BJ'S BLOG 01/09/14 "Oh Baby!"
People occasionally ask me why I think Group Therapy is so successful. I think it comes down to the special bond between our massive legions of Rock-A-Holics. It’s all about helping each other out! Sometimes, it just seems like a great big family…and of course, there’s never any trouble in a family, is there?
Okay, okay. I may be wrong about that.
We recently heard from a Rock-A-Holic named Marcus, who really needs our help. Marcus ran into a friend of his old high school girlfriend over the holidays, and you can imagine his surprise when this woman suggested he might be the father of the girlfriend’s twelve-year-old daughter!
Both Marcus and his ex are happily married, and he says he really has no clue if the woman’s suggestion might be true. In his mind, Marcus wonders if it’s a bad idea to interfere in this girl’s life. She’s 12 years old, after all, and if she has a stable, happy life, why would anyone choose to rock her world with such massive drama?
There’s another issue at work: Should Marcus create drama in his own life, and tell his wife that this possibility exists? What if he’s NOT the father? Can his marriage survive the stress of investigating this?
Here’s my big problem: Why did he have to hear this from the mother’s friend, instead of the mother herself? That sounds like someone who’s looking to create some chaos, and maybe just for the fun of it. People do that, and it’s really pretty pathetic.
What do you think? Have you been in this situation? How did you handle it? And how did it work out for you, baby?
Tags : Topics : Human Interest