So the character of the child does indeed play a large role, though I also guess it's something in the water, these days. Subscribe or Give a Gift. His behavior is so bad I feel like I need to send him away to a boarding school or something because he is causing so much disturbance in our house and so much stress to me, it's making me hate parenthood. It started when I was in junior high after being rejected by my peers, especially the girls. It's a very serious issue, but might not be the answer for this specific question. Note that "giving him attention" does not necessarily mean "giving him what he wants. He has been in trouble at school, nothing huge, twice this year but that was a first--never was in any trouble up until 7th grade.
Adult Written by average mom November 22,
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It usually works very well for improving self-control and calmness. The behavior described is much more common than mental diseases are. I think you need to add more to your answer. He did not stop as adult, only the techniques changed and he used them on others as well including his own kids. I'd suggest an eight-week summer camp. Or perhaps it is, because starting at age 12, we become biologically ready to have children ourselves. You have my sympathy, and a lot of it.