Fearful, anxious and frustrated with your teenagers behavior and poor choices. They ignore you, say hurtful things, are angry, rebellious, shut down and do the opposite of everything you say. You lay awake at night wondering if they are on the fast track to drugs, prison or even worse! They have lost respect for you and you want to know when things will get better.
Have you been searching for a way to turn them around? So they will be get off their ass, make better choices, be safe and grow up to be a successful adult of tomorrow! So you don't have to struggle with living with a 40 year old teenager!
The digital teenager of today is more complex. Internet, cell phones and video games have them hypnotized by the dark side. They are manipulated by everything around them. Then sprinkle some bad influences from that Teen Tribe they hang out with. Then you have a recipe for defiance and chaos and a child on a path of self destruction to the land of loserville!
Yes, you believe you have tried it all? Punishment and taking all of their stuff away. Which has probably made things worse... Yet, your teenager is still defiant. Doing what they want when they want and turning your family's world upside down! You are losing hope and want to know if there is anything else you can do besides sending them to a military school, home for wayward youth or getting the law involved.