It’s amazing how our teens often “hear” the truth we have been telling them for years when it is spoken from another adult’s lips.
Pray for those who are speaking into your child’s life, and pray for your teen as they listen.
How do we help develop character in our teens and help them make good choices? What emanates from the heart is what we believe about God, ourselves and others.
Teens find other teens attractive who feel good about themselves and we feel best about ourselves when we’re living true to our heart’s convictions.
Talk with them about the “fantasy” aspect of teen dating.
Too many times teens grow disappointed because their date does not live up to the fantasy planted in their mind by the media.
When your teen is ready to have someone remind them of Godly standards for their relationship, they may be ready to date.
Having an adult who will talk with them about their temptations, and one who will pray with them about their relationship is a sign that your teen is ready to stand accountable for their dating life.Tommy believed he was entitled to call his girlfriend a “broad.” This was embarrassing to Tommy’s girlfriend and she asked him to stop.The term always got him a laugh from his peers, so he refused, telling her she was unreasonable.Not only will this initiate interesting discussion, it gives your teen something concrete to remember when making their choices.Teach your teen how to recognize others with positive qualities as well as how to identify those who may present themselves in one way, but live another.He was the quarterback of the football team, voted “best looking” at school and was always the life of the party.