05-10-2016 12:29 PM - last edited on 05-19-2016 02:40 PM by Sophie-RO
Our daughter is 14 and wants to spend all her time at her friends house, and seems miserable at home (and rude). I feel hurt that she doesn't want to spend time with us.
I suggested her friend come over to our house but she doesn't want that. Should i be concerned or is this just normal teenage behaviour?
05-10-2016 01:41 PM
a tip for you: cook something attractive! attractive! attractive!
05-10-2016 06:01 PM
05-11-2016 01:05 PM
05-11-2016 08:38 PM
Not that this helps, but there was a while where one of my daughters didn't seem to ever want to be home. After a bit of probing, it turned out to be because we didn't have a swimming pool!
10-19-2016 03:15 PM
How did you go having that chat with your daughter @MeJane?
10-25-2016 02:49 PM
I think what @Sbaussie said is so true.
When I was a child I always had friends at my house and they never invited me to theirs. I took it personally but found out years later they were just embarresed about silly things like the food their parents made or their neighborhood or anything and everything!
10-27-2016 03:10 PM - edited 10-27-2016 03:11 PM
@StHubbins So did you get a swimming pool? I'd be interested to know how you dealt with that, and even how you began the probing that made that discovery! It sounds challenging.