Teenage dating advise for parents
Teens raised in rigid environments miss out on the chance to develop problem-solving or leadership skills -- because you're making the decisions for them.
As their parent, it's up to you to set your family's core values and communicate them through your words and actions.
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It’s their call, of course, but here again we believe it’s crucial that mom and dad know their child’s dating partner and his or her parents well.
They should also bear in mind that while eighteen-year-olds may be considered “adults,” the fact remains that many of them haven’t developed the maturity to monitor and control their own actions in a dating situation.
Remember, your influence runs deeper than you may think.
Others feel that dating can be a positive experience for teens provided they are mature enough and the parents know and trust the dating partner.
Before deciding how you’re going to proceed, it’s crucial to realize that contemporary dating is radically different from what it was when the majority of today’s parents were kids.
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