Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Acting out after Separation
    avatar
    An_253261 posted:
    I am the father of a 26 month old boy. His mother and I have decided to get a divorce. I moved to New York, while she remained with my son in Virginia. Since the separation,3 months ago, my son has begun acting out, becoming increasingly violent with anyone he encounters. Adults and children alike. He bites, spits, slaps, throws thing(mostly directed at faces) and throws temper tantrums at the slightest thing. My question is really several things: Is he acting out because of me, because of my absence? I this apart of the "Terrible Twos"? Finally, Is there anything i can tell his mother to help her calm him and hopefully stop this violent behavior. He's a healthy toddler and has no medical issues that we suspect of are aware of outside of a slow speech development. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
    Reply


    Spotlight: Member Stories

    My name is Ashlee and my husband Luke and I have been together for 6 years and married for 3. We have two beautiful daughters, Kendall who was born Fe...More

    Helpful Tips

    2 1/2 yr old Will Not Eat Regular Food
    My 2 1/2 yr old grandson will not eat regular food for lunch or diner. He only wants baby food. We have tried puree the food, putting it in ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    10 of 19 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.