Dating a 13 year old
These first relationships usually don’t go beyond chatting, posing for pictures later posted on social media and requests to attend coed group outings.
Most experts and parents consulted for this article say group “dates” to the mall, movies or even a friend’s house are fine as long as they’re supervised, even if it means just being in the same shopping center.
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As prom season approaches, it’s easy to conjure romantic thoughts of dating rituals we experienced long ago.
Perhaps the thought of all those sweet young couples slow dancing under paper streamers coaxes a nostalgic sigh or two. If you’re the parent of a child who has recently started middle school, get ready for a decidedly new dating scene.
Am I being overprotective by not letting her date now?
In spite of what your daughter or what her friends may say, very few parents let their 13-year-olds date. Most 13-year-olds don't know how to handle themselves on a date.