Remember your first crush? Your first kiss? Of course you do. Young love is exciting. It’s all-consuming. It’s a natural part of growing up. As you watch your teenagers fall into and out of love, it can be a tricky proposition to know how involved to get. How much do you want to know? How protective should you be?
There isn’t a cookie-cutter answer. Every family will approach relationships differently. The important thing is to be aware, supportive and understanding.