Losing friends

Losing friends

Your child used to have a tight-knit crew—and suddenly, the playdate invites or Friday night get-togethers aren’t happening anymore. If your child suddenly seems to be spending a lot more time alone, Coloroso says that could indicate social bullying.

Keep in mind that many of these signs could also be due to depression, anxiety, or another serious problem other than bullying. However, if you suspect your child is being bullied even though they won’t talk to you about it, consider bringing them in for treatment (whether with a doctor, therapist, or school counsellor), as kids sometimes feel more comfortable disclosing this type of information to adults other than their parents.

Sign up here to get Reader’s Digest’s favourite stories straight to your inbox!


Never miss a deal again - sign up now!

Connect with us: