Having an eyes-on policy might be necessary and healthy in some circumstances.
But make sure you offer your teen at least a little bit of privacy.
The teen dating scene can be awkward and uncomfortable, for teens as well as their parents.
Technology has changed the way teens date, and many parents aren't sure how to talk about dating these days.
Today's teens spend a lot of time texting and posting to potential love interests on social media.
For some, that can make dating easier because they may get to know one another better online first.
So you'll need to provide guidance that can help her be successful in her future relationships.
Whether she experiences some serious heartbreak, or she's a heart breaker, adolescence is when teens learn about romance.
If your brother’s friends are using these terms but are not getting physically intimate or dating outside of school, the use of the terms “dating,” “boyfriend” and “girlfriend” are probably relatively harmless.
If it seems that by “dating,” your brother’s peer group is interacting in a way that is similar to how high school students may be dating, FX suggests that you speak to your parents about your concern so that they can decide how to handle this in a way that is best for your brother.
There is no way around it; your teenager is going to want to date.
When he or she does, you’ll have to step up to the plate with some parenting skills.
Here are five things every parent should know: While some teens tend to be interested in dating earlier than others, romantic interests are normal during adolescence.