Friendships and relationships when you are a teenager

Making friends and starting new relationships are a big part of getting older. It's very common to fall out with friends or break up from relationships – which can be very difficult to deal with. You might also be in a relationship that doesn't feel right and need some advice about what to do. The websites below contain lots of information about making friends, peer pressure, healthy and unhealthy relationships, sex and much more. There is also information available for parents around how to talk to your child about friendships, sex and relationships.

Childline - Friends, relationships and sex (opens in a new window)

Disrespect Nobody - Signs to spot (opens in a new window)

NHS Choices - How to talk to your child about sex (opens in a new window)

NHS Choices - Sex and young people (opens in a new window)