Being prepared will make it easier not only on you, but also on your teen. Breakups can be tough, no matter how amicable. These tips will help you to be there when your teen needs you most. Listen without judgment. Let them know you are sorry for their pain. Once the initial pain has subsided, you can offer some constructive criticism that might help them to better cope with future relationships.
When your teen boy becomes smitten, he can feel like he is floating on a cloud, high above the ground. When this love affair comes to an end, he will likely suffer a jarring fall back to Earth. Give him some space. Tell your teen that you are there for him, then back off and wait for him to come to you instead of planting yourself on his bed and trying to compel him to talk.
She's having a very hard time with unanswered questions, seeing him at school, adapting to life without him and so forth. They're both juniors. He is a terrific kid, making it that much more difficult. It is very hard to watch her struggle.
Stay tuned into how your son is doing, and if you feel his mood does not lift, or his depression gets worse, consider seeking help from a mental health professional. Photograph: Getty Images. Q My son was going out with a girl for the past two years, since he was They broke up a couple of months ago and, at the time, my husband and I were relieved as we thought it was becoming a little intense and distracting him from his studies.