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At what age would you let your child have a boyfriend or girlfriend?

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edited Nov 17, 2019 12:16PM in Article comments

imageAt what age would you let your child have a boyfriend or girlfriend?

When should kids start dating someone, or have a romantic relationship? We asked 1,427 parents what they think - and get expert advice from an educational psychologist

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  • I have never actually gave it much thought as my boys are only little but I think at about 12 they are beginning to form an understanding of boyfriend and girlfriend relationships. I would allow a relationship at 12 but I would make sure my boys understood what a healthy relationship was and what should and should not be expected of them at that age. I dont want my children to grow up too quickly but I also don't want to hold them back any.
  • Thanks for your comment Jennashanks86 :)
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