Last week’s blog post discussed the internal work parents need to do before working with a child to repair relationship damage that has resulted from lying. Today we’ll consider steps parents can take with their child that can not only rebuild the relationship but also model healthy ways to work though conflict.
Depending on the amount of time the fibbing behavior has existed, and the damage it has caused in the family relationship, you may need to employ the support of an outside therapist to help manage the intricacies of the issues.
Fibbing left unchecked can lead to many challenges in the life of the individual with ADHD, and in the family dynamic it creates. Making the effort to repair fragile relationships is vital to the emotional and mental health of both family and child.