However, while placing fruit on my plate, somehow I flipped a large piece of watermelon against Stacey’s forehead.Stunned, Stacey let the watermelon slowly drip off her forehead — casually kicking it under the food bar.What we did is the same thing that other families can do to help determine if their teenagers are ready to begin dating as well.CREATING A DATING CONTRACT What can parents do specifically to assist their teenagers in making a decision about dating?Greg was returning home from college for the holidays and wanted to double-date the following weekend.Since I had never been on a date, I emphatically tried talking him out of the idea.However, because of that “older brother” thing, he talked me into it.
Or they sign and date the contract but wait a few days before returning it?
Therefore, as parents, how can you tell if your son or daughter is ready to date?
Our parents struggled with this same question, especially after my (Michael’s) first serious date as a sophomore in high school.
I reasoned that she was my best chance because we’d laughed about struggling with the same geometric calculation once.
Although our previous interaction wasn’t very deep, at least we’d made eye contact. Obviously she had no idea what she was getting into!