This rule states that by dividing your own age by two and then adding seven you can find the socially acceptable minimum age of anyone you want to date. So if youre a 24-year-old, you can feel free to be with anyone who is at least 19 (12 + 7) but not someone who is 18.
What age should you start dating someone?
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, kids start dating at an average age of 12 and a half for girls and 13 and a half for boys. Every teen — or preteen — is different, though, and your child might be ready sooner or later than their peers.
Is dating at a young age wrong?
Getting into relationships and dating at a young age has a negative impact and adverse effects on young children and teenagers. Dating during the high school years has many disadvantages including poor academic performance, social disobedience and increased levels of delinquency, depression, pregnancy, and drug use.