What teens need to know about dating?
Your Teen Needs The Talk Its important to talk to your teen about a variety of dating topics, such as personal values, expectations, and peer pressure. Make sure your teen knows to show respect by being on time and not texting friends throughout the date. Talk about what to do if a date behaves disrespectfully.
Is 14 too early to date?
As far as the “how-can-I-protect-her” idea, you have two things going for you. By telling you that, shes almost begging you to say, “No.” Second, even if dating were her idea, youre right: 14 is too young for serious one-on-one dating.
Can a 14-year-old date a 16 year old?
Dating is not illegal. Sexual relations can be. If you are not 4 years older it is not statutory rape. But there is coercion that could be alleged now or later if she gets upset.
Should a 16 year old date a 14 year old?
Yes, its totally fine. Two years is absolutely nothing. The only reason its seen as taboo to people of your age group is because school puts a lot of emphasis on age barriers with the grading system. 16 and 14 dont look far apart when you look at the numbers themselves, do they?