When I asked a good friend whether she had ever thrown a surprise party for one of her three teenagers, she laughed. “OMG! My kids would kill me if I threw them a surprise party. It would be their idea of hell. They just want to hang with their friends,” she said.
I laughed, too. When it comes to my own teenage daughter, I’ve felt more and more like an insistent host trying to push bad food on her guests — my offerings of advice have become increasingly intrusive. Whereas my daughter once shrieked with joy as I picked her up from school, my job as a parent these days has been to fade into the background as she separates herself from the family and gravitates more toward her peer group.
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