By the way, my husband was a late bloomer and started dating at 19. A Confused Mother Dear Mother, I completely understand why you are confused.
First, the definition of dating is different these days than it was when you and your husband were younger.
We are both christian, so I dought that he will do anything bad. The law considers a 14 year old too inexperienced to make good choices about dating and sex therefore, they can easily be taken advantage of by an adult.
Also, I would never use him to give me drugs or cigs. Ask any adult if they feel they knew enough to make good dating choices when they were 13-14 years old. Don't try to jump over the most important learning and development period of your life.
You can date someone as young as half your age plus seven years? It's no wonder that so many women feel that men their own age are too immature.
“Nobody is a good type or sort,” the actor told ET when describing his reaction to his daughter’s foray into dating.Use those years to become smarter and you will benefit greatly. I didn't but it took me this long and messing up so much to get the right one.I see where you are coming from, but I am 25 and still think the same as 15 or so. so yeah but good answer I've always held the opposite view.My husband and I have been discussing the answer to our daughter's question and we just don't know the right answer.I don't want to be overly protective and strict like my parents were but I also don't want to be too permissive.