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Take a gentle approach to avoid your teen becoming defensive, like, "I noticed that since you've been dating John, you haven't hung out with your friends very much. " This can start a dialogue where your teen can think and talk about her relationship.
Express concern for your teen in ways that she'll understand.
It is estimated that one in three girls will have an abusive dating experience by the time she graduates from high school.What’s more, you will wear your partner out if he or she never gets a chance to be heard. Potential romantic partners like to feel there is room in your mind for other points of view, not just your own. If that describes you, try saying yes to something completely new and outside your comfort zone. If you send the signal that you’re ready to set down roots when the other person is still checking out the landscape, you’ll sap the energy from the relationship. Nobody wants to start a new relationship by helping you clear away emotional baggage from the last one (or last half dozen). You might accidentally have a good time—and show your partner one too. Romance works best—and lasts longest—if you think of it as a leisurely stroll, not a furious sprint to some fictional finish line. Be sure to do that heavy lifting on your own, prior to dating again. Talk about ways a relationship can be beneficial, such as mutual respect and feeling safe.Ask her if she feels this way in her current relationship and how her boyfriend makes her feel.