Not according to a number grade or age. About half of the boys in my group have divorced parentsand it seems as if more couples are getting divorced each week. Way to go! So often I feel like I am the only one who is struggling with my kids four of them and we homeschool. A 13yr old.
I would have some good chats with him about his identity, and his future.
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Something about being physical made them loosen up mentally. Still, youth group was their one social outlet and in time they ended up actually getting to know a few kids there and becoming quite good friends. Sit together at lunch so that you and your friend can know each other better. He still has very limited English. My son knows a friend of yours. What middle school boy needs is a father.