How to communicate without control and manipulation…. Bueller? Bueller? Ever felt like saying this to your teenager as you try and converse with them, and they seem not to even acknowledge your existence? As a parent of a teenager I am sure you have experienced frustration in having even a simple conversation. Getting more than a one-or two-word answer from them seems to be nearly impossible. While most parents just accept this as the “teenage phase” as their adolescents are trying to assert themselves and figure out who they are, this can still feel absolutely maddening.
This may be a helpful tool to refer to in your parenting journey.
Read it here.