Cool Kids and Parents Who Struggle to Let Go
Give your teenager freedom!
Psychologist Line Marie Warholm believes the modern parent’s eagerness to be friends with their teenagers has gone too far. We go out of our way to help them in everyday life and remove any obstacle in their way. But is this a good thing? When the differences between child and parent are erased, it can leave our children mentally ill and out of shape to solve challenges in their lives. Afraid to disappoint mom and dad they turn their anger inwards and may get depressed. Is it time to let go? Warholm has found a middle ground. By sharing advice from her practice, you can learn how to strengthen your teenager’s self-image without getting over-involved. Allow them the freedom to prepare for real life, while still being available and present.