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Should a teen switch schools when she is having friendship problems?

November 3, 2013 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

The decision to switch schools is a tough one that shouldn’t be rushed or taken lightly.

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What to do when you fight all the time

September 1, 2013 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Young people have friendship dilemmas, too. A pre-teen asks what to do when friends fight all the time.

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Middle School Friendships: What should this mom do?

August 19, 2013 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Middle school friendships can be minefields for mom and their teens. A mom asks how she can get her daughter through the eight hour days of 8th grade.

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A teen worries she’s a burden to friends

When a young person feels like a burden to friends, it can be one sign of depression.

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High school friendships: The way things were

High school friendships are likely to change as people grow in different directions.

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Teen Friendships: I’m 14 and my best friend’s parents just got divorced

If you were a teen, how much slack would you cut for a best friend who is having family problems?

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Birthday gifts and friendship

April 27, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading
Birthday gifts and friendship

Sometimes birthday gifts, although carefully chosen and well-intended, can disappoint for a variety of reasons.

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How can I help my 13-year-old daughter get over a friendship breakup?

January 4, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

It’s hard for a young teen to get over a boyfriend breakup but it can be even more painful to lose a best friend. Together, the two losses can be overwhelming for someone of any age.

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No friends in high school: What am I doing wrong?

November 10, 2012 | By | 39 Replies Continue Reading

I’m nice, inclusive, and enthusiastic but I’m facing this problem that is starting to make me feel so depressed: I don’t have any friends. In middle school, I faced the normal crap that evil children everywhere seem to put on others, which is why I was excited to go to a high school where I knew absolutely no one, to start fresh. A very brave move: going from a private school knowing the same 60 people your whole life, to public school with 1300 kids,

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My heart aches for my teenage daughter

September 28, 2012 | By | Reply Continue Reading

My heart aches for my daughter who is a senior in high school. She has suffered from insecurities since she was in elementary school. She went through a stage when she had nervous ticks in elementary and some in middle school. She wants to be involved and have friends, but is at the end of her high school career with literally one girl friend.

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