It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Teen Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-05-2004, 07:26 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 4
Reeb HB User
Gf help

I met this girl at a school dance, and I really like her, But I am afraid to tell my grandparents (who I live with, my dad works in another city, far away, and my mother is deceased), because I believe, as grandparents, they may freak out, as I was/am a bit of a loner (:\) and am nervous to tell them, but I will have to sometime, hopefully very soon, But does anyone have any tips on telling my grandparent(s)? Because my grandfather and my uncle are out fishing for awhile, and now it is only me and my grandmother at the house.

 
Old 03-05-2004, 09:47 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 153
fisherwoman HB User
Re: Gf help

Who knows,maybe they have been a little worried about you being a loner and will be happy you found someone you like. That is how I felt about my daughter. Is there some reason besides that they are "grandparents" that you think they will freak? They were young once,they will probally understand.Just say something like "You know what? When I was at the dance the other day,I met this girl and I think I kinda like her" See what their reaction is.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 03-06-2004, 06:11 AM   #3
Senior Veteran
(male)
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Florida
Posts: 3,190
Magnetic HB UserMagnetic HB User
Re: Gf help

How old are your grandparents? If they are in the 50's, they are of the generation that invented the sexual revolution! I agree with the other poster in that they might be thrilled to find you have taken an interest in a nice girl. It is absolutely normal for teenaged boys to be attracted to girls (and vice versa), so I cannot see how this will come as a shock.

If there is something unique about your grandparents that you are not telling us, please share it; otherwise, I don't see how they will be upset. Now, they may place some limits on your dating, but I sure hope they won't try to prevent you from dating.

 
Old 03-06-2004, 01:55 PM   #4
Veteran
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Austin
Posts: 396
Will M. HB User
Re: Gf help

I think it's your decision whether or not you would want to tell them. If they don't ask, you don't have to tell, but if they do, tell them. I never tell my parents about what's going on in my life, because I don't want them to know. They're great people, but I really feel uncomfordable about letting them know about my love life. So it's your choice.

 
Old 03-08-2004, 11:31 AM   #5
Inactive
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: ma
Posts: 9,639
eightball61 HB User
Re: Gf help

You have everything in your power...You have a GF and a new friend. I dont see any reason why they should be mad.

I mean they are from a different era but they can be supportive towards your decisions. So go out and talk to her..

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
CONFUSED with THYROID readings?? I need help? meds do nto seem to be working? bluetou Thyroid Disorders 17 05-12-2011 07:18 PM
The cough from HELL....help! xSunnySmilex Colds & Flu 5 04-26-2010 06:03 AM
Help for my mom Amanda1988 Pain Management 9 04-21-2010 12:14 PM
kinda freaking out any help would be great SNAKE756 HIV Prevention 10 04-21-2010 11:23 AM
No help for traveler emmie9 Back Problems 1 04-20-2010 11:52 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Seraph (7), rosequartz (6), writeleft (6), lenvegas (4), Kszan (3), Diverdan8 (2), ERpiguy (2), solofelix (2), frisbeefreak (2), SoundsFamiliar (2)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1006), Apollo123 (906), Titchou (852), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (755), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:31 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!