Legal dating age for teens
For one, group dating is more popular than ever (not to be confused with double dating, this is when girls and boys hang out en masse, usually at a mall or a restaurant).
As a result, fewer boys are actually asking girls out on one-on-one dates.
What the parents say“I think it would depend on the maturity level.
I was raised that a girl does not go out with a boy unless she has a chaperone.
In South America, the only country where male same-sex sexual conduct is illegal is Guyana, and the only countries with a higher age of consent for same-sex sexual relations than opposite-sex ones are Chile and Paraguay.
Being the sneaky teenager that I was, I paid my brother to scram!
” — Erica Diaz, Chino, California.“Forget about it.
Donna Thomas-Rodgers, Ph D, suggests allowing teens to go to group dances and supervised events at 14, on group dates at 15, and on individual dates at 16.
“When teens start at 15 years old with actual group dating, you can support the child’s dating choices and supervise their decisions,” Thomas-Rodgers told She Knows.