Defiant Behavior

Getting Help For A Defiant Teenage Daughter: Five Ways To End Defiance

By | January 25th, 2019|Behavioral Issues, Defiant Behavior|

The teenage years bring about many hormonal changes for teenage girls. Parenting a teenager can often feel like a power struggle. When they exhibit defiant behavior, it can quickly become frustrating and cause you to want to react [...]

Rebellious Teenage Girl: Brain Scans May Reveal Hidden Risks

By | February 23rd, 2017|Defiant Behavior, Teen Girl Issues|

What drives a rebellious teenage girl continues to elude parents all over the planet--but we may have gotten a step closer to understanding what drives teenage rebellion pretty recently. Brain scans give us a deeper look into how [...]

Authenticity Training May Help Decrease Teen Anger

By | July 29th, 2016|Defiant Behavior, Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

What is authenticity? To Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow, authenticity is about nature-fulfillment. It’s about being true to our intrinsic interests, innate strengths, and being self-determined. From the humanistic perspective, the more authenticity we have, the greater amount [...]

Don’t Let Your Teen Bully You: Putting An End To Manipulative Teen Behavior

By | July 21st, 2016|Bullying, Defiant Behavior, Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

Most people hear about teens bullying other teens. But what happens when teens begin bullying their own parents? And why does this happen? If you have a manipulative teen on your hands, defending yourself can be rough at [...]

More than “Being Difficult”: Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Teens

By | May 19th, 2016|Defiant Behavior, Mental Issues|

We all know the most common aspect of teenage girls: they’re difficult. Sometimes it is more than the common “difficult”, though. Oppositional defiant disorder in teens is characterized by frequent arguing, irritability, vindictiveness, anger, and defiance toward parents [...]