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Article for ToTen Newspaper: “How to survive puberty?”, by Drs. Carolina Sleijffers

Google ‘puberty/books/parents’ and you get about 1.440.000 hits. This is wonderful, don’t get me wrong. Puberty can be quite a confusing and taxing time for all. A bit of extra guidance will therefore be welcome for most parents.

But what about the adolescents themselves? How are they supposed to ‘survive’ their parents, who, at times, seem to think and want the complete opposite of what they have in mind?