There is no way around it; your teenager is going to want to date.
When he or she does, you’ll have to step up to the plate with some parenting skills.
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For some, that can make dating easier because they may get to know one another better online first.
For those teens who tend to be shy, meeting in person can be much more difficult. Be open with your teen about everything from treating someone else with respect to your values about sexual activity.
Discuss potential problems teens may face when entering the dating scene, like the pressure to become sexually active or the pressure to get involved in a serious relationship.
Make sure your teen knows that just because he's ready to go on a date, doesn't necessarily mean he's ready for a relationship.
Your parenting values, your teen's maturity level, and the specific situation will help you decide how much chaperoning your teen needs.