Your teenager wants to get out on his own and you’re eager for him to take the next step toward adulthood. So why is the parent-teen relationship often challenging? In this two-part “Focus on the Family” broadcast, Dr. John Townsend gives the listener tips for knowing when to let go and when to rein in. It often boils down to modelling a healthy boundary for your teenager, as your teen gradually moves away from your oversight as parents and embraces maturity and responsibility for his own life choices. Listeners learn to enjoy these final years of childrearing as they gradually allow their teen more and more choices and freedoms, as well as grace, as their son or daughter becomes a God honouring follower of Christ.

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