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A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens by Joani Geltman

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I just don't fit into this family anymore

helping your teen to feel connected

Here's the Problem

Sometimes I get coaching requests from parents who just don't “get” their teen. It's not only the normal teenage angst these parents are struggling with, but also a deeper sense of not understanding or connecting with the real “who” that is their teen. When you first become a parent, you have fantasies and expectations of what your family will be like. You have visions of family ski trips, trips to museums, or Monday night football dancing in your head. And while your kids are growing up, those fantasies may become your family's realities. But now ...

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