"But a lot of the other stuff is just laughably out of date."'ASL' for age/sex/location -- that's been used since I was on chat rooms as a kid," he adds. And '1337' for 'elite' -- that's old-fashioned geekspeak, and when I mention it to kids these days, they have no idea what I mean." Net does have a longer list of commonly used text terms, which Segan says is more useful.We’ve looked into the best of the best teen dating websites and narrowed the list down to 10.Whether you’re 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, or 19, these sites will put you in front of the right crowd and won’t use up all of your food and going out money!"There's so many of these terms that I had to make a second list," she says, "Top 50 More Acronyms Every Parent Should Know." That list consists of terms that are much more familiar, such as "L8R," "BRB," "LOL" and "F2F," which many parents would already know.In any case, no glossary of text acronyms is going to fully explain what your teens are saying.We didn’t have all the online options that teens today have.Now, in addition to Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter, teens have hundreds of sites just for them, and they can chat and get to know all kinds of people within seconds.
"If parents don't know those, it doesn't mean they're old -- it just means they're not tuned into Internet culture." Jansen, on the other hand, says what she's offering is just the tip of the iceberg.You can ask questions and read articles on everything from how to use condoms, to ways of communicating with your partner, to what it’s like to have sex for the first time. Teens is a website with straightforward information on a variety of topics that affect teens and young adults."Most kids are going to have terms that only they and their small group of friends understand," says Segan.When me and my friends were teens, we mostly met potential dates, boyfriends, and girlfriends at school or through friends and family, which wasn’t exactly the fastest or most reliable process.