For Teens

This section is just for teens! It includes thoughts from other young people as well as tips from experts. You’ll find easy strategies for communicating more effectively with parents and ideas for managing stress and staying healthy.

Essential Reads

Help Parents Know What You Can Handle

May 01, 2019

Teens -- partner with your parents to work towards the privileges you want.

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Two More Steps Toward Rebuilding Trust Between Teens and Parents

Oct 19, 2023

You messed up, and you're trying to regain your parents' trust. Here are two more things to keep in mind.

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Three Steps Toward Rebuilding Trust Between Teens and Parents

Oct 12, 2023

You messed up, and you're trying to regain your parents' trust. Here are three things to keep in mind.

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Teens Recommend That You Use an “I Statement”

Oct 05, 2023

More advice for teens by teens about being a self-advocate.

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Put Yourself in Your Parents’ Shoes

Sep 28, 2023

You messed up, and you're trying to regain your parents' trust. Think about it from your parents' perspective.

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Be Your Own Champion

Sep 21, 2023

Teens: Part of growing up means learning how to advocate for yourself.

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Getting Parents To Trust You After a Mistake

Sep 14, 2023

Teens: You messed up, so now what?

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