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Would you take your two children out to see a movie with two of their so called boyfriends, if you were going to be there also? They are 12 and 13.

 
Momabear455

Asked by Momabear455 at 6:48 PM on Mar. 9, 2011 in Tweens (9-12)

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Answers (12)
  • I do not think boyfriends should be encouraged at that age.
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 7:18 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • No. Cause I did not let my girls at that age have boyfriends.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 7:16 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • yes, I have taken my 13 year old son to the movies with a group of friends. We have also taken him to a movie when it was just him and his best friend and 2 girls. I do agree that at this age they don't really need boyfriends, although I have taken them. I encourage them to make it a big group of kids although that does not always happen.


    I also would take them because I will be there and I will be able to see what is going on.  


    Good Luck!

    cornflakegirl3

    Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 7:20 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • No . My daughters are that age and do not have ' boy friends '
    janet116

    Answer by janet116 at 7:51 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • No. When children begin dating too young, they find themselves in sexual situations that they do not have the maturity to handle.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:26 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • At that age, no.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:32 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Yes
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 6:49 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Yes, as long as your there!
    anichols1

    Answer by anichols1 at 7:33 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Of course! What better way to keep an eye on things. Forbidding girls at that age to have boyfriends to me just would result in them wanting it even more. My daughter is 16 and hasn't had a boyfriend yet, probably because I've never made her having one (or not having one) an issue. The key is to limit their time together and monitor what they're doing. Being open and willing to take them places increases the chances that they'll want to talk to you and confide in you later when more serious relationships develop.
    cege

    Answer by cege at 7:54 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • I would take a group of friends but I discourage dating at that age
    pammomof9

    Answer by pammomof9 at 4:02 PM on Mar. 11, 2011