A Program To Help You Deal Effectively with Teen Problems

Drug and Alcohol Use

Sexuality Issues

Parental Disrespect

Teen Pregnancy

School Pressures

Adult Disrespect

Teenage Crime

Disregard for Authority

The First Question

The first question we must ask ourselves in addressing thistypical teenage problem is:

Would I rather be right or
Would I rather be effective?

Unfortunately, there are times when we adults cannot have it both ways. This may or may not be one of those times. So here are two ways to go.

I. Decide to be right and hope you can also be effective.

II. Practice being effective and let others worry about whether you are being right.