US: Helping Adolescence & Teens Cope With Divorce

Certainly, adolescence is a time of working toward independence and establishing an identify separate from each parent’s. This change doesn’t occur suddenly; it happens over time.

Everyday tasks that were once prescribed by parents now may become a point of contention with the child, including how bedrooms are kept, when homework gets done and how parents monitor their adolescent’s whereabouts. If a parent has built a fairly healthy relationship with a child in the past, the parent and child may continue to have a civil relationship.

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