Eliot Antoniuk
Eliot Antoniuk voted up Tom Jackson's answer

The only real option a young person has to express extreme displeasure is verbally.

We parents know that and we generally allow for that and don't take such expressions too seriously beyond realizing that the young person is really upset.

Something as simply as saying: "Sorry, mom, I was really upset and I just sort of … Read more

Eliot Antoniuk
Eliot Antoniuk voted up Angela Anthony's answer

Walk up to your mom right now and apologize to her sincerely. Tell her just what you told us here, then have a discussion about what can be done differently in the future....like just being honest and stating mom, give me a little space for five or ten minutes....instead of saying things that you can … Read more