So Someone You Love Isn’t Making the Changes You Want Them to Make?

What’s the answer? Often we hear that “Tough Love is the answer.” But what can you do when tough love just isn’t the answer?

“My family’s tough love approach played a big part in my attempting suicide,” he said. “It’s not their fault I attempted suicide, but their words and actions put me over the edge. I heard my family say terrible things about me, like ‘Maybe you would be better off dead’ and my dad basically told me to go live on the streets to figure myself out.”

For guest post by Christie Gillespie, click on photo

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