Dimitri, Age 12: How to help a friend dealing with hard times

Kids Ask Dr. Friendtastic

Apr 13 2024 • 5 mins

Ep. 54 - Kids Ask Dr. Friendtastic: Showing up for friends the way they want.

Dimitri wants to what he can do to support a friend who is dealing with hard times.

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*** DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:

- Think of a hard time you’ve been through. What kind of support from friends did you find helpful (or not helpful) during that time?

- How could giving advice hurt a friendship?

- What does Dr. Friendtastic mean when she says that your friend knows best what kind of support they need?

- Why might listening be a good way to support a friend who is going through a hard time?

- What could you do to support a friend who doesn’t feel like talking about their problems?



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