My daughter is dating
I offer it here In hopes that it might help others in a similar position to better articulate such things. You might date for a while and get to know each other better and then at some point drift apart for any of a hundred reasons.To a Young Man Interested in My Daughter, You think my daughter is special. Or, you might find that the more you get to know each other with all of your individual virtues and talents and quirks and habits and woundedness and dreams—that through the fun and the difficulty and the elation and the hurt of really knowing and caring for this other person, that you are more and more drawn to one another and that the joys and challenges of your friendship and your relationship only make you stronger together.We require doors to be open in the family room (or wherever they are) when he’s over, but I can’t be aware every time she sees him or when she’s out with friends.I am trying to figure out if I need to accept that they are going to make out, and that this is normal, or should I try to be more intrusive.How far is too far for my 14-year-old and her boyfriend?
First, remember that your relationship will never just be about the two of you.She’s absolutely mortified, of course, by my presence.Will insisting on “walk thru” every few minutes make them more secretive and sneaky?My 14-year-old daughter has a boyfriend and she wants to spend time alone with him.Every chance they get their faces are stuck together, and the other day I noticed a hicky under her collarbone.