Dating tips for 13
I think that I should stop eating but that won't help, because if I stop eating my friend will start worrying about me and tell my mom. " "My boyfriend and I have been going out for over 2 months now. " Dear Megan, Well, you have to respect your parents, so try making some compromises.
I really like him, but all of my friends tell me that he's going out with other girls at the same time as me. Try seeing if your parents will let you date if you only go in groups with other friends.
Last year I still liked him, but he seemed to not return my feelings. Me and this one girl have been friends for the last few months, and we have been doing a lot of talking.
I wrote him a letter telling him how I felt and now he won't talk to or look at me. I helped her hook up with her boyfriend, but as we talked more I began to like her more and more.
When it comes to raising kids, the teen years are, hands down, the most complicated. "A teenager's brain is not nearly fully developed, especially the frontal lobes, which control our ability to use good judgment," says Roni Cohen-Sandler, Ph D, a psychologist in Weston, Connecticut, and author of So once they're on Facebook, they're likely to do and say things they shouldn't. "Kids often accept every friend request they get, whether they know the person or not," says Shawn Marie Edgington, author of .
You figured out how to solve temper tantrums and bedtime battles, but now social-life issues are throwing you for a loop. You've got questions, we've got answers—at least for four common quandaries.1. "The more friends they have, the more accepted and popular they feel.
He doesn't care what I look like, but his friend says to break up with me.
Ask yourself: Is he good about handing in his homework on time?
When he says he's going to do something—call his grandmother or feed the dog—does he do it?
You're supposed to be at least 13 to join, but even then your child may not be ready. Kids' brains haven't caught up to the responsibilities of using technology.
A kid with 500 'friends' is more common than you think." But big numbers like that should be a red flag to parents.