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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Wow, a mom here. I'm amazed at the changes in personality that puberty seems to bring. My formerly sweet and lovable and easy going son...
When any of our son's friend do come over to stay they sleep in the same bed. My wife thinks is OK for 14 yrs old boys to be sleeping in ...
My teenage son eats all his restaurant food but my teenage daughter brings left over pizza home from her individual pizza order. My son k...
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 ...
i have a 14 year old son that has a lot of behavior problems and really bad attitude problem he's been in and out of mental hospital sin...
So, not that I want to talk about this or ask about this, but I am looking for comments from other parents about how you would deal with ...
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