18 and 17 year old dating
She may feel like her parents don't care about her happiness or that they simply do not like the boy.
This could cause her to withdraw from the family in many ways and cause even bigger issues.
I don't want to fight throughout it."Come up with a compromise that you both can live with.
Explain to her that she needs to give a little because you are giving a little and you both respect each other enough to do so.
In this scenario, a single mother of a 14-year-old girl asks how she should handle her daughter's desire to date an 18-year-old boy.
The teen couple met through mutual friends and they say they love each other.
She was becoming a 'drama queen' and arguing with her parents and older brothers.
Denise Witmer's thoughts: This can be a sticky situation and I'm going to give an entirely different point of view.
Let's talk about relationships: yours with her and hers with her boyfriend.
You allowed her to create a relationship with this boy and now you need to respect that relationship.
If you do not, she is going to learn that you don't respect her feelings - they don't matter to you, she has to fight you to get what she wants and that love is hurtful. I don't think she is just saying she hates you or that she thinks you hate her, she is most likely feeling a little bit of it.
While I understand your fear for her in her relationship with this young man, I'm telling you not to get stuck there.