Just because they are your parents and you don’t agree with them doesn’t make them dumb. Although far from perfect, they have years of experience and wisdom you don’t.
This can allow them to see the character faults in your bf/gf a whole lot easier than you, especially if you’re blinded by the deep emotions you feel for your bf/gf. They have the advantage of perspective or big picturethey realize over 90% of high school dating ends up not working out.
Once your child starts dating, don’t stop talking to them about relationships.Parents remember their own good and bad choices while dating.They just want you to be protected from bad consequences which could affect the rest of your life.If you want to meet other Kiwi parents in your situation, then Elite Singles is right for you. Of course, the truth is that there are many paths to true love, from those that settle down right away to those who find love later in life.This diversity means there is no 'normal' when it comes to family life: instead there are a raft of different ways to live happily ever after.