Wendy - posted on 07/31/2009 ( 6 moms have responded )
How do you know when its time to cut the ties and let your daughter duke out her own issues with her friends that just keep treating her like crap? My daughter notoriously finds herself in friendships with girls that are just verbally abusive to her, they say mean things to her or about her all the time and yet she still wants to be friends with them? I just dont understand that. She is a very bright, outgoing girl that could have pick of any friends, yet she finds the bad ones. She also chooses friends that are "older " than her, not really by years, but by experiences and she is still fairly innocent and I would like for her to stay that way a bit longer. How do you talk to them and make them understand that those decisions regarding her friends arent necessarily the best ones? I dont want to make her think I wont allow her to be friends with these kids, but want her to see that there are better relationships out there to be had.