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Should I let my 17 year old daughter move out with 6 months before he graduates high school and turns 18?

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Asked by apljks at 5:22 PM on Jan. 5, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • I woudn't allow it until she's of legal age.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:23 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • No. A 17 yr old still needs guidance, even if they don't think they do.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:23 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • Nope! make them finish school first.

    Answer by ria7 at 5:26 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • i was in that situation when i was in high school. my parents did not let me move out, and i think it was the best thing for me. however, once i turned 18, i did move out until the next summer and every day i would come visit them. i missed them and eventually moved back in with them until i felt i was ready to move out. i think you should tell her she has to stay until she graduates from high school at the very least.

    Answer by kelsey.evans08 at 5:26 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • No and does she have plans for her future once school ends?

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:26 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • Nope, I wouldn't.. Depending on your state; you are still legally responsible til 18. He/she can wait the 6 months..

    Answer by midnightmoma at 5:27 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • I wouldn't allow it, I'd make them stay home until they finish school.

    Answer by robyann at 5:32 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • No. I would advise her to graduate from high school,apply to college, stay at home, save money and prepare for her future.

    Answer by Lindalu2 at 7:42 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • Not unless she's a mother or emancipated in some way

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:49 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • absolutely first......the least I could do before she's old enough to move out and do whatever it is she wants is make her finish high school......

    Answer by LynnB1 at 8:18 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

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