When your child grows into a teenager your relationship with them may change. You will find yourself needing to switch from relatively simple parenting to focusing on your new parent-adolescent relationship.
Adolescence presents an attachment dilemma, that is, maintaining the connection with parents while exploring new social roles away from the family and developing attachment relationships with peers and romantic partners.
It’s true that family relationships change during adolescence. When your child was young, your role was to nurture and guide him. Now you might be finding that your relationship with your child is becoming more equal.
Most parents have some fears of the day their child will start dating. It is the big sign that they’re growing up and are entering adulthood.There are things you can do to make dating easier for both of you.
It happened. You knew it would, but you didn’t think it would happen so quickly. In spite of any hope you had of slowing down the clock, you woke up one day to find that your child is not so childlike anymore.
You can help your teen build strong, respectful relationships. Start by teaching your son or daughter about healthy relationships. Unfortunately, many teens have relationships that are unhealthy. More than 1 in 10 teens who have been on a date hav...