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Teen Boys

The Good, the Bad and the Ironic: 9 Facts About Teen Boys That Are All of Those At Once

Beth Markley | Posted 06.19.2014 | Parents
Beth Markley

Every day teens get gobs of sympathy for coping with the changes they're going through. What about a nod toward the parents of teens and the roller coaster we get to ride?

High Concern About Physique, Thinness Linked With Risky Behaviors For Teen Boys

Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living

A new study sheds some light on the number of teen boys who are highly concerned with their appearance and physique. Nearly one in 10 teen boys ar...

Boys and Body Image: Four Affirming Messages From Parents

GalTime | Posted 06.01.2013 | Parents
GalTime

Remember, how you talk to and respond to your son's physical appearance has a profound impact on what he thinks and feel about himself.

Why I Dislike Grounding Teens

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 04.28.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Have you really seen anything positive result from this type of punishment? This type of punishment just drives a wedge between the parents and teens.

10 Benefits Of Having Teen Boys

Emily Cappo | Posted 04.18.2013 | Parents
Emily Cappo

Gone are the days when I was chasing my three active boys around the playground or wiping their chocolatey mouths. There are times when I long for the days when I could pick them up and kiss their pudgy cheeks. Yet, I've recently discovered that being a mom to teen boys has its benefits.

Why Teenage Boys Are Biologically Wired to Stay Up, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Did you know that there is a biological reason behind your teen's wacky sleep habits? Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman explained ...

The Mythology Of Teen Boys 'Snapping'

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 03.11.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Teen boys and other individuals who commit violent crimes do not simply snap. Rubber bands snap. People do not.

How We Are Failing Our Teenage Boys

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.10.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

n my role as a friend and a clinical psychologist, I must say that if I hear the phrase "boys are easier than girls," one more time, I may just bang my very cerebral and emotional head against the hardest wall that I can find. I am frustrated. Parents may believe that teenage boys are easier than girls because they just don't understand their sons. It is as simple and complicated as that.

Are You A Slut Shamer?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.21.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

I'm not saying girls should be "like boys" (whatever that means) or that I think promiscuity is a good thing. I'm saying there should be the same standard of behavior for both sexes.

Are Teen Boys Less Motivated Than Teen Girls?

AP | By MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

GOLD LAKE, Colo. -- They don't HAVE to get up. "Get out of bed, don't get out of bed," they're told. "But if you don't, you don't progress. It's up t...

'Bronies': Teen Boys Who Love My Little Ponies

The Wall Street Journal | Vauhini Vara and Ann Zimmerman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

15 young men in this hotbed of activism gathered at an Indian restaurant on a recent Sunday and made an appeal: Could the waiter please switch the TV ...

Teen Masturbation Linked With Safe Sex

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living

More teen boys masturbate than teen girls, and engaging in the practice seems to be tied with their safe sex practices, according to a new study. ...

Pro-Gay Schools: Like Any Other High School, But Without Bullies

The Good Men Project Magazine | Mark McCormack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Mark McCormack The Good Men Project Magazine Consider the scene: Tom, a small, shy, openly gay high school student, sat at the back of the scho...