3. Substance abuse. Not all adult children partake in substance abuse, but many do. One reason they turn to drugs and alcohol is that they watched their parents or some other relative do the same thing. But again, this can also come from other sources, such as childhood friends or just the need to be rebellious throughout life.. If they’ve experienced any type of abuse that caused this habit. This lack of focus on the mother-daughter relationship creates unnecessary anxiety among counselors and psychotherapists, and frustration for female clients. For example, only in was the Adult Daughter-Mother Relationship Questionnaire developed (for more, see Julie Cwikel’s article in The Family Journal). And in my office, all too often.
Adult children who think this way are leaden with distortions and use their parents as an outlet to vent their anger. Sadly, many of my parent clients actually believe they are solely at fault for. Stop Being Manipulated by Your Adult Child with One Word I also work with many adult children who have been mistreated and abused by parents. What a Son Needs From His Mom. advertisement.
I have post-traumatic stress disorder because I was physically and emotionally battered by my father, an alcoholic, and my mother, a drug addict. But the abuse I get now is much worse. 1. Contact your daughter and calmly tell her that you would like to understand what went wrong with the goal of moving the relationship forward and making it more harmonious.