Average dating time in middle school
Boys and girls who start dating between the ages of 11-and-a-half and 13 may experience more academic and behavioral problems than their peers, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescence.
All but gone are the days when an invite to a movie came by way of a phone call or a shy, in-person meeting.
Neither of these latter groups appeared to experience any major social or emotional difficulties.
" data-reactid="24"There’s a stark difference between early daters and those who wait until they’re old enough for a learner’s permit.
It’s obvious a lot has changed among teens in recent years.
For one, group dating is more popular than ever (not to be confused with double dating, this is when girls and boys hang out en masse, usually at a mall or a restaurant).