It feels like there should be a “cheat sheet” for understanding the coded language that teens use today!
I think some teens are surgically attached to their phones, and when most parents try to have a real conversation, they are met with either
- Monotone responses
- Total shutdowns.
It’s frustrating because the teenage years are the times when teens need parents the MOST, even though they may believe otherwise.
Life can be confusing for teens, but communication with parents doesn’t have to be!
I’m a therapist that works with teens, and with their help, I’ve created this quick tool, just for parents:
7 Ways to Communicate With Your Teen using social media, WITHOUT embarrassing them. Complete the form below to start reading!