“A baby will grow to be an adult one day but that baby will never stop being your child” DK.
Most adolescents feel trapped living a life that doesn’t belong to them but again they don’t know how to escape from that. Teenagers go with the crowd only to realize later on in their adult lives that they lived a life that wasn’t for them, leaving them with regrets and a sour taste of the most glorious and potentially most beautiful years of their lives. All teenagers experience a stage called Pathological Narcissism, and while they may appear to be “okay” and act like they have it all under control portraying a selfish, self-centered egocentric image, the reality is that a lot of teens are nowadays crying inside. Adolescents are fragile individuals, who might appear as though they’re pushing you away in their silent attempts to draw you closer, all your child want is for you to be closer and understand.
Giving space doesn’t necessarily mean “go away”.
-Sometimes a hug can help shape their lives-
- Have you noticed your adolescent’s cry for help?
- Do you know how to identify it?
- Do you need help identifying your own child’s cry?
- When was the last time you hugged your teen?
- Do you still have dinner together (at home)?
If any of the above seem to hit close to home, reach out to me:
• Learn how to help without being noticed
• Obtain information to understand their silent cry
• Learn about alternatives, to be away from your teen but having your child around adults most of the time.
• Learn your children’s signs of depression, anxiety and eating disorder
If you’re a teen:
- Do you feel trap as if no-one understands?
- Tired of the same vague therapy, and of being treated like a kid?
- Do you want to connect with your parents again?
•Learn how to get closer to your parents
• Understand that they just want to help
• Parents distance because they think that’s what you want – Learn how to let them know they’re wrong without making them distance even grater
• Obtain coping skills & learn about alternatives; and how to help a friend who may be experiencing the same.
Adolescents under 18 need parents permission to connect for coaching but can connect. Feel free to follow read and revisit the page anytime.
“We are created to help, to live and to help keep others alive…are you living?” -Denise Kilby
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