Oct 10, 2011 3:59 PM GMT
Hey guys I have a friend who is in need of advice. She is a step mom to a 14 year old boy who has been a bit of a problem child. He has terrible hygiene and seems to do everything he can to make things miserable for everyone. This past weekend he told her son (step brother) that he was gay. Now she is wondering what to do. I said do nothing and treat as non-issue. Curiously, she has suspected this and we have discussed his behavior before. I tend to feel that his bad behavior and bad hygiene are reflective of self loathing or very low self esteem at least. She is wondering if she needs to do something to try and get him on the right track, regardless of his orientation. If he continues on this path, it will lead to self destruction. What to do? What to do?