The PAUSE button – every parent should have one.
It’s the button a parent pushes when they hear or see something that concerns them regarding their teen’s relationships, especially their dating relationships. Our parenting style has been to always error on the side of holiness and safety. We don’t want to end up wishing we had said more to our teens in certain situations, and we want our teens to know that we care enough to have difficult conversations with them regarding dating.
There are a lot of things that help us to prepare our teens for dating, but here are some of the key areas of advice that we give to our teens try to help them navigate the waters of dating today.
It all starts with God.
When our teens start dating someone, we want him or her to ask, “Is this relationship leading me closer to God?” We encourage them…