I personally believe that if you aren’t happy and successful as a single person you will never find happiness in a relationship.
Elkind believes that people younger than 14 should not date because they do not have the social and interpersonal skills required for dating situations.
He refers to various problems that can be associated with dating younger than 14:: Early dating often gets in the way of boys and girls learning the skills that they will need to have healthy relationships later on.
There is a research that demostrates that children of ages ten to twelve who begin dating, start to concentrate less in school grades.
there is no right age to begin learning to forge relationships with the opposite sex in my opinion. we can find a couple in the world that started dating at 16 and stayed married 40 years. we can find a couple that started dating at 13 and stayed together 50 years.
Now it has become more common that kids start dealing with these problems as early at fifth grade.
I personally believe that parents should make the decision of when they are going to let their child start dating, based upon their personal beliefs and understanding of their teen's emotional and physical development.
As outsiders, we understand that there is something wrong with this picture, but how can we explain ourselves without looking like buffoons!
Well, look no further, you’ve come to the right place.
You’re 21, which is plenty old to date and have serious relationships.