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1 Dating and Setting Limits Chapter 12 Lesson 3 pg 313 By Mrs. Garcia
2 Dating teens can express their affection healthy, respectful ways..
3 Dating An enjoyable experience Develop social skills such as communication & interacting w/T opposite gender.People discover new interests, reaffirm their values, think about a person 4 T future.Infatuations develop & R natural feelings.Genuine affections come when U know ano person well.Affection is express by:CommunicationListening 2 ea oTrHolding handsHuggingSpending quality time 2gether
4 Deciding to Date Different reasons 4 dating Some choose not 2 date because they R shyOther have different interests or time commitmentsBecause of family traditions (until a specific time)Some start by group dating 1stU develop social skills 1stDon’t focus on 1 person onlyFeel less self-consciousRelieves pressure of being alone
5 What to Do on a Date Depends on common interest $ person you’re with MovieDinnerSchool danceSports eventWhen 2 people know ea oTr they will find activities they both like.
6 Sport or Athletic Activities Athletics promote health & allow dates 2 get 2 know each other in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.Events can B:Ice skatingTennisMiniature golf,CyclingHikingBowlingSkiingHorseback riding.
7 Community Activities Zoo Local Museum Concerts Plays Painting class Photography classesTourist attractions
8 Charitable Activities VolunteerHelp build a houseWalk-a-thonMaintain a local park or beachAttend a fund-raising eventGreat for group dating
9 What Can I Do to Make a Good Impression on A First Date? Relax & B URselfB honestPlan your date – something you’ll both enjoy.Be courteous – on time, B kind & respectful
10 Avoid Risk Situations Know where U R going Ask what you’ll B doing Find out who else w/B thereDiscuss w/parent UR curfewMake sure U have money in case of emergencyAvoid places where alcohol or oTr drugs w/B availableAvoid being alone with a date at home or in an isolated placeIt is more difficult 2 maintain self-controlIncreases UR risk of being forced into a sexual act against UR will.
11 Date RelationshipsChoosing 2 have a relationship w/only (1) person helps develop skills & behaviors necessary in a marriage such as dignity, respect * responsibility.Dating only 1 person limits U from socializing w/Otrs & developing oTr positive relationships.Now is a time 4 trying different roles & relationships.Beginning/ending relationship is difficult but helps teen mature.
12 Setting Limits Parents/Guardians set limits 4 dating Limits protect UR health & safetyParent establish CurfewsLimits R set ahead of timeAs U mature U set UR own limitsPlaces you’ll goHow you’ll get thereWhat you’ll doLimits help U avoid potential risky situationsCommunicate UR limit on sexual activityPractice abstinence.Rehearse avoidance techniques & refusal skills
13 When in a dating relationship remember: UR partner should treat U w/consideration & respect. & respect UR valuesIf pressured by UR date:say no 2 drugs or oTr high-risk activities w/o apologizing or offering an explanation.Don’t go against UR family’s values.
14 TrustworthinessWhen parents permit their teen 2 date, they show that they trust their children 2 mke responsible decisions.U demonstrate trustworthiness when:U use self-control & self-discipline 2 resist peer pressureU avoid high-risk behaviors demonstrates trustworthiness.