My husband and I have been married 3 years and together 7. During this time my adult son has been a drug addict. He got clean for a few years then relapsed. It's a very traumatizing situation when death or prison is pretty inevitable for my son.
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You always maintained your impartiality with us. You encouraged Rita to be more assertive in stating what she wanted to get from your counseling sessions, as well as what she wanted to get from the relationship.
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