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.


Set a Goal for Your Discussion

Jul 06, 2023

Go into important conversations with a goal.


Build Trust by Being Responsible

May 04, 2023

Show parents how responsible you are to gain new privileges.


Repairing Misunderstandings in Family Relationships

Oct 30, 2020

Misunderstandings are opportunities to build a better relationship between parents and teens.


Why Parents Can Be Overprotective

Sep 04, 2018

Teens: teach your parents when to worry and when to trust that you've got it.


Avoid Conflict With “I Statements”

Sep 04, 2018

A smart conversation strategy to circumvent unhealthy communication patterns.


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