I really don’t know where to start. So forgive me if I’m all over the place and thank you for the opportunity to address some issues that are tearing me apart and also request prayer.
I’m a recently divorced, single mother of 2 beautiful kids. A 12 year old and a 14 year old. My 14 year old has just decided to tell me that she is attracted to girls and has a girlfriend which she met at her school. I have met with the girl’s parents and explained to them that unlike them, I am not okay with this for my daughter at all. I’ve gotten into shouting matches with them because they feel like I should support my daughter no matter what. WRONG!!! I LOVE her no matter what, But I don’t have to support or like everything she decides to do. Especially if it conflicts with my beliefs. I told her that she was not allowed to hang out with this little girl at school. Even made it clear to the staff. She still managed to do so. So I took her out of the school. This is when my heart broke. a month ago, I found out that my mom has allowed my daughter to come spend the night over her house and has allowed my daughter to have company while she’s there. The very same company I told her my child was not allowed to be around. I feel so betrayed by mom, my heart aches. I have not spoken to her in a month. Before, we would talk everyday, maybe 3 times a day. I’m more hurt from my mom than anyone. How do I fix this with both, my child and my mom? And before you guys go crazy with the comments. It’s not even about my daughter being gay. She’s 14. Whether she has a girlfriend or a boyfriend, she’s too young to have neither. I asked her to cut the relationship off. She continues to disobey, AND THAT’S THE PROBLEM! Am I okay with her being gay? No! I’m NOT Okay! But if she decides to continue that lifestyle once she’s grown, I would have to accept it. Right now I don’t have to accept it. Does anyone have any experience with this? How do you get through to a teenager? I’m seriously heart broken and at a lost right now.