You love your child
Excerpt from “99 Tips for Talking with Your Teenager:”
Tip #37: Remember you love your child even if you do not always like or approve of his or her behavior.
Commentary from ACS Executive Director, Dr.Philippe Rey:
Continue to provide all of your children with positive feedback and opportunities to grow. Reflect on what you wanted for your children during better times: health, happiness, and movement toward a promising future. Offer them choices to strengthen their skills and develop a sense of competence, usefulness, and belonging.