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Jan 2008 My 15 year old daughter informed me yesterday that she's been texting an 18 year old boy she met at the bus stop. At the time, I talked with her about ''the dangers'' while also validating how good it felt to have someone notice you etc. So, now they're texting and she's grinning and blushing and feeling all special . ) On the other hand, my saying that will only encourage her as she is seriously rebelling these days.She had told me about him a month ago, telling me that this really cute guy kept approaching her to talk with her. I tried talking with her about it but she was angry that I was ruining her fantasy and finally said ''Fine! '' which I trust about as much as I trust George W. Any feedback from parents who have been through this? Sign me as: conflicted mother My daughter started seeing a 15 year old boy (on the water polo team)when she was 15 and I had her keep her door open when he came over and requested that his parents do the same. I always ask her to be home by dark, no matter what she's doing, out of not wanting her to walk around alone at night because it's not safe. I offered to give him a ride home but he didn't want one.But starting the conversation from an early age and talking often is the best way to teach your children before they start dating what rights they have in a relationship.There are lots of ways that you can promote healthy relationship behaviors with your kids before they start dating.“This app will not only prepare parents to discuss sensitive subjects such as physical violence and sexual abuse, but it can help build the foundation for enjoying a lifetime of healthy relationships.” Learn more at Raising Respect was developed through a grant from the Heinz Foundation.But without clear boundaries and expectations, our teens are in a similar position.It’s our job as parents to teach our kids to approach dating with responsibility and discretion. I’ve known couples that have dated since they were fifteen, and have been married for decades.
Having these conversations often and from a young age can help your child’s self-respect so that when they start dating, they know what they have a right to expect from their partners.
We’ve highlighted five topics of conversation you can bring up with your kids to encourage them to respect themselves and others.
Each topic includes “teachable moments” where it might be natural to strike up this conversation with your child, some questions you can use to start the conversation, and some “talking points” you might want your child to take away from your conversation.
I’ve also known couples that have gone the courtship route, and testify to its success.
When it comes to teen romance it’s not the style that we should concern ourselves with.