Teenagers and their fathers/father figures

Tell your teenagers you love them, even when they are testing your patience.

  • The times when teenagers are the most rebellious, obnoxious and even hurtful are the times when they need the most love
  • Tell them you are there for them, no matter what happens, especially during tough times


Learn about parenting

Take the opportunity to read books and websites, listen to talks and discuss fathering (and, more generally, parenting) with others.


Talking about sexuality with boys and girls

Don’t avoid the topic of sexuality with your children – both girls and boys.