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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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My 15 year-old sun asked me to buy him a zippo lighter. He says he wants one because they look cool and he wants to do tricks and stuff w...
My son has been dating this girl, since she was 13 and he was 16. She is 14 now and he is 17. I never agree with this relationship. My so...
What time should kids have sex
Hi, I have two daughters, age 14 and 11, who both show a complete lack of hygiene regarding their menstruation. They seem to refuse usi...
I feel this is an inappropriate attempt on his part to gain friend status as the cool dad. It scares me. It began as early as 14 years of...
My 17 year old daughter has a boyfriend that she really likes and we really like. He does not go to her school. However, she has starte...
Last Christmas Eve, my 15 yo daughter texted me a pic of a positive pregnancy test. I asked if it was hers, her response being...'yeah'. ...
Hello, my wife called me to express a deep concern and we are trying to see the best way to handle this. My wife was notified by her ex-h...
my 14 year old daughter cannot separate herself from a boy that is not a good influence on her. Weve talked about it some but I think sh...
My son is in his last year of high school. He's not in the advanced classes/grades, but is still graduating this year. He has said that h...
My beautiful daughter was diagnosed with depression last Christmas and takes medication. She has always wanted to be a dr. She started ...
My daughter has always been homeschooled and started taking electives at middle school. She was hoping to expand her world a bit and mak...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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