Usually, an angry teenager sets up a barrier by displaying negative behaviorswhich makes it very hard to know what to do. The defiance, aggression and hostility plus the angry outbursts and the slamming of doors makes you wonder whether your home will ever be a quiet peaceful one again.
If we never get round to asking our angry teenager just what is the problem, we are never going to make the progress we need to make. We have to find out and the best way to do is to TALK to them rather than trying to figure out by spying on them
There may be issues over the actual house rules and there may be peer pressure too to rebel against these and go with the crowd.
Here are some quick guidelines :-
These are just a few of the techniques I learnt from a behavior modification program which was a great help in dealing with behavior problems in my angry teenager. There are a lot more which deal with dealing with defiance, aggressiveness and also how to talk to your teen and get through to him when there seems to be an unbreakable wall.