Dating etiquette for teen

01-Sep-2016 07:01

The desire to find romance can be very strong and it’s only natural that our highly connected teens turn to social media and dating sites to help them find a date.

Today we are going to look into online dating in society and the role it plays in how our teens look for companionship.

The Situation: Things seem to be going pretty well – and then all of a sudden it ends with one line: “It’s not you, it’s God.” Sometimes, well-intentioned Catholics will use God to get out of a relationship they don’t want to be in anymore. Those are both decisions that we made for ourselves, but they sound way better if God told us to do it.

But it’s important to remember that they do still need you now and this is a normal development phase of the teen years.

There are also things you can do to make dating easier for both of you.

Once you’re done talking, set a good example in your relationship with your significant other.

Once your child starts dating, don’t stop talking to them about relationships.

The Situation: Things seem to be going pretty well – and then all of a sudden it ends with one line: “It’s not you, it’s God.” Sometimes, well-intentioned Catholics will use God to get out of a relationship they don’t want to be in anymore. Those are both decisions that we made for ourselves, but they sound way better if God told us to do it.But it’s important to remember that they do still need you now and this is a normal development phase of the teen years.There are also things you can do to make dating easier for both of you.Once you’re done talking, set a good example in your relationship with your significant other.Once your child starts dating, don’t stop talking to them about relationships.Jan 2008 My 15 year old daughter informed me yesterday that she's been texting an 18 year old boy she met at the bus stop. At the time, I talked with her about ''the dangers'' while also validating how good it felt to have someone notice you etc. So, now they're texting and she's grinning and blushing and feeling all special . ) On the other hand, my saying that will only encourage her as she is seriously rebelling these days.