Two halves don’t make a whole; two WHOLE people make a WHOLE relationship.
Remind your teen of their special qualities, and reinforce the importance of finding someone to date who appreciates those positive qualities.
How do we help develop character in our teens and help them make good choices? What emanates from the heart is what we believe about God, ourselves and others.
Teens find other teens attractive who feel good about themselves and we feel best about ourselves when we’re living true to our heart’s convictions.
Some things may be tough to hear and you must be able to listen without criticism or judgment.When our Christian teen enters into a relationship with a non-Christian, inevitable heartache is the result because it goes against God’s Word.Your teen can avoid the drama that often goes with dating by simply dating God’s way.Tommy believed he was entitled to call his girlfriend a “broad.” This was embarrassing to Tommy’s girlfriend and she asked him to stop.The term always got him a laugh from his peers, so he refused, telling her she was unreasonable.
Talk with them about the “fantasy” aspect of teen dating.