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Getting Your Teen Out of Their Room and Into the World

In this episode, Mark Gregston answers a question from a listener whose 15-year-old daughter wants to spend most of her time alone playing on her phone. Does that sound familiar? Mark shares some practical steps you can take to help your teen get motivated to take responsibility, start pursuing other activities and begin to learn internal boundaries. Tune in now for Mark’s tips!  

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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.