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How Many Chances Is Too Many?

Most parents experience their teens breaking their trust. But what if you’ve given multiple chances and the behavior continues? On today’s episode, Mark answers some of your most pressing questions on the topic of trust.  

Kids are going to break your trust … but you can use those situations as teachable moments. Whether you’ve given them two chances or 20, don’t give up. Consequences should be given, but should go hand in hand with encouragement to make the right decisions in the future.  

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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.