Is Your 'Tween/Teen Daughter Old Enough to Date?

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You were okay with the lipgloss, the skinny jeans, maybe even the teeny weeny tattoo. You were fine with the (entirely too late) phone calls, the constant text messaging, the group dates to the movies--but now she's wants to do what?! With who?

When you're  faced with this burning question (well, authoritative statement) for the very first time: "Mom, I wanna go out with Johnny," chances are you feel overwhelmed like lots of mothers of teenage girls do. Racheal1977 had this exact question. Naturally, the teen in you remembers those butterflies, but the mom in you just isn't ready to let her go there. Is your teen daughter dating? Age what age did she start and how did you handle it?

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