Your parents about dating
“Of course it will probably be uncomfortable for both of you,” Anthony says.
“But if he’s so uncomfortable that he gets angry or shuts down or otherwise just can’t continue the conversation, that’s a big sign that he’s not ready for this.” If so, assure your child that there’s no hurry to start dating.
Parents may joke that it’s an experience they want their child to have -- just not until somewhere around the age of 30. A 6th grade girl may say, "Jacob is my boyfriend," but what does that mean?
But not without consequence: When your parent dates someone near your age ,.
Maybe you’re afraid of what your parents will think. Maybe you feel embarrassed or ashamed to bring it up.
But if you’re concerned that you might be dating an abusive partner (or just have questions about what a healthy relationship looks like), your parents might be your best allies.
But when you start talking about cohabitation or buying a puppy together it's time to call mom and dad and dish.
Also if this relationship ends call them and tell them about the split as well.2.