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How to Handle Teenage Rebellion

Jul 09, 2024 / Life Stage: Pre-Teens and Teenagers     

As parents we must understand why our teen is rebelling if we want to figure out what to do in response.  Here are 5 reasons why your teen is rebelling and 5 solutions for you.  First, your teenager may be rebelling because they’re struggling for identity. They’re trying to answer the question “Who am I?”  As a parent, you must communicate to your teen that their identity is found in who they are, not in what they do.  Second, your teen may be struggling for acceptance.  They want to fit in. But you need to encourage your child to stand up and stand out, even if it means not being the most popular. Read more about How to Handle Teenage Rebellion



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