I’m 13, I get good grades, and I’m responsible. So why won’t my mom let me have a boyfriend?
Dear Mom Says No,
Some parents have a hard time watching their little girls
turn into teenagers. Others want to make sure their daughters don't get
obsessed with boys and give up everything else in their lives. Still others get
understandably worried that a BF who smokes or drinks or gets bad grades might
influence their daughters. Rather than arguing in the abstract, keep making
friends with girls and guys. If a certain boy becomes important to you, talk to
your mom about why you like him. Invite him over so she can meet him. As you
become more and more mature, your mom will become more and more comfortable
with all this.
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BY CAROL WESTON ON 12/5/2012 11:00:00 AM
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