Daughter dating rules
“Your mom and I just want to make sure you know what you stand for as you get old enough to date. We’re trying to train them to protect their emotions and not to send romantic signals to boys.
But many experts agree that early dating is not a good idea.Also, parents need to evaluate the vitality of the Christian walk of the person who may date one of their children.Specifically, is this young man or young woman a Christian?Most of the time, these rule posts are well-intended, but still fall into the realm of overbearing, overprotective, and at least slightly misogynistic.Sick of seeing similar posts, one feminist father recently wrote his own “rules for dating my daughters” post—and since he first posted the list on Sunday, it’s gone viral. Warren Welch is a writer who is raising six daughters with his wife, including two 16-year-olds, one 13-year-old, a 12-year-old, and a 7-year-old.one viral post about the rules a dad has in place for any boys who want to date his daughters.
There’s usually something in there about meeting a curfew, a line or two about respect, and sometimes a picture of the dad cleaning out a gun.
It is easy to see why there is a movement of parents to replace traditional dating with a formal courtship between a young man and woman.
These parents are involved in their children’s lives, seeking to protect their innocence and purity for marriage.
He had prayed for an opportunity to talk to her alone—without her three brothers around. “Oh, okay,” Julie replied, in cryptic teenage fashion. “Have you thought through how far you are going to go, physically, with the opposite sex? They wanted to encourage her to make the right ones. He knew his wife always got the mail, but Julie was acting like a basketball team ahead by one point in the fourth quarter, hoping the clock would run out. Our teens do not go out on a date every Friday and Saturday night.
She looked nonchalantly out her window as their car crossed a small bridge. “I would like to ask you a very personal question and give you the freedom not to answer if you don’t want to.” He paused, waiting for her reply. Our junior high and high school age teens don’t date anyone exclusively.
When a child can date Giving a child the privilege of spending time with a member of the opposite sex is a freedom that is based upon our judgment of how responsible we deem this child to be. Is he strong enough to withstand peer pressure in a boy-girl situation?