Stealing Habit

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How to stop my daughter's habit of stealing?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter has just turned seven. She has a strange habit of stealing. She steals at school, grocery stores and home. She is not allowed to go to friend's house because I am afraid she will steal there too. She steals stupid things like candy bars, gum, erasers, pencils and lip gloss. Sh...  Read Full »


Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not worry. Many children at your daughter's age bracket steals. For those children they do not know that the act is called stealing and it should not be done or it is socially embarrassing, etc. For them they are taking something which they liked, of course, wi...  Read Full »

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