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Why does my 12yr old son suddenly go mad when he's usually so happy and loving.

At the blink of an eye my son just seems to lose all common sense and starts quoting child line and shouting as we are trying to reason with him. It's so difficult not to lose our temper when he's banging around in his room trying to goad us. Is this normal adolescent behaviour

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12yearoldson

Asked by 12yearoldson at 10:08 AM on Jul. 29, 2012 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • Yes.  Blame it on hormones!  The ages from 11 to 13 are particularly difficult.  Be patient, be polite and be calm (even if it kills you).  If he crosses the line, then walk away, but do not engage him. 

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 10:13 AM on Jul. 29, 2012

  • blame it on LAKE dyes


    http://www.feingold.org/

    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 10:18 AM on Jul. 29, 2012

  • or pretty typical preteen
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 10:19 AM on Jul. 29, 2012

  • Hormones
    adnilm

    Answer by adnilm at 10:25 AM on Jul. 29, 2012

  • mine just turned 16 ...he's a great kid- but damn, he is SO quick to get pissed and he is SO literal with everything it drives me batty
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 10:30 AM on Jul. 29, 2012

  • 12yr old??? Mega Normal
    GlitteribonMom

    Answer by GlitteribonMom at 11:24 AM on Aug. 6, 2012

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