Parents: avoid being pit against each other

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Parents: avoid being pit against each other

Question: I’m happy that my husband can be a disciplinarian when our teen daughter requires correcting. However, she has started coming to tell me afterward that (in her perception) her dad “yelled” at her. How do I help my daughter and husband to understand each other better during these times?

It sounds like your husband feels your daughter doesn’t listen until he raises his tone, and that she is not responding to him until he escalates. This i...

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