Early teenage relationships often involve exploring physical intimacy and sexual feelings.You might not feel ready for this, but you have an important role in guiding and supporting your child through this important developmental stage.In a healthy romantic relationship, both partners respect each other and have their own identity.
And they’re linked to your child’s growing interest in body image and looks, independence and privacy.
Romantic relationships can bring lots of emotional ups and downs for your child – and sometimes for the whole family.
Romantic relationships are a major developmental milestone.
They come with all the other changes going on during adolescence – physical, social and emotional.
A thorough understanding of adolescence in society depends on information from various perspectives, including psychology, biology, history, sociology, education, and anthropology.