Teens and Dangerous Behaviors

by Mark Gregston

We’ve all done things in our youth that were dangerous.  But with today’s culture pushing our kids to perform and garner “likes” and gain “followers,” the stakes are higher than ever.  I grew up in Louisiana, so you know we were doing stupid things when we were younger, but there wasn’t a world-wide social aspect encouraging my small group of friends to use alcohol or participate in dares and games, which sometimes cause irreparable physical harm.  Today, kids are being encouraged to use drugs and even become adrenaline junkies, all in the name of outperforming their peers. 

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Teens and Dangerous Behavior

#498 – Student Story: Drew

with host Mark Gregston


It’s normal for teens to push the boundaries as they enter young adulthood. But how close to the edge do you let them go?

This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston identifies some of the dangers tempting today’s teens and offers sound advice for what to do before, during and after an offense.

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