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What age should dating be allowed? for girls? for boys?

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lena695

Asked by lena695 at 10:27 PM on Mar. 20, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I think that all depends on the maturity level of the child in question. Some girls are ready at 16 but others not until later.

    Same with boys.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 10:28 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Girls 19 & above & boys 21 & above. Only a thought........
    AnuMeha

    Answer by AnuMeha at 10:28 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Lol,in my religion, not dating allowed after finsh college.
    lelly1019

    Answer by lelly1019 at 10:29 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Hopefully they wait as long as possible. But that isnt always the case. I would say its normal to say you have a GF or a BF around maybe fifteen. Think about when we were kids, when did we have our first crush or BF?
    bellamommyof4

    Answer by bellamommyof4 at 10:30 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • it is 2011 so the same rules apply for both.
    13-15 group dates
    16 and up unsupervised
    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 10:31 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Depends on the maturity level of the kids. My kids (boy/girl twins) are fifteen. My son is for sure mature enough to handle dating, his sister not so much. But I don't do the whole double standard thing, so if my son finds a girl he likes, we might have some Taming of the Shrew style drama in my house.
    lytate95

    Answer by lytate95 at 10:34 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • 19 and above, 21 and above? And why different with boys verses girls?
    bellamommyof4

    Answer by bellamommyof4 at 10:38 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • At our house, sixteen
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:40 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Minimum age is 16...for BOTH
    nsrush83

    Answer by nsrush83 at 11:02 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • I'm not big on setting age limits for different activities. It would depend on the maturity of the child, how respsonbile he or she is, and how well you know the bf or gf.
    MommaKath1975

    Answer by MommaKath1975 at 7:29 AM on Mar. 21, 2011

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