Mother Daughter Relationship Issues

Working Through Relationship Issues at Mother Daughter Retreats Mother daughter relationship issues are common. Whether you’re a mom who worries that you and your daughter will never get along or a daughter who feels misunderstood by your mom, it might seem like your issues are insurmountable. That isn’t true. Your bond is one of the most powerful connections that exists, which means your problems can be healed if you’re both willing to work at it. Overcoming Mother Daughter Relationship Problems If you’re struggling to get along with...

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The Importance of a Father Figure

Finding Strong Male Role Models for Teens It’s best for kids to have both male and female role models in their lives. Strong role models can help kids avoid facing serious teen issues that often occur because of low self-esteem. This includes things like drug problems, falling in with the wrong crowd, or getting into legal trouble. However, due to family issues and other problems, not every child ends up with a father in their lives. If you’re a single mother who is struggling with parenting teens on your own, you need a creative way to bring...

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Talk to Your Kids About Consent During Sexual Assault Awareness Month April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which makes it a great time to discuss teen issues with consent, teen sexual assault and healthy boundaries with your kids. Using Sexual Assault Awareness Month to Launch a Healthy Discussion This campaign to create awareness about sexual assault was designed by the National Sexual Violence Research Center. It focuses on “I ask” as a phrase that everyone can live by and agree to. The campaign aims to promote and normalize the idea...

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The Seduction and Grooming of Sexual Abuse

Teen Issues with Sexual Abuse: Scary New Accusations Against Michael Jackson  People who have never experienced childhood sexual abuse often have a false idea of how abuse occurs. They picture children being victimized by scary old men who hang out near parks and lure kids with candy. They picture frightening predators sneaking in their children’s windows at night or following them home after school. While these scenarios do sometimes occur, children are most often molested and seduced by someone they know and trust. This makes the problem...

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Relationship Abuse

The Signs of Teen Relationship Abuse  Every parent expects to deal with some teen issues surrounding rejection and heartbreak as their kids go through their high school years. However, sometimes, getting dumped or rejected is the least of the problems a teen can endure. If you suspect your child is dealing with teen relationship abuse, it’s important to act now. Ignoring the signs of emotional or physical abuse could prove to be dangerous if not deadly. Teen Self Esteem and Abuse: Is Your Teen Suffering? If you’re aware that your teen is in a...

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