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Surviving the Holidays With a Troubled Teen

By December 6, 2012

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The holiday season is often portrayed as a time for happy families to come together but if your family includes a troubled teen the holiday season may be anything but happy. Here are 6 ideas for getting through the holidays with a troubled teen.

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December 8, 2010 at 6:23 am
(1) Cheryl Petersen says:

This is a practical informative article about teens. As a former foster mother, I really appreciate the “have realistic expectations,” an idea that helped me immensely.

December 19, 2012 at 4:51 pm
(2) Lilah says:

And your teen doesn’t necessarily have to be showing signs of defiance or misbehavior to have a depression problem. It may not show at all or in very subtle ways such as withdrawal from social activities or a dip in grades. As long as you take the time to pay attention to your troubled teen and even talk and connect to them, you will make a world of difference to them as their parent if you do just these simple things alone.

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