And, while your teen needs you more than ever to help them through this challenging time, they are also seeking independence and turning to peers.
While it may seem easier to let your teen shake you loose, hang on. Right now, your teen is forming relationships that set the stage for future relationships.
Talk to your teen about how real life dates don't mimic what might be seen in the movies.
Instead, first dates may be awkward, but they can also be a lot of fun.
Besides, “forbidding” a child from doing anything often doesn’t result in compliance; more often results in secretive, rebellious behavior.
There is no way around it; your teenager is going to want to date.
When he or she does, you’ll have to step up to the plate with some parenting skills.
Here are five things every parent should know: While some teens tend to be interested in dating earlier than others, romantic interests are normal during adolescence.
Girls are more vocal about the dating interest and tend to be interested in a greater degree at a younger age, but boys are paying attention also.How serious is too serious when it comes to teen relationships?