I ruined my relationship with my parents unintentionally. A trusted family member manipulated me into agreeing to say bad things about my parents and blamed it on me and pretend to show concern. What should I do to fix it? They hate me now.

Updated 21 August 2023 under Ask Us.

We’re so sorry you’re in such a tricky situation!  This sounds like a challenging situation and without knowing more of the details, we think would be best for you to […]

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I’m fourteen years old. I am a lesbian, but I don’t know how to tell my parents. I have felt this way since I was eleven years old. I also have a crush, but I don’t know how to tell her either. I think my parents will accept me, but I don’t know what to do. Can you help me?

Updated 22 April 2022 under Ask Us.

Thank you so much for reaching out to us. For some people coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and/or queer (LGBTQ+) to parents is casual and accepting, while for others […]

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Is it common for a teenager to talk about their first sexual experience with their parents/guardians? Assumedly in a good relationship with parents/guardians? Thank you!

Updated 26 May 2021 under Ask Us.

Thanks for your question. Lots of people wonder whether they should talk to their parent/guardian about sex. If you have a good relationship with your parent/guardian, and feel safe talking […]

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I have bulimia, and I’m not sure if I should tell my parents. They would probably get mad at me.

Updated 1 February 2021 under Ask Us.

Thank you for this question. Telling your parents about your struggle with bulimia can definitely be nerve-wracking, but can also be so important to make sure you’re able to get […]

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I’m 16 years old and when I go to the doctor, my mom insists on staying in the room. I have an upcoming doctor’s appointment and I want to ask some more personal questions. Do I have the right to talk to the doctor without my mom in the room?

Updated 24 April 2020 under Ask Us.

This is a great question! Kudos for wanting to begin understanding what it’s like to take charge of your own health, that’s great! It’s important for you to learn how […]

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My parents recently separated because my father had an affair. I love my dad but I am angry with him at the same time. I’m not sure how to deal with my feelings. What should I do?

Updated 1 November 2019 under Ask Us.

It sounds like you’re going through a really difficult time. It also seems like you may be having some conflicting feelings and that is completely understandable given your situation. Your […]

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