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What would you tell your child if she had a boyfriend?

What specifically would you say?

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lalalalala12345

Asked by lalalalala12345 at 10:15 PM on Nov. 9, 2013 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • What is the age of the child? What are we questioning here?
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 10:23 PM on Nov. 9, 2013

  • Why would you allow a pre teen to have a boyfriend??
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:23 PM on Nov. 9, 2013

  • At 9-12?

    Awe- that's so sweet that you and ____ like spending time together. Let's set up some ground rules okay? First off, phone calls need to be limited to 30 minutes and you have to be done with homework and not during family times. You can go out of mini dates as long as there is an adult I know going with you. He is welcome to come to the house but your room is off limits.

    If we are talking closer to 12 then I would review our talks we would have already had about self respect and respecting others feelings and bodies. I would also make sure she knows she can come to me with any questions.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:24 PM on Nov. 9, 2013

  • I would tell her how great it is that she has a friend who is a boy but that that does not constitute as having a 'boyfriend'. ::grin::
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 10:37 PM on Nov. 9, 2013

  • boys are evil!
    luvmygrandgirl

    Answer by luvmygrandgirl at 10:38 PM on Nov. 9, 2013

  • okay all kidding aside, I would say pretty much what Doc did, that's awesome you have a close friend that's a boy. Id ask about him and move on not to make a huge deal out of the"boyfriend" title
    luvmygrandgirl

    Answer by luvmygrandgirl at 10:39 PM on Nov. 9, 2013

  • Between the ages 9-12, they're crushes...
    KTElite

    Answer by KTElite at 10:44 PM on Nov. 9, 2013

  • At age 9-12? I would tell her she is an idiot. Eating lunch with a boy doesn't mean he is your boyfriend. If your parents have to bring you places it is not a date.
    AF4life

    Answer by AF4life at 11:02 PM on Nov. 9, 2013

  • Depends on the age...
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 11:27 PM on Nov. 9, 2013

  • Sorry kiddo you are too young.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 12:20 AM on Nov. 10, 2013

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