You may also want to help your son feel more confident in his own friendship skills. Talk with the school counselor; he or she may be able to give your son some individual time or include him in a small group on making and keeping friends. The counselor could also help your son work on managing his friendship problems. At ten, he should be able to work through this without feeling quite so frustrated and without involving you.
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