And when a young man sends romantic signals to one of our daughters, we’ve talked with him and tried to keep the relationship on a friendship level.
When a child can date Giving a child the privilege of spending time with a member of the opposite sex is a freedom that is based upon our judgment of how responsible we deem this child to be. Is he strong enough to withstand peer pressure in a boy-girl situation?
You may have noticed some of your friends beginning to date and want to join in on the fun.
Why go out with someone who does not have your values?
Also, parents need to evaluate the vitality of the Christian walk of the person who may date one of their children.
They believe that if the child says he is a Christian, then he is.
It takes far more maturity than most 12- to 16-year-olds have to see that words and actions need to match.
And those first dates were all with friends, not with someone with whom they were romantically involved.