Is dating my cousin bad

by  |  03-Apr-2015 15:01

When my kids were younger and the subject of them dating would come up I would say that I wasn’t going to allow dating until they were married. My only experiences thus far in the teenage world of dating has been as the mother of boys. Either that or her brothers will scare off any boy that dares to come near her. They are the ones pressuring the girls to go further.

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So you could use a pay phone to call for a ride and a get away from the boy. And not just because our children have no idea what a pay phone is.

More and more as I witness the teen boy-girl relationships I am surprised at how aggressive the girls seem to have become, compared to what I remember when I was a teenager. Upon hearing the news I think I managed not to do a fist pump in the air until I was in the next room alone.

I don’t think it is acceptable behavior for either sex. We hadn’t even pulled out of the school driveway when my phone rang. I haven’t called her mother, but wonder if I still should. Has it really changed in the past couple of decades? If I had teenage daughters would I be seeing it from a completely different perspective?

My 13 year old son had a girlfriend for a few months, let’s call her Glenn. Along the lines of, Then they reached the place of being intrusive. I would want to know if my child was behaving that way.

In this area I suppose it helped that his siblings kept telling him that his girlfriend was mean and sort of scary; at least I wasn’t the only one.

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