What your child learns now will set the stage for healthy relationships in the future.
Maybe it's because they want you to focus on school. So, if they don't want you to date because they think school is more important, show them that you'll still make school a priority. You can cry to them that you're old enough and mature enough all you want, but they won't believe it until they actually see it. If it's school, make a deal that if you don't get a certain GPA, they don't have to let you date.How can you prepare your children to date and make sure they’ll make good choices now and throughout their lifetimes? Take it seriously “These are their first relationships, and so they fall hard,” said Rosalind Wiseman, an educator and author of Queen Bees and Wannabes.It’s important not to dismiss your child’s relationships just because he or she is a teenager.Talking about sexuality with your children can be a challenge.Sometimes parents are fearful about saying too much, too soon (although there's no evidence that this should be a concern).