Behavior & Development • Feb 14, 2019

How to Comfort Your Child’s Broken Heart

How can you, as a parent, help comfort your child’s broken heart after they go through a breakup? Few experiences are as emotionally intense for teens as a broken heart. Teen breakups can be difficult to navigate for children, and also their parents. As a parent, it’s important to know how to respond. In this video, Dr. Sarah Garwood provides specific advice on what to do, and what not to do, when your child is going through their first heartbreak. Learn some tips for having supportive conversations about teens and dating, breakups, healthy coping and appropriate social media use. Finally, find out what some warning signs are that your teen isn’t coping well and might need additional help.