I was 14 when I went out with a boy for the first time and my oldest son was the same age when he began dating. We also need to teach them about sexuality and risk-taking.We need to teach them about the delicate parameters of dating including when to say yes or no to physicality and sex. And it made me realize that we, as parents, have a pretty wide range of ideas on what age kids should be allowed to start dating and even on what dating means at various ages." Predictably, two of the three dads who weighed in responded with "Never!" FM, from Los Angeles, Calif., added "Italian father. My head just exploded at the thought." Here's what the rest of the Web had to say about kids and dating: Define dating Dating" or "Hanging out" Big difference these days ... but around 7th [grade], when the dances start, the dating starts.We are not genetically predisposed to deal with such things. Double duty In my house, we allowed dating to start at 9th grade.
If the boy won't spend time with us, then he can't be alone with our daughter. Homeschool homies As homeschoolers, my kids are in a different social structure, so I suppose we'd just take it one day/one person at a time.
” during which survey results from a variety of parenting questions were discussed.
One of the questions asked was, “At what age is it okay to date?
Then tell them, “Just three more years, and you can date.” Just kidding -- sort of.
NBC’s Today Show once ran a segment titled “Are They Mature Enough?