Teen Talk

January 7, 2014

Kelly Richardson: Lying to parents makes her a participant, not a victim

My parents think they can’t trust me all because of two stupid things. Now they are treating me like I’m like 8 years old instead of 14. My mom refused to buy me thong underwear, so I went out and bought some for myself. When I got to school every day I would change into the thongs and wear those. I forgot to change back one day and my mom figured it out and got really mad.

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Therapist Kelly Richardson writes a weekly column for The Sacramento Bee. Her Folsom practice focuses on adolescents. Richardson says she believes proper communication and clear boundaries help build strong and lasting relationships. Contact Kelly Richardson at krichardson@sacbee.com or mail to Teen Talk, The Sacramento Bee, P.O. Box 15880, Sacramento, CA 95852.