Hi everyone, I joined due to concerns about my 16 year old and have been trying to watch him closely (in a non intrusive way I hope)..spends a lot of time in his room, not super social but has a few friends, has had periods of being very sad, avoiding school, friends etc. but we have seen a paediatrician for a health check. All good but low in iron, which we are addressing. he really doesn't like talking about anything personal; if I try to initiate it he tells me to leave the room.... The best way we can communicate is texting! It's really hard to parent when your child is not a talker!! I guess I just needed some support for me from other parents..
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