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One son was dating a girl for a short time who said that for Christmas she didn’t want a present. Yes, that means what you think it can not possibly mean. In talking with my friends who are also mothers of teenage boys, this is not uncommon.
After I recovered from my shock and fantasies of driving over to her house and breaking both of her legs in the hopes that she’d be encased in a full body cast and therefore desiring a more appropriate present, my son revealed that he just wasn’t interested in doing that with her. Every single one of them has stories of girls being the pushy and demanding ones, not just in a sexual way, but in a controlling, bordering on stalking way. My son called her when we got home and “broke up” with her.
As a result, fewer boys are actually asking girls out on one-on-one dates.
All but gone are the days when an invite to a movie came by way of a phone call or a shy, in-person meeting.
Researchers also cited an increase in the risk of unsafe sex, alcohol use, and more, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The majority of teens studied didn’t begin dating until about age 13, and the so-called late bloomers were around 15.
When my kids were younger and the subject of them dating would come up I would say that I wasn’t going to allow dating until they were married. My only experiences thus far in the teenage world of dating has been as the mother of boys. Either that or her brothers will scare off any boy that dares to come near her. They are the ones pressuring the girls to go further.
For Ron Eagar, a pediatrician at Denver Health Medical Center, the magic number is 16.STORY: Should You Make Your Child Stop Sucking His Thumb?