Significant dating most commonly begins in late adolescence, ages 15 - 18, during the high school years.
By "significant" I mean when young people want to experience a continuing relationship that involves more interest and caring than the casual socializing or friendship they have known before.
Realize that over 50% of girls and over 40% of guys never date in high school.
The Bible gives us some very clear principles to guide us in making decisions about dating.
It’s also important that girls advocate for what they want, whether it’s sexual or not.
If you answered “no” to any of the above questions, then maybe you should discuss those issues with your boyfriend or girlfriend.
Respect is how the relationship is conducted in a sensitive manner.
Typically it is based on keeping treatment of each other within limits that feel comfortable and safe for them both.
They may peek when family members are in the bathroom or changing clothes or try to listen outside the bedroom.
They may look at magazines, books, videos, and on the internet.