A teen dating guide
When it comes time to meet your teen’s date, be kind and respectful.
While you may want to give a lecture on the rules; their date is not the one you should be talking to.
Dating doesn’t always go as you expect; your child may need someone to come to if they have a problem.
You need to keep the lines of communication open and also reiterate to them how they should treat people and expect to be treated in a relationship.
“My son was tearful and heartbroken for weeks,” says Gretchen.
It may be hard to see your child growing up and finding new people to get close to, but if you take the right steps and teach them how relationships are supposed to be, they’re much more likely to make the right choices.
The pain of a breakup can be distressing for everyone—especially for inexperienced teens.
But the Skellys also saw the good side of their son gaining dating experience.
Most parents have some fears of the day their child will start dating.
It is the big sign that they’re growing up and are entering adulthood.