Things Haven't Been The Best In SchoolSchoolThings Haven't Been The Best In School<div class="ExternalClass19119EF710434C2E913F1D64BE9C8673"><p>​I'm scared to talk to my parents. Things haven't been the best in school. I'm scared to tell them because they'll be upset with me.. I plan to fix things. This isn't the first time this has happened. I've been putting off seeking help because I thought I would get over my fear to talk to them, but things are only getting worse. At this point, I don't know how much more of this I can handle.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass7239F0A5A96B4795ABF4E1AB804EB509"><p>​Talking to parents about things like this can be pretty difficult. It's understandable that you would want to put it off. However, when you keep putting something off it can get bigger and bigger in your mind. We are so glad you are reaching out to talk about this now.</p><p>Communicating with your parents is probably the best choice going forward. Even if they are upset at first, they can help you work through what is going on. Because talking about serious things with parents can be hard we have a step by step guide on <a href="/Pages/tip-how-to-talk-to-parents.aspx?Topic=Family">how to do this</a>. </p><p>With all this stress make sure you are <a href="/Pages/taking-care-of-you.aspx">taking care of yourself</a> as well. Eat healthy, exercise, try to get enough sleep. Make a plan with your parents how you are going to improve things in school. If time is an issue for you, work with your parents to <a href="/Pages/tip-study-habits.aspx?Topic=School">schedule study time</a> so you can get your assignments turned in on time.</p><p>Hang in there and remember we are here for you.</p><p>Amanda, Counselor<br></p></div>13

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