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Tinuviel

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i am not neccessarily a child!! by the age of 12 a girl is biologically becoming a lady! yes, i am in my parents supervision and they have the right to know what im doing. people these days can be sooo JUDGEMENTAL! dont you understand im trying to figure out how i could tell my parents. they'll kill me! no one wants that. its not about being IMMATURE!!!
I agree, by 15 a girl can be a woman. I knew a girl who was married when she was 16 years old. But with a post like that you just cut your own throat with having people see you as mature. I agree, it is not about being immature; as a teen who grew up too fast and have always been "mature" for my age, I feel the frustration of being put into that box. BUT, this is also not about biology. Marriage is a lot more than that :p. So, show 'em your mature! You'll be able to show far more effectively than you can tell.
 

blue_ladybug

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You were told in an earlier post how to introduce the subject to them. Just say there's something you need to tell them, that you think they would want to know. Your parents will NOT "kill you". What would kill THEM however, is if something happens to you, and they couldn't help because they didn't know. I'm being practical, not judgemental. If you want their support, tell them. They were your age once too. :) And having a period doesn't necessarily mean you're becoming a lady. It just means that your body is maturing faster than your mind is.. And I never said that you're immature, I said that you need to be RESPONSIBLE.


i am not neccessarily a child!! by the age of 12 a girl is biologically becoming a lady! yes, i am in my parents supervision and they have the right to know what im doing. people these days can be sooo JUDGEMENTAL! dont you understand im trying to figure out how i could tell my parents. they'll kill me! no one wants that. its not about being IMMATURE!!!
 

NoNameMcgee

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A 15 year old girl dating a 19 year old guy is not a girl dating a man.

4 or 5 years is the exact amount of years there should be between a gal and a guy.

Girls mature faster than boys.
A 15 year old is a child to a 15 year old girl.

in my life ive seen 0 evidence of this

if we go based off words, actions and accomplishments
 

Gracie_14

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I agree, by 15 a girl can be a woman. I knew a girl who was married when she was 16 years old. But with a post like that you just cut your own throat with having people see you as mature. I agree, it is not about being immature; as a teen who grew up too fast and have always been "mature" for my age, I feel the frustration of being put into that box. BUT, this is also not about biology. Marriage is a lot more than that :p. So, show 'em your mature! You'll be able to show far more effectively than you can tell.
exactly! if you know dr. Ben Carson, the famous brain neurosurgern and part of president Donald Trump's cabinet…his mum married at age 13! this is no excuse that you should marry that young but probably carson's mum was mature for that. another example is that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was around 14 yrs when she bore Him. so…thats just a few examples of maturity in different cases.
 
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in my life ive seen 0 evidence of this

if we go based off words, actions and accomplishments
Don't speak so fast !
You know me don't you?
I met my husband when I was 16.
Got married when I was 18.
We've had a great marriage and relationship.
No problems to speak of.

So, now you know someone!
Oh. And he's 5 years older than I am.

I NEVER would have dated anyone my own age.
Anyway, I didn't really "date" anyone.
 

NoNameMcgee

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Don't speak so fast !
You know me don't you?
I met my husband when I was 16.
Got married when I was 18.
We've had a great marriage and relationship.
No problems to speak of.

So, now you know someone!
Oh. And he's 5 years older than I am.

I NEVER would have dated anyone my own age.
Anyway, I didn't really "date" anyone.

your 1 example of you saying you were mature is countered with me saying i took care of myself at 14
plus
i have never seen you


if you wanna go back and forth i can start listing the examples in my life


we will also have to come to an understanding on what we are both saying when we say "mature"


but we may have to agree to disagree

because even if you listed 100 examples with proof
of women being "mature" (depending on what you mean by mature)

i can very simply and honestly list 100 immature women at any age

or 100 mature men of the equal ages you list


this is a subjective arguement over a statement you made that isnt a fact....
 

Gracie_14

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Don't speak so fast !
You know me don't you?
I met my husband when I was 16.
Got married when I was 18.
We've had a great marriage and relationship.
No problems to speak of.

So, now you know someone!
Oh. And he's 5 years older than I am.

I NEVER would have dated anyone my own age.
Anyway, I didn't really "date" anyone.
me neither! its just so awkward. i agree, at least having 3-5 yrs differnce in age is okay and good
 

NoNameMcgee

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your 1 example of you saying you were mature is countered with me saying i took care of myself at 14
plus
i have never seen you


if you wanna go back and forth i can start listing the examples in my life


we will also have to come to an understanding on what we are both saying when we say "mature"


but we may have to agree to disagree

because even if you listed 100 examples with proof
of women being "mature" (depending on what you mean by mature)

i can very simply and honestly list 100 immature women at any age

or 100 mature men of the equal ages you list


this is a subjective arguement over a statement you made that isnt a fact....
ive seen 0 evidence of THIS statement

:Girls mature faster than boys.
A 15 year old is a child to a 15 year old girl:


not that either CAN be mature

just that girls mature faster
lol

im not even saying its the other way around

im saying what you said isnt fact


also i HAVE seen evidence to the opposite

but it doesnt matter

because its still subjective

we are all individuals

and have our own experiences

so just because 90% of the time i see examples of it being equal

or the opposite

doesnt mean the lets say i dunno .... 20000 people i met

is the standard

and even if there was a "standard"

how this is decided on is what matters


and even still... there will be exceptions


i still have seen 0 evidence of what you said being true


not proof... but even evidence
 
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Tinuviel

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exactly! if you know dr. Ben Carson, the famous brain neurosurgern and part of president Donald Trump's cabinet…his mum married at age 13! this is no excuse that you should marry that young but probably carson's mum was mature for that. another example is that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was around 14 yrs when she bore Him. so…thats just a few examples of maturity in different cases.
...Ben Carson's mum married an abusive jerk who left her dirt poor with two kids. Not a great situation. And I don't know any Biblical information stating how old Mary the mother of Jesus was when she bore him. So, I don't know about those examples! lol. Though I do get what you're saying.
 

blue_ladybug

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How do you figure that Mary was 14? The bible says nothing about how old she was when she had Jesus..
 
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Grace,the very fact that he didn't pull your parents into this also shows his lack of concern for you.Even at the expense of loosing you ,to do things right shows maturity not selfishness.Grace he either doesn't have your best interest at heart or he is imature or he's deceiving you.Just this oversight reveals lack of mature judgement.I speak to you as a daughter or even a grandaughter .The bible says to provide things honestIN THE SIGHT OF ALL MEN ,how much more your parents.Be patient grow and enjoy life with Jesus and your family There is so much to learn about hearing God's voice and what marriage is really about.Praying for you Gracie.
 

Gracie_14

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How do you figure that Mary was 14? The bible says nothing about how old she was when she had Jesus..
the Bible doesnt say anything, but biblical history in those times clearly shows that young girls got married at that age. it was jewish tradition . Do some research yourself and you'll see!! im surprised you didnt know that. plus, culture has changed. im not saying getting married that early is a good idea nowadays
 

Gracie_14

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Grace,the very fact that he didn't pull your parents into this also shows his lack of concern for you.Even at the expense of loosing you ,to do things right shows maturity not selfishness.Grace he either doesn't have your best interest at heart or he is imature or he's deceiving you.Just this oversight reveals lack of mature judgement.I speak to you as a daughter or even a grandaughter .The bible says to provide things honestIN THE SIGHT OF ALL MEN ,how much more your parents.Be patient grow and enjoy life with Jesus and your family There is so much to learn about hearing God's voice and what marriage is really about.Praying for you Gracie.
there you're wrong. he wanted so bad for me to tell my parents. so yes, he did pull my parents into this. he has a huge amount of concern that people dont realize.
lol, im not thinking about marriage.
 
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hey guys…im sort of new here and i need some advice. advice from any person willing to give me some
you see im in a long distant reationship with a guy in italy and no one knows bout it. not even my parents. we've been writing to eachother for like a year now and we're truly in love and there seems to be nothing in our way. is it right for me to keep it a secret from my parents? im afraid they wont like it. thanks for reading. hope to get some answers.
1. A relationship is not a problem if it is innocent and not exploitative.
2. There is something wrong here, too much emotion about a stranger you do not know
3. A dream hidden far away often is just an escape from a situation you know all too well
4. A serious relationship at 15 is not a good idea.

You are just about to change in the most profound ways from a child to an adult, which is
the most emotionally tumulteous time ever,and some never complete.

The best thing for you is a friendship group of piers who can share their experiences and
help one another.

Because you are on a christian web site, sharing the biggest secret in your life, I would suggest
you are not in a good place and need to refocus into your social support group around you, and
get a grounding and firm foundation for the next 3 years when you can begin to see where, what
and how you want to be.

No young man in Italy is going to make these issues any better, but sharing with your family and
friends will.
 
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the Bible doesnt say anything, but biblical history in those times clearly shows that young girls got married at that age. it was jewish tradition . Do some research yourself and you'll see!! im surprised you didnt know that. plus, culture has changed. im not saying getting married that early is a good idea nowadays
You're right about this.

Those that depend only on the bible are missing a lot of information.

For example, a great book to read is: The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah.

Mary was probably about 15 or 16 years old when she married Joseph.
And, they were bethrothed a year before.
 

Gracie_14

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You're right about this.

Those that depend only on the bible are missing a lot of information.

For example, a great book to read is: The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah.

Mary was probably about 15 or 16 years old when she married Joseph.
And, they were bethrothed a year before.
yes right. i'll have to read that book :D
 
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Tinuviel

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there you're wrong. he wanted so bad for me to tell my parents. so yes, he did pull my parents into this. he has a huge amount of concern that people dont realize.
lol, im not thinking about marriage.
So, if you're not thinking about marriage I want you to ask yourself what you want out of this relationship. Feel no need to tell us here, just think through it and answer for yourself.
 

NoNameMcgee

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So, if you're not thinking about marriage I want you to ask yourself what you want out of this relationship. Feel no need to tell us here, just think through it and answer for yourself.
if i could rep you for this i would... but ive done it too recently
 

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hey guys…im sort of new here and i need some advice. advice from any person willing to give me some
you see im in a long distant reationship with a guy in italy and no one knows bout it. not even my parents. we've been writing to eachother for like a year now and we're truly in love and there seems to be nothing in our way. is it right for me to keep it a secret from my parents? im afraid they wont like it. thanks for reading. hope to get some answers.
I don't know if they would like it. Just be careful.