Dating advive for teenagers
You also can go out with a group of friends to a public place.
If the two of you go out alone, tell your parents or guardians who you are going with and where.
Waiting until the heat of the moment to try to cool things down doesn't work as well.
And follow your parents' rules for things like curfew, since those often are set for your safety.
You can read more dating safety tips, including info on sexting.
Talk to your parents or guardians or other adult you trust. If you have been raped, contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline online or at 800-656-HOPE (800-656-4673).
You can get help through by chat, by texting "loveis" to 22522, or by phone at 866-331-9474.