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My Hateful Father
Q&A for Teens

My Hateful Father

My father is constantly disrespecting me and refuses to get help.

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Feeling Forced into Religion
Q&A for Teens

Feeling Forced into Religion

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My parents keep Shabbat, but I’m just not really feeling it.

Intruder in My Social Group
Q&A for Teens

Intruder in My Social Group

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I have a former best friend who’s now trying to take away my friends!

Curfew Woes
Q&A for Teens

Curfew Woes

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When will my parents stop treating me like I’m a little kid?

Sensitivity to Others
Q&A for Teens

Sensitivity to Others

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I have to go to a shiva house and I don’t know what to say when I’m there.

How Can I Make the World a Better Place?
Q&A for Teens

How Can I Make the World a Better Place?

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There’s so much pain in the world. But I’m just a teenager. What can I do?

Peer Pressure
Q&A for Teens

Peer Pressure

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Don’t let people pressure you into being something you’re not.

Homesick
Q&A for Teens

Homesick

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I’m away at college, and I’m just so sad!

Fighting Darkness With Light
Q&A for Teens

Fighting Darkness With Light

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I feel scared and sad by all the violence filling the world. What can I do?

Choosing a Career
Q&A for Teens

Choosing a Career

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It’s time for me to decide what I’m going to do in the future. I feel lost!

How to Lead a Group Well
Q&A for Teens

How to Lead a Group Well

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My youth group president hogs all the power and doesn’t listen to anyone else.

No Confidence
Q&A for Teens

No Confidence

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I really want to make my dreams come true, but I’m too scared of what people will think.

Should I Keep My Materialistic Friend?
Q&A for Teens

Should I Keep My Materialistic Friend?

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My friend always talks about money. Should I keep her as a friend?

Parents Fighting
Q&A for Teens

Parents Fighting

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My parents have a terrible marriage and it’s affecting my whole family. What should I do?

Am I A Control Freak?
Q&A for Teens

Am I A Control Freak?

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I have this need to feel in control. Is something wrong with me?

Manipulative Friend
Q&A for Teens

Manipulative Friend

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Stay away from people who don’t treat you well.

Mother with Unreasonable Expectations
Q&A for Teens

Mother with Unreasonable Expectations

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I feel I will never be good enough for my mother.

Love Notes to God
Q&A for Teens

Love Notes to God

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How do I know God loves me?

Self-Discipline and Grit
Q&A for Teens

Self-Discipline and Grit

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Help! I need to lose weight after being in bed for a month with mono.

Discouraged
Q&A for Teens

Discouraged

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Trying to see the good in difficult situations.

Breaking My New Year’s Resolution
Q&A for Teens

Breaking My New Year’s Resolution

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I made a New Year’s Resolution, and I kept it…until now.

Friend in Wheelchair
Q&A for Teens

Friend in Wheelchair

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Don’t let your friend get away with murder just because she’s in a wheelchair.

My Father Makes Fun of Me
Q&A for Teens

My Father Makes Fun of Me

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My dad always makes fun of me and then says he was just joking.

How to Get Your Teen to Stop Drinking
Q&A for Teens

How to Get Your Teen to Stop Drinking

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If you want to influence their decisions, make sure they feel your love, caring, and respect.

Drink Up
Q&A for Teens

Drink Up

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When I go to parties, my friends all pressure me to drink.

Life Is So Hard
Q&A for Teens

Life Is So Hard

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I get thrown difficulty after difficulty, and I’m so overwhelmed and anxious and stressed out by it.

Can God Love Me?
Q&A for Teens

Can God Love Me?

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I feel guilty for what I’ve done wrong and it’s hard for me to believe God loves me.

Bad-Mouthing
Q&A for Teens

Bad-Mouthing

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All my family does is gossip! What do I do?

Back to School Nerves
Q&A for Teens

Back to School Nerves

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My stomach hurts every time I think about going back to school.

Identifying with Israel
Q&A for Teens

Identifying with Israel

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I’m a regular American teenager about to go to camp. How do I feel Israel’s struggle during this time of war?

Scared to Make Friends
Q&A for Teens

Scared to Make Friends

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I want to feel connected to others but I’m scared to make a new friend.

Haters Bringing Up Your Past
Q&A for Teens

Haters Bringing Up Your Past

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How do you get people to change their opinion of you if you’ve changed for the better?

My Dad is Glued to his Phone
Q&A for Teens

My Dad is Glued to his Phone

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My father is always on his cell phone. He doesn’t even seem to notice I’m there.

Mean Girl Sleeping Over
Q&A for Teens

Mean Girl Sleeping Over

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You don’t have to have a relationship with someone who doesn’t treat you well.

Grandma Coming to Stay
Q&A for Teens

Grandma Coming to Stay

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Honoring someone who thinks and acts differently than you do.

A Web of Lies
Q&A for Teens

A Web of Lies

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My teacher told me not to tell my friend what he said.

Feeling Jealous
Q&A for Teens

Feeling Jealous

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I recently met people who are just as good at my special talent as I am!

Seeking Love & Comfort
Q&A for Teens

Seeking Love & Comfort

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Help! I wanted to buy a pacifier. What is happening to me?

How Do I Stop a Harmful Habit?
Q&A for Teens

How Do I Stop a Harmful Habit?

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How can someone change a habit or their thought process?

Cross-Dressing Kid?
Q&A for Teens

Cross-Dressing Kid?

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What should I do about my little sister who likes to wear men’s clothing?

Q&A for Teens: Lousy Teacher
Q&A for Teens

Q&A for Teens: Lousy Teacher

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I hate one of my teachers. What should I do?

Q&A for Teens: Depressed and All My Fault
Q&A for Teens

Q&A for Teens: Depressed and All My Fault

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The key to your healing is: “I am a worthy creation simply because God created me.”

Q&A for Teens: Create More Good
Q&A for Teens

Q&A for Teens: Create More Good

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The best way to fight meanness and evil.

Q&A for Teens: Grandpa in Decline
Q&A for Teens

Q&A for Teens: Grandpa in Decline

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My grandfather used to be so strong and vigorous, but now he’s slowing down and I’m scared.

Q&A for Teens: Overwhelmed!
Q&A for Teens

Q&A for Teens: Overwhelmed!

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Help! There's just too much to do in a day!

Q&A for Teens: Cliques
Q&A for Teens

Q&A for Teens: Cliques

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I hate the tension and conflict that exists between these two groups in my school.

Q&A for Teens: My Disparaging Mother
Q&A for Teens

Q&A for Teens: My Disparaging Mother

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My mother doesn’t accept me for who I am.

Q and A for Teens: Afraid to Enjoy the Joy
Q&A for Teens

Q and A for Teens: Afraid to Enjoy the Joy

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I have a good life, but I’m afraid something bad is going to happen.

Q&A for Teens: Not Enough Money
Q&A for Teens

Q&A for Teens: Not Enough Money

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We don’t have as much money as the neighbors and it’s embarrassing.

Q&A for Teens: Should I Conform?
Q&A for Teens

Q&A for Teens: Should I Conform?

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All the popular kids are one way and I’m another. Should I change myself to be like them?