It’s even more difficult to find a significant other in this day and age.I mean, you’re more likely to walk into a Starbucks and see people glued to their computers or cell phones than strike up a conversation with any of them.
I wasn't allowed to date until I was 18 because I had very strict parents.
It is not so much a concern as it is that this idea of kids dating as has been perpetuated via media.
Practically every show out there aimed at kids shows characters either dating, being in romantic relationships or the like.
Yet other teens do go on dates with each other that are somewhat more formal where one member of the couple picks up the other one in a car for an afternoon or evening together that has been pre-planned.
The first order of business with your kids should be to ask them to define what they mean by dating.
Last week the 12 year old asked when she can start dating.