10 things you must tell your teenage girlUploader: Metaur 1 years ago Subscribe 5
Make sure your daughter knows that you understand the occasional necessity for a Plan B, C, or even further down the alphabet. Girls who filled in the survey for my book, Girl Stuff, told me they could remember, even years later, the comment that set them on the road to an eating disorder. This doesn't make her more "stupid" than adults after all, many grown-ups with "finished" brains make bad decisions ; it just means she needs to be smarter than the people who don't realise that their binge drinking could lead to embarrassment and, in severe cases, brain damage. Keep your friends close but your enemies closer.