Hey M Girls!
We have a BRAND NEW spin on the daily advice column on mmm-mag.com. Each day at 8:00 PM/EST we'll post a reader question and have our M Girl answer it!! Today, we're talking about dealing with friend drama.
M Reader tiba1236 wrote: "Hey M! I'm 14 and just got my first boyfriend. He is sweet, nice and I know he wouldn't do anything to hurt me. But, my parents don't believe that. They don't want me to hang without him they're not ready for me to have a boyfriend. What happened to knowing for yourself when you are ready? Now, when my boyfriend and I want to hang out, I have to bring someone with us. It's getting really annoying. All I want is to have some freedom in my life. What can I do to make them realize that I really AM trustworthy and I do know between right and wrong?
And M Girl's answer is: "Although it may be hard to follow all their rules, remember that your parents love you and they don't want to see you get hurt. You know your boyfriend is a total sweetheart, but your parents may not know it yet. Don't be afraid to talk to them about him and tell your parents about all the great reasons why you like your boyfriend. Make an effort for your parents and your BF to get to know each other. Maybe have him over for dinner so everyone can meet. Keep communication open and honest with your parents, and they will realize how responsible you are. Good luck!"
Don't forget to check back here tomorrow for more advice. And if you've got a question you want M Girl to help with click here to submit it!