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Minnesota parents who have been through a divorce, are living apart and are struggling to co-parent their teenaged child should consider several ways they could possibly improve their family situation. Successful co-parenting provides a teenager with stability and support — two important factors that can help prevent risky behavior and experimentation.

Focusing on solid communication is one way exes can successfully co-parent. For example, divorced parents should always be in touch when it comes to a teen’s friends. A parent shouldn’t assume the other parent knows who is in the teenager’s life, especially when it means neglecting to get to know the teen’s friends. Peer pressure is a major factor in why a teenager might turn to risky behavior. Communicating about a teen’s life can go a long way toward providing consistent guidance.

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