Ages 15-18: Behavior and Discipline

Teen girl sitting on lawn using laptopOlder teens often strive to find a sense of personal identity, and may find expression in many different ways. Don’t be surprised if their behavior changes radically—this is fairly common, and helps teens to really figure out who they are. On the other hand, teenagers want their parents’ love and concern, and parents need to be vigilant in paying attention to teenagers’ opinions and activities.