Is 14 a good dating age


“So from a parenting perspective,” says Connolly, who is also the director of the La Marsh Centre for Research on Violence and Conflict Resolution, “you want to know who your kids are friends with.” Kids like the security of having their friends around.“When you’re going out with someone, it’s much easier to be yourself when your friends are there too,” says Katie, 15, of Carleton Place, Ont.Having supportive friends around can exert a powerful moderating influence.



With traditional one-to-one relationships, Connolly says, things tend to escalate much more quickly, simply because the couple is spending a lot of time alone.“If I get bored [on a date], my friends keep things interesting,” Katie says.The downside for parents: You may not even be aware that your child has a boyfriend or girlfriend.Whether you’re 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, or 19, these sites will put you in front of the right crowd and won’t use up all of your food and going out money!

Match is strictly for teens aged 18 and 19 (as well as young adults, millennials, and seniors, among others).

Here’s our look at teen dating in the 21st century.