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carnationa Fri 28-Feb-14 21:17:06

Give guidance to a grown grandson that is not getting any guidance from his Dad or Grandad

Icyalittle Fri 28-Feb-14 21:21:21

If it is about something specific, how about taking him out for a meal and talking to him in a thoroughly grown up way - 'man to man', so to speak. For longer term guidance, I guess you need to establish a mutual respect, perhaps asking him for advice on something first?

geeljay Sat 12-Apr-14 22:50:00

Wow, that's a toughie. Do you have a mutual interest in a sport or subject on which to try to build some rapport. Does he actually want guidance? Or does he bottle up and try to muddle his way thro'. Sounds like he maybe following Dad and Granp and finding it difficult to ask for help. Good luck with this one.

Aka Sat 12-Apr-14 23:40:14

Guidance on what?

janeainsworth Sun 13-Apr-14 08:50:07

This is an old thread
I think that the OP is not posting any more.

Iam64 Sun 13-Apr-14 08:50:17

I suspect I'm in a similar situation carnationa, I do the going out to eat and catch up thing but can't say it's been particularly effective. It does keep the door open though