Old should people start dating
"Especially among older people who went through the sexual revolution, with maturity they realize there are emotional consequences for getting involved in a sexual relationship," says Allen, author of Celebrating Single and Getting Love Right: From Stalemate to Soulmate.
According to the singles whom Allen has encountered, boomers generally play by far different dating rules than young, 20-something daters.
I was shocked that she would even think about the concept of dating at such a young age.
My husband and I have been discussing the answer to our daughter's question and we just don't know the right answer.
For one, group dating is more popular than ever (not to be confused with double dating, this is when girls and boys hang out en masse, usually at a mall or a restaurant).
As a result, fewer boys are actually asking girls out on one-on-one dates.
I don't want to be overly protective and strict like my parents were but I also don't want to be too permissive.
As tweens become teens and Facebook links replace friendship bracelets, dating ensues, leaving many parents wondering, what’s the best age for teens to begin coupling up?"I think 11 -12 is still too young for that stuff...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?STORY: Should You Make Your Child Stop Sucking His Thumb?The Great Debate" data-reactid="19"STORY: Should You Make Your Child Stop Sucking His Thumb?