Teens dating responsiblity
Over the past couple of years, I have been troubled, and at times perturbed, at the degradation of a lot of things in our society—family values, public trust, integrity, etc.
However, my current soapbox theme has to be , or seemingly the lack of it.
Schools can demonstrate the importance of this issue by instituting policies that underscore intolerance; this means prevention, punitive measures and openness.
Standing by silently as abuse takes place and, worse, avoiding confrontation for fear of hurting an institution's reputation is inexcusable.
Is it just me or do we no longer take (immediate) responsibility for what we do (or don’t do) or the mistakes we make?
I guess we can The LORD God called to the man, "Where are you?
The root of domestic violence lies in power and control over another human being.
School workers at all levels can be helpful -- maintenance engineers, cafeteria workers, security personnel, parking lot attendants, probation officers, bus drivers and parent volunteers -- because they see students in informal settings.Talk to your teen about what a good relationship is.While you may think your teen already knows how to date, they probably don’t.Negotiation and Fairness - Being willing to compromise, accepting change, and seeking mutually satisfying solutions to conflict.Non-threatening Behavior - Talking and acting in a way that promotes both partners feelings of safety in the relationship.