If you are talking on the phone in the car, you are not paying attention, is one thing.
As a mother of boys I find it sad and terrifying for them.
Just give him a way to tell you in a non-conflicting kind of way.
Things no one tells you about parenting a teenage boy
I encourage you to find something that your child enjoys doing and do it with him: Play that video game, shoot hoops, throw a ball around out back, just sit and talk to them, go somewhere with them, but just be with your son.
Description: The tween teen years are important. I hope you have one of these for girls too — girls are often harder to raise than boys.