Role Play or Just Denial
I've currently been having overbearing, emotional issues with my step son. Nothing negative or atleast from my perspective. I've been in my step sons life since he was two years old and we've always had a positive relationship. His biological mother is in his life but only when it's convenient for her. He's been expressing extreme concern of how he doesn't want to go to her house because it just doesn't feel like a home. Being a mother of boys is tough but when one of those boys has Autism it can become somewhat of a Madhouse, but in all we are a very loving family. I take pride in the relationship I have with my step son but he's beginning to "express himself" verbally about his bio mom and my husband and I have to sometimes beg him or bribe to even go with her on his weekend visits. It's just become extremely uncomfortable for me because I love him dearly but I also want him to love his mother and be able to talk to her about some of these feelings so that he can be as comfortable with her as he is with me. She just not there with him emotionally her idea of communication is texting him from the other room with to me is insane just get up and talk to him! Face to face he desperately needs emotional, physical, and verbal love he's only 8 these years are so vital and I just don't know how to explain to her that she needs to do better without sounding like a prude.