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Manipulative Teens

Student Story: Matt

Lies, tantrums, and emotional appeals are just some of the ways teens try to manipulate mom and dad to get what they want. But it’s a recipe for disaster! This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston helps parents look for signs of dishonesty, create a plan for how to respond well, and maintain appropriate boundaries in order to create a relationship with their teens based on honesty and trust.

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.