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Mod. I have my first boyfriend and we've been going out for well today makes it a week over 3 months. It's summer and he wants to take me out to a movie. I haven't told my mom and I really want to. And she said dating was fine, but she'd have to chaperon. I don't want her on my dates and if I tell her I'm afraid she'll want to read all our text messages and want to know what he tells me and ask all these questions and plainly just take away my privacy. I'm 13 years old and she said she doesn't want a boy to take advantage of me that's why she would chaperon but I'm very mature and I do have self respect for myself. I want to tell her but I don't want her to take away my privacy.
Hey leebear, mhmm. Maybe she could drive you guys to the movies, but watch a separate one herself, while you two go into the movie of your choice. This way she's still watching you all, but not up close. See if this works for her. Hope this helps! Xoxo
by leebear on 7/30/2013 5:10:36 PM
I'm 13 and I have my first boyfriend and we've been dating for 3 months and a week and I wanted to tell my mom so badly. The first few weeks we started dating I told her about him, but only that I liked him. It's summer and he wants to take me to a movie, but my mom still doesn't know. She said dating was fine, but she'd have to chaperon. I don't want her to be there on our date and if I tell her I'm afraid she might invade my privacy and want to read our text messages and always be asking questions and want to read what he tells me.
by leebear on 7/30/2013 5:00:12 PM
So currently I'm dating when I'm actually not suppose to. I'm 15 now and have been dating my boyfriend for more than a year. I feel really bad for not telling my parents and have tried to reason with them about letting me date ever since I entered high school, especially my mom, but they just won't budge. I'm only allowed to date after high school. I have been patient and don't want to seem naggy but I am serious about this relationship and so is my boyfriend. I really love him. They are worried about me getting hurt and ruining my future I know because they have lectured me about it happening in our family and that I'm too young. However, while dating him I have kept up my grades to a 4.0 GPA as well as doing my best to excel at school. I see no problem, but my parents don't think the same. How can I tell them that I'm dating someone already, or convince to let me date? Help please!
Hey girl! Ask your parents if you can have a calm, mature discussion with them about the situation. Explain that you'd like to stay honest and follow their rules, but you're finding it hard to ignore the feelings you have for your guy. So, instead of letting the relationship go any further, you want to talk it out with them. Be specific about their concerns and how you've avoided those problems. Also, open up to them about how important your BF is to you and the reasons why you want to keep him in your life. If your parents are okay with everything, then great! But if they're still not comfy with their 15-year-old getting serious, tell your guy that you two need to stay BGF- just for now. Pretty soon, your parents will probably come around and let you date before the end of high school. And if your connection with your guy is as strong as it sounds, you'll be back together in no time Hope this helps!
by Love4ever98 on 7/4/2013 1:19:05 AM
by Pugglegirl1008 on 2/10/2012 5:17:24 PM
I let my mom figure out this on her own. But sometimes my sister tells her before i get the chance to. Should I tell my mom as soon as it happens?
by cattybug97 on 2/1/2011 4:11:34 PM
I think you should tell your 'rents about your boyfriend. It will be easier for you when your 'rents know. They'll get mad if you hide stuff from them girlie!
by westiekid13 on 1/29/2011 9:59:32 AM
by jjgirl1013 on 1/22/2011 1:53:46 PM
I'll tell her now because she'll find out sooner or later and when she finds out shes gonna be even more mad that you didn't tell her in the beginning.. So I would tell her now and get my punishment over with..
by lolpop1232 on 1/20/2011 7:18:21 PM
Im grounded because i ahd a boyfriend and we kissed and i didnt tell my mom so ide tell her before she finds out herself
by defyingravity on 1/19/2011 10:13:27 PM
by kmn21 on 1/18/2011 10:42:30 PM
by shannon5622 on 1/18/2011 10:26:23 PM
i tell my mom evrything. shed be fine if i had a crush nd stuff but shes taught me to not grow up in the drama. mayb if my skool wus a LOT less drama free, things wud be diffrnt...but mom wud be fine wit it. dad is anothr story...lolz he dusnt even kno me, so if he dusnt get involvd, better for me...
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by kmn21 on 1/17/2011 6:26:12 PM
think you should tell your parents because the might not ever trust you again
by hotchick 24\7 on 1/17/2011 4:18:33 PM
by Jenster on 1/17/2011 12:22:35 AM
u dont think that you should tell your parents about what has all appened if they wont let you have a boyfriend? but if they do then you should spill the news!! Also maybe if you are "underage" to have a boyfriend you should just talked to your parents about it and tell them then?(:
by fillmore7 on 1/17/2011 12:17:08 AM
well try dont be scared to tell them they'll understand.
by belizeongirl on 1/16/2011 9:53:32 PM
by love2shop3397 on 1/16/2011 5:18:17 PM
by stargirl3887 on 1/16/2011 1:15:25 PM
I had a bf tht I didn't tel anybody about, not my family or even my friends. My bffs found out a couple days later, but I onl dated him a week, he was just so annoying. I only dated him so my crush would be jealous! It didn't work, tht I know of......
by kassanator on 1/16/2011 12:59:27 PM
by CourtMarie4815 on 1/15/2011 11:53:02 PM
by myclique on 1/15/2011 8:03:03 PM
I don't think it is really necessary to tell your parents, as long as you aren't doing anything that they wouldn't approve of if they knew you were dating. If you are really feeling guilty but still don't want them to know about the bf/gf thing, just tell them that you like him, but that's it. That way they know how you feel about him.
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by snowwysnoopy on 1/15/2011 9:01:21 AM
by bittybob141 on 1/15/2011 1:41:37 AM
by SummerButterflies on 1/15/2011 12:06:52 AM
are you old to have a boyfriend ask your mom when u are allowed to have a boyfriend and then ya
by angel_cake_1 on 1/14/2011 10:55:36 PM
by sashastar123 on 1/14/2011 10:16:58 PM
by dance4ever_89 on 1/14/2011 9:22:55 PM
Yes, because if he calls ur home fone, and ur parents ask who he is and he says ur bf then they will find out the hard way what is going on. everythi n would be easier if u told.
by marvenmelvin1999 on 1/14/2011 4:59:37 PM
by albstein222 on 1/13/2011 5:40:28 PM
I can see why you feel that way. When I first started dating I didnt tell my parents but then my mom found out and then my dad did later. He still has a problem with it but my mom is totally fine with it and I can talk to her about anything.
If you are doing intimate things with your bf more than kissing you can or dont have to tell your mom at first. I think after a while they get the idea that things happen so if you wait it may be better but I would tell her you are least dating.
by luckykel on 1/13/2011 4:29:14 PM
by actress456 on 1/13/2011 11:11:06 AM
You should tell your parents. However, I have this one friend who keeps her bf a secret from her parents. When they first went out in the beginning of their freshmen yr, she told her parents and they freaked out and made them break up. Since they've known each other for a long time and really like each other a lot, they decided not to break up and keep on dating secretly. They're now seniors(still together) and her parents have NO idea that their relationship is still going on.
by Stargirlcandy3 on 1/12/2011 11:49:45 PM
Soo, my parents treat me like I'm 10 still. I have a boyfriend and I'd really like to hang out with him a lot more but I'm too afraid to tell my parents about him. He's told his parents and they're cool with it. I'd hide it if I could, but my mom would call his parents to make sure it would be OK for us to hang out. I'd be scared if Henry's parents brought up us going out. Then I'd be in VERY deep shit. I'm not sure how to approach telling my mom about him. Any advice? Anything is appreciated.
by imakoala on 1/12/2011 11:11:54 PM
ok so theres this guy I like, and Ive recently started txting him. The only problem is that he takes FOREVER to respond! I'm talking if not hours, days, or just doesn't respond occasionally. Its not just me though, he does this to alot of our mutual friends too. He's nice and sweet when we are around each other, but this just kinda bugs me. What should I do??
by Surfergurl97 on 1/12/2011 10:34:15 PM
by star111 on 1/12/2011 10:33:42 PM
by Twizzler on 1/12/2011 10:24:13 PM
Dear,Should I tell my parents about my bf,
Hey! My advice is to tell your parents about your bf. I Don't think you parents would have a problem with it.
by kaylarocks2000 on 1/12/2011 10:00:51 PM
by spacekitty on 1/12/2011 6:22:04 PM
UM YOU SHOULD DEFINETLY TELL THEM IT'S JUST LET THEM DOWN SLOWLY.I MEAN IF IT HAS BEEN LIKE A REALLY LONG TIME YOU HAVE BEEN DATING HIM AND YOU HAVEN'T TOLD THEM TRY NOT TO MENTION TO THEM THAT YOU HAVE BEEN SEEING HIM FOR A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME. AND IF YOU REALLY DON'T WANT TO TELL THEM THAT YOU HAVE BEEN SEEING HIM ASK/TELL THEM YOU WANT TO DATE THIS GUY THAT ASKED YOU OUT.
by star53 on 1/12/2011 5:23:04 PM
by MalibuCheetah on 1/12/2011 12:26:09 PM
u should tell them cuz my bf at first i didnt tell my parents or sis an i jus called him my "rlly good friend" an hung out w/ him outside of school an hugged kissed etc wit him then he accidently said somethin 2 my sis bout me an him goin 2gether an she got mad so u shuld jus come clean with them an tell them its not lik ur rlly serious but u want them to no...... im so glad i told my parents we get 2 hang out an stuff now an we been goin out 9 months(:
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