There are number of views on that ideal age for a teen to start dating, but no one has come to agree on an exact age to do it.I n the past many kids didn't start dating until high school.
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.
I personally believe that if you aren’t happy and successful as a single person you will never find happiness in a relationship.
A successful (monogamous) relationship is when two autonomous individuals come together and compliment each other’s lives.
Even though there is some agreement as to what is too early, there is no universal right age.
However involvement in a serious romantic relationship in early teen years can create problems.
If you should decide to take that route, the only rules you have to follow are that of the law, and I suggest you abide by those! First off, the person you are dating must be out of high school. They must have some kind of brain (believe me, I’ve dated some girls that didn’t, it’s not fun [talking to them anyway]! If you have passed the midpoint of your twenties, try to stay at twenty-one and older.
It’s easier to find places to go out when both parties or of legal age to drink. Now that we got the minimum requirements filled out (before you sickos accuse me of saying that you can date a 14 year old!
If you aren’t an emotionally stable individual focused on your own life, career, and friends then you can’t be a good partner. You have to measure success in your life by things other than romantic relationships or you’ll be trying too hard to make it work.