Parenting advice for teenage dating
How do we help develop character in our teens and help them make good choices? What emanates from the heart is what we believe about God, ourselves and others.Teens find other teens attractive who feel good about themselves and we feel best about ourselves when we’re living true to our heart’s convictions.Tommy believed he was entitled to call his girlfriend a “broad.” This was embarrassing to Tommy’s girlfriend and she asked him to stop.The term always got him a laugh from his peers, so he refused, telling her she was unreasonable.Others date because they are lacking a true sense of identity.
Pray for those who are speaking into your child’s life, and pray for your teen as they listen.
If your teen is a Christian, they are to date and marry only those who have a heart after God’s heart.
Statistics show that when teens date non-Christians they are more likely to marry non-Christians.
Another question we must take into consideration is, “Are they dating for the right reasons?
” Many of our teens begin dating for fun and friendship.
Two halves don’t make a whole; two WHOLE people make a WHOLE relationship.