How To Keep A Teenager Compliant in Parents, Friends and Loved Ones of Celiacs Posted September 1, 2011 · Report to Admin If only there were a way to make teens compliant If you make a bunch of punishments, she will just learn to become a really convincing liar. You want to model adherance at home, and wherever you go with her. What she does when you are not with her is truly out of your control, and you need to accept that. You can have teacher's help, and if she is deliberately eating wrong, curtail her activities "Im so sorry, but you seem like you aren't being careful with your diet, and that's important. So important that I am not comfortable with you at....." Teens want autonomy and are willing to do almost anything to get it.