Your daughter is upset because there is a lot of
unpleasantness going on in her class. She says
that one girl in particular has been telling lies and
trying to manipulate the other girls in the class.
You know that this girls parents were recently
divorced, and you think that this may be the
reason for the girls behaviour. You want your
daughter to understand this, so you say:
A) Have you thought about the possibility that this
girl is acting this way because she feels insecure
after her parents divorce?
B) How would you feel if your father and I were
divorced? Do you think it would change your
behaviour at school?
C) I think you should try to stay away from her for a
while until her behaviour improves.
D) Why isnt your teacher involved in trying to sort
all of this out?
E) What if I call her mother and talk to her? Would