Helping Your Teen Build Healthy Relationships

“I forbid you to be friends with that person!” Did your parents try and pick your friends? How did that go? It’s a power and control move that only instills shame (because you obviously didn’t know how to gauge people) and defiance (because who do you think you are to tell me who I can […]

Peer Pressure and the Price of Fitting In

  ‘If your friends all jumped off a cliff, would you do that too?’ How many times did you hear your parents ask you that after being caught doing something they deemed brainless? The power of the pack made you do it. Literally. As a teenager, did you do something you didn’t really want to, […]