That was a raw post and although I can’t relate in regards to your child I did see some therapists once in my life and remembered how I wanted to be treated. Thanks for sending me the post and letting me share it. -OM
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Originally posted on Yes, I Really Did Just Say That.:
To My Son’s Therapist,
I do not pay you to placate my son. I do not pay you to be his best friend. I don’t pay you to “be on anyone’s side,” not mine or his. I send him to you because he needs to talk, or I need help with something.
Autism, ADHD, Aspergers, blah, blah, blah, they are all a real bitch. And, frankly, we need some help. Hell, it’s 2014, who doesn’t?
I found a way in my budget and schedule to bring my kid to you over the past 3 years, because I thought you might be of the right frame of mind to be reasonable with someone who is otherwise quite UNreasonable about 90% of the day, not just from ASD/ADHD, but because he’s a raging, pre-pubescent, hormonal mess half the time, too.
I sat there today and listened to my kid say some pretty…
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