Originally Posted by MelodyLane
Originally Posted by KGaa12
Agreed and been taking that approach via text when she does.

Do you feel I responded appropriately when she requested I get her graduation money to her so she could buy more food and tampons?

I told her that her grad money was here, at home, safe and secure and she�s always welcome home; no questions asked..

I would give her the money. it is her money. To withhold money from an adult is a punishment.
She will view an action like that as extortion. It undermines your relationship and reduces the likelihood that she will turn back to you in the future.

married for 40 years
DS - 38, autistic, lives at home
DD - 37, married and on her own
DS - 32, still living with us