Adolescents are programmed to hate curfew because they think it’s about control or trust. A curfew is a reflection of your concern for your child’s safety and well being, so present it as such. Your teen may push back with “I’m the only kid who has to be in at 11” (probably not true, but don’t go there). You need to respond “I love you, I care about you, I want to help keep you safe.”
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