It can be hard for parents to enter their teen into a program when the are unsure if the professionals they seek help from really care about their recovery. The unfortunate… Read More »What Does it Really Mean to Care About a Teenager Who Struggles?
December 13, 2019
In today’s society, it is become increasingly common to find high levels of cynicism among younger and younger people. It is understandable how this development takes place… Read More »Rejecting Cynicism: Troubled Teens and the Power of Sincerity
Many families are struggling with a rise of entitlement among today’s teens. For some reason, there seems to be an extreme lack of appreciation in the current… Read More »Lucky to Be Alive: Cultivating Appreciation in Troubled Teens
Peer pressure is a powerful thing, and many times, our kids will reluctantly go along with the crowd and do things that they are not comfortable with… Read More »When You Ignore Your Teen’s Problems You Add Challenges to the Lives of Everyone He Will Meet
A guaranteed way of inviting problems into your relationship with your teenager is by sending mixed or unclear messages. Communication is the number one way… Read More »No Judgements: Is It Ok to Talk Straight With Troubled Teens?
It’s very important for troubled boys to learn the value of working hard, because if they have no work ethic, it will be very difficult for them to get by successfully… Read More »The Value of a Hard Day’s Work and Troubled Boys With No Work Ethic
One of the most common characteristics of troubled boys is that they are self-centered and mostly just concerned with their own happiness, which is why… Read More »Getting Over Yourself: Helping Troubled Boys Find Their Part in Something Bigger