01-23-2022 11:41 AM
01-23-2022 03:56 PM
Hey @Lonelydaughter , I am sorry to hear about how your daughter has been having some difficulties making friends. It must be really hard for you to watch this happen to her but not be able to intervene and help her make friends. It was really great that you have tried to help her by setting up arrangements. It is a shame that they didn't end up that well! It sounds like you care a lot about your daughter and want the best for her. Do you know of any local youth groups that your daughter might be able to join? They often provide good opportunities for youth to socialise and make new connections.
I have had a look online and found some threads from other users who are also seeking support for their children who had difficulties making friends. Here is one and here is another one. Hopefully you might find the comments or advice to be helpful.
01-23-2022 06:37 PM
05-14-2022 08:42 AM
My daughter is 17. She just told me the same thing your daughter told her. She is so sad and I have no idea how to help her. I wish I could connect her with kids going through the same thing. She is such a nice person and just needs a friend.
05-14-2022 03:54 PM
Hey @nataliestone sorry to hear that you are going through a similar thing with your daughter and feeling unsure about how to help her. It’s great that you have shared your story and reached out for support ! I noticed that you made a separate thread to discuss what your daughter is going through, so I will be responding on there shortly .
05-28-2022 12:08 PM
Hi my 14 year old has the same issue. she feels like her friends Don’t make her a option also. I enrolled her into our church girls group and signed her up for volley ball at our local boys and girls club it seems to help some. I think this is also a thing going on among a lot of teens. Making connections.
05-28-2022 03:51 PM
Hello @Latoya1977 , welcome to the forums. I’m sorry to hear that your daughter has also been having some difficulties being left out by her friends. Things must be so hard for her at the moment. It’s really great that she has you to support her and that you have helped her to become more socially connected with other groups around her. Thanks for sharing some of the strategies that you have found useful in navigating this challenge. I’m sure it will help some of our other community members who may be experiencing similar issues!
11-04-2022 04:33 AM
11-04-2022 03:28 PM
Hi @Mjr67 , welcome to the ReachOut Forums, it’s really great to have you here 🙂
I am really sorry to hear that your daughter is struggling at the moment. I imagine it has been really difficult to see your daughter face such challenges.
Would you like to share more about what is going on for you and your daughter at the moment? Feel free to comment back here or create your own thread. We hope you find some other parents on here who you can relate to and chat with as well 🙂
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