How to deal with teenagers  - by Priyanka Bhattacharjee - CollectLo

How to deal with teenagers

Priyanka Bhattacharjee - CollectLo

Priyanka Bhattacharjee

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1 min read . Mar 29

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Certainly, here are some key points for dealing with teenagers:

1.  Communication  : Keep lines of communication open by actively listening to them and engaging in meaningful conversations.

2.  Respect  : Show respect for their opinions, even if you disagree, and validate their feelings.

3.  Set Boundaries  : Establish clear rules and expectations while allowing them some autonomy to make their own decisions within those boundaries.

4.  Empathy  :  Try to understand their perspective and empathize with their struggles and challenges.

5.  Provide Guidance  :  Offer guidance and support without being overbearing, helping them navigate through difficult situations.

6.  Be Patient  :  Teenagers are going through a lot of changes, so patience is crucial when dealing with their mood swings and behaviors.

7.  Encourage Independence  :   Support their growth by encouraging independence and responsibility, allowing them to learn from their experiences.

8.  Lead by Example  :   Be a positive role model by demonstrating the behaviors and values you want them to emulate.

9.  Acknowledge Achievements  :   Celebrate their successes and encourage them to pursue their interests and passions.

10.  Seek Professional Help if Needed  :  If you're facing significant challenges or concerns, don't hesitate to seek guidance from a counselor or therapist who specializes in adolescent issues.