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How to Connect with Your iTeen by Linda Perlman Gordon, Susan Morris Shaffer

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Wired to Take Risks

According to Sue Sylvester, the coach from Glee, “They [teens] love to be terrified. It’s like mother’s milk to them.”

CBS Sunday Morning, June 15, 2014

“As a society, we both fear teenagers and fear for them,” reports Danah Boyd in the Los Angeles Times (Boyd, 2014). She says teens suffer from the burden of our fears and obsession with safety when we limit their mobility. At the end of the day, teenagers are doing what their parents are doing. They just want to find a comfortable place for themselves as they grapple with the enormous pressures they face and figure out how they fit in today’s world.

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