Sure, every child is different, but it may do you and your teen some good if you took these truthful kids' concerns to heart.
"I hate that my parents don't give me any personal space," says Eleanor, 14.
Being the older, wiser man is a power trip for him.
And that's all about , the said power trip he is getting off on should be overt.
Among the biggest reasons that he likes you is because you're young.
You might feel like Joan Jett when he picks you up in his Seville outside the high school in front of all your friends, but he is being mercilessly mocked by all of the women in his life for dating a 14-year-old.2.And remember: "All kids today are doing drugs" isn't a concrete reason."I want to tell my mom and dad everything," says Keegan, 13, "but I don't want to listen to them nag." Understand that sometimes your kids just want a sounding board—they're not looking for you to solve all their problems."They knew we hung out, but I'd say, 'Oh, we're just friends.'" Try to be relaxed when it comes to dating—even if it's killing you.Instead of forcing your daughter to sneak around, let her start with group dates, where at least four other kids are with her and her date at all times.
Whether or not you tell your parents about him or not, it's a lose-lose.