Imagine this: a young, well-dressed man rings the doorbell. He is a perfect gentleman and they wouldn’t have it any other way.As his suitor emerges, they exchange the proper salutations. Now, imagine this: a group of seven teenagers are at the movies. Laughing and shouting, their friends subtly try to push the two toward each other. Though dramatically different, both scenarios are completely natural.This will also scare away any other potential partners for the future. If you keep agendas hidden from them or refuse to let them meet the person you're dating, it will be a lot more difficult for you in the long run to have a good relationship on either end. However, friends keep you sane when your partner is driving you crazy. While you can't avoid your friends, you can't include them in every aspect of your relationship.
Make sure your locker isn’t overflowing with random notes and assignment packets you forgot about. Don’t let your computer turn into a sea of unorganized desktop icons. If that sounds like something you want to do, go for it! If you just love their teaching style and want to chat with ‘em, do that, too.
It’s easier said than done, but with communication and compromise,both you and your teenager can appreciate the true advantages of high school dating.
If you're creative, get involved with a writing group or join the band. If you are a honor roll student and member of the key club, but you're interested in the slacker in the back row, you will have conflicted interests.
High schools are full of rumors and drama - don't get sucked into arguments caused by something a friend of a friend might have seen. Most of bad break-ups and horrible fights of high school dating could have been avoided if the couple had made an effort to talk to one another about problems instead of jumping to conclusions. Don't push your boundaries, and don't let anyone else cross them.
If you don't know what the boundaries are in your relationship, establish them before you end up in an uncomfortable situation. Remember that after high school, life changes dramatically.