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When you're growing up you might make decisions without thinking of the impact it has on others and you might react badly when your parents question your actions. This is what can lead to falling out with them. Don’t worry, this is normal and puberty is hard for parents too.

 

As the journey from childhood to adulthood might start and end between the ages of 12 - 25 (adolescence), the emotional rollercoaster you find yourself on may continue into your twenties causing frustration to you and your parents.

 

This is normal and as you get older you may start to consider others and see things from their point of view. You may feel more able to take responsibility for your actions and there'll be times when you feel comfortable saying sorry to those around you and admitting mistakes have happened.

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peachy

it'd be cool if the rest of the comments are the heart glasses avatar. :P

doggie

I started puberty when I was 8 actually and just started my period at 13, everyone is different :)

Alice

I was about 9 years old and we went to my uncles house and I gave mt mum a hug but she was like uhh you smell of sweat (she said it in a nice way) and I was so embarrassed but she got me my first deodorant, I was 11 when I got my first bra but it wasnt padded and I had discharge for 10 months ,I am 12 now and I started my period just over 2 months ago.

Rose @SOMEONE

Reply to someone. Nah not everyones a british here. Im australian and its spelled as 'mum' here too

Zooble

Hey Patricia! Maybe it's time to have a big sister chat. She needs to know about puberty.

Qwerty

I’m 12 and only just starting to notice stuff.

Patricia

My sister doesn’t know about puberty but I’ve seen armpit hair start sprouting. She lifts her arms up all the night and makes it more visible. I can also see her getting the tiniest bit of pubic hair. Eek

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