I Can’t Talk to My Parents
How to Talk to Parents continued...
If all else fails, remember to stay strong and positive. Often in life, we
must do things that do not make us happy. But many times, these things turn out
for the best. You will be on your own soon enough, and can make your own
decisions then. Disagreements with parents can be frustrating because you love
them and do not want to hurt them. At the same time, you feel the need to be
Be patient and persistent. In time, it's likely that you and your parents
will relate to each other as interdependentadults, working through your
problems together. Keep in mind this quote from author Mark Twain:
"When I was 14, my father was so ignorant, I could hardly stand to
have him around. When I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much he had
learned in just seven years!"