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I always take the blame for not letting her do anything she doesn't want to do. I also don't allow the younger ones to go our 1 on 1, my oldest is 23 and engaged and they still do not hang out in her bedroom and have no privacy. I always tell my kids that while I may not approve of all their choices, I'll always love and approve of them.
They also are waiting for marriage and this rule assists them in waiting and making their wedding and marriage more sacred and special. L., Here are some links/articles about teenage dating Helpful tips to Help Parents with their dating teenager I think the curfew needs to be set based on the activity, but as a general rule there is no reason to be out later than 11, weekends only. No later than , and only if all obligations, chores, homework etc are done.
I found that I set the rules with both of them right away. I did a lot of things with them and let her have him come along places. My mother always taught me that freedom is given to those that earn it. I actually think this was a great idea because there was no pressure to go down the roads that lead to sex.
They regularly would say, "ask Tommy to join us for dinner"--and dinners would be fun.