Parents

Our Parents Are Guiding Lights It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that our parents are our guiding lights when we’re growing up. Just like a lighthouse, your parents guide you into safe harbor like a ship in the night trying to avoid crashing against the rocky shore. Without our parents' loving concern and desire for our safety we could make serious mistakes like taking a drug because we “thought it would be harmless.” Our parents are here to help us. Parents aren’t always our biological parents either. Sometimes we’re raised by grandparents, adoptive parents, or other loving parental figures. The nature of a parent is to protect us from harm, to raise us so we can take every opportunity to succeed in life. They’re there to answer our questions and support us when we fail. They’re also there to pass on their experience that they have gained over their lifetime. Your parents have been in the same situations that you have and know best how to address your questions and concerns. Teenage Stress You may feel like your parents don’t understand the amount of stress you are dealing with. No one can, actually, completely relate to the particular stress that you’re dealing with. However,...