Kathryn - posted on 09/15/2010 ( 10 moms have responded )
My daughter is almost 15. She has been classmates with a guy since kindergarten (5 years old). He has for the past few years been hanging with the wrong crowd of people. How do i stop the friendship before he influences her into his lifestyle. (he was put out of his parents house and lives with neighbors who are known to party, do drugs, and drink). I'm afraid that as she gets older and is given more freedom (car, etc.) she will start hanging out with him without my knowledge. She already hangs with him at school and I don't like it. What can I do? I know if I forbid her to ever talk to him again she will only rebel and want to hang with him more. What can I tell her or teach her to influence her not to be such good friends with him?