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.
My daughter is a 21-year-old completing her third year in college; she has anxiety and depression. She met a friend this year and we are seeing a total change in her. ,
Should this parent intervene in the friendship of her 14-year-old daughter?
By Barbara Greenberg, PhD, Psychologist and Teen Parenting Expert I was writing an article about teaching kids how to deal with bullies. Well, as usual, one thought led to another and I looked up my middle school bully on Facebook. I must admit that I also looked up a high school bully. These were [...]
QUESTION Hello! My 15-year-old daughter is in a tricky situation. Her friend has just lost her dad, but my daughter is feeling overwhelmed by this friend’s neediness. The problem is that my daughter felt somewhat suffocated by this friendship before the loss! The friend is 18, but has had a very secluded life, is homeschooled, [...]