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    An_262571 posted:
    I am helping with raising my grand- daughter whose Mom lives here too. We both are baffled for answers. I am 66, daughter is 45, grand-daughter is 13. Issues are lying, can not be trusted to do the right things like having boy friends, love notes and calling them. She does very good with school and grades and excels in extra school activities. We have tried grounding her, taking away privileges, etc. Her father is separated from her Mom and is very little involved in her behavior problems. My grand-daughter does a lot of talking to herself and doing it verbally out loud in conversational mode. It is two way conversations. I am concerned it is not healthy. Before we do more restrictions on her I feel we are going the wrong way. Help!
     
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    southern_mama responded:
    She may have issues that she needs to see a therapist or counselor about. I would suggest getting her in to see someone where she feels comfortable talking about what she's doing or not doing. If she's not responding to the punishment then perhaps it's time to take a different approach.


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