ADHD in Boys
x-box and call of duty
My 12 year old son loves video games and I’ve made it work to my advantage so far allowing him only 1 1/2 hrs a day and thats after chores and homework is done. he used my husbands laptop to play minecraft and roblox This was working great until Christmas when we decided to buy an x-box for his games because my husband claimed the games were causing his laptop to lag. Future shop allowed me to switch out resident evil for minecraft and I thought all was good except now all his peers are wanting him to get Call nof Duty so they can play on line together. Even teachers and youth group kids are talking about how fun it is and he feels so left out. He has always struggled with friendships but some of the kids who own COD are bullies and will turn on him in a flash. Some nicer kids have the game too. I’m against the killing gamesprinciple, my husband says they all had GI joes when he was young. He does have ADHD as well and now this has become a big issue in our house even causing fights between my husband and I because I want my son to be happy but don’t want to endorse these types of products. Does anyone else struggle with these issues? Also If we don’t learn to say no to peers now then we may have trouble with drugs and alcohol later. My son says he just doesn’t understand what’s so bad when everyone else has the game.
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