As Tommy and I discussed his options, he agreed that an apology was in order and agreed to make better choices.
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.
The term always got him a laugh from his peers, so he refused, telling her she was unreasonable.
Tommy found that his good looks and charm were not enough to excuse his hurtful behavior and he lost his girlfriend as a result.
Pray for those who are speaking into your child’s life, and pray for your teen as they listen.
Another question we must take into consideration is, “Are they dating for the right reasons?
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.
When teens are living by Godly morals and standards that have been taught in the home, they make better choices for their dating lives.
Talk with them about the “fantasy” aspect of teen dating.
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.
If you would like to be your teen’s accountability partner, be sure that you are able to listen objectively.
” Many of our teens begin dating for fun and friendship.
Others date because they are lacking a true sense of identity.
They went to church together, and he could not understand how she could dump him.