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The Ways to Raise a Happy Teenager

Nowadays the teen depression is the most common problem almost around the world. There are number of adolescents who are suffering from depression at some stage of their life. Their life becomes tough due to changing hormones, pressures that are caused by modern advertising or sometimes by social media.

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Be aware of the risks

Even 20 years ago the teenager life is almost unnoticed. The social networks and the constant changing face of the media as well as advertising give pressures on the teen. They look at the life and behave in a certain way. It is now important for the parents to become aware of the knowledge of present life so that they can help the teen today. It will be better to stay connected with social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Snap chat, and Instagram.

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Communicate and lead by example

You have to depend on the relationship with your child; it is really difficult to control. It is not possible to keep eye on your child’s activities when they are at their school, so it is better to make them strong through practices. It is not necessary to totally ban the technology but you should set some strict rules on the use of the technologies. You can engage your child at the dinner times and do discuss about the interests of your teen.

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Encourage all their virtues

It is also important to encourage and praise your child whenever it is needed and appropriate. There are most of the children who follow the footsteps of their parents, so you should wisely use your influence.

You should create an environment that is positive and your children must feel comfortable there. In this environment you can talk to your teen very comfortably. Whenever your child is in difficulty they will definitely be honest so talk to them and try to understand their problems rather scolding them.

About Yezdan ASIL

Child Development Specialist. I finished a university child development specialization department. I teach at a private school.

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