Why Do Older Children and Teens Lie to Their Parents?

5 years ago
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Parents it is very important that you have a continuous relationship with their child as they are growing up so that when your child becomes a teenager, you will know them well enough to determine when they aren’t telling you the truth.  Kids will tell you a story if they think that they can get away with it.  I have always told my kids that I will always find out when they aren’t being truthful and that I will finding out what the truth is.  As a parent, always give them the opportunity to tell you the truth or come clean.

Teens Having Fun At a Party

Read Why Do Older Children and Teens Lie to Their Parents? at Uplifting Families.

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