Parent teen dating agreement
“If I get bored [on a date], my friends keep things interesting,” Katie says.
The downside for parents: You may not even be aware that your child has a boyfriend or girlfriend.
“I just spent the weekend at my grandparents’ place moving rocks.
But in terms of friendships between boys and girls, Connolly says that simply having friends of both sexes can be healthy and positive.Having supportive friends around can exert a powerful moderating influence.But by the same token, a tough, aggressive peer group can have a negative influence, such as tolerating dating violence.Group dating is also a way for kids to circumvent a parental ban on dating.Becoming a “couple” Don’t panic, but the experts say “going out” often begins in grade five, with one or two couples in a class.