Monthly Archives: June 2017
What does a teenager want?
1. The desire of a teenager to feel their connection with parents.
If there is no emotional connection, the child will feel insecurity, feel abandoned. A teenager who feels abandoned will often ask questions: “What is wrong with me? Why don’t parents care about me? ”Take time to talk with the children !!
2. Teens want to be accepted:
Accept your children for who they are. Do not try to compare them with others. “My parents love me, everything is fine with me” – this is the opinion of the teenager who is being accepted. The rejected teenager thinks: “They don’t like me. I’m not good enough for them. They would like me to be different. ” A child who feels rejected does not feel love. Continue reading
It seems to me that for no generation the task of educating adolescents has not been as difficult as it is today. Many of the parents I meet in counseling are very concerned about their children’s behavior. It is not so easy to answer the question of what torments the souls of modern adolescents. The fact is that a modern teenager lives in other social conditions. From the very beginning of the existence of adolescent culture to the present, the main topics remain: independence and self-determination. Despite all the similarities, there is a huge gap that separates the modern teenager from the teenagers of the past. What are these differences? Continue reading