I attend a Sunday school class that tries to have a lot of social activities. However, my dd, who is 13, doesn't want to go with me anymore bc she says the other girls leave her out. They all have friends who they see a lot. The parents get together a lot. I don't think they are trying to be mean to my dd. They are just so close and they forget about her. They often do the same thing to me, but I handle it better than her (well most of the time). I have been trying to be more involved in church activities so I can have friends and not feel so lonely but it's hard if my dd doesn't want to come too.
I could talk to the parents and try to get them to talk to their kids, but at that age if you MAKE a child spend time with another child, it usually comes across as fake. She does have other friends at church and school, so she isn't a loner, but she doesn't have many friends in this group There is one girl she has known since she was 3, and that girl likes my dd, but she forgets about my dd also if the other girls are around. I have thought about changing Sunday school classes but I am used to this class. I know all the people and so it is comfortable for me. I have a lot of social anxiety and trouble making friends so it would be really hard for me to try a new class, but I would like to have a group where I could have adult friends and my dd could have friends her age as well. Is tere anything I can do to help with this situation?