Adolescent dating patterns
Love, love, love -- all the wretched cant of it, masking egotism, lust, masochism, fantasy under a mythology of sentimental postures, a welter of self-induced miseries and joys, blinding and masking the essential personalities in the frozen gestures of courtship, in the kissing and the dating and the desire, the compliments and the quarrels which vivify its barrenness.
Dating is not a great way to "really get to know someone." Why?
Also ask about how use is financed and about negative consequences.including close relationships, sexual experiences, number of partners (total and in the last 3 months), gender of sexual partners (don't assume sexual preferences), uncomfortable situations/ sexual abuse, risk of pregnancy and previous pregnancies (relevant to males as well as females), contraception, condoms and STIs.
Presence and frequency feeling down or sad as well as current feelings eg. Suicide risk- thoughts, attempts, plans, means and hopes for future.
Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2002, 34(6):304-305 Researchers and policymakers have focused concern and attention on adolescent females who have romantic relationships with older males.
The age difference between a female and her partner may influence relationship dynamics in ways that put the female at greater risk of both unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
AND, if you are really bothered by sensory issues, you may also want to think back to childhood, or earlier years, and fill out the Sensory Processing Disorder Checklist For Kids .
For high risk youths ask about carrying or use of weapons and other criminal behaviours/ incarceration of youth or family/ friends.Because everyone is on best behavior during a date.