Tag Archives: self esteem

My eleven-year-old daughter is struggling with friendships at school.

My eleven-year-old daughter is struggling with friendships. She is very outgoing but has trouble forging close friendships. She goes to a private school with a no bullying policy. She is not bullied but comes home in tears often because she has no … Continue reading

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My daughter got very drunk and may have had sex.

My 16-year-old daughter met up with a boy (friend) yesterday, they got very drunk and I think they had sex although my daughter doesn’t really remember. She has very low self esteem and thinks she is stupid, so this is … Continue reading

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My sister is in an abusive marriage, how can I help her?

My sister has a four-year-old daughter and is in a bad marriage. Her husband appears perfectly respectable but he isn’t. I don’t think he actually physically abuses her but there is mental abuse. He is a crude bully and puts … Continue reading

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How can we help our daughter with her low self esteem?

My twelve-year-old daughter has low self esteem. She is always apologizing for herself and doesn’t think she does anything well. If I praise her, she says I am just trying to make her feel better. She does well in school … Continue reading

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I don’t think my son is being challenged enough at school, am I being too pushy?

My son, age 10, is smart and a really nice person. He does well at school but he hardly works at all. He doesn’t study but does well on tests. If he has an assignment, he does it at the … Continue reading

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How can I tell if my thirteen-year-old daughter is bulimic?

How can I tell if my thirteen-year-old daughter is bulimic? When I ask her, she denies it. Bulimia is an eating disorder. The other major eating disorder is anorexia nervosa. The major issue with bulimia is binge eating and purging. … Continue reading

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