Dating a looser
Just because you don't like your teenager's partner doesn't mean he's a bad person.However, if the signs are there -- he's flunking out of school, using or selling drugs or treating your child badly -- it's your job as a parent to step in.Take her to a family and relationship counselor who can discuss strategies for spotting and breaking free of abuse, while still treating her like an adult and respecting her right to make her own decisions. Becker often writes for "Yoga in Astoria," a newsletter about studios throughout New York City. We have a somewhat complicated situation since, as a foreigner, my husband depends on me for a residency permit in my country. Have you just heard baseless rumors, or do you have a legitimate beef with the apple of her eye? Just know that even if your skepticism is justified, she may have an excuse for his bad behavior. Before you have the talk with your BFF, take some time to think about what you’re going to say and how she might react. Switch places — what would you want to hear if you were in her shoes? At some point, you’re going to have to make your feelings known.
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No one likes to hear that their special someone isn’t all that great.
She might be defensive, feel unsupported, or even become angry with you.
If you've been in a relationship with a similar partner, share your experience and explain to her what you lost by being with that person.
Invite her to spend as much time as she likes with her partner at your house, in your presence, in a common area.