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How old will your kid(s) be when you approve dating?

 
MMXI

Asked by MMXI at 2:29 PM on Mar. 7, 2011 in Parenting Debate

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  • around 50.. Seriously, they are 22 and 25 and I still don't approve! LOL!
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 2:30 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • ALONE dating? hmm... 16. Possibly 15 if they're very mature, modest, getting terrific grades, etc.

    I hope to stress fun and not romance in the teen years..... God help me. There's plenty of life for love but only so many years of responsibility free good times
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 2:33 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • 16
    chgomom

    Answer by chgomom at 2:30 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • Mine will be 16.
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 2:30 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • i'm perfectly ok with her dating once she's in high school
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 2:32 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • I have an eleven year old and I was thinking high school would be a good time.


     But there will be rules. Lots of rules. The date has to come to the front door and meet the parents. There will be a curfew, before midnight.


     There is a lot to consider but kids have to be allowed to step out into the world a little at a time.

    studentteach

    Answer by studentteach at 2:33 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • It depends on their maturity level.
    aviatioNation

    Answer by aviatioNation at 2:34 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • 16..and he's proved himself a cautious, responsible driver and companion. it will all depend on his maturity..he's not yet 6, so....?
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 2:34 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • I started dating at 15.
    Hatsumomo

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 2:35 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • hirteen for like a school dance, I mean we had 6th greade dance! am okay ith them haveing a " boyfirend" But serious " alone" datig will be 15! But a movie or a dance with a crush, 13! Too protective makes for rebellion, you simply have to set limits!
    JoLee12345

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 5:23 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

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