By Raising Children Network
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In this short video, parents and teenagers talk about how rules and boundaries can help teenagers develop independence, even as they get closer to adulthood. Trust and communication is a big part of this. You can also see how different parents have different expectations about boundaries. 

As one mum says, `Sometimes they want you to say no ... it makes them feel safe’.

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  • Last updated or reviewed 25-04-2015
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