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Advice from the fairly strict please

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membershipcard Thu 02-May-13 19:34:28

We keep our booze in a locked cupboard in the dining room . There is tinned food in there too. Tonight we fancied a tin of rice pudding so DS,14, went to look. He was a while so I went to see what he was doing -- he had drank from the Southern Comfort bottle!!!

We don't make alcohol the forbidden fruit, if he'd asked for a taste he would have been allowed. He is allowed the odd drink on special occasions etc.

He asked a couple of days ago if he could sleep over at a friend's house-a female friend who I haven't met and know nothing about. I haven't agreed/not agreed to this yet but he is really hoping I will let him go.

The big question is do I let him go or do I say NO because he deviously drank the SC???

Please help me!

LoveBeingUpAt4InTheMorning Thu 30-May-13 06:16:47

grin @ mixed leepover

flow4 Thu 30-May-13 08:33:54

Cory, "Deal with the teen you have, not the teen some other parent has" is a gem! It's gone straight to 2nd place on my list of good advice for surviving the teenage years, after Maryz's "Detach, detach, detach"! grin

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