In one study, researchers found that high school students consistently rated the time spent alone with an opposite-sex partner as the time when they were happiest and most satisfied with life.Therefore, as parents, how can you tell if your son or daughter is ready to date?Her name was Stacey and she sat next to me in Geometry class.As your teen enters the dating world, it's important to make your expectations clear.If I am on a group date, I will inform my parents of the names of all participants. I agree that an acceptable punishment for disobedience concerning these rules will be and that repeated offenses will result in a complete inability to date for a set period of time.During any date, I will leave my cell phone on and will answer it immediately if my parents call. And finally, by signing this document I swear that if I ever have any questions about dating, I will discuss those questions with my parents or with another appropriate adult, such as a counselor at school.
But, just because he wants something, doesn't mean you have to give it to him. Then, he wouldn't be able to claim he didn't know the rules or that he didn't understand what you meant.Our parents struggled with this same question, especially after my (Michael’s) first serious date as a sophomore in high school.Greg was returning home from college for the holidays and wanted to double-date the following weekend.Teen Dating Contract I, , agree to abide by the terms set out in this dating contract as a condition of my dating privileges.In addition to the rules set out explicitly below, I also agree to use good judgment and discuss all serious or dangerous matters that may arise due to dating immediately with my parents.