How can it be that simply asking for help or expressing uncertainty can be so hard??
When we make gains forward, they can be easily forgotten when those times arise when there is a standstill or even a step backwards.
Avoidance is the strategy that is most accessed by her these days.
Sure, we all avoid what we don’t like; spiders, brussel sprouts, scary movies….but to avoid a routine like school only because there was a change in the lunch routine digs deep into the heart of potential independence, or lack of.
On the positive side, she did come up with faking a stomach ache in her ‘avoidance’…..it was only at the end of the day that the truth came out that she didn’t know what was going on with lunch.