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Age for teenage dating

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.

This conversation will help you figure out if your child is ready.

As your teen enters high school, gets a driver’s license and passes other teenage milestones, you might ask yourself: When is the right time to allow my child to date? H, adolescent medicine physician at Children’s Health℠ and practicing physician at UT Southwestern, says that while the consensus is teens can begin dating at 16 years old, it can vary a lot from teen to teen.

"I think 11 -12 is still too young for that stuff...

An expert shares advice to help prepare you and your child for dating and forming healthy relationships. In their family, culture or religion, they may not start dating until a much later age.

Most teens with romantic relationship experience are not sexually active.

Some 30% of teen daters say they have ever had sex.

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