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do you indulge your teen?

 
mmmegan38

Asked by mmmegan38 at 10:40 PM on Sep. 15, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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Answers (10)
  • No, I purposely do not give them every thing they want. They have more than a lot of kids and less than a lot. I often wonder about the kids who give them everything they ask for. What do they have to look forward to when they're older? I mean, if you have your own cell phone, computer, xbox, digital camera, etc., etc., what do you work towards later? My daughter's 16 and she just bought her own laptop with the money she earned lifeguarding this summer. She was so thrilled! There's no way she would've appreciated it nearly as much if I'd bought it for her.
    ceallaigh

    Answer by ceallaigh at 11:14 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • i dont have a teen yet. but what do you mean by this?
    PURPULbutterfly

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 10:50 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • I don't have a teen...but what exactly do you mean by "indulge?"
    erinwhitt

    Answer by erinwhitt at 10:50 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Yes I probably do... My son has had a very rough life so I try to get him the things he really wants when I can, may take a while but he usually gets it.
    free2beeme39

    Answer by free2beeme39 at 12:12 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • my step son is very over indulged in my opinion
    TXColter

    Answer by TXColter at 12:24 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • No....
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 6:42 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • nope.. i don't
    shorty13417

    Answer by shorty13417 at 10:56 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • My son is thirteen yrs. old and the only way I indulge him is if comes home with a good report card. He knows this and we are both fine with this. I do this with my daughter also.
    msbrewton

    Answer by msbrewton at 10:24 PM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • No.
    cleanaturalady

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 9:12 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • Do you feel like your teen has more things or is given more things than other teens?
    mmmegan38

    Comment by mmmegan38 (original poster) at 11:00 PM on Sep. 15, 2010