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Attitude, Apathy & Bad Vibes

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BlindLemonAlley Sat 27-Jan-18 17:22:39

How do you explain to teens that their demeanour can influence how others perceive them? DD seems to be be rubbing some of her teachers up the wrong way without actually doing anything in particular wrong. No complaints about her work or behaviour in school but she says that certain teachers don’t like her. I am pretty sure that this is something to do with this face/ attitude/ vibe that she puts on. It’s hard to explain but it is incredibly annoying and it gets my back up when she is like this so I’m wondering if teachers are the same maybe?

This demeanour only appears outside the house and she is mostly happy and amiable at home.

Any thoughts?

TIA

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lljkk Sat 27-Jan-18 19:01:35

Could find a resting bitch face video.

Say "isn't this funny!?"

Carry on a bit with the funny vids... then weasel into the conversation how easy it is for people to interpret us wrong. So basically, you'd be dropping a heavy hint.

MrWasheeWashee Sat 27-Jan-18 19:33:29

That's not a very nice way to describe your child's personality...

AnyFucker Sat 27-Jan-18 19:35:08

I am sure teachers are pretty immune to the "teenage face"

BlindLemonAlley Sun 28-Jan-18 09:14:02

@MrWashe Perhaps not, but this public facade is not her real personality this is what bothers me.

@AnyFucker I hope you are right. Although DD is very expressive and does teenage face better than most. I am pretty sure bored and eye rolling face while muttering to your friend will eventually get on the teachers nerves.

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BillywilliamV Sun 28-Jan-18 09:26:50

Oh heavens. I must have written this in my sleep. Ive tried to explain about attitude and body language. Now just waiting for her to grow out of it.

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