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Research confirms what young people already know what their parents have to say matters to teens. That's why parents play a powerful role in helping adolescents make healthy decisions. If you think talking to your son or daughter is tough, or it makes you nervous, know that you're not alone. Lots of other parents feel the same way.
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Young people we surveyed said that if they have a chance to talk first, they're more receptive to what their parents say. Once teens get to speak their minds, they're usually willing to listen to the other side.
Talking With Teens -- Tips for Better Communication
If your teen lobs a zinger at you in order to start an argument, keep the conversation focused on your expectations, not on your teens ideas about fairness. The truth is, if you argue about your rules with your teen, it leads him to believe the rules are changeable.