Self-punishing behaviors in teens

Teen Depression

Dear Daughters, Adolescence is a period of major social, hormonal and emotional change. It is common for teens to be concerned with self-image and become sensitive to the slightest criticism. Some act out rebelliously against authority, including parents and teachers. Others experiment with risky behaviors, such as using illegal drugs and having unprotected sex. With …

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Tips for Helping a Child Who Feels Left Out

Dear Daughters, Research confirms that many young children understand the concept of loneliness and report feeling lonely. Children of all ages who feel lonely can feel excluded, sad, bored, or even sick. They often have trouble making friends. These children need the support of the caring adults in their lives so they can develop the …

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