Explain that a “deal breaker” is something—a behavior, comment, or value—your teen absolutely cannot tolerate and violates his or her trust in someone.
While I have perpetual plans to become a podcaster myself, I’m not quite there yet.
Before you say, “Hell no!” I strongly encourage you to really think this through.
Resist the urge to think, “NOT my kid!” and instead please think, “MAYBE my kid!” as you read.
Work with them to create a list of rules together because they will be more likely to follow rules they help create!