5 Ways To Get Your Teen To Talk To You

5 WAYS TO GET YOUR TEEN TO TALK TO YOU

1. YOU’VE GOT TO LEARN HOW TO LISTEN

Can’t get your teen to talk to you? Learn how to listen with the intent to understand, not respond.

2. PUT YOURSELF IN THEIR SHOES

It will be really hard to get your teen to talk to you if you can’t put yourself in their shoes.

3. THERE ARE SIGNS EVERYWHERE — MIND THEM

Can’t get your teen to talk to you? Look for the signs. They’re everywhere.

4. ASK SPECIFIC QUESTIONS

If you can’t get your teen to talk to you, try to ask specific, open-ended questions.

5. LOCATION & TIMING ARE EVERYTHING

If you can’t get your teen to talk to you, you might be picking the wrong places to try.

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Principal Therapist & Owner at Arcadian Counseling in Woodbridge, CT.

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James Killian, LPC

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Principal Therapist & Owner at Arcadian Counseling in Woodbridge, CT.

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