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A Word about Separation Anxiety

A number of years ago, my elder daughter turned 2, and I felt that the time had come for her to join a more structured learning programme. Although one of my intentions was to encourage her to develop intellectually, I also wanted to give her the opportunity to play with other children. At that time, she was my only child and I wanted her to stop seeing me as her sole playmate and friend. I had stopped work to stay at home to be with her, and she had subsequently become very attached, and quite clingy and shy socially.

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