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How do i handle a sentimental daughter

my daughter has been going for music classes for the past 6 years but she is an average learner but her friend who has just started with music classes has been doing very well.Some demotivating statement of the music teacher has let her down and she wants to discontinue the classes.These type of things keep happening and she takes a short cut by moving out of such situations and which finally is a loss for her.

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RITABISWAS

Asked by RITABISWAS at 2:22 PM on Jul. 15, 2013 in Teens (13-17)

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  • What is there to handle? Just let her be sentimental.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 2:30 PM on Jul. 15, 2013

  • In what way does this affect you that bothers you? Looking for more info..
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 2:30 PM on Jul. 15, 2013

  • Yes a little more info would be helpful.
    DJDNY

    Answer by DJDNY at 2:31 PM on Jul. 15, 2013

  • With kit gloves!
    older

    Answer by older at 2:33 PM on Jul. 15, 2013

  • Do you know what sentimental means?
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 2:35 PM on Jul. 15, 2013

  • Explain....
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 2:35 PM on Jul. 15, 2013

  • I'm kinda sentimental, but didn't realize it was an issue....
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 2:44 PM on Jul. 15, 2013

  • There is nothing to handle. She is who she is.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 2:50 PM on Jul. 15, 2013

  • I'm not sure what you mean by sentimental re this but the fact she is not as good as others has nothing to do with her.. We are not all good at everything and others will be better, fact of life. If she enjoys the music class she should continue for herself. This is a teaching moment mom..
    midnightmoma

    Answer by midnightmoma at 3:03 PM on Jul. 15, 2013

  • So you want her to keep on taking the music classes and it bothers you that she gives up easily when someone makes negative statements? Just let her know that there will always be naysayers, and letting them define who she is and what she does will lead her to disappointment.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 3:17 PM on Jul. 15, 2013

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