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What is a reasonable curfew on weekends for teenage daughter dates?

daughter (17) has been dating same guy for several months and he tends to stay until 12:30 at our house in rec room(where they play games, watch tv, or chat) and sometimes 14 year old daughter also joins in(with her date leaving by 10:30). Are these reasonable times for saying "good-bye"?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:19 AM on Jan. 15, 2011 in Teens (13-17)

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  • it depends on their maturity level and what their grades are.
    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 1:24 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • At age 17- midnight -1am
    devonNjaedon

    Answer by devonNjaedon at 1:25 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • I would say those are reasonable times for the ages. But I also agree on grades and such. If they aren't doing well in school I think dates need to be cut back!
    ILoveCade

    Answer by ILoveCade at 1:53 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • For those ages, absolutely.
    Mrs.BAT

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 2:30 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • My daughter couldnt date till 16 yrs old and only in a group that I approved of..........home or not, group only upon approval _had to be at least 2-3 kids I def. approved, hince, sh edidnt date till 18 yrs old and b then sh ewas pretty set into doing more babysitting, volunteer work,... than dating,LOL.
    kingkongsmom

    Answer by kingkongsmom at 8:01 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • I would say in enough time for the 17 yr old to get home before city curfew comes into affect. In my city that is midnight on weekends.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:52 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • I think so yes. The only problem I'd have with the 17 year old is that where I live her boyfriend would be breaking curfew if he walked home at that time.
    onethentwins

    Answer by onethentwins at 3:38 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Sounds reasonable.
    CometGirl

    Answer by CometGirl at 6:14 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

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