An 11-year-old should not have a boyfriend or girlfriend. Though some may look physically adult at such a young age, tweens do not have the ability to handle the emotional decisions that accompany romantic relationships.
Is it normal for 11 year olds to date?
Liking guys at school is not unusual for an 11-year-old. However, there is a major difference at her age between liking boys and dating them. Boys and girls socializing together at this age is healthy, but in my opinion, individual dating should not be encouraged or allowed.
Can a 11-year-old fall in love?
Its perfectly normal for boys and girls to start liking each other during the preteen years. Its very new, so it might feel awkward or strange. Its also fine if kids feel too young to get involved in this lovey-dovey stuff. The good news is that almost all kids think girls and boys can be friends.
Is it weird to date at 13?
The first time you hear your tween mention that they are dating someone, can be a little unnerving, but developing a romantic interest in another person is a normal part of growing up. And, if you 12-year-old or 13-year-old has no interest in dating, dont worry. There is no rush when it comes to the dating world.