We need to talk about how to judge their readiness for getting involved in relationships. With our kids, we could never stop them from liking somebody—nor would we want to. She is the co-author of Teenage as a Second Language. And so, when you have your kids wait until they are older, you set them up to make far better choices, be able to resist more, and have a better goal in mind for what they want to have when they finally get married. Is there an appropriate age to start dating? Additionally, we need to be ready to set parameters and limits about when they must be home and how often they should check in with us when they are on dates.
Some experts warn against waiting too long to allow kids to date.
At what age should kids be allowed to date?