I escaped it for 17 years of parenthood, but the odds were always stacked against me.
I have two beautiful and intelligent daughters, and eventually a boy smart enough to see it was going to come calling. My daughter and her boyfriend spend almost every free moment they have in our house.
There was such a response, I decided this week to have my friend Brooke Mc Glothlin write a guest post on 10 prayers for your son.
(On Friday I’ll be posting 10 prayers for your daughter.) Here’s my friend, Brooke…
They turn on the music and sing, dance, and make a bunch of the healthy-type of food that is so popular today. Interestingly, this young man is aggressive in his desire for me to know him and vice versa.
This isn’t at all the new modern type of teenage dating where they hang out in groups and go through levels of “talking.” What’s taking place is a good old fashioned courting process.
He looks at me with a “heels dug in” kind of glare.
Take, for example, the widely publicized case of Marcus Dwayne Dixon, an 18-year-old high school honor student and star football player who had sex with a 15-year-old female classmate.We’ve raised them to seek their identity in the things that matter and not in the superficial, so they are somewhat intimidating to young men. But sooner or later a boy of equal substance was going to show up, and now he has. They both have busy schedules, but if they aren’t learning or working, they are in our home.They love to cook together in our kitchen and try out new recipes.Rule Four: I'm sure you've been told that in today's world, sex without utilising a barrier method" of some kind can kill you.
Let me elaborate: when it comes to sex, I am the barrier, and I will kill you.
You may glance at her, so long as you do not peer at anything below her neck.