Pros: Going on a date with another couple helps hold your teen responsible and resist temptation.
Christian teens face a lot of the same temptations as other young people, so having friends there can be helpful.
The Solution: Discuss temptation openly with your teen.
You don't have to divulge all of your temptations, but explain how temptation is normal and everybody faces it.
Parents need to know why they are setting the rules, and they also need to discuss the rules openly with their children.
Having a clear understanding of why they should wait can help teens make better decisions.Many parents set rules for their Christian teens about dating.While setting rules is a good idea, it is important for parents to think through the rules that they do set.The Solution: Encourage your teen to call you if the other couple leaves or does anything that compromises your teen's situation.Also, try to meet the other couples so that you can feel more comfortable about your teen associating with him or her.