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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My daughter is 15 she has been through alot of hardship through her life. About a 1 1/2 years ago she was severely depressed and tried ...
I have a 16 yr ok son. He’s good student, active in school and club sports, has a good friend group I know and trust. My husband has a r...
I've recently taken on the young youth group at my church. I have from age 10 to 15 and it's been so long since I was that age I feel sor...
Need to talk to someone about my depressed son. Besides therapists....need another parent to talk things thru with. Feel very alone.
I think my son is masturbating . I was cleaning his room and picking up clothes and tissues under his bed . Isn't he too young to me mast...
is it normal to master-bate naked. also what if your parents find you doing it
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