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LISTEN: My Son Pulled A Knife On Me

Wednesday 13th November 2013

James O'Brien received this heartbreaking account of what happens if a parent lives in physical fear of their son.

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Almost 2000 parents - mostly mums - are attacked by one of their children everyyear according to Oxford University research.

Lucy in Purley called with her story of her youngest child, who ended up being arrested for pulling a knife on her husband.

She said she previously judged the parents of tearaway children, but now realises there is nothing she can do to control her teenage son.

Have a listen to this remarkable conversation.

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