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Anonymous
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How do you stop your kid from being friends with another kid, without hurting someone's feelings?
Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:12 PM
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notjstasocermom
by Sapphire Member on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:12 PM
I don't
TheQueen88
by Bronze Member on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:13 PM

Why do you want them to stop being friends?

SDmomma-3
by Ruby Member on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:14 PM
Why are you trying to stop this friendship?
shadow_lark
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:14 PM
You don't, unless the desire to not be friends is mutual.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:15 PM
Because he's 10 and my son is 5. I just worry they're too different in age.

Quoting TheQueen88:

Why do you want them to stop being friends?

luckysevenwow
by Emerald Member on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:15 PM
I don't, but i do help guide my child towards better decisions.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:16 PM
I just worry about the age difference.

Quoting SDmomma-3: Why are you trying to stop this friendship?
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:16 PM
It depends on the reason.
Canadiana
by Platinum Member on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:17 PM

What are your worries?

Quoting Anonymous 1: I just worry about the age difference.
Quoting SDmomma-3: Why are you trying to stop this friendship?


my4littlegirls
by Silver Member on Apr. 8, 2016 at 12:18 PM

Depends on what is going on. My one dd was having problems with a "bossy" girl in her grade. Eventually my dd said that she was being mean so I told her well, if you do not feel like playing with her then don't.  We don't need to be pushed into playdates and such. I did tell her to still be kind to her at school but she doesn't have to play with her if she didn't want to.  Basically, my daughter is nice to her even when this girl can be a brat (teacher confirms she is bossy and doesn't get along with any of the other girls), but it will not go past being a school "friendship" again.

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