But doing all of this only solves the short-term problem of getting her to your extended family’s home for Thanksgiving.
I would sacrifice the short-term problem for having better leverage and luck addressing the long-term problem.
Tell your daughter how disappointed you and your family will be to miss her on Thanksgiving.
He has managed to isolate her from friends and anything social.
Now I believe he is trying to isolate her from her own family.
" Puke.) But mostly, it's the fact that he's your first. But the only way for that to happen is to let it end when it's supposed to.
Not necessarily just sexually, but myriad other ways, too: The first guy you watch with, the guy who buys you a copy of Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of The Moon," the first one in the passenger's seat as soon as you get your learner's permit... Let me rephrase that: It probably last, because as you get older, you'll change (which is normal and great so don't fight it!
The boyfriend is always making my daughter feel guilty about hanging out with anyone other than him.
When they first started dating, my daughter had friends and liked going to parties, etc.
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He comes from an extremely religious and controlling family whose children were home-schooled, and now his two oldest sisters are married and live in homes on the family property.
Being the older, wiser man is a power trip for him. It's the emotional version of going from breast buds to boobs!