Latest Family. When your child mentions dating, or a girlfriend or boyfriend, try to get an idea of what those concepts mean to them. The breakup of a romance can be painful at any stage of life. I moped for weeks. Whether children dating is healthy or unhealthy, however, is still debated by social scientists. What the research says On average, kids begin group dating at and-a-half for girls and and-a-half for boys, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
That's where parental involvement, or lack of it, comes into play, says Jennifer N.
The right age to allow your teenage child start dating
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