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Parenting Teens (12-17) Community

This patient support community is for discussions relating to the challenges of parenting teens (age 12-17), including physical, emotional, and cognitive development, handling peer pressure, activities & sports, choosing a college, and relationships.
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I have suspected he has issues and they were confirmed today. He spent the night at her house, he sneaks in her bedroom while she is asle...
So my boyfriend and I have been together for a month. Last week him and I engaged in oral sex (me on him) he wanted more and dry humped m...
I'm at a loss, and have no idea how to handle this. I have a mid-teen step-son, who seems to be unable (unwilling?) to stop touching bot...
We allowed my son to get a vape about a year and a half ago after he became addicted to nicotine because his older sister introduced him ...
High school is a whole different ball game for parents and teachers. Kids are expected to be independent regardless of the support at ho...
My daughter 16 was date raped her first date he is a 33 y/o face book predator. it took about a year, she didn't stand a chance. she's me...
I'm most certain she has it. And I don't know how to even ask her. Or how to handle the situation if I do find it in her room.
I am curious if it's normal behavior for a mother to walk in a bathroom and have a conversation with her 24 year old son, while he is in ...
So I’m 13 and i masterbate like 1-2 times a day :( and I have watched a little porn here and there but after I do those things I feel so ...
Hi, I have two 15 year old twin boys. They share a room which I clean quite regularly. However every time I go in there is always a smell...
Looking for feedback on what to do. Ok, my boyfriend and I live together and his 14 year old son is living with us due to the negative r...
What to do with a son that thinks he has to answer to no one. My son came home a few weeks ago demanding that my husband and I change h...
My daughter is 14 will be 15 in 2 months, she has a boyfriend who just turned 16. My daughter asked me a question regarding sex "my frien...
I have been reading thur these post and have seen that many of them were 8-9 years ago, and I am wondering if any of those that posted co...
My niece is 12 years old. I try my best to look out for her because her mom is not the most competent parent. A few months back her mom w...
  
I've read several other posts on the same topic, and like the others, I'm devastated! Where things get harder is that I'm not the custod...
I just found out that my 15 year old daughter and her 16 year old boyfriend had sex for the first time recently in our home. They are not...
My son is in 6th grade and soon to be 12. One of his friends is kissing his girlfriend in the halls....is this the age this behavior sta...
I have a 14 yo daughter. I started spying on her internet activity & came across an acct she has on Ask.fm. For those of you who are...
Every time I have had a relationship the men don't like my son. They love my daughter. But I can't get boyfriend to even pretend that he ...
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