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Advice Needed: My 13 year old son is dating a girl he...

Posted by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 7:55 PM
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My 13 year old son is "dating" a girl he danced with at the school dance. He is chatting on the phone with her now, should I be concerned that he is too young?

by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 7:55 PM
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ebbierowe
by Member on Feb. 21, 2013 at 8:08 PM
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I had a boyfriend at 13...we went to the movies every weekend
Our moms alternated who drove and my cousin ans step sister had to go with us..lol

I would just keep an eye on it. It seems normal for that age to me.
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atlmom2
by Susie on Feb. 21, 2013 at 8:12 PM
I would have lots of talks and keep up on things. I had a boyfriend in 8th grade but he didn't kiss me all year. Rare in todays society.
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lucky2Beeme
by Gold Member on Feb. 21, 2013 at 8:51 PM
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Talk to him explain the rules of dating . If he can follow them than he can have a GF.

luckysevenwow
by Platinum Member on Feb. 21, 2013 at 9:09 PM
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He should have already understood where you stood on dating.


My answer is HELL YES YOU SHOULD BE CONCERNED, he's to dang young!

looloo86391
by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 9:13 PM
I wouldn't i was in eighth grade six years ago and my sister is their now my dd isn't a teen yet but my sister always is telling me who she likes and who she is "dating"!! I was the same way! We only instant messages and him and his gf only text no worries momma
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MamaSnaps
by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 10:42 PM
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If you are going to allow it at this age just make sure they are "dating" by going places with you and/or her family. Then you'll know if there is something to worry about or not. 

bizzeemom2717
by Jen on Feb. 21, 2013 at 11:34 PM
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I agree. Also if boundaries were not already set and you were worried he's too young to date. Kids are not mature enough at that age to handle even the emotional side of having a relationship, I don't even want to think about how the immaturity at yay age can effect the physical aspects of a relationship good Lord! If it was my kid hell no.

Quoting luckysevenwow:

He should have already understood where you stood on dating.


My answer is HELL YES YOU SHOULD BE CONCERNED, he's to dang young!

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MJP76
by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 11:57 PM
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Yeah 13 is too young.. But I'd just keep close tabs on it.. It's not really dating if they don't go anywhere..

rebeccasmly
by on Feb. 22, 2013 at 12:06 AM
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I think 13 is waaay too young personally. They're just not mature enough.

I think if you're going to let them "date", you need to discuss it with, keep an open conversation about it, and set your expectations for him.
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suesues
by Silver Member on Feb. 22, 2013 at 7:09 AM

Way too young

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