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Why does my teen need privacy?

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Question: Why does my teen need privacy?
Answer: Privacy issues stem from trust issues. Our teens want to be trusted to do more and more things. They want to be thought of as mature and capable of handling independence. It is wonderful when we can give our teens their space and privacy. Time alone, their diary and conversations with friends are examples of private areas we can offer our teens.

When we give our teens the privacy they need, they become more independent and build their self-confidence. Balance between knowing what your teen is doing , trusting your teen to have some private matters and knowing when to step in is a fine line that parents walk every day. Trust your instincts.

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