Dating age for teens
Circle of Moms member Lynn W., whose sixth grade son is among the youngest in his class, worries that some of his friends already have girlfriends.
This conversation will help you figure out if your child is ready.
Turns out he didn't know anything, he just thought that it was hanging out and being good friends.
I'd say maybe 9th grade might be okay, but am not really sure." How young is too young to allow your child to date?
Many moms say that the dating issue is likely to come up for the first time during the tween years, and that it can make a parent surprisingly anxious.
"Lots of kids say that they want to 'date,' in fact some even have 'girlfriends' or 'boyfriends,'" but what they are really doing is fairly tame. found that very scenario to be the case when her 11-year-old son wanted to know if he could date a girl from school.
As she recalls, "I told him that it was ok for them to like each other and asked him what he knew about dating.