How to Approach Important Talks with Teens

How would you feel if your two co-workers entered your office, shut the door, and said, “We need to talk.” Freaked out, right? There are better ways to have a team bring their thoughts to a coworker, and it starts by putting them at ease by approaching them one-on-one. While you and a co-parent need to be on the same page before a difficult talk, you don’t need to take that twosome configuration into the conversation. Put your teen at ease by having talks one parent at a time so the power dynamic is 1:1 instead of 2:1.

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About Melissa Ford

Melissa Ford is the senior strategist at Women Online. As a writer, she covers a diverse range of topics including education, health, technology, and parenting. She is also the mother of amazing twin teens.

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