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When me and my friends were teens, we mostly met potential dates, boyfriends, and girlfriends at school or through friends and family, which wasn’t exactly the fastest or most reliable process.
We didn’t have all the online options that teens today have.
I'm looking for opinions from other moms of teens about when your daighters went on a first date, had a first boyfriend, etc.
I don't know what I think the "right" age is to start dating, but I know for me it's not 13! Thanks for all the great responses - I appreciated those that disagreed with me as much as those that agreed. He had met my mom and totally respected her and so he respected me. I think it is up to the parents to decide what is best for the individual child.
:)T.: Make a compromise - if they want to go to a movie - JOIN THEM!! There's no "right age" to start dating, but there may be a right level of maturity. We did not really date, but he was invited to our house a lot. If you do not allow them to date or have close friends, once they get out of your home, you will not be there to guide them. They may test you,, but always prove to them you were very serious about the consequences. Like anything else important discipline wise, of course she isn't going to like it.
My 13 year old daughter has a boyfriend (i.e., they sit together at lunch at school and talk/text), She and a friend want to go to a movie on a double date this weekend.
My son had a girlfriend by the time he was 13, my daughter was 14. I've already watched her flirt (quite skillfully) with boys her age, so I'm expecting this to happen early with her, too. I could go out on group dates at 14 and alone at 15.5. I never had to worry about coming home and facing the infamous "Ummm, guess what? I didn't even try to pull that with my parents until junior or senior year, and even then it was just going out with a "group" and hanging with a favorite guy in the mix without telling them because I wasn't really allowed to date.
More important than age is self-esteem, the ability to talk with their parents about any concerns, their ability to say "no" to things they aren't comfortable with, the ability to make good choices when choosing friends. I really don't care if this is a "different time." I'm doing the same for my daughters. I wasn't allowed to "date" until I was 16..even then, one or both of my parents tagged along. My 14 year old neighbor/babysitter talks about nothing but her boyfriend boyfriend boyfriend. She's hardly ever free to sit because she's with her boyfriend's family and away on all their church group's outreach things together.
My husband and I said no, explaining that we believe 13 is too young to be going on dates.
We are now hated - enduring deaths stares and silence.
I have a former student, now in 8th grade that I found out is having sex with a 7th grade boy. It's doesn't help that other parents allow this which makes it hard to keep the standard age up where it should be-15-16-ish, imo.