My daughter has been receiving forwards of various Urban Legends on her phone (ie. "a girl took a picture of herself and there was a man in the background, then she disappeared - no one has heard from her since. If you don't forward this to 10 people in the next 5 minutes, you could be taken too.") We have talked about how these are NOT real, she has told anyone who has forwarded these to NOT send them to her again, and she knows that if she sees a fwd on her phone to just delete it w/out reading.
BUT - these are "freaking her out." My previously stable, independent daughter is afraid to go to sleep at night. In the evenings, she follows me around like a shadow and she cries EVERY night when it's time to go to her room.
Any ideas of how to make her comfortable and secure again? Its affecting her sleep (and mine). I have threatened loss of phone privileges, but I'm not sure that's a good course of action.
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