Situation 805: “My mom doesn’t practice what she preaches.”

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Hello Guys! I’m 19 years old and I live with pretty conservative parents. My parents always taught my sister and I to do the right thing for the most part. My sister and I have always been taught that doing drugs, alcohol, and smoking was bad and we’ve never done any of those things. My mom talks about when she was younger (before my sister and I were born) that she tried smoking pot and it was terrible and a lot of her friends got into trouble because of it. So we should never do it. one day I was looking for sunglasses. I couldn’t find any and I remembered that my mom usually carries a pair in her purse. When I went to look there was nothing so I checked in the inner pocket and I found a pipe and a lighter with what looked like a little bit of pot! I’m sure my dad knows because one time he asked me a weird question about what I saw and didn’t know what he was talking about but now it makes sense! I don’t care that my mom smokes because it’s legal and she’s an adult but I’m more hurt that she is lying to us and being hypocritical. I wish she would just be more open about it with me and my sister. I’m just hurt because I feel like it breaks our trust. What do I do? should I bring it up? (email your situation to: listeners@957thebeatfm.com)