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How to deal with a child who acts defensive.

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How to deal with a child who acts defensive.  My child often answers and acts defensively as if everyone is against her. 
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Parenting
Expert:  Jennifer replied 5 years ago.

Jennifer :

Hello and thanks for using! I'm sorry your son or daughter is responding defensively. May I ask for some examples? Can you tell me a little more about him / her? (age, general description of temperament, behavior patterns...) I'd be happy to help once I have a little more information. Thanks!