8 dating rule simple teenage
....woman who wrote the letter needs to stop thinking in terms of "late" bloomers especially when she mentioned her husband and dating. There are plenty of people who didn't date until they were in their late twenties or thirties.There is nothing wrong with wanting to not make your parents upset and nothing wrong with focusing on school either. My 12 year old daughter has asked me when she can start dating.Let's just say that I was sort of a goody two shoes and didn't want to upset my parents. I am now a mother of a 12 year old daughter and a 10 year old son.
Practically every show out there aimed at kids shows characters either dating, being in romantic relationships or the like. I didn't sneak around and date either because I didn't want to get into trouble with my parents. I wasn't allowed to date until I was 18 because I had very strict parents.My husband and I have been discussing the answer to our daughter's question and we just don't know the right answer.I don't want to be overly protective and strict like my parents were but I also don't want to be too permissive.