StephinAL Posted July 15, 2008 Share Posted July 15, 2008 Hi, I have been lurking now and then since the board change and have to say I love the new boards! Now, about the subject of dating. I have a 17yo dd and 15yo ds and this has just recently become an issue for us. We have always said we didn't want our kids to date before 18 and would prefer they wait until after college, but realize that they will have to make that call as young adults. My dd has never wanted to date until now. She met an 18yo boy who is moving about an hour and a half away for college next month. They have been "talking" for a couple of months now and we have allowed group activities. There have been a few times where we allowed them to drive together to those activities. My dh is really adamant about her not dating and doesn't want her to participate in activities with one of her best friends and her boyfriend that would be considered a double date. I have really torn about this because I would like for her heart to not want to date and feel like she is just counting down the next 11 months until she is 18 and she can. My 15yo ds has always been a little girl crazy and our church youth group has only made it worse. We are the only homeschoolers so my kids feel like they are the "only" ones not allowed to date. I didn't imagine this issue being so hard. I don't know what I believe about it anymore and was hoping to hear from someone who has already been there or is there now and has some fresh perspective. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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