As the mother of a "tween" son I hope and pray that the fathers of the girls he wants to spend time with sit him down and cause him to recognize the standard of conduct and care they expect for their daughter. The real question might be, what does our daughter think about this whole interview thing?
Let's just say that the assurance of the love and protection of her father is something she still welcomes.
She was becoming a 'drama queen' and arguing with her parents and older brothers.
""In this scenario, the girl's mother wanted to know how to correct her poor parenting choices and talk to her daughter about it.
It wasn't long before the teen's mother became worried.
Her daughter was losing friends who didn't like the older boyfriend.
and possibly getting pregnant, perhaps say she can see him but only when you're around - come over for dinner, studying, hanging out while you're there and visible at all times. If they wish to go to a movie or dinner - drive them and accompany them, never leaving them out of your sight. He may grow wary of mom always being around and leave."Denise Witmer's thoughts: I agree with cstone360.The mom could try and forbid it, but has no way of doing what she would need to do to enforce it. Keep lines of communication open with your daughter, talking to her often about sex, love, family values and teen pregnancy.This mother is seeking advice about her soon to be 17-year-old daughter's relationship with a 21-year-old man.These are all valid questions and make the situation difficult to handle.Parents must also deal with their daughter's often stubborn intention to date this young man.