Teen dating someone older
But, are they aware of whom they are and how old are they? Even though a girl is more of an "emotional person" boys can be too."Being a boy crazy is also often a matter of having too much romantic energy," Carl stated in the article, "Girls calling Boys " (Teenagers Today 2/28/06). Carl believes that boys are being pressured to have sex, by girls."A lot of them aren't ready for sex, and they are being thrown into that very often by girls," She says.With that said, you can tell that there are girls who tend to be more of an "Adult" in the relationship.Ideally, you’re able to return to these conversations over time as this and any future relationships unfold.While you may not see eye to eye on whom she should date, you’ll be cultivating a relationship that allows for honest communication and ready support as she navigates these first relationships.
Have you thought about what you’ll do if [concerning situation] comes up?
It's said that girls tend to talk on the phone and chat on the Internet more often than boys.
When ever parents see their daughter spending too much time on the phone, they start to "worry".
If this is your daughter’s first foray into dating, it’s a great time to outline your expectations in this area.
Although they aren’t the easiest conversations to have, getting (reasonably) comfortable talking with your daughter about all that goes along with teen dating—e.g., logistical issues such as how late she can stay out and where she can go as well as larger issues such as what you want her to know about relationship qualities and sexual activity—lets her know that your aim is to support her in her desire to pursue a relationship while at the same time looking out for her safety and well-being.