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Emotional changes in preadolescence


If there is one word that defines the stage of adolescence, it is 'change'. In it, the children leave a world of protection towards an uncertain future, also imbued with a Hormonal ‘cocktail’ that causes emotional changes that we have to learn to manage.

During preadolescence and adolescence, parents begin to observe sudden changes in the mood of his children, who go from calm to activity, from joy to apathy from one moment to the next. During this stage they also begin to see rebellious attitudes that are due to the fact that they do not understand why they should do something if it seems unfair or directly, they do not like it.

We tell you how to manage emotional changes in preadolescence.

Suddenly, children find themselves in a society with rules and they ask themselves 'why do I have to follow those rules'. That is to say, during this stage he begins to question everything, to want to differentiate themselves from the "older ones" ... and the problems with adults begin.

The human being comes "programmed" with various emotions, of which the basic ones are anger, fear, joy and sadness, which are common to all human beings regardless of cultural origins.

Emotions help us to direct our lives and play a fundamental role in our development. There are no good or bad emotions; For example, feeling anger may seem bad, but it has its function, which is to adapt and protect what we consider to be our own.

What role can parents play in emotion management of our children? The answer is that we can accompany them in that emotional development, but without forgetting that the focus has to be on them, not on us.

At this stage, children begin to establish habits for the future, so what they we have to do is make them aware of their own emotions, of how they live and manage them.

We have to teach our children to create strategies to learn to express their emotions as they feel; Only then will they be able to understand their emotional state and accept that those feelings have to be 'regulated' to achieve emotional stability.

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