They deserve to go through hell before getting to date your daughter. Don’t deprive them of this right of passage.
Talk to them about:
- Loss (of the budding friendship they value today)
- Love (which has nothing to do with what they see from Hollywood)
- Leadership (they were born male – deal with it)
Don’t forget to give him the envelope – the one that explains *exactly* how you’ll kill him and dispose of the body if he ever hurts your Princess.