How should I respond to my adolescent daughter’s cutting habit? I only recently discovered that she’s been cutting herself. I’ve tried to let her know much this concerns me. I’ve even requested that she let me “monitor” the situation. But she is very sensitive and perceives this as criticism and lack of trust. I promised …
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When tweens and teens are experiencing psychological distress, they may cut themselves to cope with the emotional pain.
Tweens and teens experience many physical and emotional changes that can be confusing for parents. Dr. Meg Meeker explains those changes and offers tips for parents to respond effectively so their sons and daughters can thrive during their teenage years.
Resources: Youth Workers & Parents of TeensFind Focus on the Family broadcasts, best-in-class books, referral recommendations, and more. Launch Into the Teen Years Kit Launch Into the Teen Years KitThis six-session online video-based program created by Focus on the Family will help you and your preteen talk about how to make great decisions and soar …
They live in emotional turmoil, yet suffer in silence. Now a former cutter offers her view on a world she’s grateful to have left behind.
Recognizing your teen’s seasons of life and how to support them
I knew my daughter was struggling emotionally, but I had no idea about the extent of her depression.
How do we find a good residential treatment program for our teen?
Ways to help teens understand or heal from sexual assault and rape.
Connie Albers offers parents practical advice for overcoming challenges they face in rearing their teenage children in a discussion based on her book, Parenting Beyond the Rules: Raising Teens With Confidence and Joy.