|Posted by email@example.com on February 07, 2004 at 11:11:41:|
In Reply to: Carla 27 year old mother... are you still reading?????? posted by Someone who cares on October 21, 2003 at 12:24:34:
> I hope that you are still there. You recieved some insensitive and unhelpful answers.
> If they are diagnosing a five year old with bipolar and social disorders,,,,, Get another opinion.
> a five year old is still in their formative developement. They need guidance, and love, and understanding.
> My son set fire to his closet when he was four. I'm not convinced that he's going to grow up to be a pyro....
> He was suffering from separation anxiety, (I'm his step-mother...), and needed to be understood and guided. NOT diagnosed with some terrible disorder.
> And YOU can't expect to help your child if you aren't all there. You need all of your mind to figure out what your child needs from you.
> They aren't just going to say "Mom, I'm depressed, and need some advice on how to deal with life".