (i am not reading the whole thread) if this young woman cleaned when she was living away from her parents' home.
I've read every post and can say "we don't know".

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Old 05-05-2018, 08:13 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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I've read every post and can say "we don't know".

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Thanks!
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Old 05-05-2018, 09:20 PM
 
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LOL you got moved to the parenting forum.
My son moved... okay I drug him kicking and screaming into my home. He was about to make some major life mistakes and I paid his way out of it and forced him to move in with me - several states away. I made it so he had no choice.

Anyway, his room was a pig sty. We kept the door closed. Occasionally when he was at work I went through with a trash bag and hit the high spots.

Now he lives in his own place - I still help him with part of the rent - and it's a pig sty. I don't really care. I don't live there and I still love the brat. He will and always would help me any time I asked him. He's pretty awesome.

Working full time is a HUGE thing. He's been there going on 2yrs.
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Old 05-06-2018, 01:37 PM
 
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Write up a contract. Today. Spell out the rules like:

1. I agree to pay $100 a month (or whatever)
2. I agree to keep my living space clean.... (details)
3. I agree to not butter the floor
4. I will be 100% responsible for the dog...

Whatever your expectations are, put them in writing and tell her if she wants to live in your home, she has to agree to these terms. If she doesn't want to sign it, tell her to look on Craigslist for a roommate situation. I fear though that you'll have an excuse why she can't do that so I'm not sure what to say. Any time you've ever posted here, people have offered you many good and construtive suggestions and your habit is to go on about why you can't do that. Well, if you are powerless then get used to the situation you are in now, I guess.
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Old 05-06-2018, 07:35 PM
 
Location: NYC
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In my culture, your children is always welcome to come back and expected with a catch.
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