Laura Stone

My bullied son’s story

Tolerance means you just have to be flexible — that’s it

My son was recently hospitalized for his third suicide attempt.

Contrary to the knee-jerk reaction of armchair parental authorities online, we are a tight-knit, supportive family with active aunts, uncles, and grandparents as well as an extended network of family friends.

My kids do well in school, don't eat junk, and are required to show me their web browser history on surprise inspections. When asked, they say they're sure that their parents love them. (We do.)

So what would drive my son to such a horrific end?...

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