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    Hostage situation

    February 1, 2011

    Living with teenagers is like being in a permanent hostage situation. There is a constant stand-off between the terrorist (teenager) and hapless negotiator (parent). There is a perpetual threat of violence in the air or, if not actual violence (my girls are lovely girls!) then at least of outbreaks of major door slamming and a teenage face wearing a look of total dejection, scorn or scowling anger. They have no fear of wrinkles yet, with all that lovely collagen at their…

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