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katherine4
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Sorry that I’m just replying to your reply! I’m the one who suggested getting rid of her phone and all access to social media. I know it’s a radical idea in this day and age but that’s what I would do. As for her unwillingness to spend time with you, that would change once her social media world shrinks. If she’s still reluctant to spend time with you, suggest she have a friend over and the 3 of you do something together. Or get her out into nature (easier said than done but a good antidote to the negative effects of too much computer time). Maybe you and she could cook together? go away for the weekend together? Enjoy reading the same book together? You may need to get creative. But I stand by my suggestion to get rid of all phones and computers in her life! It doesn’t seem like any good is coming from that!