In light of this, we would suggest that boys and girls under the age of seventeen should not be allowed to go out on one-on-one dates.
Some parents may feel comfortable allowing a mature, responsible seventeen- or eighteen-year-old to go out on individual dates.
It’s their call, of course, but here again we believe it’s crucial that mom and dad know their child’s dating partner and his or her parents well.
Can you provide me with some good guidelines regarding dating relationships and reasonable rules for interaction with the opposite sex?
Answer: Most Christian parents tend to fall into two main camps when it comes to teen dating.