I was having breakfast the other day with a friend who was giving dating advice to his son.For purposes of his anonymity, I am going to call just call him "Son." My friend said, "Son, you're 18 years old, so I am going to tell you how you date.When you're 25, you can date a 19-and-a-half-year-old.So there you are in the working world for the last three years, and now you can date sophomores in college. You have been out in the business world for eight years, and you want to be dating a girl fresh out of college?As a result, fewer boys are actually asking girls out on one-on-one dates.
You're 50, so that means you can date a woman who is 32.And that means I can date a woman who is 16." From where did this ridiculous rule come?You can date someone as young as half your age plus seven years? It's no wonder that so many women feel that men their own age are too immature.These days girls and boys are more likely to ask each other out via text or direct messages on social media.But while the culture of teen dating has evolved, has the age at which it starts changed, and when exactly is the best time? The Great Debate" data-reactid="23"STORY: When Is Your Kid Old Enough to Babysit? Their lack of maturity leaves them ill-prepared to handle some of the common emotions and issues that couples face, and without many peers going through similar experiences, they’re left to figure things out for themselves.