Grade 7 dating tips


06-Jul-2016 08:39

"Lots of kids say that they want to 'date,' in fact some even have 'girlfriends' or 'boyfriends,'" but what they are really doing is fairly tame. found that very scenario to be the case when her 11-year-old son wanted to know if he could date a girl from school.

As she recalls, "I told him that it was ok for them to like each other and asked him what he knew about dating.

Turns out he didn't know anything, he just thought that it was hanging out and being good friends.

I'd say maybe 9th grade might be okay, but am not really sure." How young is too young to allow your child to date?

Many moms say that the dating issue is likely to come up for the first time during the tween years, and that it can make a parent surprisingly anxious.

Other moms offer the calming reminder that dating during the tween years often means fairly innocent "group dates," where kids go out in groups with both male and female classmates.Wendy S., a mom of seven with an age span of 11 to 25, says that these group outings will ease both your child's transition into the dating world and your worries about it.