Boundaries for dating teenagers

Download these workshops in the version (high school or college) that’s right for your group and start a meaningful conversation on healthy relationships.

These free programs can be single-sex or co-ed and easily facilitated by a college leader or an adult adviser.

“If you have children or grandchildren, Boundaries with Teens is for you!

What is important is nurturing and protecting each individual child during these important times in life.

Dating helps young people learn to get along with others, communicate, negotiate, make decisions, and learn to be assertive. Some set strict rules while others let teens make their own decisions.

It's an important part of growing up, and talking about it together will help your teen mature. However, a more "middle-of-the-road" approach may be best.

As your children grow up, it's normal for them to think about having a boyfriend or girlfriend.

They've probably been hanging out with friends of both sexes and doing things as a group, but they may be thinking about one-on-one dating.