Bullying, gangs, social media, smartphones, reality TV ... The hands-on guide you need to communicate and develop a solid bond with your teen In the past, parents could block the threats of the outside world by merely closing their front door and turning off the TV. Now, your home is penetrable thanks to social media and cellphones, and drugs are easier to get than ever. What Your Teenager Is Talking About -- And What They're Really Saying helps you re-open the lines of communication with "silent" teenage boys and cut through the drama of teenage girls. The authors provide education and coping skills for navigating the everything from socially complex issues concerning sexting and bullying to mundane challenges like school and homework.