Dating a teenager with a baby
If you put too much emphasis on obedience, you may be able to make your teen or tween fall into line -- but at what price?
Many parents approach raising teenagers as an ordeal, believing they can only watch helplessly as their lovable children transform into unpredictable monsters.
“Books become a problem when parents use them to replace their own innate skills,” Evans says.
“If the recommendations and their personal style don’t fit, parents wind up more anxious and less confident with their own children.” “A lot of parents don't want growing up to involve any pain, disappointment, or failure,” Evans says.
During the teen years, many of these friendships emerge as dating relationships.
Many teens unknowingly base their relationships on projections and fantasies of the other person, states Dr.