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Teens getting just ’18 seconds’ of conversation from their dads each day

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Fathers are guilty of spending as little as 18 seconds talking to their teenage sons each day, a leading headmaster in Sydney says. 

Ross and John tested out the theory with Scorcher Davidson – to see just how much information they could elicit as he played the part of a disinterested teen.

Hilarity ensued. 

Listen below to ‘Scorcher the teen’ chat with Ross and John:

Later, Dr Tim Hawkes told Ross and John social media obsessed teens were in danger of spending more time glued to their phones than engaging with their parents.

‘If we are able to give them time, each day that is more adequate than anything else in terms of an expression of our love towards them,’ he said.

Click play to hear the full interview on 3AW Breakfast:

 

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