Whether or not your 17-year-old daughter is ready for dating is best determined by your daughter, not you or I. You should certainly honor her choice of whom she dates and stay connected to her (being careful not to suffocate her with prying questions) during this emotional time.
Is it normal for a 17 year old to date?
Of kids aged 13 to 17, around 35% have some experience with romantic relationships and 19% are in a relationship at any one time. But regardless of when it starts, the truth is that most teens, especially as they make their way through high school and college, are eventually going to be interested in dating.
Whats the youngest you can date at 17?
The problem is if you decide to have sexual intercourse. As a 17-year-old, you may only have sex with someone who consents and is up to the age of 23, until youre 18 years old.
Can a 24 year old date a 17 year old in Illinois?
If the person engaging in sex with a minor is less than 3 years older or younger than the minor, then they are guilty of a misdemeanor. It is illegal for anyone over the age of 24 to have sex with anyone under the age of 18, unless they are married. Illinois – The age of consent in Illinois is 17.