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Parenting Teens (12-17) Community

This patient support community is for discussions relating to the challenges of parenting teens (age 12-17), including physical, emotional, and cognitive development, handling peer pressure, activities & sports, choosing a college, and relationships.
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When any of our son's friend do come over to stay they sleep in the same bed. My wife thinks is OK for 14 yrs old boys to be sleeping in ...
I have a 14 yo daughter. I started spying on her internet activity & came across an acct she has on Ask.fm. For those of you who are...
My teenage son eats all his restaurant food but my teenage daughter brings left over pizza home from her individual pizza order. My son k...
Hello, some info first. My son had a typical behavior till 2-3 years ago. Then he stopped going to basketball training, stopped seeing f...
Wow, a mom here. I'm amazed at the changes in personality that puberty seems to bring. My formerly sweet and lovable and easy going son...
In the last six months, my 14 year old step daughter has not wanted to come visit her father and I. Each time she talks to anyone she gi...
My daughter moved out and went to live with her dad because she doesn't like my husband. My husband has never been a father, nor has he b...
I found a picture of my son (14) trying on a pair of my boots. I have seen screenshots on his cloud of thigh high boots but then I stumbl...
So, not that I want to talk about this or ask about this, but I am looking for comments from other parents about how you would deal with ...
Hello, I just have a question pertaining to my GF and her 14 year old son. She has been a single Mom for half of her son's life and then ...
I do not know if he does drugs. Recently he has been acting disrecpecful toward my wife and me. I have searched only for at home drug t...
I have suspected he has issues and they were confirmed today. He spent the night at her house, he sneaks in her bedroom while she is asle...
So my boyfriend and I have been together for a month. Last week him and I engaged in oral sex (me on him) he wanted more and dry humped m...
I'm at a loss, and have no idea how to handle this. I have a mid-teen step-son, who seems to be unable (unwilling?) to stop touching bot...
We allowed my son to get a vape about a year and a half ago after he became addicted to nicotine because his older sister introduced him ...
High school is a whole different ball game for parents and teachers. Kids are expected to be independent regardless of the support at ho...
My daughter 16 was date raped her first date he is a 33 y/o face book predator. it took about a year, she didn't stand a chance. she's me...
I'm most certain she has it. And I don't know how to even ask her. Or how to handle the situation if I do find it in her room.
I am curious if it's normal behavior for a mother to walk in a bathroom and have a conversation with her 24 year old son, while he is in ...
Hi, I have two 15 year old twin boys. They share a room which I clean quite regularly. However every time I go in there is always a smell...
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