If it seems that by “dating,” your brother’s peer group is interacting in a way that is similar to how high school students may be dating, FX suggests that you speak to your parents about your concern so that they can decide how to handle this in a way that is best for your brother.
Something that is acceptable for one person may not be acceptable for another.
Also keep in mind 1 Corinthians (NIV), which says, "'I have the right to do anything,' you say—but not everything is beneficial.
: Research is clear that young people who start dating early are more like to become sexually involved.
One factor is peer pressure, since the younger you are, usually the more likely you are to be affected by peer pressure.
Proverbs 1:8 says, "Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching..." Colossians says, "Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord." If they have said that it's OK, then you move onto the second thing, which is evaluating your motivations. What is it about having one that attracts you to the idea?
Do you want a romantic relationship that could lead to marriage? If your reasons for wanting to date are merely for selfish gain or personal happiness, then those are honestly unhealthy motivations.If a guy just wants a girlfriend so his friends will stop hassling him about being a single virgin, then that's a selfish reason.Romans 12:9-10 says that we should "let love be genuine" and to "love one another with brotherly affection.Relationships are not about US; they are about serving someone else.If a girl just wants a boyfriend so she has someone to tell her she's pretty and take her to prom, that's a selfish reason.In other words, they will act the way they think they should act rather than developing a real relationship with the other person.