Comments for: My daughter’s crush has turned her into a middle school stalker

Posted Oct. 29, 2012, at 10:53 a.m.

Q. My daughter — an attractive, funny, smart and talented 14-year-old — developed her first crush last year and it soon became an obsession. My child wears her heart on her sleeve, so she tries to bump into this boy at school; she sends him notes and emails; she thinks …

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  • So from the headline I’m to believe that “the stalker” is the victim here, and the stalked is the felon?

    • Alykins

       lol, who’s talking about felons? And how do you get that from just the headline? No, the boy isn’t the villain here, but he’s not really a victim either. Sounds like he handled things perfectly well.
      No teenager wants “motherly advice”. She just needs a whole lot of sympathy. My first breakup/let down my older brother made me a mix tape with too much Dashboard Confessional but it really helped to know that someone saw the pain & cared to offer something to soothe it. She’ll find new friends, especially if you push her into extracurricular activities. IMO that’s where you’ll find your circle of friends in high school. But don’t go about it as “you could join theater and meet some new people”, say “colleges like to see extracurriclars” :)

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