Talking to Parents
Communicating with your parents is good for your health!
We found this research study about teens’ relationships with their parents and we thought it was very interesting.
This is why we think this resource is helpful: The study found that adolescents who have better communication with their family are more satisfied and tend to have less disagreements. Also, better communication was related to higher self-esteem in the teen.
Basically, communicating with your parents is good for your health! Or, to put it another way: discussing disagreements and coming to agreements might be good for further improving communication.
Creating strong connections can help you start and maintain a healthy relationship with your parents.
If you you are interested in reading the full article you have to click in the upper left hand corner of the linked article to get the PDF.
Check out this post on communication for ideas about how to talk with your parent. Also check out this link for more information.
Do you use any other tips when trying to communicate better with your parents or other supportive adults in your life?