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 Coming to terms with the fact that your child is dating can be difficult for parents. Learn when and how to set boundaries.

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Obsessed with Her Boyfriend

I have an 18-year-old daughter who is obsessed with her boyfriend. She is smart, but when it comes to this boy, she has no common sense. What can I do?

17-Year-Old Son Dating 13-Year-Old

When to let our children date, whom to allow them to date, and what boundaries to establish with dating are all challenges parents must face.

How Much Alone Time Is Too Much Alone Time?

Before your child gets into a relationship, you want to make sure that you have really talked about what your family values are when it comes to dating.

Afraid of Teenage Pregnancy

Talk with your child about the dangers of early sexual relationships, including STDs, pregnancy, and emotional problems, such as depression.

Assessing Relationships: Are Yours Healthy?

Help your child examine their friendships to determine which are healthy and which may need to end. Here are some questions for your child to think about.

Moral Development

For teenagers to become independent of outside pressure, they must receive guidance about right and wrong. The question is, who do you want to provide that guidance to your teen?

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