The other is your concern about her being in a biracial relationship.

We will address your concerns separately in our answer.

He is a good kid, but he has led her on before, then dumped her for someone else.

I only see problems ahead for her, but how can I convey my feelings without alienating her completely?

“Mother Concerned About Interracial Dating” : My 15 year old daughter wants to date a boy who is very nice and one she has known for several years, but he is Black (she is Caucasian).

I didn’t mind when they were 10-12, but dating in high school feels wrong to me in this situation.

You can also set up “dates” where you take a walk together, go shopping, or take your daughter out to lunch.

Listening to your daughter means putting your own concerns and ideas aside to really hear what she is thinking about, considering and struggling with.

As parents, we are always evaluating the possible risks of the decisions our children want to make.

Our protective urges sometimes make it hard for us to allow our children important learning opportunities.

Parents want their children to be able to make good decisions, to choose healthy relationships, to spend time with people who are honest and respectful of them.

It is difficult for parents to see their children in situations that look like they are going to be hurtful.

I am concerned by the fact that it would be a biracial relationship (we live in the south); the fact that he has a history of being a “player”; he is very mature (sexually) for his age; as well as the fact that he has dumped her before.