Our expert says:
Well, I suppose the sites of the chewed holes relate to where he can reach, so holes in the middle of the back are unlikely....
Doing so might suggest he is anxious about something, or bored. Have you asked your marriage therapist about this ( he/she should know enough about the family set-up to be able to contribute especially usefully on this ) - and maybe there should be some sessions with the boy participating, too ?
Its interesting that he's the eldest of 3 brothers, and apparently the others are fine. As this seems to be a elatively recent problem, what else has changed in his life, lately ?
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