"This is Why Your Teen Pushes You Away"
It’s common for tweens and teens to want to separate themselves from their parents. And teens assert their need for independence with clear signals; not wanting to be seen walking next to their parents in public, spending more time with their friends than their family, or heading straight to their rooms and closing the door when they get home from school.
This growing need for separation can be a hard adjustment. Why is it that teens push parents away just at a time when they need them more than ever? It’s because rejecting parents is a necessary – but TEMPORARY – part of development. It’s about the signals they receive from their bodies and brains that say they’re getting ready to launch into the world.
The above comes directly from their website. To read more of this article click here!