Use it as a time

for him to come up with acceptable solutions to paying the bills. Lay ground rules such as “rent must be paid on time”, same for utilities, insurances and credit card minimums. Household items such as food (the average of the past 2 months) have to be done first. Gas for getting around, etc.
After the ground rules are agreed to, he might have some creative ideas to keep his entertainment and juicing. Listen to his ideas, try to incorporate them. Let him know that this is a solutions only conversation, not a gripe session, not a “it’s broke, lets fix it”, but rather improvement on what is already slowly working.

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