While the premise of teen dating is the same as it's always been, the way teens date has changed a bit from just a few decades ago. Technology has changed teen dating and many parents aren't sure how to establish rules that keep kids safe. Here are five things every parent should know about the teenage dating scene:. While some teens tend to be interested in dating earlier than others, romantic interests are normal during adolescence. Girls are more vocal about the dating interest and tend to be interested in a greater degree at a younger age, but boys are paying attention also. There is no way around it; your teenager is likely going to be interested in dating.
What does the Bible say about dating? Are Christian teens allowed to date?
Common Dating Rules for Christian Teens
Nicole Unice is a pastor, author and counselor who spends a whole lot of time talking to people about what really matters in life. Jesus Relationships Leadership Writing. A friend of mine asked me to edit a letter he was writing to his teenage daughters about what to look for in a good man. After I poured my heart back into my chest it had melted all over the floor , I put on my editor hat to engage in what this father sees as important in a man.
Common Dating Rules Parents Set for Christian Teens
Scripture: Genesis Let me start out by just telling you guys that I am so excited about tonight. Dating and relationships is a topic that I have a huge passion for because I know how difficult they can be; especially during junior and senior high. The first came in 8th grade where I dated this girl for a month. It was cool because we almost had the same last name.
These statements by teenagers were recorded in a recent article found in the September issue of The Atlantic magazine, highlighting a study on the effects of smart phones on our current teen culture. This generation of teenagers has been labeled digitals, the Z-generation, screenagers, iGen, or my favorite…screenies! According to statistics from the article, social media and easy access to the internet have had a dramatic effect on this generation:.