Young people Dating FAQ
What is dating?
"Dating" means different things to different people. On Teenber we define "dating" as two people in a relationship. It might be various, serious or just for fun. Any kind of close, intimate relationship with another person is considered as dating.
How old do I have to be to date?
There is no exact age when you can or cannot start dating however many parents set an age according to their perspective, culture, views and beliefs. Consider talking to your parents, family and friends to see what their thoughts are. Be well informed that you cannot have any sexual intercourse with a person under 18 years old.
How can I recognize if this is dating?
Dating is any kind of interaction with somebody who you like/ likes you. If the person you like is willing to spend more and more time with you being alone, be sure to consider your meetings with this person as dating. However there's no clear explanation for dating.
Is it safe to meet and date a person who I've met online?
We recommend you to talk to your parent/guardian about safety of meeting people online. However we do think that meeting a person from online is safe is you both agree to meet for the first time in crowded and busy public place. If a person you would like to meet is trying to disagree with your meeting place or change place and time right before meeting, then we recommend to not meeting this person anymore to avoid any kind of troubles and sexual abuse.
Is it safe to fall in love with a person who I've met online?
If you think you are sharing special moments, your passion and interests with a right person then it's safe to fall in love with a person from online. People online are also the youth like you, who are seeking for soul mates. However be sure not to fall in love too quickly. Firstly get to know each other in a detailed way and meet his/her family and friends. This is key to success.
What to wear for a date?
Wear comfortable clothes which match your style and the person you are. Don't wear expensive and fancy clothes just to make impression on your date. Try to wear elegant and looking nice outfits however don't be to sassy. Be the way you are.
Should I bring anything for the first date?
It's not necessary but in a good manners to bring a small gift for your date. Flower or something sweet will be a nice and easy way to impress your partner and show your affection. If you are not sure what to bring on your date, you can ask your partner what kind of things she/he like or what kind of gift she/he expect to get.
Where to go for the first date?
Any place is fine however we do recommend meeting in a public place for the first time you meet somebody. Is it for your own safety, just in case if you dating partner would try to make any abuse on you. Places like coffee shop, cinema, restaurant and shopping center are the best spots and top places for having a first date. You can always ask your partner where she/he would like to go.
How to behave on a date?
Try to make a good impression on the person you are dating. Be in good manners, say polite words. Don't forget to say a compliment from time to time. For sure don't ne nervous or don't get angry easily when a partner says something you dislike. Don't comment his/her passions in negative way even if it's something you don't like. Try to keep conversation and tell a joke or two. Be yourself, be relax and everything will go well.
Is online dating worth it?
Of course it is! You never know what kind of amazing and passionate people you might meet online. Of course please keep in mind and remember that safety goes first.
How do I know if I am ready to date?
It is hard to point out exactly what are the features making people ready to date each other however if you are seeking for somebody to share happiness and sadness, share your passion and interests then you are ready to go into dating world.
How to deal with failed dated/ how to cure broken heart ?
Obviously not all dating finished with a good scenario and not all relationships are willing to last forever. If you are ready to accept that some of your good moments with partner might become bad memories, you are mature to overcome them. Don't be sad if a girl/ boy you like is going to choose another person. Every failure leads to success. Cheer up and try to spend time in more active way. Of course do not give up on finding your soul mate. Time is your best medicine and friend.
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