How to talk to your parents about dating

01-Mar-2017 19:18

Having secrets and lies between you and your parents ruins trust and causes needless stress and drama which will affect your self-esteem, grades, and even your other friends.Just because they are your parents and you don’t agree with them that doesn’t make them dumb.He is the founder of Dawson Mc Allister Association and The Hope Line and host of the national radio program Dawson Mc Allister Live, which is aired on Sunday nights.Dawson has been speaking to and in support of teenagers and young adults for over 40 years. The purpose of the blogs are to provide help through the content, stories, and struggles of others.The fact of the matter is, most people spend very little time researching and getting to know the other person before they start dating them, they just jump into the relationship. They have fears of unwanted pregnancy, date rape, drug use, physical abuse, or simply having their children get a needless and unnecessary broken heart.Carolyn commented that her response to her parents’ dislike of her boyfriend was to ask other people what they thought.

Another question you could ask them is, “What should my bf/gf do to win your trust? Remember, most of the time they are right and who wants to gamble with the few times they might be wrong, just for the sake of having a bf/gf.

Ask your parents if they would be willing to meet with your bf/gf and have them explain their reservations to him/her.

If your bf/gf refuses to meet with your parents, that’s a sure sign he/she is not respectful to you or your parents.

Don’t forget, while boyfriends and girlfriends come and go, parents are forever.

Dawson Mc Allister (born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania) is an American speaker, radio host, and author.

Another question you could ask them is, “What should my bf/gf do to win your trust? Remember, most of the time they are right and who wants to gamble with the few times they might be wrong, just for the sake of having a bf/gf.Ask your parents if they would be willing to meet with your bf/gf and have them explain their reservations to him/her.If your bf/gf refuses to meet with your parents, that’s a sure sign he/she is not respectful to you or your parents.Don’t forget, while boyfriends and girlfriends come and go, parents are forever.Dawson Mc Allister (born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania) is an American speaker, radio host, and author.Parents remember their own good and bad choices while dating.