No dating until 16

Also, teens sometimes don't stay in one place for an entire date.

The Solution: There are several solutions to this issue.

You can try driving your teen to and from the place where the date will happen.

You can also require that your teen goes on dates where other Christians will be present.

Also, go over ways to avoid temptation, but also ways to cope when faced with it.

Be sure to include what "too far" means and how to be safe from things like date rape when in tempting situations.

Tell your teen that you will talk about dating when he or she is ____ years old.

If a teen is dating another Christian, there is a greater likelihood that they will remain abstinent and supportive of one another.Cons: Demanding that your child waits until marriage to have sex without explaining why may backfire.Using a punishment approach (the infamous, "If you have sex, you will go to Hell" approach) may only make your teen more curious.Parents need to know why they are setting the rules, and they also need to discuss the rules openly with their children.Here are some of the most common dating rules and how they can be used most effectively to guide teens through the world of dating: Pros: You can set an age where most teens have a good maturity level and are able to think independently.

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