He’s a teenager and then, he’s not even a teenager anymore, he’s a young adult. He wants to participate in the world around him. He wants a job. He wants to walk into town by himself. He wants the same friendships and relationships he sees on TV. Your child wants a life.
Here’s the thing: As your child gets older, you can’t stay home all the time and you can’t make up reasons why everything he wants to do isn’t possible for him. You see it more clearly with every passing year. He’s not a child any more... (1/2)