there's always that moment when you feel it's right. some get started way up into their 30s, others start in middle/grade school. another moment is, when you can afford to date and not rely on your parents
I will definitely go for it when it feels right. I hit 16 tomorrow, so once my parents get back from LaJolla, CA, I'm going to head out and get some more driving time so I can get my license, and then a job right after that. So that will be good money to afford going out
thanks for liking my icon I like bunnies ! and it's better to focus on yourself before venturing out and getting into a relationship. have fun, you still got plenty of time to enjoy other things which life has to offer, no since in rushing life
Well I'm hitting 16 in a day, but I've decided that I will be at least 17 or 18 (end of HS, Beginning of College) before I go seeking serious relationships, I want to make sure the mate that I Do get in a relationship with will be in the same area as me, or me to them.
Welllllllll you can pretty much start dating when you're comfortable. Pretty much these relationships in high school will 99% of the time lead to nothing in the long term, but you'll learn how to act (or not act) in a relationship. Learn to fool around, spend large quantities of time with a person that isn't your family. You should also look up statutory rape laws in your state, you're never too young to be labeled a sex offender. States have been known to lock up a 15 year old for having sex with his 14 year old gf. Other than that, have fun, don't be passive aggressive, and use a condom.
To be honest, my self esteem goes back and forth, but I've never taken it out on my friends or anything. I got some good friends, but I don't honestly think I'll be in a (serious) relationship till my senior year of HS or after.
I think it has nothing to do with age, although highschool relationships do tend to be over melodramatic at times. I say this because I know many couples whose age difference is very big. My brother's wife, for example is 8-9 years younger than him I believe.
yeah it's pretty confusing they don't teach you that in school. All I know is you should trust eachother and don't expect a perfect person to find and don't just wait. And the rest..I guess it's just follow your feelings.
Whenever you feel comfortable really. And even if high school relationships fail more often than not, they will teach you valuable things about relationships. But yeah, I say let it come naturally. See a person you like? Gopher it. Don't push it and don't seek. It'll happen when it happens.
If it's just a random relationship with no expectations regarding the future, you might as well start now, as long as you want to.
If we're talking serious stuff like meeting someone and then considering the possibility of spending your life with him, then you should probably wait a few more years. This is simply because a young person changes so very much - three years from now you might not be able to recognize yourself. You develop, you learn, you perfect yourself. Meeting someone now will most probably result in you both becoming so different from what you were at a younger age over the next few years that you no longer fit together. Besides, I firmly believe that in most cases it's better to have one or two serious failed relationships before meeting 'the one'. A person has so much to learn about relationships and the process of learning is often catalysed by making mistakes, some of which damage the relationship so deeply that the damage is irreversible.
And of course it's important to note that in most cases life doesn't wait for you to decide to do something and instead simply throws it in your face. : ) My advice is: let life happen, take the best of it, learn from the worst and have a little patience. It is very often needed.
Wait until you're out of high school. Until then, all you'll find is a bunch of douches who want to get laid on a regular basis (I know this from personal experience). College is where all the more mature and attractive men are anyway :3
The thing I'm worried about that someone else said (Which is true) is that when we reach the end of the senior year, we most likely won't be going to the same colleges. Although now would be really nice, there's just too many reasons I can't. But thank you so much for your comment! Hopefully I'll feel ready in time.