But for my daughter, the boy had to be willing to go on a "double date" with my husband and I first.
If the boy won't spend time with us, then he can't be alone with our daughter. Homeschool homies As homeschoolers, my kids are in a different social structure, so I suppose we'd just take it one day/one person at a time.
What is the acceptable minimum age for your own (and others’) dating partners?
When this question comes up in conversation, someone inevitably cites the “half your age plus seven” rule.
My son at 11 already has a very close girl friend (not girlfriend) but if that evolved, we'd just see how it went and make sure to be open with him and encourage him to do the same.
Depends on the kid - and the date My parents said 16. It also depends on your relationship with your kid and how well you trust him/her, plus the boy/girlfriend and other friends.
The dating sneak attack My Dad always said no dating until I was 16.
I continued to find myself smitten, gushing to my mom about him, telling her that 13 years wasn’t that big of an age difference because we got along so well and it just didn’t matter.
“Men should date older, and women should be OK experimenting with dating younger.
Recently, the children of two close friends have begun dating. So I threw the question out there to the World Wide Web: "At what age did you or will you allow your children to start dating?
Meyers says that people often set overly rigid limitations when it comes to age.“The unhealthy individual either has a type that is too specific and narrow (I want someone between 30 and 35 who loves the outdoors, is really close to his parents and siblings) or, conversely, too broad and vague (I just want someone nice),” Meyers says.
Both experts agree than more than 10 years’ difference in a relationship can come with foreseeable issues, but that doesn’t mean it’s a definite nonstarter.