7 Reasons Never to Lie to Your Teen ...


As parents, from the time our children come to us, we are constantly lying to them. We lie about Santa Claus, the tooth fairy, about what happened to the family dog and the list just goes on. In the early days we lie because we want to encourage their imagination or protect them but as they get older, some of us fail to realize that the lying just cannot continue. Here are 7 reasons never to lie to your teen.

1. Openness and Honesty Works Both Ways

We all want our children to be open with us and honest about their lives, relationships, challenges and concerns. At the same time, we donโ€™t want to let them know too much about our lives. The fact is that openness in a relationship is a two way street. It is only works when both parties share so donโ€™t lie when they ask you whatโ€™s wrong; try the truth.

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