Teaching Teenagers to Make Friends

Sri Yanti Nainggolan    •    13 September 2016 22:30 WIB
Teaching Teenagers to Make Friends
Illustration (Photo:AFP/Odd Andersen)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Many parents feel the teenage years are the most difficult time in bringing up children. Wrong crowd can give children bad influence.

Child psychologist Najeela Shihab suggested parents to introduce their close friends to their children.

"Give example on how to make friends," Najeela said in an event recently. 

Parents can show the positive values of friendship such as protecting each other from bad influence.

"Friendship is not about the material benefits," Najeela stated.