Parenting Young Teens: Early Dating.

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Greder, Kimberly.
Schnurr, Melissa.
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Iowa State University Extension.
Fact Sheet
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This fact sheet defines the meaning of dating. It highlights parents' concerns about dating before age 14 or 15 and consequences of early dating consistently shown in research (e.g., involvement in early sexual activity). It also provides detailed information for parents on what to do when their children start dating early.