You probably talk to friends way more than you talk to your parents. That's natural. Even if you and your parents have a great relationship, you want to find your own path and make your own choices. Here are some tips to make it easier. The more you do something, the easier it gets. Find something trivial to chat about each day.
Are you? Both parties feel angry, helpless and confused. Talking is supposed to work, right? Communicating with teenagers is a skill we could all stand to to fine-tune.
Many parents wonder whether they should talk about suicide with their teenagers—and if so, what they should even say. Here, she offers parents some important, practical tips for beginning this discussion. Nickerson: No. One of the positive outcomes from 13 Reasons Why is that it provides an opportunity for parents to have a meaningful dialogue with their teenager about suicide and the importance of mental health.