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None of those reactions will help us handle the situation in a godly way.

I have been on both sides of this matter; I was the unbelieving girl who dated someone's son, and I've been the mother of a child who dated an unbeliever.

For awhile, I just let this boil in me and it nearly destroyed me.

I could stand that he had a girlfriend (although I had feelings for him).

When I confronted this situation as a mother myself, my husband's continual advice to me was not to do anything that would cause long term damage to my relationship with my child. They are growing and developing, and what may seem an obviously serious situation to you may not to them.

Pray for your child and his friend; pray for God's will to be done.

Encourage your child to bring the friend home for a visit.

My mother-in-law could not force her 20 year old son to stop seeing me.

Things continued like this until winter when Jeremy hinted that he had found someone "to spend more time with." I didn't know how to respond or what to say, and, not wanting to seem overbearing, I didn't ask.

But then this summer, Jeremy mentioned that he went to see the fireworks with another girl, whom I will call Mary.

Special occasions like Christmas and Easter are good times to extend an invitation. Your disagreement with the relationship is not about your feelings; it's about your child being in a relationship that is, ultimately, not biblical, and dangerous to his spiritual life. The dating relationship may end, but you will still have a relationship with your child.

The way you conduct yourself while he's dating this person could cause estrangement, and you don't want that. Our children are adults, and sometimes, they need to come to their own conclusions, even if means getting stung, or living with hard consequences.

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