Why are Kids so Afraid of Being Real with their Parents? Adolescents typically discuss their fears about fitting in and figuring out relationships. Self-doubts overwhelm them, even if they appear well-adjusted and confident. Their outer persona rarely matches their inner life.
Dr. Ramey’s favorite inspiring quotes from over the years. In addition to collecting baseball cards, I started writing down favorite quotes when I was in elementary school. My mom ‘cleaned out’ (i.e., threw away) my cards when I went to college, but I’ve continued to collect the inspirational perspectives from others.
One of six children has a mental health disorder, but most of these kids don’t receive professional help for their problems. If you can’t get involved with a mental health professional, consider one of these suggestions instead.
Do you know your teen has a secret life? Therapy offers young adults the confidentiality and safety to reveal themselves in ways that they cannot do with others. Here is a glimpse at your teen’s private world.
Loneliness is hard to diagnose in kids, and often can be mistaken for other conditions. Kids are reluctant to admit such feelings, concerned that it’s a sign of weakness. Here are four ways to help you identify a lonely child.