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Breaking Down Barriers Between Dads and Teens

Teens can benefit enormously from having a close, genuine relationship with their dad, but sometimes — through any combo of life’s challenges — it doesn’t always work out that way. Dads and their teens then have to work TOGETHER to overcome those obstacles and build a bond. In this episode, Mark Gregston chats with a couple of young ladies staying at Heartlight who are both walking through challenging relationships with their fathers. Listen in now to hear their stories!  

For more on this subject, check out Mark’s article, ‘Parable for Dads,’ at

Author: Mark Gregston

Mark Gregston began working with teens more than 40 years ago as a youth minister and Young Life director. He has authored nearly two dozen books, has written hundreds of articles, and is host of the nationally-acclaimed Parenting Today’s Teens podcast and radio broadcast.