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Tips for healthy dating relationships

Parents learn how best to support their teens as they navigate peer and dating relationships. Emotional safety means you feel comfortable being you without fear of being put down.

Remember, the best time to prepare your son or daughter to develop healthy relationships is before dating begins.

Safe Place partners with Manor ISD's Student and Family Support Servies, Austin ISD’s Parent Support Office and The Austin Project to provide workshops for parents in Middle Schools. No one should pressure you into doing things you are not comfortable – such as smoking, drinking, drugs, taking or sending embarrassing or hurtful pictures or texts, or unwanted physical contact. Do you feel emotionally and physically safe in all of your relationships?

There is no way to avoid taking emotional risks when dating.

Whether it’s the wooing stage, as in dating and attracting women, or the later stage, as in building incredible connections and experienecs together, nobody ever really teaches us the intricacies of a healthy relationship. As a dating and lifestyle coach I’ve gathered some of my best friends and colleagues in the world to share with you the best relationship advice for men out there!

It is often very stressful to date or to try to date when you are shy.

See also how you can create a personal Relationship Search Plan If you find that you are unable to complete any of the tasks above, or if you become very distressed when attempting to complete these tasks, have panic attacks, or severe anxiety, I recommend that you work with a psychotherapist when using the tips.

Encourage debate – this helps your child come to his or her own understanding.