Keep reading » Have you ever had trouble finding something to talk about with someone you're dating?The evening can get a little awkward when the conversation runs dry, so it helps to keep a few topics in mind to keep the date moving along.Sometimes our relationship with someone else needs a boost of some kind.We desire a closer connection – a way to know the other person intimately.But he wasn’t ready yet to surrender his role as a parent. Just what role should parents play to steer a child away from the traps in the most popular sport for many teens—the dating game? For us, dating or courting is a small part of the overall process of determining God’s will for discovering your life partner in marriage.He hoped the conversation he was about to initiate would help close that gap. ” he asked, struggling to disguise the wobble he felt in his voice. Bill gripped the steering wheel and shot a glance into her eyes. Bill and his wife had talked before with Julie about God’s standards about sex, but soon she would be dating and making moral choices on her own. They were just a block from home, so gently but firmly, Bill pressed the final question: “Well then, would you mind telling me how far you intend to go? ” He stopped the car a few feet short of the driveway and feigned a look into the mailbox. If he had waited for a month, he wouldn’t have been ready for what she said. In our family the focus has not been on dating, but more on training our teens in their character and in how to develop a relationship with the opposite sex.That's why it's so important to steer some of your conversations to topics that will help you find the answers you seek.Of course, it's always important to make a good first impression.
It is all right to dread discussions about sexuality, but parents must be willing to communicate to their children.
Talking about things that mean a great deal to us or that have influenced our lives significantly provides a special bond.