Talk to your teen about what a good relationship is.
While you may think your teen already knows how to date, they probably don’t.
It's sometimes hard for parents to find a balance between hovering over a teen and giving them too much freedom.After all, guiding teens into the dating world is an unfamiliar experience for many parents. Some teens date because they see their friends beginning to date and don't want to be left behind.There is not a specific age when teenagers begin to date.Level of maturity, peer pressure, hormones, and the desire to find someone to have a close relationship with are all reasons why teenagers begin to date.Most of their information comes from media that’s meant to be entertaining, not realistic.
Make sure your child understands what it means to be in a loving and supporting relationship.As a parent, it is important for you to recognize the danger signs of an unhealthy or abusive relationship.If you have a concern, talk honestly with your child and ask other’s for help.Most parents have some fears of the day their child will start dating.It is the big sign that they’re growing up and are entering adulthood.Here are some clues that your child’s relationship may be in trouble.