Let me take a wild guess. When it comes to talking to your teen about something important, most of the time you end up looking like this:. Teens make mistakes. I get it.
The importance of communicating with teenagers
Get Teens Talking: Practical Advice & Talking Points
Difficult conversations cover any topic that might be embarrassing, upsetting or controversial for either you or your child. It could also be something that might cause an argument or a conflict between the two of you. Sex, sexual orientation, masturbation, alcohol or other drugs, academic difficulties, self-harm, secrets, work and money are all topics that families can find difficult to talk about. But being prepared can help you feel more confident and comfortable to tackle difficult conversations.
How to talk with your teen
Cheeky Kid is a cybernaut who spends a lot of time browsing the web, grasping infinite information, and reveling in entertainment and fun. Trying to engage a teen in conversation can sometimes be challenging. Is there a teen in your life who you wish would open up to you more?
Every conversation, from casual to challenging, is an opportunity for parents to guide teens. All journeys are easier with a plan. A plan for improving communication with teens starts by taking into consideration where, when and how you approach important conversations.