lulubelle1977 · 24/09/2022 21:45
Name changed for this one.
My DD is in year 7, just started. This week she's been talking about this girl has been asked out, this boy fancies this girl, this girl is going out with this boy but she fancies that boy, there was drama today because he asked her out but she fancies so and so.
Now I know this is pretty normal, and I can vaguely remember my time at school, but they're 11! I know it's just a playground romances but from where I stand now, I do not allow my daughter to date, or whatever they call it. She's 11 for crying out loud. So my question is- I know I can't stop it, but also, how do I navigate this era?
I don't want her to feel unpopular for her own sense of worth and confidence. But also dont know how this all begins! I've just told her that she's not allowed to date whilst she's young and To talk to me about it.
All credit to those of you who are fine about it. Your choice. But what about those of you who agree that it's too young. What did you say to your soon to be teenager?
Florin · 28/09/2022 16:53
How are you going to stop it? Kids are doing this in our child’s primary school in the last couple of years just let them get on with it as long as they are not jumping into bed with each other and they are happy with it I can’t see the problem.
lulubelle1977 · 28/09/2022 20:09
I'm sure you're right. Just a new world for us. Always good to get another perspective.
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