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My sons in prison for life and wants me to take into my

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My sons in prison for life and wants me to take into my house one of his good Freinds from his prison is this a healthy move for me
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Therapist Leslie replied 2 months ago.

Good morning and thank you so much for your message. I realize it is incredibly difficult to reach out, please know I admire your courage.

My name is ***** ***** I am a psychotherapist in the Metro Boston area.

Just a couple of quick questions so I can better answer your question, providing a thorough answer....

How long was your son's friend in prison for and what was the crime that led to his incarceration?

Are you male or female?

Do you currently live alone?

Again, my apologies for the questions. I look forward to hearing from you.

Warm regards,

Therapist Leslie

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I am a female and do live alone
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
It was drugs and for 13 years
Expert:  Therapist Leslie replied 2 months ago.

Good morning and thank you for the additional information.

My gut feeling fears this may put you in a dangerous situation as I would worry about the company he keeps and fears of a possible relapse into this lifestyle. I feel that you don't need this level of worry/anxiety and possible chaos in your life. If you are in a situation that financially requires a roommate, I am sure there are other individuals that would probably be a better match. I imagine you miss your son tremendously and wished he had made different choices but this individual cannot replace him or fill the void that might be there.
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Have I answered your question? Is there anything else I can do to assist you further? I want to ensure you are pleased with my service. I also gently request you provide a star rating for me. Of course, we can continue to talk after the rating is provided.

Please take good care of yourself and feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

Warm regards,

Therapist Leslie

Expert:  Therapist Leslie replied 2 months ago.

I hope you are well. Just wanted to check in as I have not received a rating from you as of yet To me this means you may have another question.Please let me know – I am simply touching base. Thanks!

Warm regards,

Therapist Leslie

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