03-06-2021 09:59 AM
03-06-2021 04:10 PM - edited 03-06-2021 04:14 PM
Hello @WorryWartMe, sorry to hear that your son has been having some issues with low self esteem lately. That must be a really challenging situation for both him and yourself. It sounds like you have been really been really supportive of your son and his needs so far, which is awesome. I can understand your desire to see your son be happy. We have some articles around managing self esteem that you might find to be helpful. Here is one and here is another one. I hope that you find them to be informative and that your son feels confident and happy again
07-29-2021 09:38 AM
09-21-2021 11:08 AM
09-21-2021 01:58 PM - edited 09-21-2021 02:02 PM
Welcome to the forums @Laurs78 - it's great to have you here.
I'm really sorry to hear your son struggles with making friends, that must be really hard for him and worrying for you.
We have some resources on our website about friendships that might be worth a look if you're interested.
Also, please feel free to start a new thread where you can discuss your concerns some more if you'd like to - we're here for you.
I really like your ideas about a buddy system in schools - it would be so helpful if there were some more practical ways to support young people with making friends.