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How do you discipline teenagers?

  1. shamani67 profile image60
    shamani67posted 6 years ago

    How do you discipline teenagers?

  2. Hmtrio2 profile image79
    Hmtrio2posted 6 years ago

    Listen to them. Love them. Understand them.

  3. profile image51
    michelegoldsteinposted 6 years ago

    I agree with Hmtrio2 as that is how you should treat a teenager. Disciplining them is different.
    -Negative reinforcement, or taking away something pleasureble tends to work the best.
    -Make sure the term of the restriction is reasonable-make the time fit the crime!
    -Use natural consquences whenever possible. ie. If they make a mess, they have to clean it. If they break it, they buy it or fix it.
    Make sure you have a running dialogue with your teen about all the tough subjects and less dicipline will be needed.

  4. iviskei profile image74
    iviskeiposted 6 years ago

    There is no point in disciplining them. It's easier and more effective to compromise. Trust me, I'm a teen, I know. xD