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KoKo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-20-08 07:42 PM
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124. happens with some of our more "questioning outspoken children."
Edited on Mon Oct-20-08 07:43 PM by KoKo01
Don't take it personally. It might be a good life lesson as to how you handle it. But...I don't want to go into details...(I understand your hurt from a different personal level than weight..but it can be with certain kids... ANY issue...beliefs or religion or that you don't serve the same food in your house as their friends...something they feel concerned about with their peers..whatever.)

How you handle it might be a way to try to communicate the issues that you feel are important that go beyond that maybe your child is insecure and feeling threatened and it isn't about YOU...but about them. And bolstering them in some way but also saying why it's important to be invited and to be there is a good thing, too.

Anyway...I understand...I'm sure many here will give you better advice on how to handle. But, yes..many of us who have grown children..remember that "stab in the heart" for the first time when we knew our kids no longer viewed us as perfect.

It's very tough. But, don't take it does work out and has more to do with "them in their group experience than you." It's what I found, but then every situation is different.

:hug: ...
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