In this episode, I talk about how to communicate with a teenager who doesn’t really want to talk to you.

When teenagers are in the home – communication suddenly takes on a different form!

Perhaps the only communication going on at the moment is yelling and door slamming. It’s not unusual.

Maybe there is silence – as everyone appears to be trying to avoid one another.

Let’s face it – teenagers often become less keen to share what’s going on in their heads – and they tend to retreat to their room for peace and quiet. That’s normal.
But despite all this – it is important for parents to keep the lines of communication open – so that you can help them and support them when they need you.

The key points to remember are :
✔️ Building Rapport :
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✔️ Developing Your Listening Skills :
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✔️ Minding Your Language:
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Supporting Parents Build a Mentally Healthier and
Happier Generation of Young People


Three Questions to Ask Your Uncommunicative Child :

All too often parents say to me :
My child won’t speak to me
I know something’s not quite right – but they won’t tell me what’s wrong.

Well, I have a resource for you. Download this FREE Resource : 📍

It will help you reconnect with your child quickly and easily; and in a way that will not drive them to their bedroom to avoid you!

* Breathing Through BIG Emotions :

If you or your child are struggling with your emotions at the minute – then I have a great online course that introduces you to 7 different breathing exercises that a can get you out of many sticky situations :

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EP 12 – COVID 19 – How to Communicate with an Uncommunicative Teen

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