The "rules of dating" are across the board for decades, but should we follow them?
You know the old adages, like "don't call until the third day" or "never sleep with him/her on the first date." Who came up with these rules, and why? Well, the more we consider them in today's society, the more we realize they either don't work, are set up for failure, or cause a sense of entitlement in dating that no one can guarantee.
What are some of the "rules" you are aware of? Do you agree with them?
So many societal norms have changed since just a few decades ago. What has changed? Well, for instance, we worried about being annihilated by nuclear warfare, the scare of AIDS, staying abstinent until marriage which soon followed with staying cool with your peers to fit in during high school. And hence the early sexual behavior and relationship problems ensued.
What example are you showing your kids?
The biggest question about a single parent dating is, "What example are you showing your kids?" Because as we have learned, kids learn more from their parents' behavior than any preaching statements they say. You are what you do, and all that.
So what "rules" have you found to be outdated? Which would still apply? Which of those would you teach to your kids?
Here's a list of seven rules you should and shouldn't keep in today's modern times.