53-Year-Old Courteney Cox Opens Up About Her Relationship With Teen Daughter. She Co-Parents Her With Ex-Husband

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Teenage years is a rough time not only for a child but for a parent. This is the period of self-doubt and constant guessing whether you did the right thing. Dialogs are met with rolled eyes.

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But actress Courteney Cox seems to handle the teenage years of her daughter Coco pretty well.

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She admits that it was different when she was growing up, as she wanted to tell her mom everything, but Coco is the exact opposite. Cox said:

I want her to tell me everything, and she doesn’t want to tell me anything. Exactly the opposite of the childhood I had.

But wanting to hide some stuff doesn’t mean that the two are not close. Coco comments:

I would also describe it as, well, I am a 13-year-old girl, you are a mom, so I love you, but of course we’re gonna get in fights. But we’re very close. Very close. I love you a lot.

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The situation is a little bit more complicated as Cox co-parents Coco with her ex-husband David Arquette, but the loving parents found a way to keep the relationship in their family balanced and supportive.

You don’t want to go in one house and have anything split. You want it to be harmonious in both places.

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Although Coco acts like a typical teen at times, and it can be challenging to get her out of her room, Courteney figured out a solution:

I got her this big bed and that was the biggest mistake I’ve made. You need to make a bed really uncomfortable so all they wanna do is just go there for those hours they have to. That’s the big thing, I think.

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Last year, Coco made her music video debut in a clip for Monogem's song 'Wild':

David Arquette’s life is a little bit more chaotic, as the actor is raising a baby, a toddler, and a teen.

But he is a bit support to his wife and likes to “fight crime” with his children, as they all love to dress up in superheroes.

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