The teenage years typically create stress for teenagers as well as for their parents. Teenagers may deal with the stress through inappropriate ways—getting immersed in the techno world or in unhealthy harmful addictive habits that eventually result in losing focus of the goal. They do not confide in their parents or seek their advice, relying instead on friends who are possibly going through their own issues.So how should parents deal with their teenaged children? Do they recognize the developmental needs of these budding adults? Do they have the skills to put teens back on track when required?
This book deals with problems faced by teenagers and imparts adequate skills to parents to maintain a balanced approach in disciplining that is neither permissive nor punitive. The Lovable Enigma: Teen Parenting is a must read for parents of teenagers – whether facing teenage issues or not.