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Do you think teenagers can make their own decisions?

In some families, teenagers are always encouraged to listen to elders before they take any major decision because it is said that the adults’s voice is the voice of reason. On the other hand, there are families where teenagers are expected to take major decisions by themselves and are pressured to make the ‘right choice’. In this video on teenagers and decision making, our expert Aarti Rajaratnam suggests ways for parents to handle the situation. ‘Knowing teenagers with Aarti C Rajaratnam’ is a fortnightly video column for parents, teachers, and adults who interact with teenagers. Each episode will share insights that will help the audience understand the adolescent mind and behavior. Aarti C Rajaratnam is a clinical psychologist who has been working with children and teenagers for over two decades. If you enjoyed the video, subscribe to our channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCbT48HYDQiIeIC6akJLQqg Visit our portal https://www.whiteswanfoundation.org and follow us on social media for updates on the column and other interesting content on mental health. Facebook -https://www.facebook.com/whiteswanfoundation/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/mentalhealthind Instagram - @mentalhealtind: https://www.instagram.com/mentalhealthind/ LinkedIn - https://in.linkedin.com/company/whiteswan Credits: Producers - Priyanka M, Arathi Kannan Camera and editing - Mohan Kamakshi Music: Time to be Happy, hooksounds.com