Parenting Teens (12-17) Community

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My daughter has always been homeschooled and started taking electives at middle school. She was hoping to expand her world a bit and mak...
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I have a HS daughter. she's 15. and i have noticed that she is not making any good friends. she has lots of friends in school but rarely ...
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Me and my bf just had unprotected sex on my the last day of my period. Well its not really "sex" becuz his thing never went INSIDE the ho...
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I'm enemy no.1 for my son, it's been going on for the best part of 2 years, I'm starting to think he'd be better off if I wasn't here
My 13 years old daughter has been facing the problem with school gossip. In the end of 7 grade one boy in her school tells to others that...
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I am 38 years old, and my husband is 46. We have two sons, aged 10 and 14. My older son is a swimmer and golfer, younger plays soccer and...
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Hello all. I'm new to this forum and new to parenting a teen. My stepson is 13 years old and he cannot stop lying. Not just to get out of...
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We caught our newly 13 y-o daughter for the 3rd time seeking out inappropriate interaction with much older men online of whom she is tell...
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I have moved away from family and friends and don't have closefriendsto bounce this off. My husband just seems not interested in having a...
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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.
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My 13 year old (almost 14) has typically gotten the nasal flu vaccine. This year, it's not an option, so it's the shot for her. She's b...
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17 year old daughter, yes, she left home for 3 days last week, did come home, but I feel she is getting ready to leave again....my husban...
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My 17 yr old daughter is involved in a school sponsored group and she is one of 10 leaders of the group, 5 girls and 5 boys. There's abou...
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About 6 months ago, my 16 year old daughter "hooked up" with a boy that one of her friends was interested in. She immediately regretted ...
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I'm told this is normal - but my son wants to game all the time. He has lost interest in everything else. he has never missed a day of sc...
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Ok, so maybe this is typical teenage stuff.. But for the last few years, my youngest, now 15 seems to go out of her way to not communica...
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I have a 17 year old daughter who attends a private (expensive) school that we sacrifice on a daily basis for her to attend. It is a very...
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hi my name is shadow ans im 18 and so is my girlfriend so the other day i saw her in our room completely nude pumping her belly full of a...
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My 17 almost 18 year old son > Has in the past 6 years started getting into trouble in school as well as a juvenille record for threateni...
Hi, My 12 year old son is trying to hug his mom and rubbing his private part against her. Is this normal? We have only one son and w...
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