No matter their ages, their father will always look over them with a protective eye. The purpose of dating is ultimately to find a spouse.
For that reason, later dating is just a better statistical odd for healthy emotional development.
You stack the odds in favor of your child when you postpone their one-on-one dating until they are older, when they have more mature social and coping skills, have a stronger sense of self, have been exposed to more situations, and because of this presumably have better manners and skill.
In other words, they’ll be better able to handle it.
in Catholic parent, children, Christianity, dance, dating, Family, get the girl, Important family issues, life, love, manners, parenting, Raising daughters, Relationships, Uncategorized ≈ 29 Comments (Part II begins here) Before I get started and offer some teenaged dating rules for girls, I want to say a couple things. I’ve been asked about this topic many times, when I talk to mom’s groups, in casual conversations, and in emails. I am sharing here what is now morphing into our own family’s dating rules for girls, either formally or informally.
That’s the motivation of this post- to answer the people who have asked me the question of what we do.