You've acknowledged his feelings, empathized with him, and reminded him of previous circumstances that would give him hope and help him glimpse a solution. It looks like you've already done all the right things, Lisa! I have to say, staying on the side and watching my son facing the social hardships is one of the hardest things for me as a parent :(

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