The Rebellious Teen | Part 2

The Rebellious Teen | Part 2

Sep 20

How To Find Out Why Your Teen Is Angry

There is a secret key to unlocking your teenager and that is relationship.  We, of course, need a balance of relationship and discipline but pursuing relationship is key for the teenage years.  It is easy think, “a teen doesn’t want to spend time with a parent, so by giving them space am I not giving them what they want?” The answer is no.  A teen wants to feel that they are valued, that they belong and that they have a purpose.  Like we said yesterday a teen feels as though they don’t completely fit in society so we need to make sure that they have a secure sense of belonging and purpose with in our family.  Things that we value, we give our time and attention.  During the teenage years we need to make sure that we are taking time to spend quality time with our teen one on one.  This is where a weekly “date” with our child does wonders.

 

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