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Nag, nag, nag – but are your parents right?

Eat your vegetables, phone when you are going to be late, early to bed on school nights, do your homework, don’t slouch. It is at this point where the glazed look comes in handy.

Make nice with mom

When it comes to mothers and teen daughters, you can bet there are conflicts about hair, friends and messy bedrooms. How can two people who love each other disagree so much?

When young love hurts

For one in three teenagers their first love is an introduction to physical, emotional or sexual abuse.

Dumped! So what now?

There is a big difference between being dumped after ten years or after three days of furious flirting. So how does one deal with being dumped?

Is he interested or what?

You take a detour between Biology and Maths and walk up three extra flights of stairs, just because you might walk past him on his way to his English class.

Meeting the parents

Today you're meeting your girlfriend's parents over lunch. You would rather go for a ride on the Big Dipper without a seatbelt. But there’s no getting out of this one.

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The beginner's guide to dating boys

Need a little help on how to, un-complicate “The Date”? Even if you don’t feel quite ready yet for your first date you can tuck this stuff away for later.

Get along with your parents

Negotiating with your parents to loosen up a little is a skill, so here; we show you how to take the pressure off.

Parents driving you crazy?

Are there things you can do to reduce the fighting and get them to listen to what you have to say before they bluntly refuse to let you do something you really would like to?

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