We hate to break it to you, but the teen-age can last a lot longer than up to age eighteen. That's what a listener has found with their 20-year-old, and wants to know how to manage their mess, backchat and lack of direction, without them necessarily moving out.
Plus, Ginni and Jo have some advice for a parent who is concerned that her son doesn't have any close friends, and explains the benefits of being a 'floater'.
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Hosts: Dr Ginni Mansberg & Jo Lamble
Find a copy of The New Teen Age here: https://www.booktopia.com.au/the-new-teen-age-ginni-mansberg/book/9781922351258.html
Producer: Emmeline Peterson
Audio Production: Thom Lion
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