Strawberry Letter: My Daughter Is Smoking Pot
Dear Steve and Shirley,
My daughter is a very good A student, never disrespectful and loved by all. Recently, I noticed the red eyes and smoky smell in the car but it wasn’t very strong, so I really wasn’t sure. I have been trying to put it together. She just turned 19 and in her first year of college. She has a very promising future and wants to be a doctor. I am not in the habit of searching her room but this morning when she left for school I noticed a faint smell of smoke. Something told me to go into her room. There it was, she must have forgotten to hide it. There was a case with all the weed, pipe, papers and everything that goes with it. Needless to say, I am totally shocked and disappointed. She has always been good. I know I have to speak to her because they (I have two girls, the other one is 17) have always been taught “no drugs” allowed.
How do I approach this? Should I tell her how I found out? Please help? I am not used to this. I am 50 and I have never used not one drug in my life, I never even smoked a cigarette.
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