Dating doesn’t always go as you expect; your child may need someone to come to if they have a problem.
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.
Just because you’re a guy doesn’t mean you can’t be a victim of teen dating abuse.
Statistically, girls are more likely to be the victims of teen dating abuse, but boys can be victims, too.
Read our articles on Defining and Evaluating a Healthy Relationship.
In recent news, teen boys have been the victims of dating abuse.
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.
Here are some clues that your child’s relationship may be in trouble.