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Kids and 'frienemies"

A frienemy is a "toxic" person who poses as a friend but secretly wishes you harm. Frienemies represent the push and pull between love and hate and, for most women, are something we have learned to contend with at some point or other. For school-aged girls, the lessons can be tough.

Child psychologist Melanie Barwick offered some tips on guiding parents and kids through a difficult stage.

How do you handle your child's difficult relationships with friends?

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