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Subject:  Re: helping my mom retire Date:  1/28/2008  3:09 PM
Author:  dougdoogle Number:  1218 of 1498

I ask the following question not to be condescending, cute, or curt. I ask it because her behavior pattern reminds me of my experience.

Could your mother be drinking?

If she is, you need to educate yourself on the ways that your efforts to help will only hurt, by prolonging the time and depth it takes for her to reach her bottom, and then be receptive to recovery.

Doug
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