The answer is yes and no. Mostly no. What concerns many parents is how much control they can have over their child once they reach 18, and many parents abdicate all authority once their kids are no longer minors.
Becoming a young adult is exciting, difficult, and scary for both parents and teens. It is a time of increasing independence and change, no matter what the situation. Learning to be independent does not happen overnight.
For many families, supporting an adult child takes an emotional and financial toll. Here are nine steps you can take now to decrease the chances your teen will move back home later:. The biggest reason teens move back home is due to financial problems.
Jump to navigation. I am not a parent yet, but I think about having my own kids and raising them to be safe. I remember being 16 and fantasizing about how cool it would be to sleep with a teacher and an older adult, and I had even been warned before about how wrong that is but wanted to do it anyway.
Adults and teens who attend our recovery centers are given an opportunity to confront their destructive choices, their self-sabotaging behavior, and their unhealthy views with the love of God and the guidance of Biblical principles. One of the major differences between traditional recovery programs and our centers is our emphasis on Christian values and cultivating a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The benefits of our long-term residential recovery program are many, beginning with how we identify those who participate.