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My Daughter Feels Like An Outcast At School: What Should I Do?

Published: January 22, 2022 | Last Updated: January 28, 2022 By | 79 Replies Continue Reading
My Daughter Feels Like An Outcast At School: What Should I Do?

The effects of bullying and being treated like an outcast can be long-lasting. A mom wonders how she can help. 

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Leaving a program that doesn’t feel like a good fit for making friends

Published: December 2, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A woman diagnosed with autism feels like the learning disabilities day program she attends isn’t a good fit.

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My angry demeanor pushes people away

Published: August 7, 2016 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A reader says that people mistakenly thinks he’s angry.

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I don’t seem to care about friendships. Should I?

Published: December 11, 2013 | Last Updated: December 11, 2013 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman with Asperger’s sydrome asks whether she should care about friendships.

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Am I doomed to have no friends?

Published: October 5, 2013 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

With a history of abandonment, a young man feels doomed to have no friends.

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Teens with learning disabilities: Making friends

Published: April 20, 2013 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

For a variety of reasons, it is common for many teens with learning disabilities to have problems making and keeping friends.

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Why can’t I make friends?

Published: December 16, 2011 | Last Updated: March 24, 2013 By | 30 Replies Continue Reading

Recognizing a persistent pattern, a reader asks “Why can’t I make friends?”

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Raised by wolves: Is having no friends her mother’s fault?

Published: December 27, 2009 | Last Updated: January 28, 2024 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

When someone has no friends, is it due to parenting?

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