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Do you think attending an all boy school from 7th grade through 12th would have an effect on your social skills?

My son is a jock heading in as a freshman next year, I sometimes worry I did him a disservice by not sending him to a co-ed school.

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It probably will earn me a whole lot of thumbs down but yes, I do. I think it's important for teenagers to interact on a daily basis instead of just organized events. They need to learn how to navigate crushes, rejection, relationships, etc. I notice the same with home schooled children as well. Yes I know those parents will cite 50 reasons why there children are so much brighter than public school children, but they are socially awkward. They aren't comfortable around their peers.

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it might affect how he communicates with girls, depending on how many girls he has been able to hang out with during that time period...

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Yea because he wont know how to treat girls and othe people other then the boys at his school

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No, it's a good thing you didn't. I knew a guy who went to an all boys school, he's now gay.

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He was already gay before he went!
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Going to an all guys school does not make you gay. It's the way your born your idiot. And if you don't accept that about your friend you were never his friend at all.
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Johnny-P
I go to an all guys school and i'm straight
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I think that's a good idea. They have a lot of social events with girls. All my cousins went to an all boys school, did really well without the distraction of girls. And all three have dated and are married now.

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Thank you
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Definitley

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Uhhh ya lol I should not stand going to go to an all girl school!!

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Get a co-ed school! He will be thankful. He might not develop good social skills with girls and be socially awkward.

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You might become gay... Or be socially retarded with girls. And not be able to treat them how they like.

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I go to an all guys school that's complete and total bullcrap what you just said
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Not really I go to an all guys school and yeah it's no fun but I still talk to girls and I have a pretty good social life and It dosent make you gay I hate when people say that talking to girls isn't a problem for me unless he had a problem before hand going to an all guys school won't really have an effect on his social skills

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Definitely. The outside world isn't boy's or girl's only, so I disagree with same sex schools. Not only for social reasons, but professionally speaking as well. If you don't grow up working with the opposite sex, you might find it more challenging to do later in life.

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I'm goin to an all girls school in September. I really hope I don't get socially awkward!

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