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Why are kids dating so young?

I mean, what the heck? why are 12 and 13 year olds stressing over relationships? It just causes so many problems down the road. I don't get it. they really need to wake up and realize that you should save it for later.

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Thank you! Faith in humanity restored!

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Some think they truly have "serious" relationships going on.
And most of the time, it's not. At all. ._.

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haha. yes.
my boyfriend and I have been together for 2 hours OMG i love him soo much I wanna marry him!!
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Lol, that's exactly how it is. XD
And them, they break up 2 days later and posts about "their single life" on Facebook. -.-
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yeah haha. and complain how guys/girls are so dumb, etc.
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I think it's because they see it so much that it became normal

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I know it's weird.Some of my friends date and I tell them,why do you care now?Why not date in high school?Idk,maybe it makes them feel mature.
-R

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I think it's dumb when your friends are all shocked when their relationship fails.I mean ,you're in the eighth grade! It's like they expect it to last forever.
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I know right :P
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because they want to rush into being a teen. they can do what they want though. as long as it doesn't effect me I'm fine with it

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Probably because of peer pressure. But I'm not retarded and I've been on like 3 dates already and I'm 13

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wow. you need to stop that.
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that doesn't mean anything. it's not "peer pressure" it's all about crushes turning into "love" and then they know they are not the right one and bye bye.
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when i was 12 and 13 i didnt even have a boyfriend but my mom was pressuring me into having a boyfriend.

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your mom has some problems lol o.O
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ikr!!! her first kiss with a boy was when she was 13 and he was 22!
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consider yourself lucky. at least she doesn't think every guy you know is your "special man friend"
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haha she teases me about it
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Hormones in milk .. And everything else they eat

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Cause they want to hurry up and be older so they act like 25 year olds and it annoys the crap outta me. They wanna seem cool and like they can do what they want :/

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i had my first real crush in pre k and and my first boyfriend in 3rd grade it is because they want to

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its the new generation. the next will be worst than us.

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So true
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I'm pretty sure were rock bottom
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im 13 ans ive been dating since i was 9 10 and im fine. just because people want to, and they arent as shy now so they can ask people out now. its fun and i dont know why people think theres something wrong with it

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um. wow. your parents have kind of failed you...
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no, they haven't. Im fine i have lots of friends a boyfreind and a good family. i'm not a fail, just cuz your parents probably don't let you date or something dosnt mean that people that can are a fail. I know some people that started dating at 7. Dont judge me you don't know me.
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that's extremely sad.
you'll realize later in life that I am right.
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no, I wont because your wrong.No its not sad, and its not my fault that you cant date, so don't take it out on me okay? i didn't do anything wrong to you.
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sorry, child, but I am right. dating that young will do serious damage later in life. trust me, I am 18 years old, and have had a lot of experience, sadly, with this.
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exactly, the younger you start the more experience you have so you must of started dating young. and sorry but im fine and im not a fail.
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why not!?

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That's a good question. But, really, it depends on the person. Everyone has different reasons. But, in the end it's their choice.

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Thankyou:) someone that agrees:)
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Katie1345Reed, yep! Nobody has the right to tell you that it's wrong :)
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i'm 12 and all my friends has boyfriends they're like why don't you have a boyfriend and i'm like because it's very stupid you can't do anything with your boyfriend without permission and if you're going on a "date" with your "boyfriend" your mom has to freaking drive you and that is not a real a date. I honestly think that "boyfriend" and "girlfriends" (at the age 12&13 maybe 14) are just really close friends that like each other

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I know right? and same for Christmas presents, your mom is the one who will buy it for them and drive you everywhere.
and it's not like it's really a "serous relationship", they're just too young for that.
good for you, wait until you can really handle a relationship! don't throw your heart around!
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It's not real dating. I experience the same thing. Kids just wanna act so old these days. Don't let it get to you. True love will happen eventually. :)

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I'm not kidding when I say the youngest kids I've seen "dating" was in 4th grade! and they have been "together" ever since. even though in 4th grade it wasnt really dating at all.

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That's what happened to my aunt and now she's happily married.
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because they think its cool.

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Because so many adults think its okay do get divorced. Then the kid doesn't have a dad around to protect them and tell them it's not okay. You shouldn't date 'till your ready for marriage. They won't attention from a girl if they don't have a mom. Or vice versa.

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I think there are different types of "dating". 12 and 13 year olds don't have the same type of relationships as 19 year olds or 20 year olds. Children are brought up around the idea of love (Disney movies, fairy tales, etc.). Children want to experience what there older peers are. Children want to feel "love" (in whatever form that takes on for a 13 year old), and that's okay. The relationships are different the experiences are different, but it's still just as fun and exciting and I don't really understand why bitter older people who maybe missed out on these experiences or had a bad one feel the need to oppress younger kids.

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This "dating" at 12-13 year olds is a joke. A date is when you go somewhere with a partner to connect. This kids just hold hands at recess and sit together during lunch. These are not relationships, they want to be older but they are not.

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They cant wait to screw someone

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Well some people actually fall in true love at that age. My aunt started dating her husband when she was 12 and they are now married. That doesn't mean there weren't difficult times in their relationship but it worked out in the end.

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My parents would let me date but I don't. My friends do but we don't hate on each other because of dating. The generation isn't all bad and whinny. My personal reason for not dating is because the guys who ask me are always following me around everywhere before the ask and that's annoying. The reason my friends date is because I take them to family things and I come from a very athletic family and they end up dating my cousins.

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i blame their parents

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