Talking With Parents

Learn some easy tips for improving communication with parents, caregivers, and other adults. These are strategies you can use now and in future relationships.

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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How to Build Strong Relationships With Your Parents, and Repair Them When Things Get Off Track

Dec 09, 2023

Tips for teens to get relationships with parents back on track.

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How to Write a Letter to Repair Relationships With Parents

Dec 07, 2023

3 do’s and 3 don’ts for writing a letter to parents to jumpstart tough conversations.

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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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Your Parents Want To Hear Your Feelings

Jul 25, 2023

Sometimes teens don’t loop their parents into their feelings because they don’t want to be a burden.

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Communication is a Lifelong Skill

Jul 20, 2023

Communication is easy when you practice first. 

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Let Your Parents Into Your Life

Jul 13, 2023

Advice by teens, for teens on why you should let your parents into your life.

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