I have a year-old boy that I just found out has kissed a girl. I feel he is way too young.
However, I am trying to find out if this is normal. Should I prevent him from hanging ols with this girl in the future?
More on early romance: Middle School Dating: How to Turn it Into a Parenting Opportunity. You are right to question this type of romantic behavior at 9 year old kissing early age, says Dr. Kissing and other behaviors are more developmentally appropriate behaviors for teenagers who are of dating age.
The average age to have a first kiss is much older than ten. Parents should always tell their children what behaviors they want them to engage in when identifying off limit behaviors, stresses Carothers.
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