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Building Teen’s Social Skills with Friends

By adolescence, the time spent with peers is greater than the time spent with adults, including parents. Friendships are very important to teens. As they prepare to pull away from their parents, youth need the acceptance and support of their friends. In addition to offering general companionship, adolescent friendships help teens develop conflict resolution skills and provide stability during transitions

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Teen Friendships

Friends. Everyone needs a buddy to lean on. Whether child or adult, studies consistently show that good friendships help us fight illness, promote brain health, slow aging, avoid depression, and prolong life. Not to mention they just generally make us feel happier. Friendships are also very important to teens. As they prepare to pull away from their parents, youth need

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