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Ep. 141 | Who Will Win The Tug Of War?

How do we manage the constant tension in relationships with our teenagers?

Show Notes:

In this episode, I reflect on the challenge of parenting teens. How much freedom do we give them? How hard do we push them? When do we let them fail and at what? What are the consequences of pushing too hard or giving too much slack? Listen to my advice on how to manage this tug-of-war.   

0:01:45 Back and forth 

0:04:54 Let the war begin 

0:05:35 The tension 

0:06:35 How to reduce tension? 

0:07:23 The risk of extremes 

0:08:50 Hold the tension Follow us:

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