The quality of the relationship you have with your teen will help you both navigate the good and the bad of teen relationships and break-ups.
Any parent of a teenager knows how challenging it can be when a teen becomes interested in dating.
We know this at a basic level, but it’s worth emphasising because it can be so challenging when our teens fall in love, and when their world comes crashing down.
They teach our children how to have healthy, positive relationships.
When our children know what we expect, they are more likely to conform to it (so long as we don’t get so harsh that we make them want to rebel).