Teenagers are at a weird phase where they are neither small children nor fully grown adults. They don’t open up easily and with the sea of changes that come along puberty, they tend to act or behave a little differently. If your child is maintaining a distance from you, it can be hard for you to be in sync with what is up with them, and, as a way, miss out on some key changes as well. It is not always poor academic grades, rebellious acts, lying behaviour or health concerns that point to signs of trouble.
As an aware parent, you should keep a lookout for some subtle red flags in your teen’s behaviour: