Questions to ask parents about dating

Have your daughter prepared to tell any guy that asks her out to call you first before answering him.

This helps her know that you are expecting to be her first line of defense and gives her guidance on how to respond to a guy’s invitation. So you might invite the young man, and even his dad, to your home.

Yeah, your little girl is growing up, and she’s running around town with a new guy. And if the campus bad boy is picking up your daughter on his motorcycle, you probably feel justified in being a little concerned.

Your instincts say that she’s not bringing home a pocket protector-toting honor student, either.

Even if your family is not religious, you should know if your daughter’s boyfriend is! Knowing what he does for work and how he views the job can give you real insights into his character and where he’s going in life (if anywhere).If they are driving, be sure to note the make and model of the car and the license plate number. You may or may not be a religious person yourself, but it would be good to know the beliefs of the person going out on a date with your child. If your child’s date seems shiftless, that’s a warning sign. Find out exactly where they will be and set a firm time to arrive back home. Will he show your daughter the respect she deserves? Being respectful ranks high in the list of important traits of a strong character.You will certainly want to know where they are going on their date. As a father, you would do anything humanly possible to protect your child from harm. Unlike Hollywood, most teen romances do not have a happy ending so protect your daughter’s heart.[Tweet This] There are definitely things I want to know when someone starts dating my daughter.