Age to allow dating
I don't think I have a certain age in mind for dating to be OK - I think every child is different. Define "girlfriend" True story - when my son was 11, he had a friend who had a girlfriend - one that they would go to each others houses & hang out in his bedroom alone, door open or shut :/ he started asking me if he could have a girlfriend. Two Saturdays ago, the 16-year-old daughter of a school proprietor, Mrs.The mother said she set ground rules for dating recently.“My daughter once flouted her curfew time by 15 minutes and I grounded her for a week.“I don’t tolerate inappropriate behaviour; but I find hard to control my only daughter.
My son at 11 already has a very close girl friend (not girlfriend) but if that evolved, we'd just see how it went and make sure to be open with him and encourage him to do the same.
Tochukwu noted that the maturity levels of the child should be the most important factor in deciding when that child should be allowed to start dating.
He said, “I believe that the appropriate age to allow a teen go on a date should be 18.
They believe that at their age, children are aware about relationships and sex.
“Studies have shown that in some parts of the world, like Europe and America, the average age for a teenager to start dating nowadays has dropped from 16 (from decades ago) to 13.