Dating 101 for teenagers


They may wear you out, but they also build you up and bring joy to your life.

Enjoy them now, because in a few years, you’ll be hoping and praying that they’ll be home for Thanksgiving.

Therefore, as parents, you shouldn’t minimize or tease them about their relationships.

Nor should you tell them they are incapable of being truly in love, no matter how much you believe that, and no matter how many personal experiences you can share.

For more advice about parenting teens, check out Teenagers 101.