What is parent TEEN TALK?
The Parent-Teen Talk is a highly interactive and participative adult learning strategy that aims to educate and enhance the skills of parents as well as adolescents in a two-way communication about sexual and reproductive health concerns. via
How do you talk to your teenager?
How should parents treat their teenager?
Positive attention is a must for teens. Spend time with your teen to show him or her that you care. Listen to your teen when he or she talks, and respect your teen's feelings. Don't assume that your teen knows how much you love him or her. via
What is the most psychologically damaging thing you can say to a child?
Ellen Perkins wrote: "Without doubt, the number one most psychologically damaging thing you can say to a child is 'I don't love you' or 'you were a mistake'. via
Why is my teenage son so angry?
Moodiness and anger in teenage boys is a common issue that parents deal with. “Normal” anger appears shortly after puberty begins. It often stems from a teen's desire to be more independent from his parents and his frustration that he can't yet enjoy the freedoms of an adult. via
Can't talk to my parents about anything?
Avoid threatening them, and keep the talk on a personal, caring level. Be sensible and even-tempered. Suggest to your parents that you explain your concerns or needs first. Then ask if they can give their reaction without being critical or emotional. via
How do I parent my 13 year old daughter?
Why is my teenage daughter so unhappy?
It has long been understood that certain factors – family history, family dysfunction, chemical imbalance, early childhood trauma, bullying, sexual orientation, and others put teens at a greater risk for depression, but none of these factors explain the recent dramatic increase in depression. via
When should I be worried about my teenager?
Teenagers who self-harm
keeping themselves fully covered at all times, even in hot weather. signs of depression, such as low mood, tearfulness, a lack of interest in everything. signs of low self-esteem, such as blaming themselves for any problems or thinking they are not good enough. via
How do I deal with my teenage daughters attitude?
What to do when your teenager doesn't want to talk to you?
Can I kick out my 15 year old?
Once a minor is legally emancipated, parents no longer have to feed, house, or pay child support for the emancipated minor. Kicking an underage child (meaning under 18 in most states) out of the house, without the child being emancipated, can often be considered child abandonment, which is a crime. via
Why do teens lie?
Teens lie compulsively as a way to control what their parents know about their lives. In addition, they may develop a habit of lying as a way to cover up dangerous behavior, such as substance abuse or self-harm. In addition, teens may compulsively lie in order to create a false image of who they are. via
Should parents hit their teenager?
There is a rule about angry confrontations between parents and teens: Parents should not touch the teens under any circumstances. It instantly makes them too upset, flooding them with intense emotions – anger, hurt, outrage – that they often can't control. It is not the same as when they are younger. via