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Dating tips for eleven year olds

Talk to your teen about what a good relationship is.

“The number-one benefit is safety,” says the father of two grown children.

Going out in mixed groups also gives boys and girls an opportunity to just enjoy one another’s company, without the awkwardness and sexual tension that can intrude upon a one-to-one date. Many of us feel that way when we imagine our son or daughter disappearing into the night arm in arm with a young lady or a young man. Eagar advises not allowing single dating before age sixteen.

But it’s important to remember that they do still need you now and this is a normal development phase of the teen years.

The recent trend among early adolescents is for boys and girls to socialize as part of a group.

Dating doesn’t always go as you expect; your child may need someone to come to if they have a problem.

You need to keep the lines of communication open and also reiterate to them how they should treat people and expect to be treated in a relationship.

If you have taught them about a proper relationship, then you should trust them to make their own decisions.