I met Stacy* when she was 16. She reached out to me because she was thinking about ending her own life. She wanted to live, but she also wanted to be hopeful. When we began to peel back the layers, the truth was revealed. Stacy was a victim of the same five lies as many teenage girls.
We are more affected by what we believe than we think. A lie can send a teenager whose brain is developing into darkness or make her chase after anything but God.
As a parent, it’s vitally important that you’re aware of these lies so you can help your daughter identify them. Even more importantly, you must know the truth that combats the lies so you can arm your girl with the weapons she’ll need to fight them.
Lie No. 1. What I feel defines who I am
A teen girl’s feelings swell and crash like the tide, pulled not by the moon, but by hormones, peers, media and the pressures of emerging adulthood. We both know it. But your teen might not.
If a woman believes that her feelings represent the highest truth then she should do whatever she wants. You can also find out more about Right? You can also find out more about The truth… She…