Boot Camp for Teens
by Donna S
I am thinking about sending my son to a boot camp for teens. Things have escalated to the point where I don't even want to come home after work. This kid is so angry that I never know when he's going to blow up at me or his father.
We have tried therapy and that didn't work because he would just go to his appointment and sit there and cross his arms and not say a single word to the therapist. We have taken away all of his privileges and that just made him even more stubborn and defiant.
It seems to me that a good boot camp for teens is our only option. I want him to know that I mean "business" and that he needs to start doing what he's supposed to do, like get decent grades in school, make an effort on his assignments and help out around the house.
Truth be told, boot camp was my husband's idea and as I write this, I realize how conflicted I am. I'm just afraid for my son's future, I can't seem to reach him and I don't want him to ruin his chances at having a good life. Can you suggest alternatives to boot camp
that might work or in the very least, refer to a good one. I feel like we need to step in and help our son save his life. This really is an emergency. Please help.