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What do you think is the right age to start dating?

All my friends are going out with someone but they're only 12 and they aren't actually going on dates or anything but I kind of think they're too young... also, I'm not sure if my parents would allow me to go out with a guy. Most of their parents don't know that they are going out with someone because they aren't actually going on dates (well most of them aren't at least). please answer!

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I. May be stupid but I think any age because if u really like someone u should be able to show it

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I'd say 14 or 15 if i had a say in rules my parents make

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when you get into high school

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16 but im mormon so thats just normal for me

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40... thats what my parents use to say.. ummm probably the right age is when somonw is mature, and intelligent ebough to know what thier doing... and how no to get hurt/pregnatn

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lol my parents always joke around and are like "you can't date til your 30"
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mine say when the die
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thts why they make condoms
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Maybe around 15,or 16. When I was 12, some if my friends dated since they were 8!

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At the age of 16 when his parents wouldn't ask you going out with who, but most still at the age of 18 after the parents will no longer ask

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may be at college ? no money , no dated , may be at kindergarten ,the world is going , you know .

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18 i think

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I'd say 16 probably. Because then you can drive, and some teens work and can spend their own money on their date instead of their parents' money.

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I think you should start dating at the age of 13 becuase if you like someone you should express it

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at age 16.

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i think 12 :D

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Lol thats when I started
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Well at 12 is NOT the right age or younger.To me not even at 15 is the right moment.See when you're in these ages is more then normal to like someone or have feelings for somebody but these are the years that you need to be focusing on school and yes have some fun too but no love involve or dating.Before dating you need to be responsible and realize that there are consequences in everything that we do.Most of the time we do things without thinking about it and that's a BIG mistake.I wish to have your age again so I could do everything different and better. Now I'm a mom of two daughters the oldest is 12 just like you and sometimes she says to me" mom, there's a boy at school that is cute",me: fine,but just remember your not allow to date yet".Enjoy these years because they never coming back.Learn to love end respect yourself.Forget about peer pressure,be strong.Don't worry you're time will come. Wish you the best.

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If you think it's early, you are absolutely right. So, don't let peer pressure (what you friends do or what they say) talk you into doing what you don't feel ready for. When you feel like it, it will be fine. I think you should listen to yourself about this one.

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23

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probaly about 97 i would say would be the best age to start dateing ......but small steps :)

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98

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50% of us would have died by then......lol
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16-18 years

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iney time

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wenever u feel ready to

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what ever
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When you are 16 because that is the proper age. And dont get married or have sex until you are done with college by friends and girl friends destract eachother from school. Dont have sex until you are married

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12 Is when I started. And I turned out just fine

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i was 12 =]

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lol im 16 =]
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i started dating in fifth grade!!! she i dont see why it really matters i mean its not like your gonna start having sex in the fifth grade

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are you dating anyone? and you dont get thoughts about running around with soome girl just to have sex with her do you?
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exaccly like ur going 2
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right!!!!!!!!! :)
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Whenever you want. That's what my dad told me.

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when you fine the right guy*

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i was really young 7 years old you could date

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well i say 13 as well

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18 or 19 I think

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don't be in a hurry to have a date with a guy u r so young dear
i think u need to be at least a good teenager "not 12"

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im not allowed to date untill im 18 but i found a loophole

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Any age you want to as long as your alowed my first boyfreind was in kindergarden now im in 8 grade and i also have a boyfreind now just get permission other than tht if ur a rebel then who cares date any body u wnt at any age u wnt to!

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THIS POST IS SPLIT IN 2 SINCE ITS LONG My educated guess is for most of them "going out" means they sometimes hang out together at lunch at school, & depending on the school walk down the halls holding hands, talking on the phone(maybe), texting(again maybe) but very little actual dating. I'll be honest I'm a Mom & my son is 20 & we still have the house where everyone hangs out, so I've heard many versions of this story. The ones that turn out ok, are the ones where they keep it at the eating lunch together, holding hands, texting,etc. basically a friend who you hold hands & maybe kiss sometimes.You're already a step or 2 ahead because your smart enough to question whether or not you want to date yet.If you're not sure then don't do it, if your friends give you a bad time about it,1st they suck as friends but I know that's just part of the whole experience,a few easy ways out are 1) tell them your parents always find out & its not worth being grounded forever

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2) tell them you kinda like this guy you met online so you want to see where it goes(several people who were around our house at your age used that one & it worked).You know you aren't ready so wait, it sounds stupid now but you have your whole life to date & stress out about dating but not very long to just to hang out with your friends,you aren't dating yet & you're already stressed about it,why do something you dont want to & add the stress of will I get caught, the stress of feeling like you're doing something wrong, etc Ask the parent you are most comfortable with when they started dating,or just flat out talk to them about it,The initial response may be an instant you can date when your 16, 20,etc you get the idea but most of the time they think about it & then have a real conversation about it. Another idea would be to print out this whole page & ask what their opinion is.Good luck,hope I helped, I'll check this post again.You already know the right answer for you, listen to that little voice in your head, it's usually really smart
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Okay great advice!
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i say 13 or 14 my parents think 18 lmao! not gonna happen but yeah btw under 11 is like wayyyyy to young like they don't even know what love is aha

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well i will have to say 12 nd up but little kids shouldnt because that's why young girls get pregnant!

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wht are you trying to saying im fifteen and 6 months pregnant
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Young girls get pregnant because they make stupid decisions not by what time they start dating.
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well you might start at the age of 10 so you know how they act and play and how many dirty words they say i got a guy and i waited and he is the one i would not let go of

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im dating at the moment so 15

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16 at the earliest.

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i started at 14...but it doesn't last long,just 2months.....because my first love doesn't love me anymore. But i take this love very serious, because i loved him sooooo much.....i didn't date with other guys for 3 years till now

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14 yrs 5 months 17 days 4 hours 3 minutes 8.296573568246974360286465wtf seconds

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lmao so specific aha ur funny
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funny no not really. just kinding :]
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14 or 15....I'm 14...............and single ..................not by choice. yay

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haha same here!! Sad huh!
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12 beacause boyfriends are all they think of at that age

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For most girls, when they are mature enough somewhere in their mid-teens. For my teenaged daughter, when she's 35.

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idk maybe 12 i have only ever dated one guy

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i started dating at the age of 7

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after you finish school or @ 17

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as soon as you started to know how risky it is when you are in sleep mode with someone :)

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wait until after highschool! i had a few bfs in highschool but i was so young and dumb, its hard to distinguish when you love someone or its just a crush, after highschool, youll be part of the real world, getting a job, and maturing, so wait til after highschool! hopefully, youll be mature and smart enough by then, to understand how you truly feel about someone!

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Between 16 - 18 - 20 depending on the maturity of the person... I think young love is so sweet and innocent though

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when you feel ready to

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after you completing you schooling... about the age of 16 (when i had ma first date)

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i believe when you are ready for marriage. people do not take "dating" seriously.you are responsible for another persons well being.people are not for us to take to our self and discard when we want someone else.and what does dating mean anyway?



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Date in 20 years, snot

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13-15

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it is never to early to start dating

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I would sat 13 or 14 .

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15-16 is perfect .. Too young and u lose sight of hanging out w friends and family time. Dating someone your own age range is appropriate, not a 15 dating an 18 year old.. Remember you have your entire life ahead of you

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i personally think 13 and up

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After you graduate in college.. You have money, a job, and your own house. :p or 16.

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Once you become a teenager and you trust your instincts, then you should totally start dating!!

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I think first you have to feel good
you have to like the person
and you need to make her happy

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it doesnt matter. whenever you wanna!

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it is your life do what the heck you want to!!!!!!!!

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If you're a guy, 14. If you're a girl, 18. Parents would agree with me.

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Why?????
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If teens followed your falsify then 14 year old boys would date 18 year old girls!
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Does that even make sense!!!!
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I don't know how one would follow a falsify, but I suppose you aren't used to sarcasm.
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14 or 15

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After you finished College or Med school

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15

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I was 12 and he was 11 now im 13 and he is 12.... almost 9 months!!!!

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Is can be any age cause if u like someone to have to show is to her or him.

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You can date out but pls pay attention to your behavior.

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NO...no,. its not about date. its about friendship

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I allowed my girls to date when they were seniors in HS. They were mature enough by then to control their behavior and say "NO" to advances from the boy. Boys sexual peak is 18 so by then they are able to make better decisions as well.

A real date is when the boy drives over to your home, meets your parents, and you go to a planned destination...movies, mini golf, to eat...At 12 or 14 you are just hangin out.

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i say like 15 or when you start high school. i'm almost 17 and never dated. but because i've never been asked out lol. but not before high school!! i'm a junior now, and i think that's a good time to start dating without being in a group. i would have never bee ready to date 12, i wouldn't even been ready last year. but now i found a guy i really like, but he's got a gf. anyway, that's another story lol.

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It should be 16

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Any age. But make sure you know you are accountable/responsible already. :)

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Whenever Your Ready I Started When I Was 11.......

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You should at least be in middle school. i think when your 13 or 14 is about the right time. but don't feel pressured to date just because your friends are dating people.

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16 or 18 years old! Young but good!

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11

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when your mature but i would say 13,14,15 and up

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lol i'm a teen and i'm not allowed to date and idk if i want to have a bf...yet! Really, 16 and up is ideal just because you've matured by then, and you know who you are and who would be best with you!

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When you want a boy/girl, then it is the right age.

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I think at least 10 or older, I only think 10 because you have to know what your doing. Also you should be able to date when you find the right person, but you still have to know what your doing first.

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You should at around 16-17 years of age. That is when most teens know what they want in a relationship and in a partner.

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Whenever you think you are ready for a relationship. As long as you can keep your school work/grades on track.

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maybe about 50 or so :)

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well theres 2 kinds of dating. the first one is appropriate for maybe 10yrs to like 13 yrs? that kind is just like not actually going on real dates but like hanging out at like the park and stuff. the other kind is the real kind, like, going to dinner and the movies. thats probly aproppriate for about when you have a car. but what do i know? im only 12.

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i think 14-16 but my mom and brothers said i have to be 18 im like watt???

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my mom knows i dating

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I'd say around the time that you hit puberty and start maturing.

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16, youll be mentally mature and ready to start finding the one :)

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I Think Around 9-10, I got my Boyfriend When I Was 9 :)

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16 I agree with kalliehallie!!

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Well, I think that 15 or 16 is probably best so you can mature. Being younger, you're more vulnerable and it'd be a lot easier to get hurt or taken advantage of by your boyfriend or your girlfriend. I know that by experience. Just take some time and the right one will be waiting for you some how..:)

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Personally I think after High School

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It all depends on you. If you think your ready, then go out with someone, and if your not committed enough or just not really ready for a relationship yet, then just wait a little while. The same thing happened to me. I rushed into a relationship when I wasn't ready, and ended very badly! So just wait a while till you definitely know your ready!

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I think the right age to start dating is after you have earned your college degrees. After school, you can focus your life on more social relationships.
I hope this helps!

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It really depends. I started when I was nine. My parents found out I was secretly dating! So they let me.

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Whenever the hell you want

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Just to play it safe , at 18.
you should be ready to be responsible & be ready for love & for pain,because both will come your way no matter what!
just my own opinion!

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