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Author: dougdoogle Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 1498  
Subject: Re: helping my mom retire Date: 1/28/2008 3:09 PM
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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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