I've been separated since Feb 07 and divorced since Aug 07. My x was/is an alcoholic drug addict. My daughter's (she's 15) behavior has been slowly going downhill since Christmas...and I really don't know what to do. She's hanging out with friends that I don't know...up all night talking to them on msn. She's wanting to become "punk rock emo"...and I have a real problem with her labelling herself. That's not even what concerns me the most. She's ungrateful for anything (I spent two hours and over $100 fixing her computer last night while my computer was completely fried....I think she downloaded something that she shouldn't have downloaded...never even got a thank you...instead she huffed and puffed while I tried to download some things to protect her pc). When I told her that if she wanted a new style, she could have it but I wasn't paying for it, she was furious and told her friends that I was disowning her. She's been using vulgar language on her myspace site even though she knows I check it every day. I'm just at a loss as to how to handle this...I cried for hours today and called my mom and asked her to come get her for the night so I could think. She's just hateful, mean, disrespectful and I don't know what to do. She can still be my sweet little girl sometimes but the hateful stuff is driving me crazy. I know it's her hormones and her teenagerness...but I have to do SOMETHING. I told her that she wouldn't be on the pc all night anymore and she gave me an evil look. It's just so scary and I feel so out of control. It seems that she's been punished more the past few months than she's been punished her whole life and I'm sick of it. Sigh...anyone else go through this and have any advice???
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