Of all the relationships people have to deal with in their lifetime, some of the most strained are those involving parents and their teenage children. Even those who don’t have kids still remember how difficult parent/teen communication was from their high school years.

Between hormones, changing cultural values and the basic desire to develop a unique identity, teenagers often have a very hard time speaking to their parents about their lives. On the other hand, parents tend to have a hard time developing fair boundaries that will keep their kids safe without hampering their ability to grow during these critical formative years.

While even those who have the best parent/teen communication can feel strain here and there, there are ways to help iron out some of the wrinkles in this communication pipeline and The Art of Eloquence can help with these parent/teen communication tips.

Original Source – Artofeloquence.com

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