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What age do you let a 13 yr old start dating?

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Asked by chickpee at 5:41 PM on Oct. 21, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • I let my daughter go on group dates when she was 14. She is 16 1/2 now and is allowed to go on regular dates.

    Answer by neebug3766 at 5:44 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Not at 13. My kids didn't date until they were about 17-18.And they were just hanging out with groups of good friends whose parents we knew . We supervised and advised. They were never "wild kids".LOL. Watch over your kids carefully.

    Answer by kerp1960 at 5:44 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • I'm sorry but your question sounds funny! =) Do you mean at what age do you let your teenager start dating?

    Answer by firenicecream at 5:44 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • When the boy/girl can actually go out on a "date"....

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 5:45 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Oops, I meant to add at the age of 16.

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 5:45 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • huh?

    Answer by shay1130 at 5:45 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • I didn't let my 13 year old date, and at 14 I still don't let her date. I'm currently thinking she may be allowed to date when she is 16. I want her to have some opportunities to date while she is still under 18 so we can still give her rules to follow and give her a chance to practice with guideance before she is on her own.

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 5:46 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • is this a trick question? Lol

    i ask because you put "what age does a 13 year old start dating" you already stated the age so its like huh??

    but i assume you meant what age do you let a teenager start dating correct?

    anyway i think 13 is okay for group dates. i wont let my daughters go on a date with a guy til they are 16, and i have to atleast be familiar with his parents before i will let him take her anywhere. otherwise they can watch a movie on my couch and ill gladly make them popcorn...

    Answer by tnm786 at 5:50 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • I allowed my daughter to date at 16 - but with parents meeting him and in groups. My daughter is now dating a nice young man who knows us as well as we know him. We joked with him about her older brother who is in the Navy that can't wait to meet him. Yup, he's a bit nervous! I talk with my daughter about sex - and encourage her to wait. As she says, "I'm not about to screw my life up at this time - as tempting as it could be" Encourage your daughter to focus on other activities, so boys aren't number 1 on her list - at least at 13. My daughter is very involved in the schools JROTC program, and that keeps her very active! Prayer helps also :-) Wish you the best!

    Answer by Navymom425 at 5:51 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • I say Highschool... My kids will all be around 13 when they start HS, so I don't see an issue with a 13 year old dating...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 6:06 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

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