Teenagers and young adults can be very challenging and they may not see the value in our wisdom and experience.
They may end up making mistakes we don't want them to make and hurting and disappointing us, no matter how hard we try.
The problem is he is only hearing his friends' side of the story and not any of the parents' points of view.
My husband and I believe that our plan of courtship is good and fair and hope that he will learn to trust us -- for that is the other part of the equation -- our son/daughter's trust in us.
Some of the books that Kathie recommended: by Mike Ray and Cary Schmidt DVDs recommended by Kathie Morrissey: "Seeds of Disintegration Planted by the Boyfriend/Girlfriend Philosophy" "God's Plan for Finding a Mate" I purchased all of the above items and read the first three books.