Making Teenagers Delinquent

A question about how mothers can help teenagers through their "troubled years" triggers an impassioned response from Gurudeva about how children used to be raised as compared to how they are raised and how families are formed today. Here in part two Gurudeva continues to explain some of the reasons that teens are driven to deliquency, and he offers some sagely advice for parents on how to work together with teenagers, whether they be tame or turbulent.

Photo of  Gurudeva
In practicing affectionate detachment, we are learning to live in the here and now, right in the moment. We are awakening the power of direct cognition, the power that enables us to understand what happens, when it happens and why it happens.
—Gurudeva