coverSUBSCRIBE
Close

LIFE

Dear Carol

Telling on a troublemaker?

I know this boy who says he would like to hurt someone. He is mean to animals. I know that his father hunts and that means he owns guns. I’m scared. What should I do?


-Freaked Out

Dear Freaked Out,

Is this boy a big-mouthed bully or a menace to society? You shouldn’t have to be the one to make that judgment. Tell a parent exactly what you told me. Or type an anonymous note on plain paper to your teacher or principal or both.


You wouldn’t be landing the boy in jail; you’d be alerting an adult about a worry that is too big for you. Ask to keep your name out of things, then sleep well knowing that you’ve done what you could.


SERIOUS STUFF? For serious issues, don’t wait. Visit our HELP! page now.


For more on Carol Weston, visit her website: carolweston.com or like her Facebook page.

 

To order Girltalk: All the Stuff Your Sister Never Told You, click here.
To order The Diary of Melanie Martin, click here.

We want to hear from you! Go here to submit questions to Carol about every sticky sitch life throws at you.

POSTED IN

by Carol Weston | 2/1/2016
jump to comments
share