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whats the age limit for children of the opposite sex sharing a room?

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Asked by dej11262008 at 9:36 PM on Jan. 19, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • depends on the state

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 9:39 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • I didn't know there was one.

    Answer by AprilDJC at 9:44 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • Well its colorado and my cousin went to low income to try to get a place and they would not give her a 3 bedroom and her son is 6 and her daughter is 3.

    Answer by dej11262008 at 9:44 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • There is no law that i ever heard of that prohibits siblings of different sex from sharing a room. I'd like someone to show me a link.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:53 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • What the social services are willing to supply does not make law, because there are people all over the US --and most of the rest of the world-- who can't afford one more bedroom. Many people can't afford the first one, so they sleep in the living space (and/or car). None of these people are breaking the law.

    Answer by LindaClement at 9:55 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • I've heard there is laws and then I've heard there isn't so I'm not exactly sure. It would be very hard for them to enforce though unless a problem arose from it.

    Answer by Ash9724 at 9:59 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • Well, in France when one of the kids is older than 12 they have to have seperate rooms. It is the law. There are inspectors and everything

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:06 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • age 6 in North Carolina.....

    Answer by SissyAnn141 at 11:34 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • not sure the law, but at that age i would think they would be safe to share a room (bunk beds?). however, i would think that in the next few years, it would be time to get seperate bedrooms. however, i have heard that there is a law, but i don't know what it is either.

    Answer by aly38914290 at 11:41 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

  • age 7 here in Illinois a brother and a sister can't share a room due to privacy laws . a child was takin away from parents by DCFS for not having a big enough space for the kids to sleep in seperate rooms

    Answer by meNmine at 11:46 PM on Jan. 19, 2010

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