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Abusive Adult Child

My son got hooked up with meth for a year or so back in his teens. He is off it now but still smokes pot every day. My son is very intelligent but hasn't worked for more than a few months before he gets fired. He won't look for a job and is draining my finances away while I try to help him and his wife survive. I love him dearly but he blames me for everything that is wrong in his life. His father passed away recently but was never an active father after we divorced when my son was 4. He idolizes his father and hates me and has said he wishes I had died instead. My son is 25. He can be very sweet sometimes but he has these outbursts of verbal abuse that come at the drop of a hat. I can't take anymore of this torture and I can't support him and his wife financially anymore. It breaks my heart to turn my back on him but it's killing my soul, I have to . Could his anger issues be the result of some fried brain cells from the meth? Can he get better if it is?

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