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How does conflict in the family impact a teenager?



Most adults assume that conflict involves physical violence and abuse. But it can also be emotional and psychological in nature. When a teenager gets involved in this, it can impact their emotional wellbeing in a way that carries forward well into their adulthood. In this video, Aarti Rajaratnam talks about how can parents prevent a conflict from greatly impacting a teenager. ‘Knowing teenagers with Aarti C Rajaratnam’ is a fortnightly video column for parents, teachers, and adults who interact with teenagers. Each episode will share insights that will help the audience understand the adolescent mind and behavior. Aarti C Rajaratnam is a clinical psychologist who has been working with children and teenagers for over two decades. If you have any questions pertaining to this column please write to us at columns@whiteswanfoundation.org