DEAR DEIDRE: I’M so grateful to you, Deidre, for helping me to stand up to my drug-addicted daughter.

She has had drug problems for years, leading to huge debts. I’m 60 and my daughter is 30.

Thank you for helping me to stand up to my daughter

1

Thank you for helping me to stand up to my daughter

For more advice from Dear Deidre

No issue is too small, too large or too embarrassing. Read our personal replies here.

My partner, 64, and I paid off her debts and found the money for her to go to rehab. But when she came out, she got into debt again.

Part of me felt her problems were my fault, so I couldn’t say no.

I gave her thousands of pounds of our savings without telling my partner, even though I knew we’d never see it again.

I felt so guilty and stupid and just didn’t know what to do.

You told me to be honest with my partner because the guilt was affecting my health.

You said I had to tell my daughter enough was enough.

I told her that I loved her, but there would be no more financial help.

Having counselling has given me the courage to talk to my partner.

He has forgiven me and I feel so much more positive.

Get in touch with Deidre

Every problem gets a personal reply, usually within 24 hours weekdays.

Most read in Dear Deidre

DEIDRE SAYS: Often, writing to me is the first step to dealing with your problems.

I am so glad things are better for you.

NEXT IN TODAY’S DEAR DEIDRE It’s love at first sight with my new neighbour – he just doesn’t know it yet

READ DEIDRE’S PHOTO CASEBOOK Luke gets a shock when he tries to cheat with Ava

GET IN TOUCH How the page works and how to contact us

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Grieving Lauren Goodger thanks nearest and dearest as she’s showered with flowers after tragic death of baby girl

LAUREN Goodger has taken to social media to thank her friends and…

Gemma Chan flaunts her sensational style in a lace detail ensemble as she attends Paris Fashion Week

Fashion Week has taken over Paris as designers showcase their latest collections.…

Keane’s Tom Chaplin reveals he has been in therapy for ten years after drug addiction nearly cost him his life

TOM Chaplin has revealed he has been in therapy for more than…

Seven explosive Emmerdale spoilers for this week as Noah Dingle is sentenced for stalking Chloe Harris

SEVERAL weeks after being caught trying to assault Chloe Harris, Noah Dingle…