Certainly fear children will not get lost in an instant. But if he believes you are ready to support and will always be there for him, slowly he would be able to overcome his fear of the dark.
If your child afraid of the dark, you can try to ask her to do things that his fear is reduced:
- Get her to watch TV in the dark.
- Dinner only by lighting a candle light so dim room only.
- Play with him in the dark.
- Chatted with him in the room were turned off the lights.
- Give a little light in his room, for example, by the dim light sleeper.