Parents on interracial dating
There may also be other distractions happening when you are together like TV, homework and the business of everyday life.You may have a history of conflict which makes one or both of you want to avoid talking.I am worried that in this environment, she will be looked down upon for dating outside her race. There are two significant issues to think about here.How can I not let this get out of hand without coming down too hard? One is that you are concerned that your daughter is willing to participate in relationships where she might get hurt because a boy has led her on before.She is evolving between the values she has learned in her family and the values she hopes to develop for herself as an individual.It is important at this stage in her development to keep communication open, to be respectful of her thinking and to support her to make many of her own decisions.At fifteen, your daughter is working on understanding herself, her relationships, and her sexuality.
The more she senses your interest and your trust, the more openly she will share with you. Questions which may help your daughter think about what she really wants in a relationship, and which will help her open up, sound more like these: “What do you want in a relationship with a boy?
“Mother Concerned About Interracial Dating” : My 15 year old daughter wants to date a boy who is very nice and one she has known for several years, but he is Black (she is Caucasian).
I didn’t mind when they were 10-12, but dating in high school feels wrong to me in this situation.
He is a good kid, but he has led her on before, then dumped her for someone else.
I only see problems ahead for her, but how can I convey my feelings without alienating her completely?