So you could use a pay phone to call for a ride and a get away from the boy. And not just because our children have no idea what a pay phone is.
More and more as I witness the teen boy-girl relationships I am surprised at how aggressive the girls seem to have become, compared to what I remember when I was a teenager. Upon hearing the news I think I managed not to do a fist pump in the air until I was in the next room alone.
One mother told me of the explicit text messages her son was receiving from a girl at all hours of the night. He basically told her that she was not nice and he didn’t really like her anymore. I have been closely monitoring to see if Glenn continues her controlling and mean ways.
Admittedly I am not friends with anyone who has teenage girls, for all I know they see boys behaving in the exact same manner. I would not tolerate my own children talking to me in such a disrespectful manner and I certainly would not take it from one of their friends. Then I ignored the next 8 calls from her as we drove the 2 miles home. So far my son says she isn’t bothering him and the phone records support this.
Remember the tv show when Blair was in the back of a van with a boy who was trying to force himself onto her, that was the message I grew up with.This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.If there’s chemistry a-brewing between you two (and we’re not just talking about as study buddies in your chem 101 class), your circle of friends will be the first to see it.When you meet up at parties, your best friend is harping about how cute the two of you would look as a couple, and his friends are teasing him about how into each other you both seem to be.