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How many of you have a high school junior who has never been asked out on a date? My DD is 17 and has never been asked to a school dance or out on a date. It made me so sad to see her sit at home on prom night - all of her friends were asked and she chose not to go as the only "dateless" person in the group. I did encourage her to ask someone but all the boys she knows had paired up with someone. She is very cute (I know I am her mom but she is), excellent student, varsity athelete since 9th grade, nice personality if a bit quiet, student leader, etc...... Another reason I feel bad for her is that multiple boys asked her whether or not she thought other girls would go with them to the prom but not one asked her! I know she cried and asked why no one thought she is pretty or nice enough to ask out. I am also a bit worried that she will go off to college without any dating experience - I believe that the missteps you can make as a 16-17 year old in the dating world become awkward and wierd when you are 19 or 20. I hate that she is so lonely. Her social confidence is eroding and as a parent I don't know what to do if anything. Do many of you have the same situation with your teen? Thanks for your thoughts.