But after that, the dads will be off to the races, arguing over what constitutes dating these days, with most insisting that for a boy, dating has only one purpose–sex.
This father’s approach worked because it was built on trust and respect– the keys to a goof father daughter relationship…to any successful relationship.
He didn’t belittle his daughter’s immature need for a “trophy” boyfriend; he understood that being immature is part of being 14.
Cantu said she and her mother find it important to work with people on the spectrum, both for the sake of understanding one another and to "help put their outstanding work out there for everyone to see." Spectrum Singles is young, but Cantu said they are already seeing members meet in person and begin to warm up to one another.
As the community grows she hopes to begin events and contests, and said they will soon start a blog and online forums discussing dating tips and entries about everyday life on the spectrum.
I told her that I believed that she isn’t ready to date, and that there’s too much pressure on kids her age to do things they’re not ready for.