10 Things Your Teen Wishes You Knew


Even when your teen seems remote and uncommunicative she wishes you knew more about her.
Even when your teen seems remote and uncommunicative she wishes you knew more about her.
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Your darling baby has grown into that strangely opinionated creature -- the teenager. But that doesn't mean he or she doesn't still long for a special connection with you. Deep down, your prickly pear of an adolescent is still the same 2-year-old who aches for your acceptance and admiration. Rest assured, though, your teen will rarely admit it.

That's why we've uncovered 10 things your teen secretly wants from you. From personal space to proper punishments, teens wish for a controlled environment they can rail against. And, they hope you won't shop at Forever 21 -- at least not for yourself. After all, parents need boundaries, too.

Let's start with the most important wish: acceptance.

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