For over 30 years, Heartlight Ministries has been working with teens. While similar ministries focus on teen behaviors, we took a difference approach. We knew that if our sole focus was on the behavior, nothing would ever change because the attention is placed on managing a symptom, and not the problem. So, we dug deeper to discover what the behaviors represented. We found that teen depression is typically caused by expectations not being met, dishonesty is a product of fearing consequences, and disobedience doesn’t happen on its own—there’s always a reason, so you need to figure out what’s driving the behavior. Continue reading “What’s Behind Your Teen’s Behavior?”
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