Age teens start dating
It seems like each year the dating age gets younger along with younger girls getting pregnant.
Although teen pregnancy rate has declined in recent years it is still alarmingly high.
One of Garret’s friends has told me many times he won’t date anyone until college. Most teenagers don’t have the maturity in high school to balance both.
That may be why some teenagers who “like” each other go out in groups rather than solo dates.
An NBC Today Show segment titled “Are They Mature Enough?
When I relayed this story to some of my friends, they asked if teenage boys still need to pay for girls on dates. Jake worked all through high school to have money for girlfriends.
We quickly realized he is the kind of teenager who is most happy when he is in a relationship.
” discussed survey results from a variety of parenting questions, including this one: “At what age is it okay to date?
” The respondents overwhelmingly chose 16 as the appropriate age.
My 16-year-old son, Garret just had his first experience with dating and decided he would rather not date right now.