We live in a very small, rural community. However, my 17 year old has a very diverse circle of friends.
She is White, Japanese & Native-American. She has friends that are White, Hispanic, Black, Bi-Racial.
She is straight. She has friends who are gay, lesbian and bi.
She is Buddhist. She has friends who are Atheist, Christian, Jewish.
She is liberal. She has friends who are conservative and middle-of-the-road.
Do your teens hang out with kids of all backgrounds and beliefs?.....or do they mostly hang with kids who are similar to them?
Is it okay with you if your kids hang out with kids who hold opposing beliefs?.....live a different life style?