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Old 03-11-2016, 08:23 AM
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The decision is up to you to make. If the boy is compatible with your home life, then it sounds like a good way to help him remain out of prison. If he is disruptive, make sure you both have an agreed-to "plan B" in place so his behavior doesn't destroy your family.
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Blended families are often difficult no matter what. (not always but they have different problems that come up)
I'd say if you and your bf decide to move in together, you need to let both children know beforehand.
Talk about it. If you can visit with the kids, do so.

If you do move in.....let your bf do the decision making, discipline. Not you.
Never downtalk their mom. Even if she is a total wacko, dont do it.

(by decision making, I mean dealing with the kids.....of course you two can talk about it, and come to a joint agreement, but let him be the one to do the talking)
Speaking with a counselor may be a good idea before anything happens.
Good luck to you all.
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My son is 15. He is being charged with first degree murder. We are still very much in the pre trial portion. We have the actual hearing in May to decide juvenile v adult court. This is so hard. His life is literally on the line. Everyday is a struggle.
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My son is 15. He is being charged with first degree murder. We are still very much in the pre trial portion. We have the actual hearing in May to decide juvenile v adult court. This is so hard. His life is literally on the line. Everyday is a struggle.
Hi there I am sorry to hear of your situation. I hope they dont deal with your son as an adult. I hope he is dealt with as a juvenile.
I hope you have lots of support.
Your son will get through this period and so will you.
He will still be in your live whatever happens. He will need a lot of support and so will you.There are lots of others here who will understand your situation.
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Well I hope it goes quickly and I hope she can stay out of trouble once released.
Hang in there mom.
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