Как подростки слышат советы родителей о будущем?
The theme of designing the future corresponds to the age tasks of older adolescents, but becomes a source of tension in families long before the children finish school. When children reach adolescence, communication is rebuilt in families, and dialogue betweenchildren and parents is often difficult. The article discusses the features of what parental statements about the future of adolescents sound in the presentation of adolescents themselves. There are described 20 typical forms of statements about the future faced by modern adolescents from their relatives, that have a different focuses — on the child, on his/her family and on the social environment. Their advantages and disadvantages and possible psychological effects are analyzed; the representation of categories of statements in groups of adolescents of different age and sex and students in different organizations is compared. The necessity of organization of constructive discussions of the future between the teenager and his social environment is proved.