My 14 year old broke his wrist last summer and it didn't set right. After waiting to see if it would heal over time, the doctor decided that he wants us to schedule surgery now. My son will spend the night at the hospital and be in a cast for 8 weeks. My ex-husband wants my son to make the decision as to when he has the surgery, but would prefer for him to wait until school starts. I personally would like him to do it now and get it over with. He is very self-conscious of how he looks and refuses to swim or wear shorts this year - so he won't be missing out on any summertime activities. His dad really wants him to wait until the fall, but said he thinks our son should make the decision.
He is starting in a new school this year, is very self-conscious and I would hate for him to start off the year looking or feeling different than the other kids (he already has major issues about that as it is.)
Not sure what to do.
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