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How Online Disinhibition Affects Communication
Monica Applewhite, Ph.D. About a week ago, I was copied on an email that went out to all of the parents in my son’s little league. The tone was hostile, the language was crude, and the topic seemed way too benign to merit the jabs at various people and aspects of the program that were under discussion. More than anything,… Read more →
Healthy Friendships Among Young People
With the exception of strong family relationships, the most important building block for healthy dating and committed relationships are the patterns that are developed in early friendships. When we establish supportive, healthy interactions with our friends of both genders, we are laying the groundwork for how we expect to be treated and how we expect to treat others for whom… Read more →
Developing Communication With Teens
For parents, transitioning between being a care-giver for young children and a confidante for teens can be rough. It’s very common to for parents to feel confused about where to draw the line with teens about their behavior and how they share information. It is also easy to underestimate how valuable a trusted advisor can be to a teen or… Read more →