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Six ways for parents to stay connected with teen sons

“Teen boys have powerful feelings, but parents often mistakenly assume their silence means they prefer to be disengaged. Boys have rich inner lives, and they care deeply about loyalty, friendship and protecting the people they love.” – Kenneth Ginsburg

If you’re finding it hard to maintain a strong connection with your teenage son, the author of this article “Six ways parents can stay connected with their teen sons” suggests trying to:

Focus on loving, high-yield interactions

Tackle stereotypes about masculinity

Show interest in his life

Ask questions and then be patient

Choose the time, place to connect

Initiate the awkward talks

You can read the full article on the link above.

 

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