My daughter is newly 17 and she’s always been independent but recently she’s been able to hangout with friends more and make plans on her own after asking of course. She also has a job and is an athlete that already takes up lots of time, she wants to plan things on top of each other to fill her day. Ex. She’ll hangout with her boyfriend until she has to go to work and she’s gone all day which means I never see her and the more important things get miss like scheduling a physical and such. How do I help my teen prioritize the right things but also help her feel confident in having a social life and transition into adulthood. Right at this moment I’m freaking out and think that I didn’t do a good enough job raising her to be confident In her decisions and teach her how to function in the real world while using her real world skills.
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