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I have a teenage boy who is 16 but thinks he is 20.He has recently

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I have a teenage boy who is 16 but thinks he is 20.He has recently become more violent and angry and seems to have a strong hatred towards us as parents.Also have found out alcohol seems to be an issue and manipulating a situation to make him seem better than he is. He is a beautiful boy with a good heart we just want him back that way.He has strong boundaries and we as parents love him to bits but he is affecting our health.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Parenting
Expert:  Jen Helant replied 4 years ago.

I am sorry about what is happening and I would like to try and help.

. How long has this been going on?

Have you tried any form of discipline or talking with him and if so what was his reaction?