OK, let me start of with what happened first. He was very tired and cranky tonight. He threw something at me and my husband told him that what he did was wrong and he is not to hurt his mother under any circumstances etc etc. So he started a crying fit because he was so tired.He calmed down, and he said this "Mom, I'm want to find out how it feels to die" I said, don't say that, that isn't a nice thing to say or think. I told him that if he dies he can't come back to his family. He paused, thought about it, and said, well, I still want to feel how it feels. I don't want to leave the family but I want to die to see how it is. So needless to say I started crying hysterically and I told him to never think or say that again, and I love him very much, and I never want him to die. So we ended it with him saying sorry to me for saying it, but I am really scared about this. What should I do?
Asked by Anonymous at 10:23 PM on Mar. 18, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)
Answer by Carry313 at 12:19 AM on Mar. 19, 2009
Wow, not trying to be mean, but you WAY over reacted to that! I think what he said is just very normal curiosity. It doesn't mean he has a death wish or anything. I can just about guarantee one thing, though. He WILL do it again because he got such a huge reaction out of his mother. That is power to a kid.
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