The outbursts are becoming not only more frequent but maybe also scary. You've try reasoning, punishment and consequences, and nothing is changing. You find yourself on the brink of giving up hope, counting the days until his or her 18th birthday. You're not alone - I’ve talked to many parents that find themselves in this scenario.Read More
Most parents are surprised to hear my top recommendation is not to avoid the Power Struggle. ...
The bottom line is that teens need to learn how to challenge their parents without it being a personal attack.
How to Encourage an Appropriate and Respectful Power Struggle