The American Academy of Pediatrics notes that on average, girls begin dating as early as 12 and a half years old, and boys a year older. But it may not be the kind of “dating” youre picturing.
Should I let my daughter date at 17?
Whether or not your 17-year-old daughter is ready for dating is best determined by your daughter, not you or I. You should certainly honor her choice of whom she dates and stay connected to her (being careful not to suffocate her with prying questions) during this emotional time.
Is it ok for 14 year olds to date?
While some teens will start dating earlier than others, romantic interests are normal and healthy during adolescence. But regardless of when it starts, the truth is that most teens, especially as they make their way through high school and college, are eventually going to be interested in dating.
Is it OK for a 17 and 15 year old to date?
People of any age can date each other. If either of them are under age their parents have to agree to the dating. It is never illegal to date with parental approval.
Can I date a 10 year old?
There is no law about when children can be allowed to date; however there are many laws regarding who children can date and what children can do with whom they date. For example it is illegal for a 10 year old to date an 18 year old, and children under a certain age cannot consent to sexual activity.