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Wed, Oct 18th 2006

Help! I have a 13 year old son who is out of control. He was diagnosed with ADD in the past (about 2 years ago) and he has had some fine motor skill problems. I will try to sum it up as much as possible. He is very disrespectful, takes everything literal, argues with everything I say even when he is asking me for the help, can not control his anger, is eating as if he was never taught manners (with his fingers) and nothing is ever enough for him. He speaks to me like he hates me and has actually told me he does. I’ve been a wonderful mother to him and he thinks I’m so horrible. I understand the teenage years, but he is totally overboard. He rarely ever has anything nice to say to me. He’s been raised in a very loving family and he is very blessed to have the things he has. We recently moved to a new home in a better school district, which is about 40 minutes from where we were, but I know this can’t be the problem because this started before the move.

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