What should I do with my 11 year old daughter who is dating a 16 year old boy? I try to tell her shes way too young but she won't listen!
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Lacye - posted on 11/08/2012
This is one of those conversations that make me wonder sometimes if it is fake or not. On one hand, if it's not you are screaming, "DUH! Tell her no! If she doesn't listen then lock her ass in her room!" On the other hand, if it is you are thinking, "Wow. You wasted my time with dribble when there are real women out there with real problems.
So basically what I'm saying is this, it's a no brainer. You are the mother, if she doesn't want to listen then tough shit. What you say goes! Stop trying to be her friend and be her mother.
Shawnn - posted on 11/08/2012
I'm inclined to agree with Lacye here. Seriously. If you haven't paid close enough attention to what your kid is doing, and now you have an 11 yo "dating" a 16 yo, then you're spending too much time on yourself and not enough paying attention to raising your kid.
Seriously. But, hey, if this is a real post, then my advice is to grow a backbone, and keep your daughter under your close supervision. And if 16 yo doesn't like it, you can always get a restraining order.
~â¥Little Miss - posted on 11/08/2012
She is eleven and he is 16??? That could potentially be statutory rape. I would def put my foot down. Not only that, I would bring his parents into it and all have a sit down of how inappropriate that is. You don't just try harder in this situation, you DO IT! Make sure to have the sex talk with her, and the importance of condoms. Seriously, get on top of it. Has she even hit puberty yet?
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