Laurence Steinberg quotes

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Adolescents sometimes say..."My friends listen to me, but my parents only hear me talk." Often they are right. Familiarity breeds ...
Adolescents have the right to be themselves. The fact that you were the belle of the ball, the captain of the lacrosse team, the p ...
Adolescents need to be reassured that nothing--neither their growing maturity, their moods, their misbehavior, nor your anger at s ...
Parents sometimes feel that if they don't criticize their child, their child will never learn. Criticism doesn't make people want ...
Most adults would not dream of belittling, humiliating, or bullying (verbally or physically) another adult. But many of the same a ...
From the adolescent's perspective, it's like discovering that another layer of management (the stepparent) is being thrust between ...
Peer pressure is not a monolithic force that presses adolescents into the same mold. . . . Adolescents generally choose friend who ...
On an abstract level, young adolescents understand that playing with drugs can lead to addiction or an overdose, sex without contr ...
The parent-adolescent relationship is like a partnership in which the senior partner (the parent) has more expertise in many areas ...
At a stage when young people want more than anything to be like everyone else, they find themselves the least alike. Everyone thei ...
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