Answer by vbruno at 11:24 AM on Aug. 8, 2010
Answer by twinsplus2more at 11:28 AM on Aug. 8, 2010
Answer by mommy16love at 11:28 AM on Aug. 8, 2010
It doesn't have to be this way. It you have used punishments (time-outs, grounding, spanking, taking things away, ect) you can expect your teens to reject you. It's a normal reaction to having been treated in a punitive way. Children that have been raised using an authoritative parenting style can expect to have a maintain a good relationship with their children.
It may not be too late. You can try reading How to Talk So Kids Will Listen. You may be able to find parenting classes in your community like STEP (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting).
Answer by Gailll at 11:32 AM on Aug. 8, 2010
Because they KNOW EVERYTHING!! You have to stand your ground and try not to take it personally.
Answer by Cindy18 at 11:36 AM on Aug. 8, 2010
Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:42 AM on Aug. 8, 2010
Answer by mmmegan38 at 11:47 AM on Aug. 8, 2010
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