Age differenc when dating
When your teen wants to date someone significantly older or younger, dating becomes especially complicated.You and your teen need to be aware of your state's laws and consider the risks inherent in teens dating outside of their age group. For example, generally, you try to avoid people with two first names or those who abbreviate the word probably as “probs.” But you never know; that one awful abbreviator could be your soulmate.So, I'm proposing this “8-year rule” in dating as an absolute.Most importantly, you need to be able to come up with enforceable rules and limits that work for your family.
In its earlier incarnations, it seemed to be a prescription for an ideal age difference rather than the limit of what’s okay.The 8-year rule states that you shouldn't date anyone outside of an 8-year age range. I've dated (or tried to date) women who are older, younger and, if you'll believe it, exactly the same age as I am.I am aware there are possibilities where two people can successfully date with an age gap of more than eight years. (Seriously, she was born on the same day and same year.HE SAID: Even though we often hear from non-believers about how much the Bible dictates rules for how we “have to live” or what it says we “can’t do,” there are many things God allows for us to determine for ourselves within the parameters and freedom He gives us.Oftentimes the difficulty comes when there is no Ruth Nevertheless, in searching the Bible for documented marriages, we don’t find any that can sway us into a precise direction or give us an idea as to what God may be leading us to.