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Cries easily or has crying spells:



This sign works much like stomach aches,
although the feelings are usually stronger and more confusing for your child.
When this sign is observed, give your child a little more space and do not push
too hard to get him to talk. You want him to know it is okay to sometimes cry and
feel upset. Ask him if he wants to talk about the painful thoughts and
feelings. Talking and thinking things through is most always a better
alternative for him than crying and his very real pain. Nonetheless, if he does
not want to talk, give him a little time and space and then go back quietly to
sit for a few minutes and maybe talk. If his crying goes on for more than a
couple days, get him to talk with a counselor at school or with another
specialist he trusts.





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