Many parents set a dating age for their kids according to their culture, views and beliefs.
Consider talking to your parents, family and friends to see what their thoughts are.
Keep these questions in mind: Hooking up is a broad term, but generally it refers to casual encounters between people who can be friends but don’t have to be.
They may or may not be your only partner and can include sex.
There are other types of relationships that might not be considered dating that are just as real and valid.