7 Things Parents Don’t Understand

Here are few things that parents should understand to have a smooth relationship with their children

Amelie Indiana

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We are in 2020. Almost at the end. Most people would not find this story interesting, I guess because it is 2020, my folks once again. But let me tell you what inspired me to write this today. First of all I had a really crappy childhood and I am constantly trying to help people so that any child doesn’t have to be through anything similar as I have been. And the main reason is, I am very active in Quora and I receive a lot of questions about parenting and teens and preteens, both from children and parents. To be honest I never had any idea that still today these things like, why do teens want privacy, why do kids make such a big deal about friends or why do teens requires to have their own cellphone, why do they don’t let parents check their personal stuffs etc. are not known to parents. Sometimes I really wander if those parents actually had their own teenage or not. I am not disrespecting any parents concern for their children, but guess what, you can never expect someone to respect unless you respect them. Someone told me ‘never treat anyone the way you would not want to be treated’ and I feel in many cases parents forget that. It is completely okay if they have hard time adjusting with generation gaps, but it should…

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