DEAR ABBY: I am 17. Two months ago, I found out that my boyfriend, "Jesse," was cheating. I went berserk. I broke into his house when his parents weren't home and trashed his room. I tore up the cool stuff I had given him and threw it all over the place. I brought along all the gifts he had given me and did the same thing to them.
My problem is, we're back together now and his parents have banned me from their house. They are snobby, uptight people. His dad is a cop. His mom is a teacher. They are very opposite from my family. I know they will make me feel awful if I apologize -- so I haven't.
Jesse feels stuck in the middle, and it's starting to strain our relationship. What should I do? -- TEEN IN QUEENS, NEW YORK
DEAR TEEN IN QUEENS: The first thing you should do is talk to a counselor at school about anger management classes. Face it, honey, you went off the deep end.
By all means, you owe Jesse's family an apology. I recommend you make it quickly. Bear in mind that breaking and entering is a crime. So while you're at it, thank his father for not reporting it and putting you in the legal system. If they see you're contrite and sincere about getting help, perhaps they'll allow you back in their home.