Cal Thomas | Syndicated Columnist | Tuesday, September 11, 2001
It's part of a bigger story about parents of troubled youth and the help they are seeking at any cost. These include expensive boot camps and counseling.
The story doesn't say, but I will. If these parents had put as much effort into keeping their marriage together as they are trying to fix what ails their troubled children, the chances are quite good that the children wouldn't be troubled. But that's judgmental, isn't it? No one can speak truth anymore because some people might be offended. But the truth is what people need to hear. Children are in trouble because too many parents care more about themselves than the children.