An interesting read…

Parents and Teenagers

How often, even when we were teenagers ourselves, have we felt this way? ‘If only they understood?’. Interesting to think that it might go both ways…

“… Having children is a transitional stage in life that symbolizes the end of the parent’s own childhood. As children make the shift from child to adult, parents face another transition in their own evolution, from young, forward-thinking adults to middle-aged, older individuals. Even though they may feel the same as they did in their 20’s, the life-shifts their teenager and they themselves are going through can stir up their existential awareness and fears. Parents often defend against these realities by tightening their grip on their teenager and influencing him or her in…”

Food for thought


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