No, why would I be? When my daughter is 19 she will be able to use her own judgment, she would be an adult anyway, what would I do ground her and send her to her room like she was a child? No, but I'd hope she'd be cautious. I would be against my year-old daughter dating a year-old, but 19 is more mature and less likely to be taken advantage of. It's still enough of an age difference and 19 is still young enough that I would wonder what was with the year-old that they weren't interested in fellow grownups or perhaps it was that fellow grownups just weren't interested in them? But I wouldn't be "against" it across the board, nor would it frankly really be my business if my daughter were a legal adult.
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Parenting Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for parents, grandparents, nannies and others with a parenting role. It only takes a minute to sign up. I have just found out that my 17 year old daughter is going out with a local 25 year old. I feel the age gap is way too big at her age. We're in the UK, so it's perfectly legal. He does seem a very sensible person.
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The prospect of your teen starting to date is naturally unnerving. It's easy to fear your child getting hurt, getting in over their head, being manipulated or heartbroken , and especially, growing up and leaving the nest. But as uncomfortable or scary as it may feel to consider your child with a romantic life, remember that this is a normal, healthy, and necessary part of any young adult's emotional development. But what exactly does teen dating even look like these days? The general idea may be the same as it's always been, but the way teens date has changed quite a bit from just a decade or so ago.