Tiffany Raiford has several years of experience writing freelance. Her writing focuses primarily on articles relating to parenting, pregnancy and travel. Raiford is a graduate of Saint Petersburg College in Florida. The bad boy persona is one that teen girls -- and women -- are presented with on TV, in movies and in books, according to Boston-based psychiatrist Susan Carey. These bad boys often are dangerous and inappropriate, but they turn out to be sweet guys by the end.
How to Convince a Daughter She Has Picked the Wrong Guy
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If you've got a teen girl -- or even a tween girl -- you might have hit up against that dreaded parental encounter known as "Meeting my child's boyfriend. But, let's face it, parents tend to be more worried about their girl children entering into the dating world. It's girls that get pregnant. Girls that get raped much more often. The Steubenville scandal , and all of the similar cases, happen to girls. Who wouldn't be worried?
How Do I Disapprove of My Daughter's Friend or Boyfriend Without Being an Invasive Mom?
Your teenage daughter's boyfriend is not exactly the Prince Charming you'd envisioned for her. He might be verbally abusive, emotionally controlling, abuse drugs, display delinquent behavior or is inappropriate for her in other ways that causes you concern. Although it's tempting to order your daughter to dump the bad boy on the spot, you have more skillful ways to approach this delicate subject to protect your own relationship with her. Ask her what she's attracted to in her boyfriend.
Sometimes your dislike for your daughter's boyfriend goes beyond normal parental protectiveness; you really have a strong feeling that the guy she's chosen is insincere, inconsiderate or potentially violent. The statistics are discouraging. As of , 61 percent of teens had dated someone who embarrassed them or negatively affected their self-esteem and 15 percent reported being involved with a physically abusive partner, according to Teen Research Unlimited. While your daughter's dating relationship with Mr. Wrong probably won't last, you can help her avoid a bad experience by helping her end a disastrous relationship sooner rather than later.