Group dates—going out with friends where there are several guys and girls together who don’t pair off—can be healthy. But indivuidal dating ought to be reserved for 16 and aolder. Once they get there, you tell them, “Be careful what you do with each other. Don’t let a guy on the first day kiss and hug you, he’s using you when that happens. If that does happen, that’s the last date you have with him.” So, have some guidelines and typically if they feel loved and supported by you, they’ll listen to what you have to say.