Far too often, parents try to skirt over the important issues in life such as alcohol and drugs, growing up, sex and other ‘facts of life,’ by talking around the issues. Unfortunately, this leaves a lot to the imagination for a preteen or teenager.
Extremism is never a good quality. If you plan on charging a teenager rent when he or she turns 18, you might need a little wiggle room on when the first installment is actually due.
You need money to move. To rent a one-bedroom apartment or efficiency there are costs involved and it depends on where in the country you live to figure this out. Let’s use three examples that show a range and look at rent, moving, and other money-costs.
It’s hard to imagine that your little girl is growing up. But even harder to imagine is that your little girl is having sex. For many parents, the easiest way to deal with the fact that their daughter may or may not be having sex is to simply live in a state of blissful denial.
Essentially, the only wholly effective way to not get pregnant is through abstinence. Even so, in most cases it takes both vaginal penetration and ejaculation to cause a pregnancy.
Don’t forget what it was like to be a teenager. Being a teen can be hard at times, and just because you made a zillion mistakes doesn’t mean your teen will.
Sending teenagers to boot camp is often a decision that saves lives, and futures, without the scar that jail time leaves on their record.
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