Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.
Tommy believed he was entitled to call his girlfriend a “broad.” This was embarrassing to Tommy’s girlfriend and she asked him to stop.
The term always got him a laugh from his peers, so he refused, telling her she was unreasonable.
Ed Parrish, a banker and father of four from Graham, has noticed that his 13-year-old son has started asking his older sister if her friend’s younger sister can join her on visits to the Parrish home. Sometimes, his son will go to the movies with guy friends and “meet up” with a group of girls from school, Parrish says.
He feels comfortable with these early forays because “we’ve given him the talk about the need to respect young ladies and what we expect of him.”What to watch for: Cellphones and social media can lay traps for preteens and young teens.
Parents and youth workers can play an important role in equipping kids to navigate the dating years.
Here are some things we can do: Far too many Christian adolescents don’t have a clue that there is a better way to relate to the opposite sex than what the world shows us. This means that we are called to treat the opposite sex with a special kind of respect because Christ lives within them.When your teen starts dating, it can be exciting and a little scary.You may be happy to see your child begin to form meaningful bonds.He was the quarterback of the football team, voted “best looking” at school and was always the life of the party.As Tommy shared more of his story, it became clear why his girlfriend left him.When Tommy came to visit my office, he was very upset about his girlfriend breaking up with him.