Don't-Miss-a-Beat-15-Facts-About-Heart-Disease-and-Latinos-to-Know-Now-photo122. Give your teen space. Don’t take it personally if they don’t want your hugs. I can’t speak for all teens, but in my case, my daughter wanted to be left the hell alone. They’ll probably confide in their friends before you. All you can do is be there when they are ready to emerge from the Cave of Sorrow.