Teen dating advice 101
Rules: Set rules before your teen begins dating and stick with them.The days of courting and getting permission may be gone, but that doesn't mean you don't have to know who your teen is with, where they are going, how they are getting there, and when they'll be home.
Talk to your teen and be honest about your feelings. You might be surprised to find that they are just as scared as you are.Also, don't immediately go off the deep end the first time you hear the phrase "Check her out! " Be there for your teen when they experience the good and the bad of their dating experiences.Remember, they can't respect someone else before they respect themselves.Make sure your teen truly respects him/her before allowing them to date.
Emotional and mental maturities are more important when your teen starts dating.Open Communication: Keep the lines of communication open.