It is your teen’s responsibility to know your rules and follow them.
So I let our connection slip away, allowing my concern over our age difference to overshadow our passion.
I once thought I'd fallen in love with an adorable British Israeli lawyer who started chatting with me while we waited at a crosswalk in Manhattan.
I felt an immediate spark, and after we exchanged numbers, we planned our first date without ever bringing up our ages.
We continued to date until, eventually, our lifestyles proved drastically different.
His career and financial situations were a far cry from mine, and the idea of things getting serious felt rushed and scary to me.