Teenage is a trying time for kids as well as their parents. A disconnect sets in which is often talked about as ‘Generation Gap’.
For teens, theirs friends become the centre of their world. Studies reveal that spending too much time with best friends may be not an excellent idea for girls. Teenage girls go through hormonal, physical and emotional changes. They tend to discuss the minutest details for hours with her best friend and focus on negative self image. Later on ,it may translate into depression. So the less time they spend co-ruminating with each other, the better will be their state of mind.
What to do. Encourage your teenage daughter to pursue her interests and hobbies. Channelize her unbounded energy into productive activities. Read Psychologytoday.com.