How to communicate with your parents about dating
It’s great to hear that you have already had this conversation with your mom.
When it comes to having a talk with your dad, you must remember that : the stage of wanting her first boyfriend, getting her first kiss or really just the first time she's into a boy.
My mom is okay with it, but I'm worried that my dad might not be ready to let me date.
My dad and I are moving to another state while my sister finishes high school, so this will become a big problem! " -Stephanie, 13 is thrilling and gives you those good butterflies in your stomach.
For example, if you tell Mom that your new girlfriend wants you to spend Saturday nights with her instead of going to your weekly family dinner, don't turn Mom's disagreement into World War III.Even if you think that you're adult enough to begin a first romance, Mom may have already put her foot down and said "no" until you're a specific age.Telling your mom that you're dating as a teenager means waiting until you reach that magic age that your parents have set.Based in Pittsburgh, Erica Loop has been writing education, child development and parenting articles since 2009.Her articles have appeared in "Pittsburgh Parent Magazine" and the website PBS Parents.