Fine. Nothing. Ok. Just a few of the one-word answers you get when you ask your teen a question. But how do you get them to really open up and talk to you? In this episode, we’re talking about how to open up the lines of communication between you and your teen. We’ll discuss how to earn your teen’s trust and how to keep it together when they say something you may not be ready to hear.

In this episode we discuss…

-How to stay calm when your teen brings up an uncomfortable topic of discussion
-Why you need to talk to your teen early and often
-The importance of telling your story and sharing your truth with your teen
-Why you need to give your teen space to have a voice
-The importance of truly listening to your teen
-How to teach your teen to take care of themselves emotionally
-The danger of ruling by fear
-How to establish trust with your teen
-Learning how to be comfortable during an uncomfortable conversation


The Tale (2018, HBO) 
Abducted In Plain Sight (2017, Netflix)
Surviving R. Kelly (2019, Season 1, Lifetime)

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