It’s a struggle to know what to say, when to say it, and how to say it.These conversations and decisions only become more challenging when the time comes for your teen to start dating.Suddenly, hormones are raging, romantic feelings are developing, and, of course, it doesn’t stop there.Before you know it, your teen may be entering the dating world.
Second, you want to give your child realistic strategies for confronting the problem effectively.
This was new territory for us both, and I could tell from the look in her eyes that she knew even less than I did about how to handle it.
On the inside I was full of anxiety, fear and questions.
Never tell your teen you want to talk in from of other people, except perhaps your child's other parent or guardian.
Take your child out to a coffee shop or for a drive, away from siblings and distractions for both of you.